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Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford host new show for ITV Daytime

Published: Thu 10 Jul 2014

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford host new show for ITV Daytime
 
ITV Daytime has commissioned a new quiz format Gift List from 12 Yard Productions, presented by husband and wife team Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford.
 
Each day, Eamonn and Ruth will invite three engaged couples onto the show, where they will have the opportunity to win their very own wedding list, culminating with a top prize of a dream holiday.
 
Gift List will see the betrothed couples have to work together across a series of quiz rounds in order to see off the opposition. The new format will run for 10 episodes this summer.
 
Ruth Langsford said: “We are all real life couples, us and the guests. So as you can imagine, there is more to this show than just questions!” 
 
Eamonn Holmes added: “We even let the contestants win the prizes they want. They chose their own Gift List, but have they got what it takes to win it?”
 
12 Yard’s Managing Director Andy Culpin said: "We are delighted to be working with TV's favourite 'real life' couple Eamonn and Ruth on this new quiz show. They are the perfect fit for the format."
 
The new series has been commissioned by ITV Director of Daytime, Helen Warner, and will be produced by ITV Studios-owned indie 12 Yard Productions. The executive producers are Andy Culpin, Michael Mannes & Matt Walton. The format was developed by Liz Gaskell and Stefan Iriarte.
 
Notes to Editors: 12 Yard Productions was founded in 2001 by the creative team behind the worldwide hit The Weakest Link and Hat Trick Productions. 12 Yard has gone on to become one of the world’s most successful entertainment format creators, producing hit formats including the BBC’s long-running daytime quizzes, Eggheads and Perfection, Saturday night BBC1 lottery formats In It to Win It and Who Dares Wins, primetime feel-good format Big Star’s Little Star for ITV, and prime time entertainment series, The Guess List, hosted by Rob Brydon, for BBC One, as well as Coach Trip and Celebrity Coach Trip for Channel 4. The company was acquired by ITV in 2007.