How does the ITV reality show work?


ITV’S THE Games is back for another series with a host of celebrities taking part

Here’s what we know about how the show will work – which will debut on May 9, 2022 – and what the price will be.


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How do the Games work?

The ITV Games sees celebrities compete in a series of games in the hope of being crowned top of the medal table.

The show will see six male competitors and six female competitors go head-to-head.

They will take over the athletics track, the swimming pool, the gymnasium and the velodrome.

Each competitor will put their athletic skills to the test in activities such as a 100-meter sprint and a dive in order to climb the medal table.

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What prize does the winner of the Games receive?

As well as live coverage of the events, each episode of the Games will showcase the preparation of celebrities as they learn the sport from the ground up from some of the UK’s top coaches.

Following their grueling training schedule leading to competition, as they aim to achieve their peak physical condition.

As the leaderboard takes shape each night, the series will culminate in an exhilarating final showdown in which a male champion and a female champion will be crowned.

The prize is simply the honor of winning the show.

Which celebrities will be at the Games on ITV?

The Games will be hosted live by This Morning’s Holly Willoughby and sportsman Freddie Flintoff.

Former professional footballer and presenter Alex Scott will also star on the show as a trackside reporter.

Alex is joined by fellow football player and presenter Chris Kamara as a commentator.

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Male celebrities include Colson Smith and Ryan Thomas of Coronation Street, former Strictly star Kevin Clifton, Max George of The Wanted, Wes Nelson of Love Island and Harry Potter actor Josh Herdman who is now known as an MMA fighter .

Meanwhile, the female stars are: Rebecca Sarker of Emmerdale, newsreader Lucrezia Millarini, songwriter and podcast host Chelcee Grimes, Olivia Attwood of Love Island, model Phoenix Brown and wife of Paddy McGuinness , Christine McGuinness.


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