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Hvem vil være millionær? is a Danish game show that is based off on the British version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. Premiered on September 9, 1999. Hosted by Christian Degn.

The first host of the game show was Peter Kær, who presented from 1st to 4th seasons. Season 5-8 were hosted by Jes Dorph Petersen. In 9th season, Peter Kær returned to the show, who hosted the show until the show's 14th season. In season 15-33, Hans Pilgaard became the host, in 34th — Christian Degn.

Specials and Editions (2001-2018)

  • Couples Special (2000's)
  • Chef and Staff Special (April 12-19, 2004)
  • Newlyweds Special (May 12, 2004)
  • New Year Special (December 31, 2004)
  • Singles Special (2000's, 2010's)
  • Me and my... (Mig og min...) (2000's, 2010's)
  • Valentine's Day Special (February 7-14, 2005)
  • Now With Reinforcement Special (September 26-October 3, 2005)
  • Nervous quiz with Hans Pilgaard (20??)
  • Radio Covers from TV 2 Radio Special (April 5, 2007)
  • Deal/No Deal Special (May 17, 2007)
  • They Won One Million Special (July 21-August 20, 2007)
  • Junior Special (October 15, 2007-July 21, 2008)
  • Celebrities With Their Mother Or Father Special (April 24-May 1, 2008)
  • Divorced Couples Special (May 15, 2008)
  • Football Special (2008, 2014)
  • In Goodwill's Favor Service Special aka Goodwill Service (I den gode sags tjeneste) (November 3, 2008-May 27, 2018)
  • Dating Special (February 2, 2009-April 30, 2017)
  • Wanted To Dance Special (January 19-26, 2009)
  • All Against All (Danish "Hot Seat" on 10th Anniversary) (October 12-19, 2009)
  • Our friend deserves it (February 1-8, 2010)
  • Student's Special (October 18-25, 2010; May 24-31, 2013)
  • Bonderveve and begotter (February 14-21, 2011)
  • In red and blue (August 29-September 12, 2011)
  • Chrismas Special (December 26, 2011, Decemeber 17, 2012)
  • The quiz nerds come (March 5-12, 2012)
  • Leaving home (March 19-26, 2012)
  • You have deserved it (April 9-16, 2012)
  • In the eighth month (April 30-May 5, 2012)
  • Best and grandson (August 27-September 3, 2012)
  • Correspondents quizzes (October 29-November 5, 2012)
  • Extreme Sports (April 12-19, 2013)
  • In the ninth month (September 9-16, 2013)
  • TV2's Birthday Special (September 30, 2013)
  • Twins Special (August 25, 2014)
  • Golden League Special (November 15, 2015)

Lifelines

In the show, there are four lifelines:

Former Lifelines

  • Pass (Pas) - in the "All Against All" episodes (12-19.10.2009)

Seasons

  • Season 1 (9 episodes, September 9 - October 27, 1999)
  • Season 2 (20 episodes, March 17 - May 26, 2000)
  • Season 3 (6 episodes, September 20 - October 13, 2000)
  • Season 4 (17 episodes, January 22 - April 9, 2001)
  • Season 5 (12 episodes, September 3 - November 19, 2001)
  • Season 6 (12 episodes, March 4 - May 27, 2002)
  • Season 7 (10 episodes, September 2 - November 4, 2002)
  • Season 8 (13 episodes, March 3 - May 26, 2003)
  • Season 9 (10 episodes, September 1 - November 3, 2003)
  • Season 10 (13 episodes, February 2 - May 12, 2004)
  • Season 11 (14 episodes, August 30, 2004 - January 21, 2005)
  • Season 12 (12 episodes, January 31 - April 25, 2005)
  • Season 13 (12 episodes, August 29 - November 14, 2005)
  • Season 14 (9 episodes, August 19 - October 12, 2006)
  • Season 15 (18 episodes, February 15 - August 20, 2007)
  • Season 16 (16 episodes, August 23 - December 29, 2007)
  • Season 17 (22 episodes, January 10 - July 21, 2008)
  • Season 18 (14 episodes, August 18 - December 22, 2008)
  • Season 19 (15 episodes, January 19 - April 27, 2009)
  • Season 20 (16 episodes, August 17 - December 21, 2009)
  • Season 21 (9 episodes, January 11 - March 15, 2010)
  • Season 22 (10 episodes, September 6 - December 20, 2010)
  • Season 23 (15 episodes, January 3 - May 23, 2011)
  • Season 24 (5 episodes, August 29 - December 26, 2011)
  • Season 25 (18 episodes, January 20 - June 4, 2012)
  • Season 26 (12 episodes, August 27 - December 17, 2012)
  • Season 27 (8 episodes, April 5 - May 31, 2013)
  • Season 28 (13 episodes, August 12 - December 27, 2013)
  • Season 29 (13 episodes, February 17 - May 12, 2014)
  • Season 30 (28 episodes, August 4, 2014 - June 8, 2015)
  • Season 31 (8 episodes, October 14, 2015 - January 3, 2016)
  • Season 32 (13 episodes, March 6 - June 29, 2016)
  • Season 33 (16 episodes, September 21, 2016 - May 27, 2018)
  • Season 34 (8 episodes, October 13 - December 8, 2019)
  • Season 35 (8 episodes, January 5 - February 23, 2020)
  • Season 36 (4 episodes, April 26 - May 17, 2020)
  • Season 37 (8 episodes, January 3 - February 21, 2021)
  • Season 38 (4 episodes, November 7-28, 2021)
  • Season 39 (4 episodes, February 13 - March 6, 2022)
  • Season 40 (- episodes, May 8, 2022 - present)

In total, in 39 seasons, 482 episodes aired.

