Random Rewind: BBQ Champ, ITV

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BBQ Champ

2015, ITV

BBQ Champ was an ITV reality competition show, which aimed to find the UK's best amateur barbecuer. The winner at the end of the series would win a £25,000 prize.



The 5x60' series, which aired on Friday nights in the Summer of 2015, was hosted by Myleene Klass with judges Mark Blatchford and Adam Richman.


Each episode saw the contestants go through a series of challenges designed to test their barbecuing skills. At the end of the episode, the judges would choose the two weakest contestants to face the 'grill-off'. The loser of the grill-off would leave the competition.




The series failed to capture an audience, with ratings quickly falling below 2m for its second episode, having opened with 2.3m the previous week.


ITV confirmed in late 2015 that it would not be returning for a second run.



An ITV spokesman told Mirror TV: "BBQ Champ was a high quality show commissioned for the summer, which got Brits enthusiastic about barbecuing. There are no current plans for another series."