How on earth are they going to manage this? It is obvious there will be no studio audience, as even Dancing on thin Ice have abandoned their audience in the studio.
That vast Studio 1 at Television Centre is going to feel like an empty cavern once again. Remember the look and feel of their last studio edition in 2020 with no audience.
They must have put a lot of work into restructuring the show, but for a programme which thrived on the atmosphere and energy of the 600 studio audience crammed into Studio 1, I don't see how they can carry on in a decent way with this new series.
Anyone have any ideas how they will manage this new look? Thanks.
More likely to take inspiration from the BGT set up with a virtual audience. Things like the opening "surprise" feature can then be done NTV style instead and probably work well enough, whilst I'd expect more "Singalong Live" and similar features. Win the Ads could use a viewer from home, or perhaps have a viewer selected each week to come into the studio the following week.
See Stephen Mulhern is still involved - to be honest I think he's getting past the point of being the butt of Ant and Dec's jokes. Alison Hammond is also joining the show.