Challenge secures rights to Fun House... and Knightmare?

Discussion of the repeats of Knightmare on the satellite channel Challenge?
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Challenge secures rights to Fun House... and Knightmare?

Post by SpectralScorpion » Thu Jan 10, 2013 5:31 pm

Challenge have just announced on their Facebook page they've secured the rights to show two series of Fun House. Given how Knightmare is never far away from that show could we be on the verge of good news? :question:
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by Canadanne » Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:51 pm

SpectralScorpion wrote:Challenge have just announced on their Facebook page they've secured the rights to show two series of Fun House.
Haha, that'll please all the viewers who were horrified by CITV picking two post-mullet episodes!

I like how "We're still working on Knightmare" is accompanied by a winky face... I hope it means they are optimistic, though I might be reading too much into it. :P

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by pjmlfc05 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:30 pm

Canadanne wrote:
SpectralScorpion wrote:Challenge have just announced on their Facebook page they've secured the rights to show two series of Fun House.
Haha, that'll please all the viewers who were horrified by CITV picking two post-mullet episodes!

I like how "We're still working on Knightmare" is accompanied by a winky face... I hope it means they are optimistic, though I might be reading too much into it. :P
Sounds promising! I still believe they will show it again. Especially after the feedback Knightmare received from the old skool weekend. :-*
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by Canadanne » Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:28 pm

Challenge said yesterday on Facebook: "We are still to be decided on when [Fun House] will start as hoping to pair it up with another classic kids game show"! What do you suppose they could be referring to?!

The fact that they're delaying the launch of an already-acquired show for this gives me great hope indeed that they expect to acquire the other one...

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by SpectralScorpion » Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:47 pm

Canadanne wrote:Challenge said yesterday on Facebook: "We are still to be decided on when [Fun House] will start as hoping to pair it up with another classic kids game show"! What do you suppose they could be referring to?!

The fact that they're delaying the launch of an already-acquired show for this gives me great hope indeed that they expect to acquire the other one...
Another positive sign is Challenge announced they've bought the rights to Bullseye, so this and Fun House show they're clearly acquiring shows for the coming year. If Knightmare should return to Challenge I reckon it'll be announced sooner rather than later. :D
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by Canadanne » Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:41 pm

Latest FB comment from Challenge gives an estimated timescale - "still waiting as we want to pair it up with another kids show so could be a couple of months". (They have confirmed that the other show is Knightmare.)

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by SpectralScorpion » Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:13 pm

Canadanne wrote:They have confirmed that the other show is Knightmare.
YES! :D :D :D :D
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by pjmlfc05 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:49 pm

Wow!! That's made my Friday! :D
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by shadow6162 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:55 pm

*jumps up and down around the whole house* ;D
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by Canadanne » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:32 pm

Don't get too excited, the deal hasn't gone through yet. :P

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by shadow6162 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:40 pm

Fair point. I just couldn't resist doing that ;D
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by Karinsky » Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:26 pm

Dammit, can't get Challenge tv anymore :(
Switched my sky tv off years ago.

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by Canadanne » Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:59 am

Karinsky wrote:Dammit, can't get Challenge tv anymore :(
Switched my sky tv off years ago.
But Challenge is on Freeview these days...

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by JamesA » Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:55 am

...indeed. Presently Channel 46.
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by Canadanne » Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:20 pm

More tweets today - Challenge are *still* in negotiations for Knightmare and will "hopefully have news soon!" Someone else asked about Fun House and they replied "will be announcing the date soon :-)"

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