Happy Hour is the critically acclaimed character lead chat show staring, Al Murray as The Pub Landlord. Al's unique take on celebrity chat mixed with chart-topping music and the best in British bar banter is a winning combination for evening entertainment schedules. Each episode sees The Guv'nor 'interview' his favourite stars from the world of entertainment and showbiz (while offering some of his own notorious advice).
DAVE GORMAN MODERN LIFE IS GOODISH
DAVE GORMAN thinks modern life is good...ish. However, tired of endlessly being sold stuff he doesn't need, feeling manipulated by the media and harassed by technology, he’s become slightly obsessive about the 'ish'. But instead of letting it drive him mad he's decided to fight back.
Filmed in front of a live studio audience, comedian Dave Gorman uses his own unique blend of stand-up and documentary comedy to present a mischievous look at modern life. Join Dave for a journey of intellectual curiosity and a healthy amount of humour as he holds up a mirror to the countless questionable things we’re all exposed to but just seem to accept as OK.
The Button (the show's host, judge and, of course, actual button) makes its debut in this game show taking place in the houses of five UK families, who compete to win challenges in the comfort of their living rooms. Arriving in all five locations simultaneously, the Button sets the households a series of fiendishly fun challenges requiring skill, determination and intellect, over one anything-can-happen day.
UNSPUN WITH MATT FORDE
Recorded just a day before transmission, clued-up comedian Matt Forde is joined by some political VIPs to make sense of the week's parliamentary pandemonium.
HARRY HILL'S TV BURP
ITV's number one rated comedy show Harry Hill's TV Burp ran for over 11 years from 2001 to 2012. Winner of four BAFTAS, Best Entertainment Performance at the Royal Television Society Awards and Best Comedy Entertainment Programme at the British Comedy Awards, TV Burp was a hit with critics and audiences alike. With regular weekly audiences of over 7 million viewers on Saturday nights, TV Burp has been a monster hit with audiences of all ages.
Widely credited for turning a traditional review show on its head, this format - which features sketches, topical gags, celebrity guest appearances and razor-sharp observational humour - is an all-you-need-to-know guide about current television without the hassle of even needing to change channel. From documentaries to the biggest soaps and reality TV, any show has the potential to fall under the watchful eye of Harry Hill.
LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
Comedian, actor and writer John Oliver presents a half-hour satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.
Rivalry is encouraged, dodgy tactics rewarded and bribes accepted in what is set to be the most dogged, hard-fought and ridiculous comedy entertainment format on TV. The Taskmaster sets tasks to a group of contestants (and ultimately decides who wins), whilst his right-hand man coaxes the comedians to show how comic, creative and seriously competitive they are.
THE FRANK SKINNER SHOW
BBC / ITV
Frank Skinner hosts the critically acclaimed mix of stand-up comedy and sit-down chat with some of the biggest names on the planet - and some guests he told the production team he just has to meet.
THREE MEN IN A BOAT
Three comedians, Griff Rhys Jones, Dara O'Briain and Rory McGrath go on a series of water bound voyages in this light-hearted, popular factual entertainment series for BBC Two. The trio endure treacherous waters and each other's company as they attempt to charm their way from place to place without killing each other in the process.