As Seen On TV. Image shows from L to R: Fern Britton, Steve Jones, Jason Manford. Copyright: Shine
As Seen On TV

As Seen On TV

  • TV panel show
  • BBC One
  • 2009
  • 8 episodes (1 series)

BBC1 panel show based around TV trivia. Hosted by Steve Jones, with team captains Fern Britton and Jason Manford. Also features Beardyman.

Key details

Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
2009
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
8 (1 series)
Stars
Steve Jones, Fern Britton, Jason Manford and Beardyman
Writers
Adam Bostock-Smith and Richard Easter
Director
Stuart McDonald
Producers
Leon Wilde, Claire Callaghan, Chris Heath, Karen Smith, Robin Ashbrook, Jo Wallice and Mirella Breda
Companies

A panel show for Thursday nights that aimed to cater for our one, true national obsession... a nice bit of telly.

Steve Jones hosted, with team captains Fern Britton and Jason Manford rolling up their sleeves to pit their wits against each other. The team captains battled it out in five TV trivia rounds, with the help of celebrity guests.

Additional details

Also known as
  • Mad About TV (Working title)
Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 17th July 2009 at 8:30pm on BBC One
Most recent repeats
  • Saturday 26th September 2009 at 5:40pm on BBC1 - Episode 2
  • Saturday 19th September 2009 at 5:40pm on BBC1 - Episode 4
  • Saturday 12th September 2009 at 6:10pm on BBC1 - Episode 3

Recording details

  • BBC Television Centre

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