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Why Did Ken Jennings and Mark Labbett Leave 'The Chase'?

In 2020, ABC announced that the American adaptation of the British series The Chase would be returning to television. The following year, the series revival premiered with Sara Haines as the host and a few of the most renowned quizzers in the world — including but not limited to Ken Jennings and Mark Labbett (aka The Beast) — as Chasers.
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The Chase's Mark Labbett reveals he has been dropped from US version

The Chase star Mark 'The Beast' Labbett has revealed he's been dropped from the US version of the popular ITV quiz show. Labbett had appeared on the original US edition of The Chase from 2013 to 2015 on GSN. He then joined ABC's revival of the show for its second season in 2021.
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The Only Thing Quiz Master Mark Labbett Is Happily Losing Is Weight!

You're gonna want Mark Labbett on your trivia team. Mark is an English quiz master and to say that trivia is his life would be a bit of an understatement. Since 2009, Mark been one of "the chasers" on the game show The Chase. Whether it was in Britain where the show started, Australia, or the United States, Mark (whose nickname is The Beast), has gone head-to-head with other quiz kids in an attempt to outrun them.
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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Mark Labbett

For more than a decade, Mark Labbett has been a fixture in the game show world. As a chaser on both the UK and American versions of The Chase, Mark has become well known to people all over the world. To say that Mark is a wiz when it comes to trivia would probably be an understatement. Recently, however, his competitive nature got the best of him. After losing during an episode of The Chase, Mark walked off the set and appeared to be frustrated. After all, I think we can all agree that no one likes to lose. Mark has since apologized for his actions and it appears that many viewers aren’t holding it against him. Keep reading to learn 10 things you didn’t know about Mark Labbett.
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The Chase’s Mark Labbett apologises after ‘The Beast’ storms out mid-episode: ‘My mental health was shot’

The Chase star Mark Labbett, known on the series as “The Beast”, has apologised after storming off during a recent episode.Labbett stars as one of the “Chasers” on the popular ITV quiz show – quiz experts whose wits are pitted against weekly contestants looking to take home a cash prize.During Wednesday night’s episode (26 January), Labbett was seen walking off set in anger after losing to the contestants with just seconds remaining on the clock.When host Bradley Walsh questioned Labbett about the loss, viewers watched as “The Beast” said “I’m off”, before walking away and punching part of the...
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Carol Vorderman responds after The Chase star Mark Labbett makes ‘creepy’ comment about her

Carol Vorderman has addressed the criticism directed at The Chase star Mark Labbett after he made a “creepy” comment about her. Vorderman was among the celebrities to appear on the ITV game show Beat the Chasers on Tuesday night (11 January).While the episode aired, Labbett – also known as The Beast – made a comment about her “tangible assets” on Twitter.The quizzer wrote: “I don’t know what is more impressive about @carolvorders, her intellect of her more tangible assets #superstar #BeatTheChasers.”Some fans criticised Labbett for his remark, writing that it was “a bit creepy and sexist”.I don’t know what is...
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Beat the Chasers' Mark Labbett mocks host with bookish joke

Beat the Chasers is back on ITV, and so is some fiery banter between the chasers and host Bradley Walsh. Tonight's (January 10) celebrity version saw Omid Djalili, Richard Whitehead, Jenny Eclair and Clive Mantle trying to win money to benefit three charities of their choice. During Whitehead's turn to...
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‘Jeopardy!’ Icon James Holzhauer Shows ‘The Chase’ Fans Where Mark Labbett Lost ‘All’ of His Cred

“Jeopardy!” legend James Holzhauer loves nothing more than provoking his favorite people through sarcastic but clever insults on Twitter. Yesterday’s roast victim was none other than Mark “The Beast” Labbett, Holzhauer’s co-star on ABC’s “The Chase.”. After shattering several records on his 2019 “Jeopardy!” run, Holzhauer turned to a new...
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"The Beast" Mark Labbett on "The Chase"

It’s an all-new season of "The Chase" where three contestants face off against the world’s greatest trivia titans! This time around there's a new "Chaser"-- Mark Labbett. In June 2009, Mark “The Beast” Labbett became the world’s first chaser. He has played over 600 games of “The Chase” and is the only chaser to have appeared on the UK, Australian, and now US, version of the quiz show.
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‘Jeopardy!’ Legend James Holzhauer Hilariously Roasts Newest ‘The Chase’ Co-star Mark Labbett

The Chase features three of the greatest champions in Jeopardy! Now, it’s adding to its trio with a “new” Chaser, Mark Labbett. For those who didn’t watch the original British version of The Chase, Labbett was the original “chaser.” Before the two American versions ever existed, Labbett was testing challengers in the U.K., before appearing on the first American version as well.
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ABC's The Chase Adds 'The Beast,' Mark Labbett, for Season 2

The Chase contestants, consider yourselves warned: The game is about to get monstrously difficult. Ahead of the quiz show’s second season, ABC has recruited Mark “The Beast” Labbett, who first appeared as a chaser on the U.K. version of the series. He joins current chasers (and Jeopardy! GOAT contestants) James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.
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