ITV have announced the changes they are making in the revamped series of Who Wants to be a Millionaire?.
The Chris Tarrant-hosted show has undergone a mid-summer clean-up which has resulte din new features being added to the classic series.
The show has introduced a new Switch lifeline which allows contestants who have reached £50,000 to change their question for a new one if they don’t like it.
A ticking clock has also been introduced which will tick away the seconds the contestants have to answer the questions, adding to the pressure.
Done away with will be the opening round fastest finger selection process, with a new casting process used to select players.
Chris Tarrant said of the upgrade: “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? has proven to be a phenomenal success in the UK and around the world with an enduring popularity. The changes just made to the show take it to a new level of emotion and excitement that even I, in my 12 years of hosting the show, have not seen.
“With a big, bad ticking clock, it’s a whole different ball game on the best show on earth.”
Source: Digital Spy