John Bishop will present a new Saturday night comedy show for ITV entitled The John Bishop Show.
The comedy star is currently on tour with his new stand-up show Right Here Right Now.
Every week for six weeks, Bishop will perform his trademark everyman stand-up and chat to celebrity guests in front of a live studio audience. The interviewees will include some of the biggest names in showbiz and sport.
Bishop will also invite stand-ups from around the world to perform on the show.
Bishop is no stranger to the small screen, having featured in both factual and dramatic series such as John Bishop’s Great Whale Rescue, John Bishop’s Ireland and Fearless. He has also hosted the iconic The Royal Variety Performance.
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.”