Number of episodes of Wheel of Fortune as of Feb. 27, 2009:

5,000
On February 27, 2009, Wheel of Fortune broadcast its 5,000th episode.
Source: USA Today, 2/26/2009

 
   
  First broadcast anywhere of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire":

September 4, 1998
The first-ever broadcast of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire occurred on ITV Television in England on September 4, 1998.
Source: Sunday Express, 3/10/2002

 
   
  Number of the 7 episodes of Who Wants to Be A Millionaire broadcast during the week of Jan. 10-16, 2000 which were in the top 10 shows of the week.:

7

Source: Dallas Morning News, 6/27/2002

 
   
  Total amount of money which was given away on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" with Regis Philbin:

$76,821,000
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" debuted on August 16, 1999 and ran until June 27, 2002. The first contestant -- Hillary Daw of Kennesaw, Ga. -- won $16,000.
Source: Dallas Morning News, 6/27/2002