Nick Hewer

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First appearance 9 January 2012
Last appearance Still going
Appearances 1,244
Episodes with Nick Hewer

Nick Hewer (b. February 17, 1944) is a presenter of Countdown. He took over from Jeff Stelling at the start of Series 66 in January 2012.

Born in Swindon, Hewer started out his career in public relations, before being hired to work for Amstrad, the company founded and run by Alan Sugar. Since 2005, he has gained a TV following by being one of Sugar's 2 advisors on The Apprentice, which he will still do while being host of Countdown.

On 16 November 2011, Hewer was announced as Stelling's replacement, nearly 6 months after Stelling announced his resignation from the role. [1] He is now the second longest serving presenter after Richard Whiteley, and celebrated his 1,000th episode in June 2016.

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