The Horne Section

Channel 4 greenlights new scripted comedy from Taskmaster’s Alex Horne

The Horne Section TV Show piloted in 2021, and following the band's multiple appearances on The Last Leg and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Channel 4 has now been picked up the show for a six-part series.

Fiona McDermott, Head of Comedy at Channel 4, commented: “Alex is an extraordinarily talented comic; unique, charming and unpredictable.

The Horne Section TV Show is set to mirror all these qualities, with a unique blend of talk show and sitcom, music and mayhem and we can’t wait to share it with the Channel 4 viewers.”

10 things you might not know about Taskmaster

Each series sees host Greg Davies and sidekick Alex Horne stump five comedian contestants with their tasks.

Ahead of the show’s October 2020 return on Channel 4, we take a look at who and what makes Taskmaster tick.

Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Taskmaster.