MX23RW : Sunday, January 17 01:17:17| >> :600:3966079:3966079:

Alison Hammond to host rebooted Wheel of Fortune?

Alison Hammond to host rebooted Wheel of Fortune?
Alison Hammond is reportedly lined up as the host of a new version of classic ITV gameshow Wheel of Fortune.

This Morning favourite Alison Hammond has reportedly been lined up as the host of a reboot of classic gameshow Wheel of Fortune.

The show aired between 1988 and 2001 on ITV with hosts including Nicky Campbell, Bradley Walsh and John Leslie, while the likes of Carol Smillie and Jenny Powell featured as the assistants.

According to The Sun, a new version is in the works with Hammond, 45, serving as the main presenter in what would be her first regular solo hosting role.

The news comes after ITV confirmed reports that Hammond and Dermot O'Leary will become the new permanent presenters of the Friday edition of This Morning from January, replacing Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford.

The former Big Brother star is thought to be filming a pilot episode of the gameshow, with a full series on the cards should it prove successful.

ITV recently revived Family Fortunes with new host Gino D'Acampo and has also rebooted several formats in Alan Carr's Epic Gameshow, which is due to return for a festive special on Christmas Eve.


Follow us on Twitter @SMEntsFeed and like us on Facebook for the latest entertainment news alerts.

Click here for more stories about Alison Hammond

Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes for This Morning
Read Next:
BBC to make move for Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford?
Latest Entertainment Video

rhs 2.0
New TV Picks header

Sunday, January 17

Dancing On Ice: ITV, 6pm
It's back! Celebrities including Denise van Outen, Rebekah Vardy and Joe-Warren Plant get their skates on

Expecting Amy: Sky Documentaries, 9pm
Doc following Amy Schumer through her pregnancy

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?: ITV, 8pm
Behold, a brand new series - and this time it's weekly
Media Mole's Spotify playlist