The Colour of Money

Saturday, 28 February 2009, 6:45PM on ITV1

The most stressful game on TV has arrived.

Chris Tarrant hosts the brand new prime-time game show featuring specially designed cash machines which can deliver huge sums of money – but only if contestants can keep their nerve. Life changing amounts of cash are at stake for each contender in this unique high pressure game of skill and strategy.

20 multi-coloured cash machines are all pre-programmed to issue a set maximum amount of money between £1000 and £20,000, with no two machines containing the same amount of cash. As each second ticks by, the figure displayed increases by £1000. The longer you hold your nerve, the greater the amount available to withdraw. But get too greedy and the machine is locked down, and you get nothing – remember a second is a long time on The Colour of Money. Each player has ten chances to withdraw enough money to take them to their target – but play the game carelessly and they’ll walk away empty handed.

Also on hand will be Chris’s glamourous side-kick Millie Clode, she’ll be in the studio helping the contestants with facts and figures and helping them play the nerve racking cash machines – it’s boom or bust.

Week two and Emma Duffy from Cheshire and Nick Rotherham from Hull attempt to play the most stressful game on TV. Emma wants to win big money so she can move her grandparents back to England from Malta as their health has deteriorated recently. Nick Rotherham wants the money to travel around the world as he’s just finished university. He’d also like to buy his Gran a new car.

Saturday, 21 February 2009, 6:35PM

The most stressful game on TV has arrived.

Chris Tarrant hosts a brand new prime-time game show featuring specially designed cash machines which can deliver huge sums of money – but only if contestants can keep their nerve. Life changing amounts of cash are at stake for each contender in this unique high pressure game of skill and strategy.

20 multi-coloured cash machines are all pre-programmed to issue a set maximum amount of money between £1000 and £20,000, with no two machines containing the same amount of cash. As each second ticks by, the figure displayed increases by £1000. The longer you hold your nerve, the greater the amount available to withdraw. But get too greedy and the machine is locked down, and you get nothing – remember a second is a long time on The Colour of Money.

Each player has ten chances to withdraw enough money to take them to their target – but play the game carelessly and they’ll walk away empty handed.

Also on hand will be Chris’s glamourous side-kick Millie Clode, she’ll be in the studio helping the contestants with facts and figures and helping them play the nerve racking cash machines – it’s boom or bust.

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