Is Ricky Wilson Really Getting His Own TV Quiz Show?
Is Ricky Wilson the new Simon Amstell?
Ricky Wilson - the lead singer with the Kaiser Chiefs and current coach on The Voice UK - is in talks for his own quiz show. According to The Sun newspaper, Wall to Wall producers are keen for Wilson to helm his own programme 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks' style show on BBC.
Ricky Wilson Could Helm His Own TV Quiz Show
A source told the tabloid, "Producers are developing ideas to match his personality -- irreverent and credible."
Wilson was the surprise choice to line-up alongside Kylie Minogue, Tom Jones and Will.i.am on the new series of The Voice, though has impressed with his naturalistic TV style. He is also set to present a handful of shows on BBC6 Music.
Meanwhile, Ricky's co-star Will.i.am is exploring other TV ventures including a documentary with Joanna Lumley set to air later this month
The programme - titled 'Joanna Lumley Meets Will.i.am' - will follow the Absolutely Fabulous star spending time with the music producer, whom she became "fascinated with" since watching him carrying the Olympic Torch in 2012.
The 67-year-old actress travelled to Los Angeles to spend a week with Will.i.am, including staying at his home and meeting with his family and friends.
She said: "The film we made together is truly a rare thing - a side of will.i.am the public hasn't seen yet, with interviews with friends, family and colleagues."
'Joanna Lumley Meets Will.i.am' airs on March 28 on BBC One while The Voice UK enters its live rounds on Saturday (March 22, 2014).