JEOPARDY: ITV EYES REBOOT OF CLASSIC GAMESHOW
ITV is in the early stages of developing a rebooted version of classic gameshow Jeopardy, TV Zone understands.
Following speculative reports on website Bothers Bar, TV Zone has verified that ITV are in the early stages of developing a rebooted version of classic gameshow Jeopardy!. ITV stress nothing is confirmed and a pilot has not yet been recorded.
It's thought ITV are lining up Good Morning Britain presenter Richard Madeley to host the series, which is set to air as part of ITV's daytime schedule.
Based on the American quiz of the same name, Jeopardy's format can be described as backwards, with contestants having to provide the question to an answer. Three contestants competed in each episode.
Jeopardy began on Channel 4 in 1983 and aired two series until 1984, hosted by Dereky Hobson. It was then revived by ITV in 1990 with host Chris Donat and later Steven Jones. Sky the revived it again in 1995 for a series hosted by Paul Ross.
More details will be revealed in due course.