Wed. Jan 19th, 2022

Tayo Oguntonade is set to host the new year of Channel 4’s Bafta-winning daytime display The Fantastic Residence Giveaway.

he display sees two strangers who have never ever owned a property given funds to obtain a home at auction.

They then have six months to redevelop the house into a desirable dwelling with the intention to offer and break up the income, but if they fail the dwelling goes back to auction.

House skilled Oguntonade is permanently joining the hosting staff along with returning presenter Simon O’Brien and S4C’s Carys Davies as part of Channel 4’s Black to Front project, which aims to rejoice black talent in the Television set sector.

The present won a Television set Bafta award in the new Daytime classification in June this 12 months.

The Black to Front project plans to air programmes fronted by black expertise and featuring black contributors to champion those people voices and stories on September 10.

As component of the undertaking, 5 new episodes of the assets exhibit will broadcast in the course of September exactly where Oguntonade will give the Do-it-yourself contestants suggestions and helpful recommendations.

Oguntonade said: “Helping to get folks on the home ladder has been a enthusiasm of mine for a very long time, one of which I have been executing throughout my career.

“I am so enthusiastic to be becoming a member of The Good Property Giveaway staff and getting to share my guidance with not only the renovation new-comers on the clearly show, but also the viewers at household!”

Along with getting a house pro, Oguntonade is also a mortgage broker and trader and has previously appeared on Channel 4’s Steph’s Packed Lunch.

Kate Thomas, commissioning editor for daytime and characteristics at Channel 4, stated: “Tayo is a amazing talent who currently has masses of admirers pursuing his suggestions on social media.

“I’m delighted he has joined the Bafta-successful staff on The Terrific Residence Giveaway.”

Bafta-successful comedian Mo Gilligan and presenter AJ Odudu will host a one-off specific of the early morning demonstrate The Major Breakfast, when veteran broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald, 81, will current the game demonstrate Countdown as part of Channel 4’s Black To Entrance day.