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Juicy Joe1,425 posts since 25 Dec 2001
Central (West) Midlands Today
I can imagine it being quite popular as long as it has high production standards and that the format isn't altered too much like it was in the final 3-4 years with the celeb editions (the clock, the poorly mixed background music, the poor camera work, the mad rush towards the end of each show due to being live and the much easier questions than previously. )

The original run to 2010 before it was messed about ,with was very good and Jeremy Clarkson with the PUBLIC - on ITV , could be excellent (and not on too much). If it is on Channel 5 for example, it won't have that attention grabbing feeling somehow.

Plus, the Lottery isn't as influential as it used to be, making fewer millionaires each week as the top prize isn't won as often these days. So a TV show to offer this amount of money, would be very welcome!
TROGGLES1,134 posts since 3 Sep 2005
London London
If the BBC has any sense they will license Top Gear to W.Chump & Sons. It would solve the problem of the BBC management middle managers & focus groups interfering in the production. Cohen is no longer there causing trouble & Tony Hall is a fan. Grand Tour isn't anywhere near as successful as their version of Top Gear - everyone wins.
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Jonwo (previously Jonwo87) 421 posts since 20 Sep 2007
Millionaire has indeed been recommissioned by ITV for later this year though from what I’ve heard Clarkson has already turned it down.


I wonder who could be the host? Hopefully they'll go for someone who isn't already presenting a game show on ITV or anyone from the ITV stable.

I also wonder if it'll be the classic format or one of the tweaked formats like Millionaire Hot Seat.
Juicy Joe1,425 posts since 25 Dec 2001
Central (West) Midlands Today
Millionaire has indeed been recommissioned by ITV for later this year though from what I’ve heard Clarkson has already turned it down.


Where have you heard ITV has recommissioned it?? Will Chris Tarrant return?? Probably a new host would be better, but certainly nobody like Stephen Mulhern.

With Weakest Link returning also, it could be an excellent year!
Jonwo (previously Jonwo87) 421 posts since 20 Sep 2007
Good god, just the thought of having Mulhern present it turns my stomach. Wouldn't put it past them giving it to one of the Daytime folk on the basis of ITV having absolutely no imagination.


I couldn't see anyone from ITV Daytime who would work well on Millionaire, Morgan would be too serious, likewise Kyle, Phillip Schofield might work as would Ben Shephard but neither would be ideal.

Would a female host work? I can't think of any off the top of the head.
Square Eyes7,655 posts since 31 Mar 2001
ITV casting got a bit better of late. How many shows does Stephen Mulhern have at the moment? If they were considering Clarkson I could see it suiting Piers Morgan actually.
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