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Ask The Host: How much help is Jeremy Clarkson’s new Millionaire lifeline?

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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is back. But not quite as we know it.

The show has returned to ITV this week for a nightly series of specials, hosted by Jeremy Clarkson, to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

And producers have been careful to make sure the reboot is 2018-proof.

Ask The Host: How much help is Jeremy Clarkson’s new Millionaire lifeline?
Ask The Host: How much help is Jeremy Clarkson’s new Millionaire lifeline?

The “phone a friend” lifeline, for example, sees a producer sent to the friend’s house to make sure they aren’t Googling the answer during the call.

Then there’s the updating of the famous catchphrase “We don’t want to give you that” – previously uttered by Chris Tarrant when holding out a cheque to a contestant.

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