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Gary Lineker To Host ITV Game Show 

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Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker is to front a new ITV cash giveaway game show entitled Sitting on a Fortune.
 

The show will involve six players choosing where to position themselves in a row of seats in order to answer questions worth up to £100,000. 

In a statement, the former England footballer said: "I am absolutely delighted to be hosting what I think and hope will be a show that people love. 

"It's going to be full of tension with high stakes and bags of drama from start to finish - everything a great game show should be. I can't wait for the viewers at home to experience the fun and the excitement of Sitting On A Fortune." 

The game show will see contestants positioning themselves in a row of seats, one behind another. But only the player in the chair at the head of the line will gets the chance to answer questions and remain in play for the jackpot. 

Wrong answers will see them relegated to the back of the line. 

Katie Rawcliffe, head of commissioning at ITV Entertainment said they were "delighted" to be working with Lineker, adding the show is "all about players backing themselves and showing courage - something h Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker is to front a new ITV cash giveaway gameshow entitled Sitting on a Fortune, it was confirmed today. 

The show will involve six players choosing where to position themselves in a row of seats in order to answer questions worth up to £100,000.  

Earlier this month it was revealed that Lineker remains the BBC's top earner despite agreeing to a pay cut. 

22 July 2021                                            Back to the headlines


 
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