The comedian was on fine form during an appearance on Radio 2, his first in eight months.
The music mogul was apparently no fan of Britain's Got The Pop Factor – until it proved popular with viewers, that is.
Peter Kay, Catherine Tate and a special Live Lounge performance are all among the highlights of the evening.
The comedian recently revived his Bafta-winning sitcom for a one-off audio special, in a bid to "cheer up" the country.
The audio-only episode of the hit sitcom will debut later this week.
The comedian appeared in the Car Share finale back in 2018.
Peter Kay Comedy Genius: In His Own Words was branded “incredibly misleading” in a post on his Twitter account.
He was not there to pick up the Best Comedy award for 'Car Share'.
"There are things to think about."
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