Michael McIntyre's hit game show is looking for contestants for a new series of the popular game show.

The BBC One programme features a spinning wheel of celebrity experts who help the contestants answer trivia questions from their area of expertise for a chance at winning the cash prize

It has been commissioned for a third series much to the relief of fans who have been complaining about the show repeating on Saturday night. 

The showrunners have said: "We're searching for fun, confident and outgoing people who think they have the knowledge to take on The Wheel."

News Shopper: The Wheel's opening title. Credit: BBCThe Wheel's opening title. Credit: BBC

Advertising for contestants, the show added: "But don’t worry, you won’t be alone, you’ll also have celebrity experts assisting you in answering the questions and hopefully bag you the jackpot!

Will there be a series three of The Wheel?

Michael McIntyre's The Wheel is produced for the BBC by Hungry Bear Productions.

We don't know yet when the new series will air but it is likely to be soon since it has been attracting some international attention.

NBC announced in February 2021 that it would be showing an American version and a ten-episode run has been ordered.

The game show is being produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television and Hungry McBear Media.

There is also expected to be Dutch and Finnish versions of the game show too with both SBS 6 and Finnish network MTV3 announcing their own programmes.

How to apply to be a contestant on The Wheel

The showrunners at the BBC is looking for contestants that are 18 years of age and over.

It has asked that if interested, you should contact the producers on the following email for more information - the-wheel@hungrybear.tv.

Applications close on April 1 2022 - good luck!