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.
"We don't want people to feel like they're getting the B-team.View this post on Instagram
"It needs to be that if you see Waleed, Carrie, and Pete on a Monday... it will be every single Monday," she continued.
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.View this post on Instagram
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