James Hibberd
January 28, 2011 AT 01:01 PM EST

For the season finale of game show Million Dollar Money Drop next week, Fox is introducing a new element that’s only previously been available in overseas version of the show: online play-along.


On Tuesday starting at 9 p.m. during the telecast, fans can go to this site and play along live with the contestants in the game, being faced with the same challenges in real time.

At the end of each round, fans who answer the questions the fastest and have earned the most “virtual cash” will be on top of the online leaderboard (alas, you cannot win actual money playing along online).

Should the online play-along format prove popular (and the show get another season), don’t be surprised if the online component becomes a regular part of the show.

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