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24/08/2017

BBC Commissions Avalon To Produce New Game Show

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BBC Entertainment has commissioned Avalon to produce a brand new format The Button for BBC One.

The 8 x 30 minute game show, which can arrive in any home around the country, will visit five families or friends each week and place a talking button at the heart of their front room where the teams face spontaneous challenges against the clock to win a cash prize.

The teams must keep an eye on the button which turns from green to red when it’s time to play. They miss it at their peril as it's a race against the clock to hit the button and start the game. The Button delivers the task they must complete in the quickest time, interacts with them, and also reveals their rival teams on screen and the results.

Kate Phillips, Controller of BBC Entertainment said: "This new show absolutely pushes all the right buttons for us. It’s a funny, frantic, competitive romp and a great snapshot of family life across the UK."
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