Ben Shephard speaks out on co-host's new career move away from #GMB: 'The ...

GMB viewers have been used to seeing Tipping Point's Ben at the helm of the ITV breakfast time show in recent weeks, stepping in for Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid alongside Kate Garraway. However, the quiz show host hasn't been the only one taking on presenting duties in Piers and Susanna's absence as Adil Ray and Loose Women's Ranvir Singh have also been taking it in turns to bring viewers the latest headlines. And it's Adil who's landed himself another major role on the network away from GMB.

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Adil will front an all-new quiz show coming to ITV this winter named Lingo.

ITV announced the news this week, describing the programme as a "quick-thinking game of words".

The GMB star will be responsible for pitting three teams against one another in the hopes of taking home some cash by showing off their linguistic skills.

Against the clock, contestants will be tasked with finding words in complex puzzles, each one heightening in difficulty as the rounds progress.

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Speaking about landing the role, Adil said: "I feel like I have just won the star prize on a game show!

"I am so excited to be working with ITV and Wildcard and to be hosting such a brilliant game.

"When I told my Aunty about it she wanted to come on as a contestant, as long as it was in Punjabi. She won't

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