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Jonathan Ross and Graham Norton up for awards

Jonathan Ross and Graham Norton up for awards

Jonathan Ross and Graham Norton are both nominated for Best Talk Show at the National TV Awards. Jonathan Ross is nominated for his old Friday Night show whereas Graham Norton is nominated for his own talk show which replaced Jonathan’s on BBC1 Friday nights in the same timeslot when Friday Night With Jonathan Ross ended last year. The National TV Awards take place in January. BBC News – “Graham Norton battles Jonathan Ross for TV award”

Friday Night With Jonathan Ross bows out

Friday Night With Jonathan Ross bows out

The final episode of Friday Night With Jonathan Ross aired on Friday night. David Beckham, Jackie Chan, Mickey Rourke and Roxy Music were guests on the final show. Ross said “I should start by saying thank you to all the guests we’ve had on over the 10 years we’ve been doing the show – at least 95 per cent of them were great”. The BBC1 show bowed out with Jonathan saying “everyone here at the BBC has always been terrific……

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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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Final episode of FNWJR to air next month

Final episode of FNWJR to air next month

Friday Night With Jonathan Ross will finish next month – the final episode will air on the 16th July. Jonathan Ross is rumoured to be moving to ITV or Channel 4. One of the guests on his final BBC1 show will be David Beckham – a source says “it’s all very top secret but Becks has been booked and he’s really excited”. It was thought Russell Brand would appear on the final show and discuss the Sachsgate incident that got…

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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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