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The Hit List, BBC One’s music quiz where contestants must name as many hit songs and artists under intense pressure, is set to return for another series this year.

Created and Produced by Tuesday’s Child Scotland, the nation’s favourite play along pop quiz The Hit List will be back in 2022 for a brand new 12-episode series.

Hosts Rochelle and Marvin Humes will be returning to preside over pairs of contestants as they try and name hit songs and artists from the last seven decades as quickly as possible, plus will of course once again be inviting viewers at home to play along too and shout their answers at the telly.

To date, series four of The Hit List has seen an average audience of 3.7million viewers tuning in for each episode, including celebrity and Strictly Come Dancing themed shows.

Hosting duo Marvin and Rochelle Humes say: “We are delighted that The Hit List is coming back for a fifth series on BBC One. We love making the show and hearing just how many people enjoy watching and playing along at home. It’s a perfect show for music lovers of all ages, and we look forward to it being on screens again in 2022.”

Karen Smith, Executive Producer of The Hit List, says: “We’re thrilled to be commissioned for a fifth series already. We only launched The Hit List in 2019 and already it’s a Saturday night staple delivering big mainstream audiences with its thoroughly play-along format. It’s a joyous show to make and watch.”

Kate Phillips, Director of Entertainment at the BBC says: “We’re really pleased that this shout at your screen show is back! We know how much viewers of all ages enjoy playing and singing along, and in Rochelle and Marvin we have the perfect hosts.”

Further broadcast information will be confirmed in due course. Series four of The Hit List is currently available to view on BBC iPlayer.


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