Have I Got News For You has confirmed the start date for its new series in 2023 this autumn.
Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are back for the show’s 66th series.
Writer & presenter Victoria Coren Mitchell will host the opening episode on Friday, 6 October at 9PM on BBC One.
This will be her 26th appearance on the show, and her 18th time as the guest host.
Panellists for the first episode are TV personality Carol Vorderman and comedian Ignacio Lopez.
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The new series will run weekly on Friday nights from 14 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.
Since its debut in 1990, Have I Got News for You has been a staple of British television, offering a satirical take on the week’s news events. Hosted by a rotating cast of comedians and broadcasters, the program features team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton, along with celebrity guests who provide humorous insights into the week’s headlines.
Known for its sharp wit and irreverent humour, Have I Got News for You has become an enduring favourite among viewers and continues to entertain with its unique blend of news and comedy.
PICTURE CREDIT: Matt Crockett