Nine: New game shows

Nine has announced two new American game shows which will have local versions: 1 Vs 100 and Show Me The Money. 1 VS 100 will use four times the audience bank of Deal or No Deal's 25 brief casers. And
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Channel Nine today announced two new exciting programs for 2007, 1 vs 100 and Show Me The Money.

1 vs 100 is the latest quiz show phenomenon sweeping the world. In the tradition of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and from the creators of Deal or No Deal, 1 vs 100 pits one contestant against an
opposing audience of 100 people, for a chance to win one million dollars in prize money.

In this nail-biting new format, questions are put to the contestant and the audience, and for each audience member who gives a wrong answer, the contestant’s prize total increases. In the first round, each audience member’s wrong answer might be worth a few hundred dollars, but as the game progresses, each incorrect answer from an audience member becomes much more valuable to our contestant.

And the pressure is made worse for the contestant by the knowledge that with just one wrong answer from them, it’s game over: the contestant leaves with nothing and their prize pool is split amongst the remaining 100 audience members.

1 vs 100 has all the elements of a great quiz show – contestants will need an impressive general knowledge, good tactical know-how and just a little luck.

The series currently airs in the UK as well as in the US, where it is the highest rating quiz show on television, earning an average audience of 12 million viewers on NBC.

Show Me The Money is a prime-time game show for the whole family. In the visually spectacular series, contestants must answer a minimum of five trivia questions, while being entertained by a bevy of dancing beauties.

After each answer, the contestant then chooses from one of eleven stunning dancers on stage, each of whom holds the dollar figure to be added or subtracted – for correct or incorrect answers – to the player’s total.

A correct answer, combined with choosing a dancer holding big money, can quickly catapult the player’s winnings. But a wrong answer, combined with the wrong dancer, can wipe out winnings in an instant.
In this high-energy, entertaining and captivating game, there is no opportunity to play it safe as contestants will be tempted to take the money and run, but this rollercoaster ride of a game show requires that you play to the very end.

Show Me The Money premiered on America’s ABC network last week and reached an audience of 15 million viewers. 1 vs 100 and Show Me The Money will premiere on Nine in early 2007. Both programs will be
produced in Melbourne by Endemol Southern Star for Channel Nine.
If you would like to be a contestant on the hot new shows for 2007 please call 1300 73 94 84.

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