Who Wants To Be A Millionaire air date and first trailer revealedWho Wants To Be A Millionaire start date and time
None other than Jeremy Clarkson will host a Who Wants To Be A Millionaire revival.
And ITV have now released a very first look at the series and its official start date.
The hit quiz show last aired in 2014 after starting in the 1990s.
Originally fronted by Chris Tarrant, the series is set for a revival – and former Top Gear host Jeremy will presenting.
He said: “I have always loved the show and am thrilled to be involved with its rebirth.
“I’m a big fan of quiz shows and I’m looking forward to hosting this iconic TV show and hopefully making a few millionaires!”
In a first trailer, Jeremy is seen in a throwback to his Top Gear days as he drives around in a sports car.
“Same car, new driver,” a voice over quips.
ITV has teased that while the format will remain largely the same, there promises to be “new twists and turns for audiences to look forward to”.
A special series of seven episodes will air nightly in May from Saturday, May 5 at 9:15PM on ITV.
Original host Chris Tarrant previously poured doubt on the possibility of a comeback for the show.
Speaking last year (2017), he said: “The biggest problem is it was about making someone a millionaire. It’s got to be that sort of money.”
Chris told the Daily Star newspaper: “You can’t call it ‘Who Wants To Win £50?’ It wouldn’t work. You couldn’t even change it to £100,000, it wouldn’t be the same.
“So it’s a very expensive show to make. What’s interesting is that now there is no programme that gives away more than about £5,000.”
“It was a brilliant format… but to go back to giving away big money the TV companies would have to be very, very sure it was going to be a big show,” he added.