Normally this sort of thing warrants some sort of special episode, or some media blitz, or anything. Instead we only knew when Richard Osman sent out this rather cryptic tweet:
Congratulations to Rose d’Or winner and Bother’s Bar favourite Pointless, which to this day has basically flopped in very country outside of the UK. Who can say why that is? We’ve pointed out in the past that it’s probably the most quintessentially British quiz show of the past twenty years.
This has taken me by surprise, although I knew they were coming out around this sort of time. Anyway, Tom and David are back to try out three new formats, the first one is Personal Best.
I wasn’t at the testing this time round so these are basically a mystery to me (although I’ve heard rough ideas, one of which is quite exciting because it’s an idea that’s been going round my head for a while. Try and guess which one it is!). New eps on Thursdays.
The Crystal Maze Live Experience is a great deal of fun, but if you want ten seconds *more* fun with ten seconds extra in the Dome (chances are you’ve probably won enough crystals for about a minute anyway) then you can! By purchasing a Megacrystal for the princely sum of £15.50. On top of the £400 or whatever you’re paying for a team of eight.