Jeremy Clarkson 'signed up' to host legendary quiz show as it returns to TV 2 months ago

Jeremy Clarkson 'signed up' to host legendary quiz show as it returns to TV

It would be a big change from his usual role presenting car shows.

Jeremy Clarkson is reportedly being lined up to replace Chris Tarrant as the host of a reboot of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

According to the Sun on Sunday, the 57-year-old will be delivering the infamous line "but we don't want give you that...", in a new incarnation classic game show.

The show is rumoured to be setup by the same company responsible for the relaunch of Blind Date with Paul O'Grady.  The original version of the show, which had Chris Tarrant in the presenter's seat, ran from 1998 to 2014.

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A source told the paper: "Jeremy is a huge character and the bosses are convinced he is going to come in and really make the show his own.

"As well as interviewing contestants and giving answers, he'll be injecting plenty of humour.

"The show was a huge hit last time around and the hope is that it'll live up to that success the second time around."

It follows rumours last year that he would take up the role.