Judy Finnigan and husband Richard Madeley were spotted heading out And year-old Judy was pictured heading out for a lunch date with. Richard Madeley, 62, and Judy Finnigan, 70, still looked smitten after over 30 years of marriage, as they enjoyed a day out in Hampstead. Viewers took to Twitter to compare Richard to Steve Coogan's Alan Patridge with one writing: "Richard Madeley trying to outplay Joe Elliot of.
Richard Madeley: 'I used to be unfaithful but I've never strayed from Judy' - Telegraph
The couples present This Morning from Liverpool Image: Rex Recalling their first meeting back inJudy says: He walked into the newsroom and I was sitting at my desk at the other end.
It was a bit bright, mind. Tall, handsome and all that but I thought the suit was a bit flash.
Then, because he was a newbie, I was assigned the job of looking after him. By now, they were at the height of their success Image: Rex In his first marriage to Lynda, Richard had already been unfaithful — admitting to around 10 affairs in five years. And so the pair embarked on a secret affair. Would I be a suitable stepfather for young twins?
Richard Madeley: 'I used to be unfaithful but I've never strayed from Judy'
I had to feel confident I was up to it and that I wanted to do it. In the end I knew of course that I could do it — I wanted to do it. After their big move to Channel 4 Image: It was actually very painful because we were very much in love but it was very difficult. Madeley returned to This Morning in Octoberto celebrate 25 years of the programme live from the show's original home at the Albert Dock in Liverpool.
Madeley and Finnigan took the decision to suspend the daily quiz until further notice. Later that week, the news media confirmed that police investigations would be pursued, meaning the couple could be subject to a police interview.
Channel 4 admitted the scam may have been in force for two series of the show.
When Richard Madeley met Judy Finnigan: She told him 'Hi, I'm your mummy' - Mirror Online
Whilst Madeley and Finnigan had urged callers to continue entering, it was confirmed that winners were picked in the first 10 minutes of the show. The couple both deny being involved in the scam, which was revealed by the Mail on Sunday newspaper  after it was sold the story through media publicist Jonathan Hartley. The book club featured literature by new and unknown writers. One book was reviewed each week and the winner, named "Read of the Year," was announced at an awards ceremony.
After seven years in production, the show ended in August The couple transferred to new primetime show on UKTV's new channel, Watch. Their new show still contained popular features such as the "Book Club" and "Summer Read". The show attracted very low viewing figures, with onlypeople for the first episode, and 53, for the second.
Viewing figures since had consistently fallen, reaching new lows of just 11, viewers; their Channel 4 programme would see figures as high as 2. Madeley and Finnigan won on the season finale of season 2 of a TV version of the classic board game Cluedo before Madeley presented the last two seasons of the game show, game show Connectionsthe daytime quiz Runway as well as a series on the world's wildest weather, Eye of the Storm.
Judy Finnigan, 69, flaunts dramatic weight loss as she steps out with husband Richard, 61
He hosted the ITV1 show Fortune: Million Pound Giveawayand was presenter for the unaired pilot of the home video show You've Been Framed. In Aprilhe appeared as a Dictionary Corner guest on Countdown for five shows. Wogan died in January ; and Madeley's show became a semi-permanent replacement.
From April the slot was shared between Madeley and Michael Ballwith Madeley presenting for approximately 10 weeks a year and Ball taking the remainder.