Television: A $2 Million Question

Will Greed, Fox's new prime-time quiz show, be a winner during the November ratings sweeps?

On Aug. 19, when he noted the smash overnight ratings for ABC's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Dick Clark had an idea. "Not a stroke of genius," he admits. But as someone who remembers and starred on '50s network TV (American Bandstand), when such quiz programs as The $64,000 Question and 21 mesmerized viewers, Clark could recognize history repeating itself: "Game shows are so old they are new again." Next question: How could Clark get in on the revival of the action?

First off, he scheduled a meeting four days later at Dick Clark Productions to discuss new quiz-show possibilities....

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