Ten announces Beau Ryan and Liz Ellis as the new hosts for Gladiators revival set to air next year
The Gladiators revival will be hosted by Liz Ellis and Beau Ryan, according to Channel 10 on Tuesday.
The show, which is set to air later next year, will see the sporting personalities take on the small screen role.
Beau, who currently hosts the Amazing Race, said he was ‘beyond excited’ to be taking on the job of the iconic show.
‘I am beyond excited to be hosting alongside the great Liz Ellis,’ he said.
‘Liz is a national treasure, and we are going to have a lot of fun. I grew up watching and loving and can’t wait to get into it. It’s going to be spectacular.’
Ten announces Beau Ryan and Liz Ellis have been announced as the new hosts for the Gladiators revival set to air next year, as reported by TV Blackbox. Both pictured
Liz, who recently won I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here, was equally thrilled.
‘I am super pumped to be hosting Gladiators Australia with Beau who is in the gym as we speak trying to match it with our Gladiators,’ she said.
‘It’s an iconic franchise and I’m excited about the reboot,’ she added.
The revival is set to air next year with filming thought to be underway
‘It is set to showcase some of my favourite Gladiator challenges from the original series as well as throw up a few new ones for us to fall in love with!’
The Gladiators and Contenders skills will be tested with obstacles including Hang Tough, Duel, The Wall, Power Ball, Pyramid and The Eliminator.
It will be the ultimate test of speed, strength, stamina, agility and power.
The high-octane show, made popular in 1995 and 1996, found its home on Ten.
In July, it was announced the iconic show would return to TV. Pictured: Tiffiny Hall as ‘Angel’ on the show
In addition to the Australian show, the BBC is also planning a reboot for UK fans of the competitive series.
The show did get a reboot in 2008 but failed to find a steady audience.
The show was hosted by Tom Williams and Zoe Naylor.
Some of the challenges on the reboot included Atlasphere, Duel, Gauntlet, Hang Tough, and the Hit and Run appeared on the Seven show
The show was filmed at The Dome at Sydney Showground with challengers competing to $50,000 and a Subaru Forester.
The show featured a number of household names including Zac Kozyrski as ‘Hunter’ and Jackson Mullane as ‘Outlaw’.
Female Gladiators included Tiffiny Hall as ‘Angel’ and Olympian Tatiana Grigorieva as ‘Olympia’ on the show.
A cast photo from the international Gladiator franchise. Pictured