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Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Channel 4 chat show hosted by Alan Carr. 193 episodes (16 series), 2009 - 2017. Stars Alan Carr.

Series 9

1. Pink, Gok Wan, Adam Hills, Alex Brooker, Paralympians

First broadcast: Friday 14th September 2012

Opening the series Alan's special guests are Gok Wan, Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Paralympic medal winners Ellie Simmonds, David Weir, Jody Cundy plus music and chat from Pink.

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2. Matt Smith, Jack Whitehall, Fresh Meat, Kelly Osbourne, Jonnie Peacock

First broadcast: Friday 21st September 2012

Alan is joined by Doctor Who star Matt Smith, stand-up turned sitcom star Jack Whitehall, and the cast of Fresh Meat. Plus Kelly Osbourne, Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock and rapper Example.

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3. Jessie J, One Direction, Kevin McCloud, Alicia Keys

First broadcast: Friday 28th September 2012

Alan is joined by Jessie J who chats about her autobiography Nice to Meet You, and One Direction talk about their new album and single. Kevin McCloud drops in to talk Grand Designs. Plus, there's music from US singer Alicia Keys.

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4. Paddy McGuinness, Dragon's Den, Strictly Come Dancing, Conor Maynard

First broadcast: Friday 5th October 2012

Alan Carr is joined by comic and TV presenter Paddy McGuinness, the Dragon's Den entrepreneurs, and Strictly Come Dancing celebrity contestants. Plus music is provided by Conor Maynard.

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5. Cheryl Cole, McFly, Leona Lewis

First broadcast: Friday 12th October 2012

Alan's sofa is crammed with pop stars as Cheryl Cole talks about her new book, Cheryl: My Story, and boy band McFly give the inside story on their new book, Unsaid Things: Our Story. Music is from Leona Lewis, who performs her latest single, Trouble.

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Special: Stand Up To Cancer Special

First broadcast: Friday 19th October 2012

As part of Stand Up To Cancer night, Alan Carr hosts a special mini-edition of his chat show featuring a multitude of guests.

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6. Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Brook, JLS

First broadcast: Friday 26th October 2012

Guests include Chris O'Dowd, who joins Alan to discuss his new film, The Sapphires. Kelly Brook talks about joining the famous Parisian Cabaret group Crazy Horse. Plus JLS will be chatting and performing their latest single, Hottest Girl in the World.

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7. X Factor Judges, Nicki Minaj, Paloma Faith

First broadcast: Friday 2nd November 2012

All four X Factor judges - Gary Barlow, Louis Walsh, Tulisa and Nicole Scherzinger - reveal the latest news and gossip from the current series. Nicki Minaj drops in to talk about her latest album. Plus music from Paloma Faith, who sings Never Tear Us Apart.

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8. Jamie Oliver, Jimmy Doherty, The Wanted, The Killers

First broadcast: Friday 9th November 2012

Alan is joined on the sofa by Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty who talk about their new Channel 4 show, Food Fight Club, The Wanted discuss their new single, while The Killers perform their latest singe, Miss Atomic Bomb.

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9. Julia Davis, John Bishop, The Spice Girls, Rita Ora

First broadcast: Friday 16th November 2012

Alan is joined by Julia Davis who chats about the DVD release of Hunderby; John Bishop pops by to talk about the DVD of his latest stand-up show Rollercoaster, Mel C, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell join Alan to talk about Viva Forever!, the new musical based around the songs of The Spice Girls; while Rita Ora performs her latest single, Shine Ya Light, live in the studio.

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10. Rhod Gilbert, Paul O'Grady, Noel Gallagher

First broadcast: Friday 23rd November 2012

Alan is joined by Rhod Gilbert, who chats about his latest tour and DVD release. The effervescent Paul O'Grady pops in to tell Alan about his latest autobiography, Still Standing and the return of Lily Savage in this year's panto production of Aladdin at the O2 Arena. Plus, Noel Gallagher chats and perform AKA... What a Life from his latest album.

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11. Kevin Bridges, Dermot O'Leary, David Walliams

First broadcast: Friday 30th November 2012

Alan is joined by Kevin Bridges, who chats about his new DVD; Dermot O'Leary, who reveals the latest X Factor news; David Walliams drops in to talk about his latest project; and Lawson, who perform live in the studio.

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12. Michael McIntyre, Keith Lemon, Will.i.am

First broadcast: Friday 7th December 2012

Alan is joined in the studio by top funny man Michael McIntyre who tells Alan all about his latest stand-up DVD; while Celebrity Juice host Keith Lemon spills the beans about his new autobiography, Being Keith; and The Voice judge and Black Eye Peas star Will.i.am pops in for a chat.

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13. Davina McCall, Jon Richardson, Olly Murs, Harry Hill, Rebecca Ferguson

First broadcast: Friday 14th December 2012

Alan's guests are presenter Davina McCall, who chats about her latest fitness DVD; comedian Jon Richardson, who discusses his debut DVD; TV Burp star Harry Hill; and singer Olly Murs. Rebecca Ferguson performs Shoulder to Shoulder.

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14. Gordon Ramsay, Ian McKellen, Miranda Hart, Kylie Minogue

First broadcast: Friday 21st December 2012

Gordon Ramsay tells Alan all about his Christmas TV special; Sir Ian McKellen talks about reprising his role of Gandalf for the forthcoming film: The Hobbit; and Miranda Hart gives the lowdown on her award-winning series, Miranda. And music is from Kylie Minogue who performs a special version of Better the Devil You Know from her latest album - Kylie The Abbey Road Sessions.

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Christmas Special

First broadcast: Tuesday 25th December 2012

Chart toppers JLS join Alan on the sofa along with ex-Dragons' Den star Hilary Devey, who chats to Alan about her two new programmes for Channel 4, and David Walliams who drops by to talk about Christmas. With house band McFly.

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New Year Special: Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular

First broadcast: Monday 31st December 2012

Following the success of last year's New Year Specstacular, Alan Carr is back running riot around Channel 4 HQ welcoming in 2013 with unpredictable madness, party games and special guests.

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