Sue Barker left AQOS after 24 years internet hosting the present (Image: BBC/Vishal Sharma)
In September final yr, it was introduced that Sue would be leaving AQOS after 24 years on the sports activities quiz present, with group captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell additionally stepping down from their roles.
Sue has since been changed by former Take Me Out presenter Paddy within the revamped collection, with hockey star Sam Quek and upcoming Strictly Come Dancing contestant Ugo Monye becoming a member of him as the brand new group captains.
On Friday night, the primary episode of the brand new collection aired on BBC One, with many viewers fast to share their disappointment over Sue’s notable absence.
‘Didn’t assume I’d miss Sue on the present as a lot as I do,’ one individual tweeted.
‘Sue we miss you. Was once my favorite present however this was terrible,’ one other mentioned concerning the programme, which has been on air since 1968.
Sam, Paddy and Ugo have introduced a revamped model of the present (Image: BBC/James Stack)
One individual remarked that of their opinion, the brand new AQOS format ‘is a bit flat’.
‘Carry again Sue Barker instantly,’ one other urged the BBC.
Some viewers jumped to the present’s defence, insisting that it might turn into extra entertaining with the brand new line-up of presenters because the weeks go on.
‘Give it just a few episodes to offer them time to create some chemistry, however first impressions not good,’ somebody wrote.
‘A very good effort to date, and I respect it’s early days…. However deliver again the dream group,’ one other mentioned.
Nonetheless, others had been of the view that ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t try to repair it’.
A number of viewers additionally in contrast AQOS to A League Of Their Personal, as they thought the brand new format was attempting to emulate the opposite TV present.
Forward of the brand new collection launch, Paddy joked that he hadn’t needed to break up too many fights amid heated sporting debates.
‘Are you aware what, it’s been truly actually pretty. I’ve not needed to cease many arguments on the minute,’ he mentioned on The One Present.
Talking of the brand new group captains Sam and Ugo, he continued: ‘‘They’re each very aggressive, I might say that, however it’s form of simply flowed actually and there’s been a very nice vibe.’
Paddy additionally teased the appearances of ‘the odd non-sporting individuals’, as friends, explaining that they’re ‘people who find themselves captivated with sport however they’re not identified for sport’.
A Query of Sport returns subsequent Friday at 7.35pm on BBC One.
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