01/05/1998 AT 12:00 AM EST

By ABC, on Thursday, that its hugely popular "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" will be given a full-time berth on the network starting in January. The quiz show, which ABC launched with a two-week run in August and a second 18-day outing during the November sweeps, will return Jan. 11 and run three nights a week -- Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

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