May 23, 2009 01:06 PM by Britteny Elrick
Regis Philbin will be back to host this modern update of the classic gameshow, Million Dollar Password on CBS. The show will premiere tomorrow Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 9ET/8CT, and will give contestants the chance to pair up with celebrities in hopes to win one million dollars…
According to the CBS press release:
Philbin has brought CBS’s Million Dollar Password to the 21st century with big celebrities, big money and big stakes. Contestants team up with celebrities and have the potential to win up to $1 million. As the designated celebrity and contestant take turns being the clue-giver and clue-receiver, one word hints are given to determine that round’s password. If the player and the celebrity can work together to successfully give and receivecash.
The following is the air schedule for the celebrities set to participate in MILLION DOLLAR PASSWORD, hosted by Regis Philbin, which returns Sunday, May 24, on the CBS Television Network:
Sunday, May 24 (8:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT)
Rebroadcast: Emmy Award winner William Shatner (“Boston Legal”) and actress/comedian Aisha Tyler (CBS’s “CSI” and “Ghost Whisperer”)
Sunday, May 31 (8:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT)
Jamie Kennedy (CBS’s “Ghost Whisperer”) and comedian Norm MacDonald
Sunday, June 7 – (8:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT)
Preempted: “The 63rd Annual Tony Awards”
Sunday, June 14 (8:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT)
Jeff Garlin (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”) and Chelsea Handler (“Chelsea Lately”)
Sunday, June 21 (8:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT)
Rebroadcast: Neil Patrick Harris (CBS’s “How I Met Your Mother”) and television personality Rachael Ray.
Sunday, June 28 (8:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT)
Rebroadcast: Julie Chen (CBS’s “The Early Show”) and Phil Keoghan (CBS’s “The Amazing Race”).
Sunday, July 5 (8:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT)
Rebroadcast: Legendary comedic actress (and veteran player of the original “Password”) Betty White and radio/television host Adam Carolla.lues in multiple rounds, the contestant may be able to guess the MILLION DOLLAR PASSWORD, and win the cash that goes along with it.
Photo Credit: CBS