SBS drops Letters and Numbers for Countdown

letters and numbersSBS has axed its teatime letters and numbers based TV show Letters And Numbers.

The cash-strapped network made the announcement on the show’s Facebook page late on Friday afternoon.

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The post has already drawn nearly 500 messages of protest.

The show – which ran for five seasons and more than 400 episodes -is based on the format of the French show Des Chiffres et Des Lettres. It is hosted by Richard Morecroft, David Astle and Lily Serna.

It will be replaced by the UK show Countdown, which follows the same format and is the longest running quiz show on British television.


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