'The Million Second Quiz': What Ryan Seacrest did on his 'American Idol' vacation

In a era with reality shows that seem to never end, it's inevitable an around-the-clock game show would happen, too.Monday, Sept. 9, brings the debut of NBC's "The Million Second Quiz," which literally will last that long ... 11 days, 13 hours, 46 minutes and 40 seconds. Only one hour will be televised nightly (except for Sunday, Sept. 15) until the two-hour finale Thursday, Sept. 19, but the network intends for the show to stick in viewers' minds throughout that week and a half.In the "American Idol" offseason, Ryan Seacrest will be the host and an executive producer of the competition, with each second a player sits in the so-called "money chair" worth $10. The longer he or she stays there by answering trivia questions correctly, the bigger the winnings; others can challenge that individual in person, at the quiz's hourglass-styled set in midtown Manhattan, or by playing online.Acknowledging his desire to launch a program...



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