Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr to host new comedy game show for Channel 4

I Literally Just Told You will be the first game show in history to provide all the answers to the contestants while the questions are written as the show goes on.

Commenting on his inspiration for the show, creator Richard Bacon said: “I Literally Just Told You just feels like a natural Channel 4 show, who are a perfect fit for this, and it’s irreverent nature takes me back to my Big Breakfast days.

BBC One announces celebrity panel for I Can See Your Voice

Comedian Jimmy Carr and TV favourites Alison Hammond and Amanda Holden will be guiding the players guessing who can and can’t sing from a group of unknown singers standing before them.

Each week a different popstar will also join the panel.

Holden said: “I’ve seen first hand over my many years as a judge how acts can shock you with an incredible voice.

“With my experience on stage, television and radio I think I have one of the best pair of eyes in the business for spotting talent, so the masqueraders will really have to up their game to fool me!”

8 Out of 10 Cats returns to E4

8 Out of 10 Cats (Credit: Channel 4)

The panel show will see Rob Beckett resuming his role as team captain, along with rotating guest captains including Aisling Bea, Katherine Ryan, Sara Pascoe and Kerry Godliman.

Panellists will compete against each other in guessing the results of numerous public polls and surveys on popular topics.

“I’m really excited that 8 Out of 10 Cats is returning to E4,” said Jimmy Carr.

“What Britain needs now more than ever, is a panel show about surveys and statistics. Well, that and six months’ supply of food and medicine.”

Have you met Miss Jones?

“When I meet someone their first emotion is to shit themselves because they’re like ‘Is she drunk? Is she mental? What is she saying?’ I love that because I can think, right, I am going to prove you wrong!” she says.

Rosie has recently come back from the Funny Women awards where she reached the final with the support of her mentor, stand-up comedian Sara Pascoe. “It was only my tenth ever gig” she recalls. “I performed to about 800 people. That’s my biggest audience by about 780 people…”