Report: Ryan Seacrest Near Deal to Host NBC's New Competition Series Million Second Quiz

Megan Masters
TVLine.com
Report: Ryan Seacrest Near Deal to Host NBC's New Competition Series Million Second Quiz

Ryan Seacrest is about to land yet another job.

The American Idol emcee is nearing a deal to host NBC’s new game show Million Second Quiz, per The Hollywood Reporter.

Described as a 24-hour live competition, Quiz features contestants testing their knowledge and endurance in a battle of trivia for 12 days and nights. (They’ll have Sept. 15 off for NBC’s Sunday Night Football.)

PHOTOS | Fall TV Preview: Your Guide to What’s New!

In addition to his longtime Idol duties, Seacrest also emcees a daily morning radio show out of Los Angeles, hosts the weekly American Top 40 radio broadcast, presides over ABC’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve special and produces shows like Keeping Up With the Kardashians.

Million Second Quiz premieres Sept. 9 at 8/7c and continues through Sept. 14 in the same timeslot. The show then resumes Sept. 16 and airs continuously up to the finale on Sept. 19.


Related stories

Parenthood Scoop: Lost Vet Has Designs on Joel

NBC Cancels Betty White's Off Their Rockers

Parks and Recreation: Kristen Bell to Guest Star

Get more from TVLine.com: Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Newsletter