The live 10-part series will include interviews with politicians and the biggest names in journalism
Andrew Neil returns to our screens this weekend, with a new 10-part live political series on Channel 4.
The Andrew Neil Show will review the latest political news and feature interviews with politicians and journalists, and will also include a weekly podcast.
Neil, a host and political interviewer for the past 30 years, is known for interviewing some of the world’s most famous leaders, including Richard Nixon, Kofi Anan, Ronald Regan, and Boris Yeltsin.
While at the BBC, he was considered by many to be their best and most powerful interviewer, and Boris Johnson famously refused to sit down with him ahead of the 2019 General Election.
Here’s everything you need to know about his new Sunday political show on Channel 4.
When is Andrew Neil’s show on Channel 4?
Andrew Neil’s New Show Sunday Politics will air on Channel 4 this Sunday (May 8) at 6pm.
A half-hour political show produced by ITN Productions and Channel 4 News.
What did Andrew Neil say about the show?
The political talk show was confirmed by Channel 4 in February 2022, when Neil expressed his excitement about the new project:
“Sunday night is a pivotal moment in the political week – we can look at what happened in the last week, erase what was in the Sunday articles and talk shows, and move to next week. We will aim to do all that and more. ”
What can we expect from The Andrew Neil Show?
The program will consist of 10 episodes, broadcast at 6 pm, every Sunday on channel 4.
It will feature interviews with politicians and journalists, covering the latest news on UK politics.
The show will also come with a weekly podcast where Neil will present a more in-depth overview of the 30-minute TV episode.
What happened to the Andrew Neil Show on the BBC?
The Andrew Neil Show was originally a BBC regular.
Neil worked for the BBC for 25 years, but left the station after his show was scrapped in 2020.
Taking to Twitter to talk about his departure, he said: “With a heavy heart (sic), I announce that I will be leaving the BBC. Despite the considerable efforts of the new DG (General Manager) To find other programming opportunities, it cannot fully repair the damage done when the Andrew Neil Show was canceled earlier in the summer and Politics Live took off.
“But I left with no hatred or desire to fix the match. I look back on 25 years of doing live political programming for the BBC with affection.
“And gratitude to the outstanding colleagues at Millbank who always made sure I got into the studio to recap and fully equipped for the fight.”
He continued: “There could have been a different outcome but for reasons that are so unacceptably dull we’ll leave it at that. I wish the BBC and the new DG well. The BBC will always be special. to me.”
Why did Andrew Neil leave GB News?
After leaving the BBC, Neil took on a new role as President and main presenter of GB News.
However, the 72-year-old left the channel after just three months, despite his high viewing numbers.
According to sources, Neil was frustrated with the direction GB News was heading, as well as the production values
In a statement, he said: “I regret to leave but I have concluded that it is time to reduce my commitments in some respects. Over the course of the summer, I had time to reflect on my extensive hobby portfolio and decided it was time to cut back.
“I wish GB News continues to deliver on its original promise and mission of reaching audiences that are currently underserved by current news broadcasters.”
https://www.nationalworld.com/culture/television/the-andrew-neil-show-channel-4-release-date-sunday-politics-show-why-did-andrew-neil-leave-gb-news-3684403 Andrew Neil new show for Channel 4 – what to expect