National speculation is growing on who will replace Jeff as Countdown
host, with suggestions including comic Alexander Armstrong, who just missed out last time, Rory Bremner, Terry Wogan and Richard Madeley.
He said: "My score was spotted by the programme's producer Damian Eadie who had won a previous series of Countdown
After Richard died, there was some suggestion I might take over as the main host of Countdown
but it took me about five seconds to say that I didn't want to do it.
While flamboyant Whiteley is still much missed among loyal Countdown
fans, it seems that the new Des is already fitting in well.
To Buy's flexible platform is equally capable of supporting foreclosures, short sales and traditional property transactions.
In December 2009, Countdown
To Buy launched its online real estate marketplace that allows qualified home buyers to purchase traditional, foreclosure and short-sale properties through an offer management platform that automatically reduces the price 1% per day until an offer meets or exceeds the daily price.
Adam Holvey helps to switch on the countdown
The current Countdown
champ is an 11-year-old, which will do Stelling's chances no harm.
He said, 'Having just spent a fun day with the Countdown
team it's easy to see why the show is such a success.
I'm far too thick to host a show like Countdown
, I don't know a consonant from a conundrum.
However, they decided on a permanent replacement for popular Whiteley, who anchored Countdown
for 23 years.
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