UPDATE (16/5/2018 2:29PM): Following a successful pilot earlier this year, Channel 4 has announced that it has commisioned a full series of 'The Big Narstie Show.
Hosted by Big Narstie, alongside co-host Mo The Comedian, the six part series will see Grime MC Big Narstie flex his creative presenting skills infront of a live studio as they present a late night, alternative entertainment show.
In each episode Narstie and Mo will be joined by celebrity guests as they present original, straight talking segments on the news of the week, TV, showbiz, trends, phone-ins, and food. Starting this summer, The Big Narstie show will air on Channel 4 at 11pm.
Big Narstie is teaming up with Mo The Comedian to pilot a late-night entertainment show for Channel 4. Titled The Big Narstie Show, the pair will be joined by celebrity guests as they present what’s described as ‘straight-talking segments on the news of the week, TV, showbiz, trends, phone-ins, and food’.
The news follows the announcement that Elijah Quashie, known as the Chicken Connoisseur on YouTube, will also present a Channel 4 programme called The Peng Life in which he will sample food, fashion and other items at “street” and “elite” level and decide what is best.
Channel 4 commissioning editor Syeda Irtizaali says:
‘We’re thrilled to work with Big Narstie again, as it’s clear from his previous Channel 4 appearances that he is en route to becoming something of a national treasure.
‘It really feels like an opportunity for a brilliant and ridiculous show which flips the conventional magazine show format on its head.’
Ben Wicks, of programme-makers Expectation added:
‘Big Narstie is an incredibly talented, charismatic, charming and funny man who has some of the best turns of phrase the English language has ever known.
‘We are very excited about working with him, and Mo Gilligan, the most must-see comedian on the circuit whose inimitable high-energy style is sure to take TV by storm. This is a show I cannot wait to watch, let alone make.’
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