Chuckle Time

British television series

Chuckle Time is a British television series which was shown on Channel 5 in 2018.[1][2] Barry and Paul Elliott, who are The Chuckle Brothers, hosted the series.[3] As with You've Been Framed!, America's Funniest Home Videos and Australia's Funniest Home Video Show, videos could be uploaded to be shown on it. Official press releases said it is "fails, flops, and funnies” The Chuckle Brothers watch and react to. They performed sketches between the videos.[4][5][6][7][8] It was their last television series together.

Chuckle Time
GenreComedy
Clip show
StarringThe Chuckle Brothers
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes6 (12 originally commissioned)
Production
Executive producer(s)Graham Stuart
Producer(s)Robert Katz
Running time60 minutes (including adverts)
Production company(s)So Television
DistributorITV Studios
Release
Original networkChannel 5
Picture format16:9 1080i
Audio formatStereo
Original release16 June (2018-06-16) –
5 August 2018 (2018-08-05)
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BroadcastEdit

12 episodes were to be shown, but 6 were because Barry Elliott suddenly died on 5 August 2018, when he was 73 years old. The last episode was shown in tribute to him. It is not known if more episodes were recorded, but it was later said he had to stop filming part-way because be became ill.[9]

TransmissionsEdit

Series Start date End date Episodes
1 16 June 2018 5 August 2018 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. Moore, Sam (26 April 2018). "The Chuckle Brothers are getting a new TV show, because of course they are". www.metro.co.uk. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  2. "Chuckle Brothers to make TV comeback with new Channel 5 comedy series". Radio Times. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  3. Doré, Louis. "Chuckle Brothers to return to television this summer with new Channel 5 series". www.inews.co.uk. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  4. Houghton, Rianne (26 April 2018). "Chuckle Brothers get their own Saturday evening TV show". www.digitalspy.com. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  5. "Chuckle Brothers to make TV comeback". BBC News. 26 April 2018. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  6. "So Television - Current Productions, So TV, Graham Norton, TV Production London, BAFTA Awards". www.sotelevision.co.uk. Archived from the original on 7 May 2018. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  7. "Chuckle Brothers back in vision with Channel 5 show". www.irishnews.com. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  8. Sporn, Natasha. "Chuckle Brothers returning to TV with brand new teatime Channel 5 show". www.standard.co.uk. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  9. "Entertainer Barry Chuckle dies at 73". BBC News. 5 August 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2018.

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