The peacock network has given a green light to their new live competition series The Million Second Quiz. Taking the series beyond prime time, NBC calls it “the first fully convergent television experience.” Viewers will be able to tune in to a 24/7 live stream, play along at home in real time and use the second screen to sync alongside the prime-time broadcast. The Million Second Quiz will be broadcast live from a gigantic hourglass-shaped structure in Manhattan. And unlike other competition shows, players have to play Million Second Quiz 24 hours a day in order to avoid getting eliminated. So if you have a million seconds to spare for NBC than the casting directors want to heard from you. The casting directors are now taking male and female contestant applications. Do not miss out your chance to be on a hit television game/reality TV show apply now. The Million Second Quiz will air in prime time live from a Manhattan-based “gigantic hourglass shaped structure, and it will be a live competition. The game is a 12-day, 24/7 live competition during which “contestants test the limits of their knowledge, endurance and will to win as they battle each other in intense bouts of trivia.” Local station affiliates will apparently be able to interact live throughout the day. Meanwhile, viewers at home are said to be able to play the game and maybe even get a spot on the show.
For 24-hours a day, contestants from all across the country will be able to participate in the game and win the chance to appear on the show in primetime. Four players who have remained in the game longest will live in the hourglass and will have the opportunity to play along with the game for up to two weeks as other contestants try to eliminate them during the primetime show. When the one million seconds draws to a close, the finalists will battle it out in the hourglass, and the ultimate winner could claim a cash prize of $10 million.
The Million Second Quiz will air this fall and the casting directors at NBC are now holding auditions for contestants. They are looking for male and female contestants over the age of 18 who are interested in traveling to NYC for the taping of the show. If you think you have what it takes to live in a glass house in Manhattan and have a million seconds to spare than they want to hear from you. If you are interested in auditioning for The Million Second Quiz please submit your information along with a recent photo and contact information. Please keep checking back for more information on casting dates and times and as always leave us a comment and let us know what you think about the new NBC reality game show idea.