ACCORDING TO THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Cedric the Entertainer has been tapped to host Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
The comedian-actor will lead the game show when it kicks off season 12 in syndication this fall, replacing longtime host Meredith Vieira, it was announced Wednesday. Vieira took over hosting duties from Regis Philbin in 2002 and stayed on for 11 seasons.
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