Good Morning Britain has announced the daytime show is heading into ITV’s primetime schedules. The one-off special, Good Evening Britain, is described by the broadcaster as ‘a live, late-night version of the breakfast programme, which will capture the mood of the nation immediately after one of England’s biggest World Cup matches.’
Hosted by Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid Good Evening Britain will air at 9.15pm on Thursday 28th June on ITV, UTV and STV. Producers promise a lively mix of debate and chat, as well as taking viewers on a global journey to measure the thoughts of the nation after England take on Belgium.
With famous faces dropping by the studio to offer their opinion on the match result and other news; Good Evening Britain will focus on all the controversial, amusing and memorable moments of of the night alongside the other news, current affairs and showbiz stories of the day.
Good Morning Britian originally launched in 1983 from TV-am at their Camden Lock studios, the first outing ran until 1992. GMTV replaced the show for eighteen years before the disastrous Daybreak launched in 2010. Good Morning Britain was revived in 2014 and is the most successful ITV breakfast show since GMTV.
Last month GMB relocated from ITV’s London Studios on the Southbank to Television Centre in West London.
“We are excited to introduce one of our flagship shows to the evening schedule. It promises to be a lively 60 minute event, filled with all of the ingredients that make GMB so unmissable!” – Emma Gormley, Managing Director of ITV Studios, Daytime