The competition, where time equals money, will air in primetime, live from a gigantic hourglass shaped structure in the heart of Manhattan. This hourglass will also serve as the living quarters of the reigning champions – the four players who have remained in the game the longest. They will have the opportunity to play along with the game for up to two weeks as other contestants attempt to unseat them during the primetime show.
Type: Game Show
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Million Second Quiz - David Edwards (quiz contestant) - Netflix
David Edwards (born 1947) is a Welsh born Physics teacher, best known as a TV quiz contestant. On 21 April 2001 he became the first man to win the million pounds on the British Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and only the second person to answer all 15 questions correctly, and hence win the prize, after Judith Keppel. He competed in both series of Are You an Egghead?, reaching the last 16 in 2008, and the final in 2009, where he lost to fellow Millionaire winner Pat Gibson.
The Million Second Quiz - Early career - Netflix
Born in Barry, Wales, Edwards graduated in Metallurgy from Swansea University in 1969, subsequently completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Education at Keele University. He studied Advanced French as an external student at Keele University with his wife Viv Edwards. He worked as a physics teacher at Cheadle High School and Denstone College, Staffordshire, prior to his appearance on Millionaire.
The Million Second Quiz - References - Netflix