MEDIA: New Lottery show Red Alert due for November launch

The BBC has announced the details of Red Alert, the new lottery programme made by Ginger Media, due to launch in November with Lulu as presenter.

The BBC has announced the details of Red Alert, the new lottery

programme made by Ginger Media, due to launch in November with Lulu as

presenter.



Ginger has brought in Jon Rowlands, formerly a producer for BBC comedy

programmes, as series producer. Rowlands’ credits include Comic Relief,

Lenny Henry Goes To Town, and the Radio 4 show Loose Ends.



The show is the first the BBC has commissioned from Chris Evans’

independent production company for a prime time slot.Regular features

will include Stand By Your Doors, pulling in whole streets to

participate in the programme, which has been developed under the remit

of Eileen Gallagher, managing director of Ginger Television.



Red Alert will have a strong music element, with The Eurythmics and

Elton John already signed up to appear on the show alongside Lulu.



The show will replace the current series of National Lottery Stars, with

Dale Winton.



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