Gold Logie nominee Grant Denyer will host Tens big new family entertainment series, Game Of Games.
Grant will bring his signature enthusiasm and hilarious commentary to the Australian version of the hit US show Game Of Games, which is hosted and produced by Ellen DeGeneres in the US.
Network Ten Chief Content Officer, Beverley McGarvey, said: “We are delighted that Grant Denyer has agreed to host Game Of Games. He is the perfect person to lead a show that is packed full of big fun, big physical entertainment, big laughs and big cash prizes.”
Grant Denyer said: “Ellen is an idol of mine, so to land this opportunity makes me so excited I’m dizzy! Game Of Games is a smash hit in America. It’s wildly fun and something completely brand new and different for Australia. I can’t wait to step on set and run amuck with this.”
An entertainment show like no other, Game Of Games, was an out-of-the-box success when it launched in the US in January this year, attracting a weekly audience of more than eight million and ranking #1 in its timeslot in people 18 to 49.
“Of course Ellen is famous for causing havoc with her crazy studio games, and Game Of Games is the mother of them all. A next level stadium spectacular, with the ridiculousness cranked up to eleven. Think, the game ‘Mousetrap’ but with real humans. That level of crazy! It’s super fun & Aussies are gonna love it.”
Each hour-long episode of Game Of Games includes supersized versions of the most popular and action-packed games from the award-winning daytime talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Contestants, who are pulled directly from the audience have to manoeuvre massive obstacles, answer questions under crushing time pressure and face gigantic plunges into the unknown — all in a quest to win a big cash prize. The thrill of the pressure cooker situations and the instant wins will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.