John Bishop is to present a brand new Saturday night ITV comedy show, The John Bishop Show, which will be co-produced by So Television and Lola TV.

Every week Bishop will perform stand-up and chat with celebrity guests. Star interviewees “will include the hottest names in film, TV, sport, music and more in front of a live studio audience.”

The show will also feature a team of stand-ups from all over the world.

Bishop’s credits include factual series John Bishop’s Great Whale Rescue and John Bishop’s Ireland, drama series Fearless, host of iconic The Royal Variety Performance, and as a guest panellist on entertainment smash The Masked Dancer and more.

John Bishop said: “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. 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.”

ITV Head of Entertainment, Katie Rawcliffe said: “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.”


Jon Creamer

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