ITV have signed up presenter Jonathan Ross in an exclusive deal to front The Jonathan Ross Show for a further two series.
The contract will see Ross remain on the channel until at least the end of 2015. He will record two new series and a Christmas special of his late evening chat show show during 2015.
“I’ve been lucky enough to interview some of the biggest stars around on The Jonathan Ross Show and I’m delighted that I’ll continue to do so for ITV until at least the end of 2015 with two series booked for the channel for next year. This Saturday I have Russell Brand, Lindsay Lohan, Daniel Radcliffe and Rio Ferdinand on the couch and there’s plenty more to come.” – Jonathan Ross
Since joining the channel in autumn 2011 Jonathan has interviewed some of the most famous people in sport, TV, film and music including David Beckham, Richard Branson, Oprah Winfrey, Andy Murray, Tom Hanks, Keifer Sutherland, Kylie Minogue, Will Ferrell, Bradley Cooper, Sandra Bullock, Liam Neeson, Damien Lewis and Sir David Attenborough.
Music acts have included Coldpay, Lady Gaga, Eminem, John Legend, Arctic Monkeys, Bruno Marrs, Taylor Swift and Tinie Tempah.
“Jonathan is the king of talk shows and a valued member of the ITV family. He continues to attract the biggest names in showbiz onto his sofa and I am delighted that he will remain on the channel until at least the end of 2015.” – ITV’s Director of Entertainment and Comedy Elaine Bedell
Prior to joining ITV the series aired as ‘Friday Night with Jonathan Ross’ on BBC One for 18 series between 2001 and 2010.