Like that man who didn’t signal The Beatles and people publishers who turned down the primary Harry Potter ebook, Channel Four will need to have spent some portion of the final 5 years kicking itself. A bit of kick each time Taskmaster – the comedy present it developed however then let go – was nominated for a Bafta, one other little kick each time the present set a scores report for its dwelling on digital channel Dave, and one more kick each time the present obtained a giddy press write-up.
Kick no extra, Channel 4. Taskmaster is as soon as once more yours. After airing 9 collection and a champion-of-champions particular on Dave, Alex Horne’s ingenious entertaithemodernhealthcarent format is now again within the C4 fold with a six collection deal. And by the appears to be like of this primary official trailer, Channel Four is leaning into its previous mistake and, to make use of the frequent parlance, proudly owning it.
Taskmaster collection 10 is “coming quickly” to Channel 4 (they’re being coy however October’s lengthy been the phrase on the road). It’ll be attention-grabbing to see the place the present’s scheduled in its new dwelling. It previously aired on Wednesdays at 9pm on Dave. A juicy spot could be the post-Bake Off Tuesday night time 9pm slot, guaranteeing the brand new purchase a sizeable spill of cake-dazed viewers.
Becoming a member of presenters Greg Davies and Alex Horne for series 10 is a brand new quintet of comedian-contestants who’ll be vying for the Taskmaster’s approval throughout a load of absurd challenges. You possibly can see a glimpse of them in this teaser, which accompanied the line-up announcement. And right here’s the official phrase from Channel 4: