The sport present hasn’t been on air since 2001.
Graham Norton is a busy man. On high of his personal extremely popular speak present, he is additionally obtained his radio present, his Drag Race present judging, his novels, his wine model, his annual internet hosting of the Eurovision, and his upcoming Irish comedy present, he has simply introduced one other enormous addition to his CV.
Norton would be the host of the brand new model of Wheel Of Fortune, which initially ran from 1988 to 2001, with earlier hosts together with Nicky Campbell, John Leslie and Bradley Walsh.
Graham Norton bringing again traditional TV sport present Wheel of Fortune after over 20 years.
For individuals who won’t know/keep in mind, the sport present principally consists of spinning an enormous wheel, touchdown on a money prize quantity, after which selecting a letter to resolve a phrase puzzle.
The large hurdles arrived in case your spin of the wheel landed on Lose A Flip or, for the love of God no!, touchdown on Bankrupt.
Of the brand new gig, Graham Norton mentioned:
“I’m past excited to be bringing such an iconic American present to a brand new British viewers. My first ever TV job was a sport present on ITV so this looks like coming full circle. You would possibly even name it a wheel!”
The brand new episodes, which is able to embody some superstar specials, are set to air on ITV and ITVX in 2024.
Wheel of Fortune spins its manner again to ITV1 and ITVX. Graham Norton to host the legendary sport present. @grahnort @WeAreWhisperTV @WheelFortuneUK . Particulars > https://t.co/57wzsDaZYH pic.twitter.com/lIOgGlvpAq
— ITV Press Centre (@itvpresscentre) June 27, 2023
It has additionally been an oddly busy week for all issues Wheel Of Fortune, because the US model of the present has introduced that Ryan Seacrest will take over as host for that model.
Present host Pat Sajak will retire from the place this 12 months, having hosted the sport present since 1981, for which he was recognised by the Guinness World Data for having the longest profession as a sport present host for a similar present.