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for Monday 24th July 2017

Davina McCall announces Channel 4 show is BACK but with huge change

The presenter is so excited to be hosting it again!

We absolutely adore Davina McCall, and can't wait to see more of her on the new series of Million Pound Drop.

Wait, no, it's not called Million Pound Drop anymore.

The show has had a huge overhaul, and it seems that Channel 4 have a smaller budget this time round.

It has now been rebranded as The £100k Drop after the old series finishing in 2015.

Davina cannot wait to get started on the new format game show (Credit: Channel 4)

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The game show will also been moving to weekday afternoons, rivalling other shows like The Chase on ITV and Pointless on the BBC.

I literally love hosting this show and couldn’t be more thrilled that we are back and coming to daytime. 

Davina is set to film 60 hour-long episodes next year.

The previous show ran for 12 series and aired at 9pm, but this time round, it will have a whole new feel. But will it reach audiences as high as three million like it did last time?

The long-running TV star shared a video telling her fans to get involved (Credit: [email protected])

Former Big Brother presenter Davina couldn't wait to share the news with her 617,000 Instagram fans and uploaded a video of herself announcing the exciting news.

She captioned the vid: "Some BIG news!!! #100KDrop @channel4!! 💷🕳💷 the100kdrop.com xx".

"Guess what? The Drop is back, yes! And it's bringing big money to daytime on Channel 4.

"So the 100K Drop needs you!", she added, before telling her fans how they can apply for the show.

Some BIG news!!! #100KDrop @channel4!! 💷🕳💷 the100kdrop.com xx

A post shared by Davina Mccall (@davinamccall) on

The gorgeous TV star also said: "I literally love hosting this show and couldn’t be more thrilled that we are back and coming to daytime.

"£100,000 is a properly life-changing amount of cash and I’m crossing my fingers for some big money wins. I can’t wait to see you all every weekday afternoon. "

In the tense show, contestants start off with £100,000 and have to answer various questions with different themes, and the aim is to try and keep as much cash as poss and putting the doe on the right answer.

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If the answer is wrong, their money goes down the trap door!

The Head of Entertainment at the show's production company Richard Hague, said: "The £100K Drop has all of the original format’s nail-biting tension, genuine jeopardy and excitement as players attempt to beat the Drop, keeping viewers on the edge of their seats.

"We are very excited to be bringing the show to a brand new audience and overjoyed that the brilliant Davina will be returning as host."

Can't wait!