ITV announces The John Bishop Show set to air Saturday nights - Everything we know so far

By Amber Sunner

ITV has announced a new Saturday night show starring comedy superstar and actor John Bishop.

The John Bishop Show will see the 54-year-old bring his comedic brilliance to our screens for six weeks.

Each week viewers will see his stand up routines as well as special appearances for celebrity guests.

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Star interviewees will include the hottest names in film, TV, sport, music and more in front of a live studio audience.

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.”

John will also be catching up with global comedians during the shows.

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

Details of when the show will air are yet to be announced.

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