Paris | Two historical figures from the show Numbers and lettersBertrand Renard and Ariel Boulin-Pratt, with exceptional longevity, will leave the game, which will now only be broadcast on weekends, France Televisions told AFP, confirming information from the newspaper. Parisian/Today In France.
“We disagree and we regret (…) We thank Ariel and Bertrand for the very beautiful page of the game that they have written for many years”, announced to the newspaper Alexandra Redde-Amiel, director of games, variety and entertainment unit of France Televisions.
Bertrand Renard and Ariel Boulin-Pratt have been involved in the game’s animation since 1975 and 1986 respectively.
They wrote that they “recorded their departure in the summer after a contractual disagreement down from five to two shows a week”. Parisian/Today In France.
On the other hand, the main animator of the game broadcast on France 3, Laurent Romezko, will continue in this role, which he has held since 1992.
Numbers and lettersIt consists of generating the longest possible word or finding a number from randomly drawn letters and numbers, and has existed in its current form since 1972. It was started in 1965 with just a letter segment named “long word”.
Bertrand Renard, himself a former candidate, suggested the division of numbers and Ariel Boulin-Pratt the letters.
According to the newspaper, they will finally be broadcast on the weekend of September 10-11 “when the last recorded numbers are broadcast”. The names of their replacements are yet to be announced.
Daily in the past Numbers and letters Now with the new formula it will be telecast only in the late afternoon on weekends.
“We want to offer Numbers and letters A family audience that brings all generations together,” promises Alexandra Redde-Amiel.