Lovebirds Michael Underwood and Angelica Bell team up for ITV1’s ‘The Zone’

‘The Zone’ is brand new and exclusive to ITV1 from Thursday 20th May after midnight. Times may vary.

ITV1’s brand new shopping and gaming destination ‘The Zone’ provides viewers with a fun new place to shop and play. ITV has teamed up with market leaders QVC and NetPlayTV to bring its viewers the very best choice in home shopping and TV gaming, live and direct to their living rooms. ‘The Zone’ will be hosted by real life couple MICHAEL UNDERWOOD and ANGELLICA BELL, who will be joined by a rotating team of lively presenters and sparkling sales hosts including JAYNE SHARP and ZOE HARDMAN.

‘The Zone’ is a new way for ITV1 viewers to make that all important purchase, or play along at home to their favourite bingo and roulette games, with chances to win big money cash prizes!

For the first time ever, ITV viewers will be able to access QVC’s vast range of expert advice, top brands and quality products on terrestrial television. Our hosts will guide viewers through all the bite size segments of ‘The Zone’, while offering holiday deals, must have experience days and amazing special offers. Shopping through your television has just got even easier!

As part of ‘The Zone’, QVC, the UK’s favourite shopping channel, will broadcast live from their iconic HQ in London’s Battersea. QVC will offer ITV viewers all the choice of a department store in the comfort of their own home and will change its themed programming daily. The shows will include everything from well-known brands such as Bose, Birkenstock, Bobbi Brown, Samsung, Liz Earle, and L’Occitane to celebrity brands such as Lulu and Joan Rivers. Celebrity faces to watch out for over the coming weeks include Lulu, Jemma Kidd, Lulu Guinness and Kelly Hoppen.

NetPlayTV’s segment on ‘The Zone’ allows viewers to interact in real time with each TV programme. ‘Roulette Nation’ allows players to place real cash bets on a live roulette and play along with the NetPlayTV presenters, online or via their telephones. An exclusive bingo show for ITV1 has also been developed which will feature quick fire keno and bingo rounds. These shows bring all the fun, excitement and trust of the casino or bingo hall, without the player having to leave his or her living room. With fantastic prizes and a mega cash jackpot prize of up to £100,000 available to win, gaming through your TV is now more fun and accessible than ever before!

Michael and Angellica said of hosting their first ever show on ITV1 together: “We are so excited to be hosting ‘The Zone’ and can’t wait to get started. Everyone loves shopping and gaming. And where better to get involved than from the comfort of your own sofa!”