Frank Skinner and Jonathan Ross to present new gameshow
- Bang Showbiz
- 12 April 2017
Presenters Jonathan Ross and Frank Skinner have been announced as the new team captains for 'Don't Ask Me Ask Britain' gameshow hosted by Alexander Armstrong
Frank Skinner and Jonathan Ross will be the team captains on a new gameshow.
The presenters have agreed to join 'Don't Ask Me Ask Britain' - an ITV show will have the two teams guessing how the nation votes on a series of topics from morals to politics - as the leaders in the forthcoming series fronted by Alexander Armstrong.
Speaking to the Radio Times Online, Jonathan, 56, said: "I'm thrilled to be involved with the show. I love the idea of using the latest technology to get to the heart of the matter. I am nosey enough to want to know what the rest of the country thinks about things from big political questions to those small challenges we face every day."
The programme is made up of six one-hour long episodes as 'Pointless' star Alexander learns what the viewers at home by using a direct line via the app.
Alexander said: "This is going to be a totally unique broadcasting experience - one where the outcomes of every round rest entirely in the hands of our audience who participate in real time.
"We're effectively harnessing the voting public like never before to get instant referendums on the questions that really count: what is the sexiest regional accent and what to do when you block the toilet at a dinner party: the big stuff."
Questions will range from how many affairs are acceptable in marriage? to do you think we should have another Scottish Referendum? and commissioner Asif Zubairy thinks, although they're serious topics, the format will be enlightening and funny.
Mike Benson, from production company Chalkboard, added: "Following hot on the heels of Brexit and the US election, the show and app allows us to effectively hold 10 entertainment referendums per night.
"The viewers can tell us how they feel live, unfiltered and as one voice."
'Don't Ask Me Ask Britain' will hit television screens from Tuesday (18.04.17).