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Hunted series 2: Channel 4, 22 September
A League of Their Own series 11: Sky 1, 22 September
8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown series 10: Channel 4, 24 September
Decimate series 3: BBC1, 26 September
The Chase episode 1000: ITV, 29 September
It's Not What You Know series 4: Radio 4, 29 September
Four in a Bed: Channel 4, 3 October
My Kitchen Rules: Channel 4, 3 October
Taskmaster series 3: Dave, 4 October
The Apprentice series 12: BBC1, 6 October
Have I Got News for You series 52: BBC1, 7 October
Deal or No Deal concluding episodes: Channel 4, 10 October

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The Apprentice
16 September You're Hired in the Firing Line Mr. Gilbert
Rhod Gilbert has been announced as the new host of The Apprentice spin-off programme You're Fired! after Jack Dee fired himself from the BBC2 vehicle after only one series. Romesh Ranganathan, who was a regular panellist in the last series will not return due to scheduling conflicts.

The Great British Bake Off
13 September We've had the most amazing time on Bake Off
Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins have announced that they will not follow The Great British Bake Off to Channel 4. They will step down as hosts after the current series on the BBC. Mel and Sue said in a statement: "We made no secret of our desire for the show to remain where it was... we're not going with the dough."

The Great British Bake Off
12 September Bake Off Off
The BBC has lost the rights to show The Great British Bake Off after the current series and Christmas specials. The exceedingly popular show will move to Channel 4, after Love Productions turned down the BBC's final offer. It's not immediately clear if any of its stars will leave.

Blankety Blank
22 August BLANK Me One More Time
More information about the Blankety Blank revival has been revealed as David Walliams will host a Christmas special of the cult game show. According to the Daily Mirror, the Christmas special will be a trial for a full series, which is quite similar to how the Lily Savage era went.

Deal or No Deal
19 August Deal Me Out
Channel 4 announced today that Deal or No Deal has been axed after being on the screens for 11 years and airing over 3,000 episodes. The final series will air in autumn 2016.

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