Zoe Ball to front Saturday night game show

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 30 November 2014
Zoe Ball

Zoe Ball

Zoe Ball is said to be in negotiations with BBC to host their new Saturday night game show 'Prized Apart' in a deal rumoured to be worth £1.5 million

Zoe Ball could be set to front a new Saturday night game show.

The 'It Takes Two' presenter - who recently covered for Claudia Winkleman as co-host on 'Strictly Come Dancing' - is set to become the BBC's new Saturday night queen as the face of 'Prized Apart'.

A source revealed: "Zoe is at the top of the list of people being looked at.

"She is funny, quick-witted and appeals to viewers of all ages. She was a revelation on Strictly and fits the bill perfectly. She can virtually name her price."

Zoe stepped in for Claudia after the regular host's eight-year-old daughter Matilda was hurt in an accident on Halloween and she's now said to be in negotiations to accept a deal worth £1.5 million.

'Prized Apart' - which is scheduled to air next year - will feature ten couples going up against one another in challenges in a bid to win huge cash prizes and Zoe is said to "excited to be so highly though of", although no agreement has been reached as of yet.

A BBC spokesman told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "'Prized Apart' will feature couples up for an adventure. One will stay in the UK while other the other competes in challenging tasks worldwide.

"No decision has been made about who will present the show".

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