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The Chase: New episodes due in ‘four weeks’, says Jenny Ryan

Fans have had only repeats to watch during lockdown

The Chase fans were overjoyed this week as Jenny Ryan revealed new episodes are due to start very soon.

Since the coronavirus lockdown came into effect earlier this year, ITV viewers have had to make do with repeat episodes of the popular quiz show, hosted by TV legend Bradley Walsh.

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Jenny Ryan spoke about new episodes of The Chase on Twitter (Credit: ITV)

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But now, it appears that fans don’t have long to wait at all until they’re treated to all-new episodes of The Chase.

On Twitter, one of the stars of the show, quizzer Jenny ‘The Vixen’ Ryan, told her followers they have just a few more weeks of repeats to go – and many were over the moon.

The brainbox tweeted: “Only four more weeks of repeats to put up with, keep going everyone! #TheChase.”

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And in the replies, fans admitted they “can’t wait” for new instalments.

One replied: “Cant wait! It was good to see Countdown back this afternoon too.”

Great news!

Another said: “That is great news and I hope you stay safe.”

A third wrote: “Can’t wait for new episodes, Jenny!”

“Great news!” someone else tweeted. “I don’t mind whether it’s a repeat or not but I’m glad to hear the new episodes are back soon.”

An ITV spokesperson told ED! new episodes will air next month, although an exact start date is yet to be confirmed.

A ‘godsend’ in lockdown

Others viewers heaped praise on the show as they confessed they didn’t mind watching the older episodes. Some said it had been a “godsend” during lockdown.

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“I do have to say these repeats have been an absolute godsend during the whole situation,” said one viewer. “So thank goodness for the repeats is all I can say.”

“I don’t care whether it’s new episodes or repeats,” wrote another. “#TheChase is easily the best teatime show to watch. You always look lovely, you’re hilarious and you’re a wonderful asset.”

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