Nine News Now to rest over summer for Tipping Point
Nine News Now will halt over summer to pit British game show against The Chase UK.
UK game show Tipping Point is set to screen on Nine afternoons from 3pm Monday December 2.
TV Tonight can reveal Nine will halt Nine News Now over summer non-ratings with the game show and sporting commitments screening across 3 – 4pm.
That will also pit the show against timeslot winner The Chase UK on Seven which rates north of 150,000, while Nine’s show is above or below 100,000.
Tipping Point in which contestants answer general knowledge questions to win counters which they use on a large coin pusher arcade-style machine.
Hosted by Ben Shephard it has been running in the UK since 2012.
While Nine sources said Nine News Now will return, that could change if the show draws a bigger audience.