This came over from the people who rep “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.” Jean Le Bris, owner of Vox in North Salem, was on the show today, and walked away with $25 large. Congratulations Jean!
Here’s the press release:
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Who Wants To Be A MillionaireÃ¢â‚¬? airs in your market on Monday, October 22, 2007.
“Millionaire,” with Emmy Award-winning host, Meredith Vieira, currently is in its sixth season and will celebrate its 1,000th episode this fall, with an entire week of programming, November 5 – 9.Ã‚Â Locally, “Millionaire” can be seen on New York, NY’s WABC (ABC), weekdays at 12:30PM.
Jean Le Bris (“JAHN LE BREEZE”), a Restaurant Owner from North Salem, NY, walked away with $25,000 in winnings on MondayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s episode of Ã¢â‚¬Å“Who Wants To Be A MillionaireÃ¢â‚¬? (10/22).
RECAP OF MONDAYÃ¢â‚¬â„¢S EPISODE OF Ã¢â‚¬Å“MILLIONAIREÃ¢â‚¬?:
Jean used his Ã¢â‚¬Å“Ask The AudienceÃ¢â‚¬? lifeline on the $300 question, which was:Ã‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“Pimp My Cubicle, a kit that includes gold pushpins and a mini disco ball, promises a “boring to bling” makeover of your what?Ã‚Â A) Bathroom, B) Workspace, C) House of worship, D) Gym.Ã¢â‚¬?Ã‚Â The studio audience voted as follows:Ã‚Â A) 4%, B) 90%, C) 2%, D) 4%.Ã‚Â Jean went with the advice of the audience and correctly guessed the answer to be Ã¢â‚¬Å“B.Ã¢â‚¬?
Jean used his Ã¢â‚¬Å“Phone A FriendÃ¢â‚¬? lifeline on the $16,000 question, which was:Ã‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“The popular Discovery Channel series “Man vs. Wild” is hosted by a survival expert who is known by what rugged name?Ã‚Â A) Bison, B) Hawk, C) Wolf, D) Bear.Ã¢â‚¬?Ã‚Â After using the Ã¢â‚¬Å“PAF,Ã¢â‚¬? Jean was able to correctly guess the answer to be Ã¢â‚¬Å“D.Ã¢â‚¬?
Jean used his Ã¢â‚¬Å“50-50Ã¢â‚¬? lifeline on the $25,000 question, which was:Ã‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“In kilometers, what is the approximate distance of a standard marathon?Ã‚Â A) 42 km, B) 52 km, C) 62 km, D) 72 km.Ã¢â‚¬?Ã‚Â After using the Ã¢â‚¬Å“50-50,Ã¢â‚¬? Jean was left with Ã¢â‚¬Å“AÃ¢â‚¬? and Ã¢â‚¬Å“DÃ¢â‚¬? as options.Ã‚Â Jean guessed the answer to be Ã¢â‚¬Å“AÃ¢â‚¬? and was correct.
After correctly guessing the answer to the $25,000 question, Jean was given an additional lifeline called Ã¢â‚¬Å“Switch The Question.Ã¢â‚¬?
Jean used his Ã¢â‚¬Å“STQÃ¢â‚¬? lifeline on the $50,000 question, which was:Ã‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“As of 2006, no woman has ever won a Nobel Prize in what category?Ã‚Â A) Chemistry, B) Physics, C) Medicine, D) Economics.Ã¢â‚¬?Ã‚Â Unsure of the answer, Jean decided to not take a guess and ask for a new question, valued at $50,000.Ã‚Â The correct answer was Ã¢â‚¬Å“D.Ã¢â‚¬?
JeanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s NEW $50,000 question was:Ã‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“Roughly how far apart are Tora Bora and Bora Bora?Ã‚Â A) 9.6 miles, B) 96 miles, C) 969 miles, D) 9690 miles.Ã¢â‚¬?Ã‚Â Jean guessed the answer to be Ã¢â‚¬Å“C,Ã¢â‚¬? but unfortunately, the correct answer was Ã¢â‚¬Å“D.Ã¢â‚¬?Ã‚Â Jean left the hot seat with $25,000 in winnings.Ã‚Â FYI — Tora Bora is in Afghanistan, Bora Bora is in the South Pacific.