Chat's all folks! Carr confirms end of Chatty Man | 'I can't compete with Graham Norton'

Chat's all folks! Carr confirms end of Chatty Man

'I can't compete with Graham Norton'

 Alan Carr has confirmed Chatty Man has come to an end after eight years and 16 series.

He admitted that it was a struggle to compete with big hitters Graham Norton and Jonathan Ross.

But he said Channel 4 moving the show to Thursdays earlier this year was a mistake

Speaking at the launch of his new book, Alanatomy, he told The Sun: 'I’ve gone as far as I can with Chatty Man.

'I just think that the art of the chat show has evolved unless you can get the amazing guests all the time that Norton gets.

'I’ll be honest with you, I don’t think moving it to a Thursday was the best move. It feels like a party show, a Friday show.

His was pulling in a respectable two million viewers — but that is only half of Norton’s BBC One audience.

He is now working on a new show, Alan Carr’s Happy Hour, which will air in an earlier evening slot on Fridays on Channel 4 later this year. It is said to have more of a feel of a club than a TV studio.

Published: 9 Oct 2016

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