Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Discussion of the repeats of Knightmare on the satellite channel Challenge?
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by shadow6162 » Sat May 05, 2012 10:06 am

So did I. I hope it'll be worth it!
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by Canadanne » Sat May 05, 2012 4:27 pm

JamesA wrote:One of the latest tweets from Challenge TV's Twitter account:

"There is so much love for Knightmare out there :-) We will try our hardest to make it so!!"
God I love Challenge! It's incredibly refreshing to see a TV channel that really cares about giving the viewers what they want. You get the sense they are fans just like the rest of us.

I also love the fact they've been inundated with requests for KM to be shown on TV again... just goes to show the demand *is* still there!

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by Canadanne » Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:12 am

Dave pointed out that Challenge currently have a poll on their Facebook page, asking "What is the best Game Show NOT already on Challenge?" Knightmare is winning with twice as many votes as its nearest rival, Fort Boyard!

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the knightmare on challenege possibility AGAIN

Post by knightmaredave » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:48 pm

Hi all i can't find the old thread-
anyway i am presuming you have ALL voted to try and get knightmare repeated on challenge? Its in one of their recent facebookthreads, it would be great if they did, any thoiughts?

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by JamesA » Tue Jun 26, 2012 4:07 pm

If you haven't already done so, you can vote for Knightmare by clicking on this link (please note that you need to be logged into Facebook first).

Knightmare currently ahead of nearest rival Fort Boyard by 75 votes to 37!
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by knightmaredave » Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:45 pm

have we all voted then? that will at least help there's only 76 votes so far so i suspect not

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by JamesA » Sun Jul 15, 2012 10:19 pm

Latest figures show Knightmare remaining in the lead with 91 votes, Fort Boyard still lagging behind on 40.
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by GranitasIsCute » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:01 pm

The thing is, Challenge is now showing Fort Boyard again, so does that mean Knightmare is also likely to get a repeat soon?

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by shadow6162 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:02 pm

Hmm...could be :D
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by Canadanne » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:05 pm

Did they start showing Fort Boyard after that poll, or was it on already? (The poll says "original Fort Boyard" so perhaps they're showing the UK version and thinking of getting the French one?)

In any case, it doesn't tell us anything about the rights negotiations for Knightmare. But they were already trying to get it before they posted the poll, and they tweeted a week ago that they're still looking into it, so fingers crossed!

Someone should tell them to ask about TimeBusters and/or Cyberzone while they're at it. :P

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by Canadanne » Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:47 pm

Another frustratingly vague yet nonetheless encouraging update:
https://twitter.com/ChallengeTV/status/ ... 7364247552

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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by DarkComet » Thu Jul 19, 2012 7:15 pm

Damned cockteasers. Still, IP negotiations are never a quick and easy process. The fact they have clearly started is a very positive sign.
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by SpectralScorpion » Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:29 pm

It's looking increasingly likely that KM will make a triumphant return, but like Dark Comet said negotiations are difficult. To acquire rights you need to please a whole load of people, in KM's case ITV, David Rowe, English Heritage plus a few others. I doubt it'll make it to screens in time for the anniversary but better late than never. :D
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Re: Knightmare Possibly coming back to Challenge

Post by EvelynMason » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:08 pm

We get Challenge TV, but they change the programmes so often it's sometimes hard to watch anything. They used to have Strike It Lucky on a few weeks ago, then took it off. One of my favourite retro shows. Never watched Fort Boyard when it was on, and don't want it featured now, when better shows could be in it's place, I always thought it was 'The Crystal Maze at Sea'.

Haven't seen Knightmare on any TV for years now, they just won't bring it back, I don't even remember it on Challenge, must of been before we got the channel. I would really like to see re runs of this show again, I don't care if it is Challenge, although it sounds best suited for it.

Really missed the show when it ended in the early 1990s but you knew it couldn't go on forever. I do hope we can get this back on satellite channels sometime soon.

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Re: Challenge to re-show Knightmare

Post by pjmlfc05 » Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:08 pm

Does anyone have updates on this? Really hope it gets shown again. In the Mirror a while back it said that Tim Child was planning special! Hope it's true!
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