Exclusive: Luján Argüelles, chosen by Mediaset to present ‘The weakest rival’

Mediaset already has a presenter to host The weakest rivalthe legendary contest that returns to television more than 20 years after its broadcast on TVE. Lujan Arguelles will be in charge of piloting this format, as has been learned Informalia in exclusive.

Con The weakest rival, Lujan Arguelles returns to Mediaset to take charge of a new contest after having presented, years ago, the successful Password, one of the most popular formats in history Cuatro. The journalist will also be in charge of the new edition of Who wants to marry my son? that the chain launched months ago.

Based on the format The Wakest Linkwhich premiered on the BBC in 2000, The weakest rival It was broadcast on TVE between 2002 and 2004. The actress Nuria Gonzalez She was the first presenter and then took over Carmel Aranburu, in charge of piloting it during its last stage. The program began in the afternoons on La 1 and then moved to La 2.

In both cases, the most striking thing was the distant, cold and edge paper that the presenters had to assume to host this program when addressing the contestants, something that Argüelles will now have to reproduce.

In the mechanics of The weakest rival, several contestants respond to a question posed by the presenter. The more you guess correctly, the more the jackpot increases. However, After each round the participants have to ‘nominate’ a partner – supposedly the weakest one – to leave the program. At the end of each delivery there are only two left, who fight to be the strongest rival.