Chrissie Swan to host the local version of the UK show Would I Lie To You? set to premiere on Channel Ten next year
Channel Ten has announced it will produce a local version of the hit UK reality show, Would I Lie To You?
The network announced the new series during the network’s Upfronts on Wednesday.
The show will be based on the UK format, where celebrity guests are tasked with fooling each other with incredible stories.
Coming soon: Channel Ten has announced it will produce a local version of the hit UK reality show, ‘Would I Lie To You?’, which will be hosted by Chrissie Swan, along with Chris Taylor and Frank Woodley as team captains
Chrissie Swan will serve as host of the show, with Chris Taylor and Frank Woodley as team captains.
The show will also feature a stellar line-up of celebrity guests.
Daniel Monaghan, senior vice president, content and programming, ViacomCBS, said the program was a good fit for the network.
Duties: The host in the UK version is Rob Brydon (pictured)
‘I’m not going to lie to you – viewers on Network 10 are going to absolutely fall in love with – and that’s the honest truth!’ he said via Mediaweek.
The show is being produced by Endemol Shine Australia.
‘We can’t wait to get Australian families playing along – picking the facts from the fibs – and laughing out loud at the impossibly absurd stories,’ Endemol Shine CEO Peter Newman said.
The show has been incredibly successful in the UK and has been on-air since 2007.
The original series is now up to season 14 and still going strong with viewers.
The show is scheduled to air next year on Ten and Ten Play.
Global hit: The show has been incredibly successful in the UK and has been on-air since 2007. (from left) David Mitchell, Rob Brydon and Lee Mack