Published: Wed 06 Jun 2018
Good Evening Britain
ITV Studios Daytime has been commissioned to produce a one-off special, Good Evening Britain, a live, late-night version of the ITV breakfast programme, which will capture the mood of the nation immediately after one of England’s biggest World Cup matches.
Hosted by Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid, this one-hour, peak-time event will air on Thursday 28th June at 9.15pm on ITV and promises a lively mix of debate and chat, as well as taking viewers on a global journey to measure the thoughts of the nation after England take on Belgium.
With famous faces dropping by the studio to offer their opinion on the match result and other news; Good Evening Britain will focus on all the controversial, amusing and memorable moments of the night alongside the other news, current affairs and showbiz stories of the day.
Announcing the news on the show today, Piers Morgan said: “You know you think you’ve had enough of me in the mornings? Good news Britain, you’re going to get a load of me in the evenings because we are having our first ever Good Evening Britain.”
Susanna Reid added: “We’ve made the big time!”
Piers continued: “We are coming to primetime – we’re actually very excited about it. I won’t have to go to bed for that until about mid-afternoon, it’s going to be great.”
Emma Gormley, Managing Director of ITV Studios, Daytime said: “We are excited to introduce one of our flagship shows to the evening schedule. It promises to be a lively 60 minute event, filled with all of the ingredients that make GMB so unmissable!”
Good Evening Britain is an ITV Studios Daytime commission for ITV. It was commissioned by ITV Head of Entertainment Siobhan Greene and Entertainment Commissioning Executive, Gayani Wanigaratne. The series producer is Mark Kiff.