Having been behind the host’s panel on Who Wants to Be A Millionaire for the past eleven years, Meredith Viera will vacate the spot at the end of the season.
Viera has chosen to move on and do other things. She formerly hosted The View and Today. Disney/ABC is now searching for a replacement.
After 11 years of hosting Who Wants To Be a Millionaire, Meredith Vieira will vacate her duties on the popular, syndicated game show. The View’s former moderator and ex-Today show host will continue on with the show until the end of the season when a new host will take over.
In a released statement, a Disney/ABC spokeswoman said:
It’s the final year of Meredith’s contract. She has chosen to move on and pursue other opportunities. We are searching for a new host.
No word on who will take over for Vieira.