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John Bishop to host new Saturday night show for ITV

John Bishop to host new Saturday night show for ITV
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ITV announces a new Saturday night comedy show hosted by John Bishop.

ITV has announced details of a new Saturday night entertainment show hosted by John Bishop.

Called The John Bishop Show, the programme will feature a mix of Bishop performing stand-up and interviewing celebrity guests.

"We've been discussing making a Saturday night show for ITV for a while and I am so glad that we are finally going to be doing it," said Bishop, who will also make his debut on Doctor Who later this month.

"We want it to be up to date and topical, whilst also fitting the energy and fun that Saturday nights on ITV is known for."

Katie Rawcliffe, head of entertainment at ITV, added: "The John Bishop Show is the perfect Saturday night fix; celebrity tales, hilarious stand-up comedy and showcasing new global talent. John's charismatic on-air style will delight viewers and guests alike."

The series will air over six weeks early next year.

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