After Wogan in the mid-1980s, the prime-time chat show
died a death, and daytime TV took over the mantle.
THE flood of chat shows
on our television screens has become a veritable deluge with worthless celebrities sitting in their chairs and telling the same tired stories of their lives which we have often heard a dozen times before.
MICHAEL Parkinson has admitted his style of chat show
may have "had it's day".
The move follows a succession of chat show
flops by newer stars like Gaby Roslin, Jonathan Ross and Danny Baker.
As anyone who saw his recent chat with Louis Walsh will testify, JLC has adapted to the chat show
format with relative ease, and while the show may be reminiscent of Chris Evans' series TFI Friday, there's no denying it lives up to its name.
BBC1 boss Alan Yentob was particularly impressed with a trial run of a Frank Skinner chat show
which went out late Sunday night last year.
CIRCUS: Jerry Springer chat show
would have been better
That is the question as BBC bosses ponder the future of pounds 5million signing Johnny Vaughan, whose debut chat show
ended recently amid speculation that all was not well.
Going out with a bang: It's the last episode in the current series of funnyman Alan Carr's chat show
king Jonathan Ross interviews X-Men star Hugh Jackman (inset as Wolverine) tonight.
Previous bids at a chat shows
, including Anderson On The Box, PK Tonight, and The Show attracted strong ratings.
I will do everything I can to help the industry including using my appearances on chat shows
in America to promote Scottish textiles.
In a year when he could have expected to make a fortune, Carling has been forced to forsake a number or lucrative events, including an all- star rugby match at Wembley, a testimonial dinner in London's Grosvenor House and a nationwide series of chat shows
can be a minefield of embarrassment and hiccups.
There aren't many chat shows
with hosts that are women and this is very exciting for us.