Archive for June 11, 2012
ITV today have announced a new TV show called “Lets Get Gold” and our very own Una Healy is set to be one of the judges!
ITV have today announced the judging panel for new sports entertainment show, Let’s Get Gold.
The judging panel will consist of Premier League Footballer, Rio Ferdinand; former English cricketer Freddie Flintof; singer Martine McCutcheon and The Saturdays Una Healy. The show will be presented by Vernon Kay.
The three part mini-series is to be stripped across three consecutive nights, and will see sporting teams from across the UK battle it out to win the £100,000 prize fund. 15 teams in total will compete, were they will have to transform their sport into an entertaining routine.
Rio Ferdinand has said he can’t wait for the show to begin, adding: “I am very excited to be working with Freddie, Martine and Una in the search for new sporting stars. May the best team win!”
Freddie Flintoff adds: “It’ll be a new challenge for me and I can’t wait to get started. I’m sure the judging panel will all be looking for something different. I can’t wait to see what the teams have to show us.”
Of the new show, Martine McCutcheon said: “I’m really thrilled to be part of Let’s Get Gold. It’s always wonderful when teams get to showcase their own special skills and abilities. I’ll be looking forward to seeing some unbelievable talent and can’t wait to see something fresh and different.”
Una Healy said: “I’m so excited to be part of Let’s Get Gold. I’m looking forward to seeing all the sporting talent that Britain has to offer. It’ll be fun to see how these teams will put an entertainment spin on sports such as Rugby and Golf. I can’t wait to get started!”
The show’s host Vernon Kay said: “With the Olympics just around the corner and sport fever hitting the UK this shows provides the stage for local sporting teams to show off their skills and sporting prowess in breath-taking performances. With a huge cash prize up for grabs and an all star panel of famous pundits from the worlds of showbiz and sport this series promises to be the ultimate sporting battle.”
Suzy Lamb, Head of Entertainment at Thames said: “We are delighted to be confirming a line up of judges who have experience right across the sports and entertainment arenas. Teams will be displaying their skills in disciplines as wide-ranging as Martial Arts and Cheerleading, and the panel will be looking for the UK’s biggest and brightest sporting talents to showcase their skills like they’ve never been seen before.”
Let’s Get Gold is due to start on ITV1 in July.