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 May 31

by Carolina

It’s the news quiz where you can betray your way to the top! Win the Week is set to test loyalties, betray celebs and make champions out of everyday punters. 

Alex Lee and Craig Reucassel (image - ABC)
Alex Lee and Craig Reucassel (image – ABC)

Quiz master Alex Lee (The Checkout, The Feed) will fire off questions to three teams – covering everything and anything that made the news that week. From world events to political scandals, sporting dramas to social media blowups – nothing will be off limits. 

Each week three celebrities pair off with an everyday Aussie, who is also the designated Team Captain. They must work together to win. However, at the end of each round teammate loyalties will be tested with the dramatic “Stay or Betray” choice. The losing Team Captain must decide to either stick with their celeb or swap to a different celeb from another team in their quest to “Win the Week” (and get a prize that will be disappointing even by ABC standards).

Celebrities taking on the challenge this series include Andrew Denton, Zoe Coombs-Marr and Annabelle Crabb. Craig Reucassel (War on Waste, the Chaser) will feature every week on the condition it is a “not-too-hard quiz”.

Filmed weekly in front of a live studio audience the pressure will be dialed up to 100 as our celebs seek to prove their worth, talk themselves out of being betrayed or beg not to be discarded. Egos might be dented but champions will be made.

Win The Week airs on Wednesday nights at 8pm from Wednesday 23 June on ABC TV and ABC iview.

Original posted at tvblackbox.com.au

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