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The Games | ITV 12 May 2022

The Games | ITV 12 May 2022

TV presenter Olivia Attwood, influencer and model Phoenix Brown, ex-Strictly pro and leading man Kevin Clifton, pop star Max George, song writer Chelcee Grimes, Harry Potter actor Josh Herdman, author, model and autism ambassador Christine McGuinness, Coronation Street actor Colson Smith, newsreader Lucrezia Millarini, musician and TV star Wes Nelson, Emmerdale actor Rebecca Sarker and actor Ryan Thomas, will go head-to-head in a range of sporting challenges.

The 12 familiar faces have undergone weeks of intensive training ready to go head-to-head in a range of sporting challenges, across a week of live shows amidst fierce competition. All have been pulled out of their comfort zones to be coached as athletes, swimmers and cyclists, to compete in the hope of coming top of the medals table and being crowned the winner of the competition.

Hosted live by Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff, The Games will also see former professional footballer and presenter Alex Scott as trackside reporter and former professional football player and presenter Chris Kamara as commentator.

The six male and six female competitors will battle it out in the athletics arena, the swimming pool, gymnasium and velodrome. Each will put their sporting prowess to the test in events from the 100-meter sprint to diving, racking up points on the medals table.

As well as live coverage of the events, each episode will feature the celebrities’ preparation as they’re taught the sports from scratch by some of the UK’s top coaches. Following their gruelling training programme leading up to the competition, as they aim to reach their peak physical condition.

As the leader board takes shape with each night, the series will culminate in an exhilarating final showdown in which one male champion and one female champion will be crowned.

Episode 4

Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff introduce live action from the Lee Valley VeloPark where Alex Scott is trackside for coverage of night four of The Games. The competition is reaching it’s climax as 12 celebrities take on the sporting challenge of a lifetime. Tonight’s action sees the women take on the keirin race, whilst the men go wheel to wheel in the elimination race. Also includes coverage of the women’s speed climbing event.

May 12 @ 21:00
21:00 — 22:05 (1h 5′)

ITV

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For the Queen, duty comes first. But after a busy day, how does she switch off and unwind? Like the rest of her family, Her Majesty has a host of hobbies to take her mind off the pressures of the day job. So, as a family whose downtime options seem endless, what activities do they choose to keep them entertained? Some hobbies – like hunting, fishing and riding – seem to be in the blood, passed down from generation to generation and synonymous with the British monarchy. But the royals enjoy a range of other hobbies and sports that come high up on the list. When choosing a sport, the royal family often go niche – with the likes of polo, carriage driving or the ancient form of tennis. In this programme, we discover what the royals enjoy doing in their me-time, and what these hobbies reveal about their character.

August 13 @ 20:00
20:00 — 21:00 (1h)

Channel 4

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