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ITV is shaking things up ahead of the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Liverpool. The Chase, Tipping Point and In For A Penny are normally staple shows on the broadcaster’s Saturday lineup. However, all three were pulled from the program to make way for coverage of the sporting event. ITV seem to give preference to sporting events with heavy coverage from ITV Racing: Live from Newbury going straight to coverage of the FA Cup final taking place this weekend.

ITV is shaking things up ahead of the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Liverpool. The Chase, Tipping Point and In For A Penny are normally basic show on the broadcaster’s Saturday lineup. However, all three were pulled from the program to make way for coverage of the sporting event. ITV seems to give preference to sporting events with wide coverage of ITV Racing: Live from Newbury go straight into the coverage of the FA Cup final this weekend.

Fans had enjoyed the celebrity special of Ben Shepherd’s game show, Tipping Point: Lucky Stars, which airs on weekends, leaving viewers with the usual weekday show as well.

However, Ben, along with Bradley Walsh and The Chase crew plus Stephen Mulhern’s In For a Penny, have all been let go for tonight, Saturday May 14.

The chopping and changing of shows doesn’t stop there as Oti Mabuse’s sung romance show Romeo and Duet will also be on hiatus for the evening.

Liverpool, who take on Chelsea, will settle on ITV1 and ITV Hub with the teams playing at Wembley Stadium in London.

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Ant and Dec were so impressed with Japanese magician Keiichi Iwasaki that they couldn’t resist hitting the buzzer.

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