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TV’s most formidable quiz team, the Eggheads, are back for a third series on Channel 5.

Hosted by Jeremy Vine and made by 12 Yard Productions, the new series of Eggheads will comprise of 55 x 30’ civilian episodes and 5 Celebrity Eggheads specials.

The series will see challengers take on the renowned quizzing goliaths, across a series of hard hitting, high-brow general knowledge question rounds. If the Eggheads win, the prize fund continues to roll over until they can be beaten.

Jeremy Vine says: “I'm thrilled the Eggheads are back with the most fiendish quiz on TV. Would be challengers will need nerves of steel to defeat the Eggs, we can’t wait to crack on with the new series!”

Michael Mannes, MD 12 Yard Productions, says: “It’s great news that Eggheads has settled into its new home and has proved to be a hit with the Channel 5 audience. We are delighted it will be back for a third series.”

Daniel Pearl, Commissioning Editor, Factual , Channel 5 & P+, said: “Eggheads has been instrumental in our growing daytime slate and it’s success is clear. We’re looking forward to welcoming the series back to the channel for it’s third series”

Eggheads was commissioned by Daniel Pearl and will be executive produced by Paul McGettigan and Rob Dean at 12 Yard Productions, part of ITV Studios. The new episodes will be filmed in August 2022. ITV Studios handles global distribution of Eggheads.

Applications for the series are now open and teams can apply by emailing


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