In mid-October 2013, ProSiebenSat.1 announced a new type of casting show that directly connects social networks with a TV show. “Millionärswahl – Demokratisch reich werden” (Millionaire voting – get rich democratically) will premiere on TV sometime in January 2014 and will be produced by Brainpool.

The distinctive feature of this crossmedia event is the voting process as there are no judges. Instead, the candidates decide amongst themselves who will make it to the next round and will become a millionaire in the end. In order to convince the others to vote for them, the candidates can e.g. show a talent or present a business idea or charity cause worth supporting. […]