TalkTV has announced its evening line-up, with star presenter Piers Morgan due to take the prize 8pm slot on the channel.
From Monday 25th April, Tom Newton-Dunn, Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne will go head-to-head with their daily news, talk and opinion shows, up against Nigel Farage, Mark Steyn and Dan Wootton on rival GB News. BBC and Sky News currently show traditional news and news analysis programmes during primetime.
This is the new weeknight line up:
7:00pm The News Desk with Tom Newton-Dunn
News UK’s specialist journalists from print and broadcast will join Tom every night to share the very latest in their fields. Including reports from The Times‘s political team and The Sun‘s showbiz desk. Sports news will be provided by talkSPORT‘s correspondents, while business comes from reporters from across News Corp’s titles.
8:00pm Piers Morgan Uncensored
Live from Ealing, the show promises to celebrate ‘free speech’ with lively debate, big-name interviews and “plenty of fun”.
9:00pm The Talk with Sharon Osbourne
The panel debate will bring together five opinionated famous faces – all from different backgrounds and with differing views – to debate the most interesting stories of the day.
10:00pm Daisy McAndrew (Mon-Thurs); James Whale (Friday)
The news of the day with Daisy McAndrew. On Friday, a simulcast of TalkRADIO’s James Whale show.
Overnights, Daytimes and Weekends
At other times, TalkRADIO’s current shows including Julia Hartley-Brewer, Mike Graham, Ian Collins and Jeremy Kyle will be broadcast on the channel.
In the evening, all of TalkTV’s programmes will be broadcast on TalkRADIO.
TalkTV is already previewing its programmes on Sky channel 526, Freesat channel 217 and Freeview channel 237. Freeview users may need to retune to watch. Virgin Media will add the channel on 627 ahead of its launch.
How to access TalkTV – full details of all traditional and streaming platforms carrying the channel.