Mariya Kiseleva (September 28, 1974) was host of Kto khochet stat' millionerom? and she replaced Maxim Galkin on December 23, 2002 (New Year episode special) during the action of the Channel One's "Exceptions from the rules" (the game shows' hosts of the Channel One changed places). Mariya was the host of the Russian version of The Weakest Link before she became guest host. In this episode appeared Yelena Finogeyeva, who answered the 10th question wrong and won 1,000 rubles. Second was Anna Bolshova, who won 32,000 rubles, answered the 11th question wrong. Later appeared Olga Budina. She answered the 12th question wrong, lost 32,000 rubles and won 32,000 rubles. The total winnings are 65,000 rubles, which was transferred to the Russian State Library's fund.

Later on December 9, 2007 in classic format she appeared as contestant on Kto khochet stat' millionerom? with Ilya Averbukh. They took the money and won 200,000 rubles.

On February 10, 2007 she was as one of Three Wise Men with Arkady Inin (two in this episode only).