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Jonathan Ross signs ITV chat show deal

Jonathan Ross signs ITV chat show deal

Jonathan Ross has signed a deal with ITV to host a chat show next year. BBC News reports Jonathan’s new chat show will start “late next year” and Ross said he was “thrilled and excited” with the new ITV show. It will air in peak time, so this will likely mean it will be on earlier than his current 10.35pm BBC1 timeslot – perhaps 9pm. It’s not yet been confirmed which day of the week the chat show will air….

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Wossy replacement show held until 2011

Wossy replacement show held until 2011

The BBC are in no hurry to launch the replacement show for Friday Night With Jonathan Ross when Wossy quits this summer. The Sun say they’re likely to wait until January next year before launching a new chat show to replace Jonathan’s show. The Sun report “insiders say bosses want to put some distance between the star and his successor after Wossy quits the Beeb in July”. They quote an insider – “executives aren’t planning to rush to fill Jonathan…

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Chris Evans for Friday Night gig?

Chris Evans for Friday Night gig?

Chris Evans has said he’d take over from Jonathan Ross as host of a Friday night talk show if he was offered the job. This follows the news that Jonathan will quit the BBC in July, announced last week. He said “I would be lying if I said that if I was offered it I would say no, but I don’t think I will be offered it”. Evans started his new BBC Radio 2 breakfast show this morning. Graham Norton…

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Jonathan Ross to leave the BBC

Jonathan Ross to leave the BBC

In a surprise announcement Jonathan Ross has said he won’t be renewing his contract with the BBC when it runs out this July. Jonathan has been with the BBC for 13 years. He says the decision is not “financially motivated”. He currently hosts Friday Night With Jonathan Ross on BBC1, Film 2010 on BBC1 and a BBC Radio 2 show. He posted on his Twitter page “my day is turning out to be far more interesting then I had anticipated”…

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BAFTA TV nominations revealed

BAFTA TV nominations revealed

The nominations for this year’s TV BAFTA awards have been announced. Jonathan Ross is nominated in the Best Entertainment Performance category for Friday Night With Jonathan Ross, and The Daily Show With Jon Stewart is nominated in the International category. Jonathan Ross being nominated for an award has been a controversial subject for some people, because of the BBC Radio 2 incident with Russell Brand last year, leading to Jonathan’s temporary suspension from the BBC. The BAFTA TV awards ceremony…

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Jonathan Ross return lineup announced

Jonathan Ross return lineup announced

The guest lineup for Friday Night With Jonathan Ross’ first show back following Jonathan Ross’ BBC suspension has been announced. The first show back will be on Friday 23rd January at 10.35pm with Stephen Fry, comedian Lee Evans and music from Franz Ferdinand. BBC News is reporting there’ll be “one more guest will be added to the line-up nearer the time”. Could this mystery guest be Andrew Sachs or Georgina Baillie I wonder? Jonathan Ross will return to host his…

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