ITV Announces “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?: School’s Out” Celebrity Special for August 26th
ITV’s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? has announced its second annual “School’s Out” celebrity special. Some of the United Kingdom’s favorite celebrities and their children will sit in the Hot Seat in hopes to win £1,000,000 for their charity and a lucky home viewer. The special will be screened on Sunday, August 26th, at 8:00PM UK (3:00PM ET). The last “School’s Out” special, seen on July 15th last year, averaged 4,650,000 viewers.
Appearing will be Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave and his 14-year-old son Zak, Emmerdale star Kelvin Fletcher and his 15-year-old brother Brayden, and journalist and Eggheads host Dermot Murnaghan with his 15-year-old daughter Molly. As with the last series home viewers will get the chance to play along online and attempt to beat the celebrities on the race against the clock to the million.
Steve and Zak are playing for Sparks, who fund life-saving research into conditions affecting babies, children and mums-to-be. Commenting on his involvement, the five times Olympic champion said; “I am thrilled to be taking part in the show with my son Zak. I am sure it will be a challenge but I think we will be a strong team and we are looking forward to it. It will be great to help raise money for my chosen charity Sparks.”
Did you miss the last special? Check out a bit of last year’s episode below.