Xander said he felt sure that Pointless would stay with the BBC, due to the channel's "very strong bond" with the programme's producer Endemol.
We are already talking about two more years (of making the show) at least, and we won't be moving to Channel 4. We won't be doing any of that.Xander's views echo those of Pointless co-host (and Endemol creative director) Richard Osman:
I don't think it ever would (move). There's something very nice with the nature of Endemol's relationship with its broadcasters. I think it would be exceedingly unlikely.
There's a very strong bond between our production company and the various broadcasters it works for.
That last tweet was a joke. BBC have been beyond awesome with Pointless from start to finish. They can have us for as long as they want us.— Richard Osman (@richardosman) September 12, 2016
So, BBC it is. And excellent news that there are two more years of shows in the offing. Now... if only the Beeb would show them....