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Paul O'Grady Live

Paul O'Grady Live
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GenreEntertainment
Directed bySteve Smith
Presented byPaul O'Grady
Voices ofMarc Silk
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original English
No. of series2
No. of episodes22
Production
Executive Claire Horton
Paul O'Grady
Natalie Walker
Chris Weller
Production location(s)The London Studios
Running time60 minutes (inc. adverts)
Production Olga TV
DistributorITV
Release
Original networkITV, STV, UTV
Picture format576i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
Original release10 September 2010 (2010-09-10) -
8 July 2011 (2011-07-08)
Chronology
Related showsThe Paul O'Grady Show (2004-09, 2013-2015)
External links
Website

Paul O'Grady Live is a British comedy chat show hosted by Paul O'Grady, that began airing on 10 September 2010 on ITV.[1] The show is a Friday night chat show that features a mixture of celebrity guests, airing at 21:00. The show culminates with different Vegas-style acts or music artist performing live on the show. The show has averaged 3.74 million viewers.[2] Series one of the programme finished on 12 November 2010, although a Christmas special aired on 24 December 2010. The show's second series began on 15 April 2011 and ended on 8 July 2011, the show has not been on air since.[3]

History

O'Grady previously presented The Paul O'Grady Show, which was a huge success due to its variety of speciality acts and high-profile celebrity guests. The show featured comic stunts, musical performances, and occasionally viewer competitions. It ran for eight series on Channel 4 and three on ITV. Paul O'Grady Live is similar in format, but more adult-themed.

Episodes

Series 1

# Original Air Date Guests Ratings (millions)[4][5]
1 10 September 2010 Dawn French, Tom Jones, JLS and Spelbound 3.79
2 17 September 2010 Enrique Iglesias, Nicole Scherzinger, Kim Cattrall and Peter Kay 3.69
3 24 September 2010 Kylie Minogue, Jo Brand, Bob Hoskins and Jake Shears 3.57
4 1 October 2010 Michael Parkinson, Russell Brand, Louie Spence and Plan B 3.35
5 8 October 2010 Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow, David Tennant and Dannii Minogue 4.25
6 15 October 2010 Michael McIntyre, Harry Hill, Kate Thornton and Joe McElderry 3.62
7 22 October 2010 Chris Evans, Louis Walsh, Simon Pegg and Taylor Swift 3.33
8 29 October 2010 Barbara Windsor, Caroline Rhea and Nadine Coyle 3.53
9 5 November 2010 David Walliams, Barbara Knox and McFly 4.01
10 12 November 2010 Julie Walters, Leslie Jordan, Katy Perry and Diversity 4.02
Christmas special 24 December 2010 Bette Midler, Danny Miller, Cilla Black, David Haye, and The Soldiers 5.47

Series 2

# Original Air Date Guests Ratings (millions)[4][5]
1 15 April 2011 Amanda Holden, John Cleese, Charlotte Church and Rupert Everett 4.16[6]
2 22 April 2011 Amir Khan, Brenda Blethyn, Tracie Bennett and Antony Cotton 3.07[7]
3 29 April 2011 Alan Carr, Stacey Solomon, Dame Edna Everage and Blue 3.17[8]
4 6 May 2011 James Corden, Ross Kemp, Charlie Brooks, Karen Gillan and The Feeling 3.27[8]
5 13 May 2011 Kathy Burke, Celia Imrie, Paddy McGuinness and The Black Eyed Peas 3.29[9]
6 20 May 2011 Matt Lucas, Katherine Kelly, Michael Ball and Westlife 3.75[10]
7 27 May 2011 Johnny Vegas, Suranne Jones, Joan Collins and Olly Murs 3.55[11]
Lady Gaga Special 17 June 2011 Lady Gaga 3.55[12]
8 24 June 2011 Victoria Wood, Sally Lindsay and Barry Manilow 2.86[13]
9 1 July 2011 Lisa Maxwell, Bob Geldof, Janet Jackson and Joe Jonas 3.04[14]
10 8 July 2011 Ian McKellen, Myleene Klass, Michelle Collins and Nicola Roberts 3.37[15]

Ratings

Most episodes throughout the show's first series averaged over 3 million viewers.[16] Series one averaged 3.87 million viewers. Series two averaged 3.37 million viewers.

References

  1. ^ Ryan Love (25 August 2010). "ITV confirms Paul O'Grady show premiere". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2010.
  2. ^ "Weekly Top 30 Programmes". BARB. Retrieved 2010.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ a b "Weekly top 30 programmes - BARB". www.barb.co.uk.
  5. ^ a b http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/search/searchselector.php?query=Paul+O'Grady+Live&type=1&styp=2&srtt=1&lnpp=50
  6. ^ Millar, Paul (16 April 2011). "'Paul O'Grady Live' returns with 3.9m". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2011.
  7. ^ Millar, Paul (24 April 2011). "'Paul O'Grady Live' sheds more viewers". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2011.
  8. ^ a b Millar, Paul (9 May 2011). "'Modern Family', 'Middle' light up Sky1". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2011.
  9. ^ Millar, Paul (15 May 2011). "John Sullivan tribute documentary grabs 3.5m". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2011.
  10. ^ Millar, Paul (21 May 2011). "'Paul O'Grady Live' climbs to 3.8m". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2011.
  11. ^ Millar, Paul (28 May 2011). "'Million Pound Drop' floats above 2m". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2011.
  12. ^ Laughlin, Andrew (18 June 2011). "'The Kennedys' delights 2.6m on BBC Two". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2011.
  13. ^ "'The One Show' drowns in Wimbledon rain". 25 June 2011.
  14. ^ "BBC One triumphs with Wimbledon coverage". 3 July 2011.
  15. ^ "Channel 4's comedy night sees audience spike". 9 July 2011.
  16. ^ http://gleekifi.com/gossip/Paul-OGrady-Live-rallies-to-4m-3677904.html[permanent dead link]

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