Jason Manford to host Bigheads game show for ITV | Like a satirical It's A Knockout

Jason Manford to host Bigheads game show for ITV

Like a satirical It's A Knockout

Jason Manford is to present a new primetime weekend gameshow for ITV.

Bigheads involves ordinary members of the public donning enormous celebrity heads before competing in a series of physical games.

It is being made by production company Primal Media, whose founder Mat Steiner described it as ’It’s a Knockout mixed up with other genres’.

According to trade newspaper Broadcast, he told those at an ITV Gala launch yesterday that: ‘Bringing satire into it made it appeal to both kids and adults. Donald Trump won the US election but he might not look quite so smug after being rugby tackled by Adele and Albert Einstein.'

Six hour-long episodes have been ordered by ITV's head of comedy entertainment Peter Davey, who said: ‘It’s unhinged – in a warm, fun, family viewing type way…if that’s possible.’

Published: 25 Nov 2016

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