TV host Meredith Vieira is leaving the "Millionaire" game show. The former "Today" host has worked on the United States version of the show for 11 years and has decided to call it quits.
A report on Jan. 11 from Yahoo! TV indicates that Vieira is planning to launch her own YouTube channel for her next project. Her series will focus on peoples life stories, although plans haven't been finalized or announced yet, according to an executive familiar with Vieira. She will also reportedly do more worth with NBC News as well.
Meredith has hosted "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on weekdays for eleven years now on the U.S syndicated version of the show. The show involves contestants attempting to answer multiple choice trivia questions to win different dollar amounts all the way up to $1 million. Along the way, audience members are able to assist, contestants can swap out questions they find difficult, or use other lifelines.
Vieira has won an Emmy twice as best game show host based on her work on "Millionaire." The hit game show can be seen weekdays on ABC via local Roanoke affiliate station WSET 13.