The comic took the reins of the troubled ITV series on Monday (10 April) night, and viewers actually seemed to find it funny - which could be a first for show.
While ‘The Nightly Show’ has spent weeks being slammed by viewers and critics for its weak gags and shaky format, Jason went down a storm with those watching, claiming it was a vast improvement:
As ever though, there were those who disagreed:
Jason was thankful for his stint being so well received, admitting he wasn’t expecting the positive response:
Prior to taking the hot seat, Jason admitted he wasn’t concerned about the show’s bad reviews.
‘The Nightly Show’ airs weeknights at 10pm on ITV.