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The John Bishop Show

  • Episode:

    1 of 6

  • Transmission (TX):

    Sat 08 Jan 2022

  • TX Confirmed

    Yes

  • Time

    9.30pm - 10.15pm

  • Week:

    Week 02 2022 : Sat 08 Jan - Fri 14 Jan

  • Channel:

    ITV

  • Published:

    Fri 17 Dec 2021

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The John Bishop Show

Episode 1

John Bishop talks to James Nesbitt and Sarah Millican

Series overview

John Bishop is to present a brand new topical chat show Saturday nights on ITV, The John Bishop Show, which will be co-produced by So Television, part of ITV Studios and Lola Television.

The comedy superstar and actor, currently on a huge arena tour with his new stand-up show Right Here Right Now and star of the latest Doctor Who series, is getting ready to bring his all-round comedic brilliance to ITV for six weeks. 

Each week John will open the show with a topical stand-up routine and then chat to some very special celebrity guests. Star interviewees will include the hottest names in film, TV, sport, music and more. John will also be checking the global comedy pulse with a team of stand-ups from all over the world. The show will be recorded a few hours before transmission, in front of a live studio audience. 

An award-winning comic, with multiple sell-out tours, John’s a favourite fixture on screens with credits including factual series John Bishop’s Great Whale Rescue and John Bishop’s Ireland, hit drama series Fearless, host of iconic The Royal Variety Performance, starring as a guest panellist on entertainment smash The Masked Dancer and more.

Produced by So Television, part of ITV Studios / Lola TV