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'The Nightly Show' Series 2 Could Still Happen, Despite A Rocky First Run

It's not as doomed as you might think.

31/03/2017 17:02

In fact, RadioTimes.com has now suggested it could be back for another series later in the year, when its initial eight-week run concludes next month.

According to the site, ITV is currently weighing up its options, which include bringing it back in September for another eight weeks, and, again, introducing a host of guest presenters.

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Gordon Ramsay is current host of 'The Nightly Show'

However, another source said that this might be a bit too close to the original run, and early next year may be a more likely possibility.

David Walliams kicked things off for ‘The Nightly Show’ back in February, and it didn’t take long before a backlash began, which he put down to viewers being unhappy about the fact that ITV had moved ‘News At Ten’ to a new slot.

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David Walliams and John Bishop

In fact, RadioTimes.com has suggested that if ‘The Nightly Show’ returned in its current timeslot, ITN journalists would be displeased, with one journalist telling them: “Morale would be sorely affected.

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Dermot O'Leary

There are still two weeks left of the show’s initial run, with Jason Manford and Bradley Walsh each taking the helm for five nights each.

Past hosts included John Bishop, Dermot O’Leary and Gordon Ramsay, whose final show airs on Friday (31 March).

‘The Nightly Show’ airs on weeknights at 10pm on ITV.

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