Bruce Forsyth returns to TV with new quiz show on BBC

LONDON – Bruce Forsyth is to return to TV to host a new gameshow on the BBC called 'Didn't They Do Well?', named after his classic 'Generation Game' catchphrase.

'Didn't They Do Well?' marks a return to TV for one of the UK's best loved entertainers and gameshow hosts. Forsyth, 75, has been involved with some of the UK's most memorable TV game shows, including the long-running 'The Generation Game', which he hosted first in the 70s and then when it returned to screens in the 90s.

The new quiz show features three teams each with two players. The teams battle against each other through four rounds of general knowledge questions, which have been inspired by classic UK TV moments.

TV clips are to be shown and the contestants will then have to answer questions about the content of the clips and the subjects featured in them. The questions will not be about the programmes the clips are from.

The winners of the heats go through to a final round, where they race against the clock to answer questions to build up a maximum prize of £36,000.

The show begins recording next month and will be aired in the new year.

"I'm very excited to be doing this show, and I'm looking forward to working for the BBC again," Forsyth said.

Forsyth followed 'The Generation Game' with 'Play Your Cards Right', in which two couples had to play cards against each other to win big prizes. Throughout the show, Forsyth repeated many phrases, including "What do points make... prizes" and "Didn't they do well", and the audience would be encouraged to join in.

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