2024: THE YEAR AHEAD IN ENTERTAINMENT TV
A look ahead at the new and returning entertainment series set to hit screens in 2024.
Contenders, ready! Gladiators, ready! One of the most exciting and iconic sports entertainment gameshows ever, Gladiators will be returning to TV in its brand new home on the BBC. This 11-part series will be back with a brand new generation of superhuman Gladiators who will compete against a brave set of contenders in the ultimate test of speed and strength.
DANCING ON ICE
2024 will see the celebrity contestants and their professional partners skating live each week in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers who will ultimately decide who wins the show. On hand to offer their critique are Olympic winners and ice skating legends Jayne Torvill and Christoper Dean, choreographer Ashley Banjo MBE, and dancer Oti Mabuse.
WHEEL OF FORTUNE
In this thrilling game of skill and luck, the turn of the wheel secures a cash value before they pick a letter to help them solve the puzzle - for every correct letter they reveal in the puzzle, they win multiples of that amount. The pressure is on as they could lose everything at a spin of a wheel which contains ‘bankrupts’ and ‘lose a turn’, and the contestants’ entire winnings could be wiped out
THE MASKED SINGER
Hosted by our very own ringmaster Joel Dommett, our super sleuths return as Davina McCall, Rita Ora, Jonathan Ross and Mo Gilligan are back in the detective chairs and the guessing game begins all over again.
A hilarious word association game, hosted by Stephen Mangan, where regular team captains Alan Carr and Daisy May Cooper each pair up with contestants and give one-word clues to help their teammate guess a mystery ‘password’
MICHAEL McINTYRE'S BIG SHOW
The hit Saturday night show will be back on screens in 2024 after a hugely successful run earlier this year which saw an average of 6.3m viewers across the series. Made by Hungry McBear Media and filmed in front of a live audience at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, the entertainment extravaganza will be packed with superstar guests, incredible musical performances and a few extra surprises.
ANT & DEC'S SATURDAY NIGHT TAKEAWAY
Earlier this year it was announced that the show would be taking a break after 2024 (the series previously took a pause in 2009, returning four years later in 2013). The upcoming 20th series will have loads of brand-new high octane challenges, hilarious hidden camera set-ups and new studio games and live surprises, but it will also be a momentous magical celebration of all things Takeaway from over the years.
IN WITH A SHOUT
Sees two families battle against each other in a thrilling game with a challenging twist. With a mega prize of £20,000, the contestants have to answer questions hidden within a montage of moving images, with the winning family battling it out with just 60 seconds to successfully answer the questions - or walk away with nothing.
ANT & DEC'S LIMITLESS WIN
Fronted by Britain’s favourite double act Ant and Dec, the primetime entertainment quiz show returns for a third series. The groundbreaking format with a never-ending money ladder allows contestants to win the world’s first unlimited jackpot.
Coming to ITV1 on New Year’s Day is the culturally iconic game show - hosted by broadcaster Stephen Fry, the entertainment show will provide nostalgia for fans of the format while introducing the family-friendly quiz show to a new audience.
THE VOICE UK
In the search for the next singing sensation Sir Tom Jones and will.i.am are joined by two new coaches.
STRICTLY COME DANCING
Strictly Come Dancing is back on our screens for 2024, marking the 22nd series of the nation’s favourite dancing show. The multi award-winning series promises to entertain the nation once again, with presenters Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman back in the ballroom to oversee proceedings each weekend as a host of brand new celebrity contestants take to the floor in a bid to lift the coveted Glitterball Trophy.
WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?
Each contestant will put their knowledge to the test in front of the nation as they try to answer the 15 questions to win the million-pound prize helped along the way by four lifelines of 50:50, Phone a Friend, Ask the Audience and Ask the Host - expect some massive wins, devasting losses, and even Jeremy answering correctly!
BEAT THE CHASERS
Individual celebrities take on all six Chasers - The Governess, The Vixen, The Menace, The Dark Destroyer, The Beast and The Sinnerman - in the hope of winning a huge cash prize for their chosen charities
THE 1% CLUB
Imagine a game show where an eight-year-old has as much chance of winning as an 80-year-old or where intelligence isn’t based on how many exams you passed, but is all about how your brain works - The 1% Club is a unique, compelling and funny gameshow that tests the nation’s intelligence, based on a scientific survey.
LATE NIGHT LYCETT
Broadcast live, with fun and inclusivity at heart, Late Night Lycett celebrates the city and its diversity, making stars of the locals. The first series witnessed celebs from Natalie Cassidy to Paul Chuckle running riot in Joe’s local corner shop, created the nation’s new sweetheart in the form of production trainee Linda Biscuits; saw Joe give away his very own car to an audience member; and introduced controversial straight-talking newsreader Richard Yewtree to challenge the woke agenda.