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<div class="square" style="float:right">[[File:Square BAFTA.jpg|Taskmaster]]</div>3 October <br />Tomorrow is the start of the third series of [[Taskmaster]], which was not supposed to be shown until 2017, but after the second series received a positive reception, it was brought forward, and on top of that, Dave has recommissioned the show for Series 4 and 5, which are due to be filmed next year, and their run of episodes will be extended from 5 to 8.<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:left">[[File:Square Rhod Gilbert.jpg|75px|The Apprentice]]</div>16 September '''You're Hired in the Firing Line Mr. Gilbert'''<br/>Rhod Gilbert has been announced as the new host of [[The Apprentice]] spin-off programme You're Fired! after [[Jack Dee]] fired himself from the BBC2 vehicle after only one series. Romesh Ranganathan, who was a regular panellist in the last series will not return due to scheduling conflicts.<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:left">[[File:Square Rhod Gilbert.jpg|75px|The Apprentice]]</div>16 September '''You're Hired in the Firing Line Mr. Gilbert'''<br/>Rhod Gilbert has been announced as the new host of [[The Apprentice]] spin-off programme You're Fired! after [[Jack Dee]] fired himself from the BBC2 vehicle after only one series. Romesh Ranganathan, who was a regular panellist in the last series will not return due to scheduling conflicts.<br/><br/>
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<div class="square" style="float:right">[[Image:David_walliams_headshot_in_swimming_gear.jpg|75px|Blankety Blank]]</div>22 August '''BLANK Me One More Time'''<br/>More information about the [[Blankety Blank]] revival has been revealed as [[David Walliams]] will host a Christmas special of the cult game show. According to the ''Daily Mirror'', the Christmas special will be a trial for a full series, which is quite similar to how the [[Paul O'Grady|Lily Savage]] era went.<br/><br/>
<div class="square" style="float:right">[[Image:David_walliams_headshot_in_swimming_gear.jpg|75px|Blankety Blank]]</div>22 August '''BLANK Me One More Time'''<br/>More information about the [[Blankety Blank]] revival has been revealed as [[David Walliams]] will host a Christmas special of the cult game show. According to the ''Daily Mirror'', the Christmas special will be a trial for a full series, which is quite similar to how the [[Paul O'Grady|Lily Savage]] era went.<br/><br/>
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<div class="square" style="float:left">[[File:Square Deal or No Deal Box.jpg|Deal or No Deal]]</div>19 August '''Deal Me Out'''<br/>Channel 4 announced today that [[Deal or No Deal]] has been axed after being on the screens for 11 years and airing over 3,000 episodes. The final series will air in autumn 2016.<br/><br/>
 
''Previous stories can be found in our [[News Archive]]. For more in-depth analysis, check out [[Weaver's Week]], usually published every Sunday.''
''Previous stories can be found in our [[News Archive]]. For more in-depth analysis, check out [[Weaver's Week]], usually published every Sunday.''

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Taskmaster
3 October
Tomorrow is the start of the third series of Taskmaster, which was not supposed to be shown until 2017, but after the second series received a positive reception, it was brought forward, and on top of that, Dave has recommissioned the show for Series 4 and 5, which are due to be filmed next year, and their run of episodes will be extended from 5 to 8.

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16 September You're Hired in the Firing Line Mr. Gilbert
Rhod Gilbert has been announced as the new host of The Apprentice spin-off programme You're Fired! after Jack Dee fired himself from the BBC2 vehicle after only one series. Romesh Ranganathan, who was a regular panellist in the last series will not return due to scheduling conflicts.

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13 September We've had the most amazing time on Bake Off
Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins have announced that they will not follow The Great British Bake Off to Channel 4. They will step down as hosts after the current series on the BBC. Mel and Sue said in a statement: "We made no secret of our desire for the show to remain where it was... we're not going with the dough."

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Blankety Blank
22 August BLANK Me One More Time
More information about the Blankety Blank revival has been revealed as David Walliams will host a Christmas special of the cult game show. According to the Daily Mirror, the Christmas special will be a trial for a full series, which is quite similar to how the Lily Savage era went.

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