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Michael McIntyre’s Big Show Gets New Series


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The Bafta award-winning Michael McIntyre is back on BBC One this autumn as his Big Show gets even bigger, returning for eight shows in its longest ever run.

The popular Saturday night entertainment show will be back with more superstar celebrity guests, more music and even more laughs. Plus there are more chances for the audience to get involved than ever before as the hunt is on for members of the public to nominate their loved ones to be the Unexpected Star or play the Midnight Gameshow.

Michael will host the eight-part series which will be recorded in front of a live audience at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.

Michael McIntyre says: “I’m thrilled at the continued success of the Big Show. Every series gets bigger and better and series four will be our most ambitious yet. There will be new audience surprises as well as returning favourites such as Send to All, the Midnight Gameshow and some extraordinary stunts for the Unexpected Star of the Show. I can’t wait!”



Kate Phillips, Controller, Entertainment Commissioning, says: “Michael’s Big Show is always a big treat on BBC One and this one promises to be bigger and better than ever. I’m looking forward to more brilliant stand up and stand out games. ”

Dan Baldwin, Managing Director of Hungry McBear Media says: “We are delighted Michael McIntyre’s Big Show is coming back for an extended run. Which means more Midnight Gameshows, more Send To All’s and more Unexpected Stars! Plus we have some exceptional new ideas to throw into the mix. Plus Michael has been touring non-stop on his world tour and is on the best form of his life – which is going to lead to an outstanding series for BBC One.”

Commissioned by Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content and Kate Phillips, Controller, Entertainment Commissioning. Michael McIntyre’s Big Show is produced by Hungry McBear Media. The Executive Producers are Dan Baldwin and Claire Horton. The Commissioning Editor for the BBC is Rachel Ashdown.

Michael McIntyre’s Big Show air on BBC One later this year.

Series three was the most successful series to date with the show attracting an average of 6.9 million viewers.