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Generation Game: Comeback fronted by Mel & Sue limited to two shows

From BBC - February 7, 2018

A revival of The Generation Game, to be hosted by comedy duo Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, has been reduced to just two shows.

When the vintage game show's return was announced last year, the BBC said it would have a four-episode run.

"During the production process it's not unusual for a new series to change length as the format evolves," said the BBC in a statement.

"We have got a brilliant show for audiences on BBC One this spring."

Four shows were filmed in all, though one or more of these may have been pilots that were not intended for transmission.

The Sun has claimed that the "combined cost of cutting the episodes is... around 400,000" - a figure the BBC said was "speculation".

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