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Stars in Their Eyes to return to ITV with Harry Hill as host?

20 June 2014 6:27 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Stars in Their Eyes is in line to return to ITV.

The revived show will be produced by current rights-holders Endemol, with Harry Hill in line to host, according to Forbes.

Originally launched in July 1990 with Leslie Crowther as presenter, Stars in Their Eyes was a regular Saturday night primetime fixture until late 2006. A number of celebrity editions of the show - featuring contestants impersonating famous singers - were also produced by Granada Television.

Matthew Kelly and Cat Deeley were also regular hosts of Stars in Their Eyes, which won four NTAs and regularly attracted audiences of millions for its live grand finals.

An ITV spokesperson confirmed that they were continuing to talk to Hill about future projects, adding: "We love working with him, but there are no confirmed programmes commissioned at this stage."

ITV has recently revived a number of its best-known primetime light entertainment formats including Celebrity Squares, »

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Warwick Davis confirmed to host new series of Celebrity Squares

11 April 2014 11:46 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Warwick Davis has confirmed that he will host a new series of Celebrity Squares on ITV.

The actor's screen and stage credits include Star Wars, Harry Potter and the Monty Python musical Spamalot, but the project will be the 44-year-old's first presenting role.

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Davis took to Twitter to officially announce the news earlier today (April 11).

Celebrity Squares was first broadcast in 1975 and ran for four years with the late Bob Monkhouse as host.

Monkhouse also returned for the show's second run between 1993 and 1996.

The decision to revive Celebrity Squares follows the success of various other rebooted classic shows, including Surprise Surprise, Catchphrase and Through the Keyhole.

Watch an opening from the original Celebrity Squares below: »

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Life's Too Short's Warwick Davis to host new series of Celebrity Squares

11 April 2014 11:01 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Gameshow previously presented by Bob Monkhouse to return to TV screens with actor whose credits include Return of the Jedi

Life's Too Short star Warwick Davis is set to host a new series of the gameshow Celebrity Squares.

Davis originally fronted a pilot episode in November. The show will follow the format of contestants trying to complete rows on a giant board of famous faces by deciding whether they agree or disagree with the answers the celebrities have given to general knowledge questions.

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