Money Trees

09 - 11.09.1999

Question
No.
Correct Answer
Value
Walk Away
Value
Miss Answer
Value
Amount Lost for a
Wrong Answer
15 KR 1.000.000 KR 500.000 KR 32.000 KR 468.000
14 KR 500.000 KR 250.000 KR 218.000
13 KR 250.000 KR 125.000 KR 93.000
12 KR 125.000 KR 64.000 KR 32.000
11 KR 64.000 KR 32.000 KR 0
10 KR 32.000 KR 20.000 KR 2.000 KR 18.000
9 KR 20.000 KR 12.000 KR 10.000
8 KR 12.000 KR 7.000 KR 5.000
7 KR 7.000 KR 4.000 KR 2.000
6 KR 4.000 KR 2.000 KR 0
5 KR 2.000 KR 1.000 KR 0 KR 1.000
4 KR 1.000 KR 500 KR 500
3 KR 500 KR 300 KR 300
2 KR 300 KR 100 KR 100
1 KR 100 KR 0 KR 0

15.09.1999 - 09.04.2001

Question
No.
Correct Answer
Value
Walk Away
Value
Miss Answer
Value
Amount Lost for a
Wrong Answer
15 KR 1.000.000 KR 500.000 KR 50.000 KR 450.000
14 KR 500.000 KR 250.000 KR 200.000
13 KR 250.000 KR 125.000 KR 75.000
12 KR 125.000 KR 75.000 KR 25.000
11 KR 75.000 KR 50.000 KR 0
10 KR 50.000 KR 32.000 KR 4.000 KR 28.000
9 KR 32.000 KR 20.000 KR 16.000
8 KR 20.000 KR 12.000 KR 8.000
7 KR 12.000 KR 7.000 KR 3.000
6 KR 7.000 KR 4.000 KR 0
5 KR 4.000 KR 2.000 KR 0 KR 2.000
4 KR 2.000 KR 1.000 KR 1.000
3 KR 1.000 KR 500 KR 500
2 KR 500 KR 100 KR 100
1 KR 100 KR 0 KR 0

03.09.2001 - present

Question
No.
Correct Answer
Value
Walk Away
Value
Miss Answer
Value
Amount Lost for a
Wrong Answer
15 KR 1.000.000 KR 500.000 KR 50.000 KR 450.000
14 KR 500.000 KR 250.000 KR 200.000
13 KR 250.000 KR 125.000 KR 75.000
12 KR 125.000 KR 75.000 KR 25.000
11 KR 75.000 KR 50.000 KR 0
10 KR 50.000 KR 32.000 KR 5.000 KR 27.000
9 KR 32.000 KR 20.000 KR 15.000
8 KR 20.000 KR 12.000 KR 7.000
7 KR 12.000 KR 8.000 KR 3.000
6 KR 8.000 KR 5.000 KR 0
5 KR 5.000 KR 4.000 KR 0 KR 4.000
4 KR 4.000 KR 3.000 KR 3.000
3 KR 3.000 KR 2.000 KR 2.000
2 KR 2.000 KR 1.000 KR 1.000
1 KR 1.000 KR 0 KR 0

Winners

For all winners see: Hvem vil være millionær?/List of Winners

Trivia

  • First winner in Denmark is Jan Byriel, who won KR 2,000.
  • Anders and Peter Lund Madsen (on September 16, 2002 and October 28, 2013 appeared) is couple only, who won Top Prize twice.
  • Lis Gudbrand is the oldest contestant in Danish version's history (92 years old). She and grandson won 1,000,000 krone.
  • On October 12 and 19, 2009, 10th Anniversary Special episodes aired.
  • After 27 seasons (until August 12, 2013) 348 episodes aired. There are currently 30 seasons, and 387 shows have been shown (As of November 13, 2014). In total, 215 of 387 episodes hosted by Hans Pilgaard.
  • In November 2014, the website www.sondagsavisen.dk was voted for the best show. 17% voted for Hvem vil være millionær?, because of what it became the leader, overtaking even the world-famous X Factor (8%).
  • According to TV 2, the program has had over one million viewers 161 times.

Sources

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Uredigeret "Hvem vil være Millionær, sendt okt. 2005"

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Hvem vil være Millionær med Kirsten Rikke Laura

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