BBC Two’s highest rating quiz Richard Osman's House of Games to return

BBC Two daytime quiz Richard Osman’s House of Games has been commissioned for another 50 episodes. 

The show, which was BBC Two’s highest rating quiz launch in its slot for a number of years, will once again see celebrities testing their quiz knowledge in a succession of fast-paced entertaining rounds of knowledge based games, carefully curated by Richard.

Richard will cross-examine the competitive celebrities as they attempt to show off their quizzing skills. Each show finishes with a quick fire round deciding the daily winner, culminating with the week’s champion crowned on the Friday.

Dan McGolpin, BBC Controller of Programming and Daytime, says: “The first run of Richard Osman’s House of Games really hit the spot with the BBC Two audience and I am very excited that we are able to bring it back in volume for next year. I know that Richard has many intriguing and entertaining new games up his sleeve. ”

Richard Osman says: "The reaction to House Of Games has truly been amazing, and I’m so glad we can finally let people know that we’re coming back for more! I can promise lots more ‘Answer Smash’ and ‘Broken Karaoke’, lots more prize teasmaids and driving gloves, and lots of brilliant new games and contestants. I can’t wait to get started.”

Tamara Gilder, Executive Producer at Remarkable Television, says: “After a great launch this year we are thrilled to have been commissioned for another series. We’ll be adding more addictive play-along games to our unique collection to entertain the celebrity guests and audience at home with.”

Richard Osman’s House of Games is a 50x30’ series for BBC Two. It is a Remarkable Television production. The format was devised by Remarkable Television’s in-house creative team. Executive Producers for Remarkable are Richard Hague and Tamara Gilder. It was commissioned by Dan McGolpin, BBC Controller of Programming and Daytime, and Alex McLeod, Commissioning Editor BBC Daytime and Early-Peak.

Watch a previous House of Games episode below:

November 22, 2017 11:18am by BBC TWO  

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