Rabbit Films’ production and Sony Pictures Entertainment format Who Wants to be a Millionaire has won the award for Game Show of the Year at Kultainen Venla – The Finnish TV Awards in Helsinki – January 12th.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Finland (”Haluatko miljonääriksi?”) has been a huge success on Finnish commercial broadcaster Nelonen. When the show premiered in 2016, the first episode gained nearly 1.5 million viewers, with an average of 914,000. The show has been the most watched TV entertainment show on Nelonen Finland in 2017. (Finnpanel.fi)
”Last year Rabbit Films produced 47 episodes of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire for Saturday night primetime, so we are honoured to receive this award. We would like to thank our magnificent host Jaajo Linnonmaa and our dedicated viewers for the shows success these past 5 seasons and hope to produce many more seasons to come”, says Producer Suvi Valkonen.
Who Wants to be a Millionaire is the most popular game show in TV history and is currently being aired in 46 territories in the world. The show is hosted by Finland’s most popular presenter, media personality Jaajo Linnonmaa.