ITV game show 5 Gold Rings has been canceled, dealing a blow to Phillip Schofield.
ITV has apparently canceled PHILLIP SCHOFIELD’s game program 5 Gold Rings due to filming concerns.
Since 2017, ITV star Phillip Schofield has hosted the popular game show 5 Gold Rings, however the show has reportedly been cancelled by the network. Due to filming difficulties during the coronavirus pandemic, executives are alleged to have opted not to recommission the show for another season.
After four seasons on the air, ITV has decided to cancel 5 Gold Rings.
Phillip has hosted the popular show since it first aired on the channel in 2017.
Since the show’s inception on ITV, he has hosted a new six-episode series every year.
However, it has now been confirmed that ITV would not be airing another series of 5 Gold Rings.
According to an insider, ITV management have chosen not to commission a new season of the popular game show.
“It won’t be back on TV this autumn as it usually is, and there are presently no plans to bring it back in the future,” they revealed.
ITV has been contacted for comment by this website.
Since its premiere on ITV, 5 Gold Rings has been a ratings triumph.
The show has also gained international acclaim, with a number of international adaptations.
The show’s initial format originated in the Netherlands and was later adapted for ITV in the United Kingdom.
Other countries that have introduced versions of the show in recent years include the United States, France, Germany, Thailand, and Israel.
However, over the last year, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has had an influence on television production.
As a result, networks have had to make difficult choices about which series to continue producing.
“This program has been a wonderful success for ITV, but the present atmosphere has made things very tricky indeed,” the insider added of 5 Gold Rings.
“While the virus is still present, television production is incredibly challenging. As a result, certain shows will have to be canceled,” they informed the Daily Star.
Phillip, a popular TV broadcaster, is said to have struggled to accommodate the show into his hectic schedule.
He’s one of the busiest stars on television, as he hosts a number of popular ITV series.
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