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Monday 29 January 2024

Get Ready for a Star-Studded Ride: Pointless Welcomes New Celebrity Co-Hosts

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Get ready to test your knowledge and laugh along with some familiar faces as BBC One's beloved quiz show, Pointless, introduces a stellar lineup of celebrity co-hosts joining the charming Alexander Armstrong on the upcoming series.

From household names to comedy favorites, the roster includes Mel Giedroyc, Liza Tarbuck, Chris Ramsey, Gok Wan, Anita Rani, Gabby Logan, Josh Widdicombe, Phil Wang, Hugh Dennis, Ellie Taylor, Rob Rinder, and Desiree Burch.

Excited about the upcoming series, Alexander Armstrong shared, "I can't wait to get my teeth into a new run of Pointless with all these brilliant people. I'm so enjoying glancing over to the desk to find so many fabulous faces looking back and furnishing me, and our lovely viewers, with facts."

Each co-host brings their unique flair to the iconic Pointless desk, with Mel Giedroyc expressing her privilege at being part of the show and Liza Tarbuck highlighting her love for quizzes and the brilliance of Pointless's concept.

Chris Ramsey humorously anticipates his role as the "game show Neo," ready to correct contestants' wrong answers, while Gok Wan sees his stint as a chance at redemption after a less-than-stellar performance as a contestant.

Anita Rani, Gabby Logan, and Josh Widdicombe are equally thrilled to step into the co-hosting chair, with Gabby Logan expressing her longtime fan status and excitement to cheer on the winning team.

Phil Wang, a former Pointless champion, is ready to dominate from behind the desk, while Hugh Dennis jokes about practicing his poker face for reading the answers.

Ellie Taylor jokes about finally sitting behind the Pointless desk without being removed by security, while Rob Rinder sees his role as the gatekeeper to all the obscure trivia the show loves.

Desiree Burch reflects on her journey from being dumbfounded as a contestant to standing alongside the hosts with all the answers, ready for a chance at redemption.

Neil McCallum, BBC's Commissioning Editor, Daytime & Entertainment, expressed excitement over the star-studded lineup and hopes to continue surprising audiences with more great names in the future.

Laura Turner, Executive Producer at Remarkable Entertainment, shared her excitement about the new era for Pointless, promising a treat for viewers with Xander at the helm and the new co-hosts delivering top-notch facts.

Don't miss the fun as Pointless airs on weekdays on BBC One from 5.15 pm, with all episodes available on BBC iPlayer. Join the laughter, learn some new facts, and enjoy the company of these fantastic celebrity co-hosts as they make Pointless more entertaining than ever before.

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