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Major shake-up on the cards for The Project panel in 2020

Major shake-up on the cards for The Project panel in 2020

A Channel Ten executive has confirmed that hit panel show The Projectis set for a re-shuffle this year after the show struggles to compete with the ABC.

Speaking to the Herald Sun on Thursday, Ten chief content officer Beverley McGarvey said that the almost-nightly changes to the panel line-up will stop.

“You won't see the same faces six nights a week but what I would like to have is consistency and familiarity,” she said.

Last year, viewers saw a mix of hosts including Susie Youseff, Joel Creasey and Dave Thornton, which is a factor that could be explained by the decreased ratings.

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"We don't want people to feel like they're getting the B-team.

"It needs to be that if you see Waleed, Carrie, and Pete on a Monday... it will be every single Monday," she continued.

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In ratings that were published by Mumbrella in December, The Projectfailed to attract a bigger audience than ABC’s 7:30, which beat out the show by 100,000 viewers.