Gladiators ready to return to TV

The BBC has been accused of "reheating old dishes" after it announced it was rebooting Gladiators after 13 years.

The game show became a cult hit on ITV in the 1990s

The revival is set to include "classic challenges as well as the brand-new game, the finale at the end of each episode with fan favorite The Eliminator".

Scott Crews, EVP of Global Formats and Unwritten Content, MGM Television, said: "Gladiators is a format that resonates with audiences around the world.

Speaking of the enduring popularity of the series, Jett (Diane Eudell) also said: "I think it was one of the firsts of reality TV,

Gladiators will return to BBC One and BBC iPlayer in 2023.