E ric Monkman was the undisputed star of the University Challenge series last year, with their brains and expressive responses that captured the heart of the nation.
Although Bobby Seagull was on a rival team, the two quickly became friends even though they had to face each other eventually, Monkman captaining Wolfson College Cambridge, with Seagull leading Emmanuel College at the same university.
Now, the couple will come together again to present a new BBC series on the technological achievements of Great Britain.
They will travel the country in search of brilliant inventions.
The two have previously co-hosted a BBC Radio 4 show on polymaths.
Gaviota, of London, said he rejected a position on Celebrity Big Brother, which began last night, after his appearances at the University Challenge.