The Weakest Hyperlink is getting a star reboot with new host Romesh Ranganathan


Cult BBC recreation display The Weakest Hyperlink is being rebooted, with comic Romesh Ranganathan stepping as much as ask the questions, the broadcaster has stated.

The short-fire recreation display ran from 2000 till 2012, with Anne Robinson performing because the no-nonsense quizmaster.

It returned in 2017 for a Youngsters In Want particular, however has been off UK monitors since.

Anne Robinson attending the Specsavers' Spectacle Wearer of the Year Awards at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London.
Anne Robinson used to host the cult recreation display

Plenty of world variations had been spawned, together with in america, the place it’s hosted by way of Glee megastar Jane Lynch.

However now, the most recent model will likely be broadcast on BBC One with superstar contestants.

Ranganathan will oversee court cases, which is able to see the well-known faces paintings as a crew to win cash for charity.

The comic stated: “It is an honour to be requested to convey what’s principally a TV establishment again to our monitors. Anne was once a great host and to step into her sneakers is an anxiety-inducing privilege.

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“I am hoping we have now discovered a solution to make each the fanatics of the display satisfied in addition to bringing a brand new target audience to it. If no longer, settle for this as my apology.”

Unique host Robinson, whose steadily arguable remarks to contestants have just lately been resurfaced, has now moved on because the host of Channel 4’s Countdown.

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She just lately admitted that any new host would want an “solely other means” to her, as a result of “woke has took place” since she stopped presenting it, including: “I believe there is a nice many stuff that I stated that you simply could not say now.”

The most recent iteration of The Weakest Hyperlink will likely be filmed in Glasgow and encompass 12, 45-minute-long episodes, in keeping with the BBC.


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