Have I Got News For You on? start date confirmed for new series

Have I Got News For You on? 2022 return

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Have I Got News For You's new series for 2022 will start soon on BBC One - here's all you need to know!

Paul Merton and Ian Hislop return for what will be the show's 63rd series.


BBC newsreader & Mastermind presenter Clive Myrie will be guest hosting the opening episode on Friday, 1 April at 9PM on BBC One.

On returning for his second time as guest host of the programme, Myrie said: "I’m so excited and really looking forward to a second stint as host of HIGNFY.

"It’s clear that in my absence Merton and Hislop have been running amok. A firm hand is needed to rein the scoundrels in. They’d better be ready!!"

He will be joined for the episode by journalist Helen Lewis and comedian & writer Andy Hamilton on the panels with Ian and Paul

Watch Have I Got News For You online

The new series will run weekly on Friday nights from 1 April, with the extended repeats, Have I Got A Bit More News For You on Mondays on BBC Two.

You can stream and watch episodes online for free via the BBC iPlayer.

Meanwhile the show recently celebrated 30 years on air with a special documentary, Have I Got 30 Years for You which is available on the BBC iPlayer now.


The special relives some of the most memorable and controversial moments from three decades of the topical news quiz, with contributions from Ian Hislop, Paul Merton, Gary Lineker, Alexander Armstrong, Camilla Long, Richard Ayoade, and Victoria Coren Mitchell.


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