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Channel 4’s ‘The Last Leg’ to return

Adam Hills has signed a one-year deal with the UK’s Channel 4 to continue a series that discusses disability sport.

Channel 4 Big 4 Installation Channel 4's Big 4 Paralymic themed installation © •
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"It's not often you get the chance to do something you absolutely love, that people seem to connect with."

Australian comedian Adam Hills has signed a one-year deal with Channel 4 in Great Britain that includes another series of “The Last Leg,” a TV programme that tackles how the public and media should approach disability sport.

“The Last Leg” debuted during the London 2012 Paralympic Games as an alternative review of each day of action in the British capital and was a hit with viewers across the UK.

Hills, who has a prosthetic leg and was born without a foot, used humour to appropriately break down disability sport and garner interest in the Paralympic Movement from the public.

"The Paralympics is one of my favourite events in the world,” Hills told reporters.

“When Channel 4 offered me the chance to cover it with ‘The Last Leg,’ I jumped at it. It's not often you get the chance to do something you absolutely love, that people seem to connect with. I thought ‘The Last Leg’ was going to be an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I'm over the moon to think that we can do it all again."

Alex Brooker and Josh Widdecombe will return as co-hosts for the show, which will include a Christmas special and an eight-part series in 2013.