Tom Allen takes care of Quiziness | New game show for Channel 4

Tom Allen takes care of Quiziness

New game show for Channel 4

Tom Allen is to host a new Channel 4 game show, Quiziness.

The six-part series promises general knowledge tests with a silly twist, such as a quickfire round where nearly every question has the same answer.

Another in which contestants must answer a different question than the one being asked has shades of a classic Two Ronnies sketch.

Allen said: ‘I grew up loving Larry Grayson and Bruce Forsyth and I love a show that tests the players’ abilities and their ability to answer a complicated question.

‘I think audience will love how this one challenges people’s knowledge to be bright and then translate answers in a bizarre way for the sake of the game.

‘It’s hilarious - so much fun!’

Channel 4's head of entertainment Phil Harris said: 'Quizness really stood out when we were piloting ideas. It’s such a strong new format that’s funny, fast-paced and brilliantly play-alongable, I think families will have a lot of fun joining in and seeing who comes up with the silliest correct answers.'

The show, which has a £25,000 top prize, is being made by CPL.

Executive producer Murray Boland said: 'It is so hard to find a genuine quiz with real stakes and a proper cash prize that is also really funny.  That is what we love about Quizness. We’ve never made a show quite like it and are really grateful to Phil and the team for backing it.'

Apply to take part in the show at casting@cplproductions.co.uk

Published: 24 Feb 2021

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