August 8, 2006

"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" to Hold Contestant Auditions in Seattle Area

SEATTLE, WA -- Producers from the syndicated game show "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" are coming to the Seattle area to find contestants for the upcoming fifth season of the hit quiz program.

Contestant auditions will be held at the Everett Mall (1402 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett, WA) on Friday, August 11 from 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Those who audition will have TWO chances to get into the "Millionaire" Hot Seat. In addition to regular episodes of the game show, "Millionaire" will be looking for movie trivia-buffs for "Netflix Million Dollar Movie Week," which will feature movie-themed questions.

Auditions consist of a timed multiple-choice test, and for those people who pass the test, an interview with a "Millionaire" producer. Audition space is limited. Contestants must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. resident and meet all eligibility requirements. For more information go to

"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," hosted by the Emmy Award-winning Meredith Vieira can be seen on KONG TV, weekdays at 7:00 and 7:30 p.m.

About Belo

KONG TV is part of Belo Corp., one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with 7,700 employees and $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic. Belo owns 19 television stations, six of which are in the 15 largest U.S. broadcast markets. The Company also owns or operates seven cable news channels and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo's daily newspapers are The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). The Company also publishes specialty publications targeting young adults and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and Al Dia in Dallas/Fort Worth, and El D and La Prensa in Riverside. Belo operates more than 30 Web sites associated with its operating companies. Additional information is available at or by contacting Carey Hendrickson, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6626.

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