Stephen Fry is hosting the revival of the gameshow Jeopardy! (Photo: ITV)

ITV has finally revealed when viewers will be able to watch the reboot of Jeopardy! presented by Stephen Fry.

In February, it was announced that the classic program, which to this day is one of the most watched game shows on American TV, was being revived by the broadcaster Love Island.

While Jeopardy in the United States! has broadcast more than 8,000 episodes since its first broadcast in 1964, in the UK it has not appeared on screens since it aired on Channel 4, ITV and Sky One between 1983 and 1996.

However, ITV missed a crucial detail in the announcement: when to expect the return of Jeopardy!

Now, however, the Big Brother network has declared that the new version of the gameshow will premiere on New Year's Day on ITV1 and ITVX at 5.45pm.

It will then continue weekdays at 4pm, with at least 20 episodes reportedly filmed and planned.

Alex Trebek was the host of Jeopardy!  for over 35 years in the USA

Alex Trebek was the host of Jeopardy! for over 35 years in the USA (Photo: AP)

Danger! sees players given clues in the form of answers and must formulate their answers in the form of a question.

By reaching the finals, contestants have the chance to win huge cash prizes, with some contestants winning millions on various Jeopardy! episodes.

However, Stephen, who recently recovered after falling from a stage and breaking several bones, previously promised the ITV reboot would have a 'modern twist'.

Stephen Fry

Stephen said the idea of ​​presenting the show makes him 'giddy with joy' (Photo: Getty)

He said: 'In the United States, Jeopardy! It is a phenomenon like no other. Whenever I'm in America, I do my best to watch it every day of the week.

The former QI presenter continued, telling viewers: 'The thought of hosting it here in the UK makes me giddy with joy.'

'I hope that a nation as dedicated and inquisitive as ours will welcome this exceptionally seductive and infinitely rewarding game.'

Big Brother was also recently rebooted (Photo: Shutterstock)

Danger! was hosted by the late Alex Trebek for more than 35 years, between 1984 and his death in 2020, at age 80.

It's not the only show to have been rebooted recently, with Big Brother recently returning to ITV, while Gladiators will return to the BBC in 2024.

Danger! premieres on New Year's Day on ITV1 and ITVX at 5:45pm.

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