Davina McCall insists the '£100k Drop' is just as "exciting" as 'The Million Pound Drop'.

Davina McCall

Davina McCall

The 50-year-old presenter's Friday night quiz show is relaunching in a daily afternoon slot and though audiences have branded the huge drop in prize money "depressing", the host insists that doesn't make it any less dramatic.

She told OK! magazine: "When it came out on Twitter, I had a few people going, 'What happened there? Going from £1 million to £100,000 - that's a bit depressing.' But it's not, it's still very exciting."

And Davina insists she wasn't bothered about giving up the primetime slot because she loves working on the show so much.

She said: "I didn't have to think about it at all. I've done daytime before and nowadays I don't think it matters. That's my show and nobody else gets that show - it's mine."

Davina recently revealed she has rediscovered her zest for TV work now that her children, Holly, 16, Tilly, 14, and 11-year-old Chester - who she has with estranged husband Matthew Robertson - are getting older.

The former 'Big Brother' presenter initially felt guilty about leaving her children to go to work, but now that they are a little bit older, Davina feels more comfortable pursuing her own ambitions once again.

She explained: "The major feeling I had in the first 10 years of having children was guilt ... about going to work ... that I was tired.

"Before I had babies, I worked six or seven days a week. When I had Holly, I looked at her, and I thought I never want to work again. When the kids are little, you want to be with them. When they grow up, everything changes."

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