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Anne Robinson announced as new Countdown host, replacing Nick Hewer

Anne Robinson has been announced as the new host of popular TV quiz show Countdown.The presenter is best known as the former host of the BBC game show The Weakest Link, which ran from 2000 to 2012. Robinson is stepping in to replace Nick Hewer, who announced in December that he will be leaving Countdown in the near future.Hewer, a former star of The Apprentice, had hosted the series for a decade.Robinson’s appointment was announced on the Channel 4 chat show Steph’s Packed Lunch. Speaking on the show, Robinson said: “I am beyond thrilled to be joining Countdown. The show...
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Countdown announces new host as Nick Hewer quits after 10 years

Countdown has announced its new host to replace Nick Hewer. Anne Robinson will be taking over the seat – making her the first woman to present the show. The former Weakest Link host was announced on Steph's Packed Lunch, with her name appearing in a Countdown-style conundrum. Speaking of her...
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