Cedric the Entertainer named new host of Who Wants to be a Millionaire

By | March 20, 2013 at 11:45 am | One comment | Comedy Briefs, TV/Movies | Tags: ,

Cedric the Entertainer, part of The Original Kings of Comedy, has been named the new host of long-running game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Cedric will take over for Meredith Vieira who will leave after the show’s current season. “With his deep roots as a successful stand-up comedian and actor, Cedric will bring his fresh approach and unpredictable fun to the show,” said Janice Marinelli, president, Disney-ABC Domestic Television. Millionare is entering its 12th season, which will begin shooting in September.

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  • hating the new host

    I hate the new host – Cedric – and so does everyone else I know. We are going to watch Jeopardy from now on. I can’t tolerate that guy.

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