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Harry Hill's TV Burp

Harry Hill's TV Burp

  • TV comedy
  • ITV1
  • 2001 - 2012
  • 136 episodes (12 series)

Award-winning comedian Harry Hill takes a surreal look at television clips from the previous seven days. Also features Steve Benham.

Press clippings

Harry Hill on making TV Burp: "Watching every EastEnders omnibus was bloody awful"

'I get recognised by people in their early 20s who tell me, "You were my childhood." That's really chilling.'

Rachel Aroesti, The Guardian, 4th July 2022

Harry Hill reveals Peter Kay turned down TV Burp job

Harry Hill says he offered TV Burp to fellow comedy legend Peter Kay after realising he could no longer keep up with the ­gruelling workload.

The Sun, 11th June 2019

Harry Hill admits having PTSD after end of show

Harry Hill has admitted he suffered a little bit of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after hosting Harry Hill's TV Burp for eleven years.

Lauren Meechan, The Daily Express, 4th June 2019

How Harry Hill's TV Burp got greedy

In its prime the show was a TV masterclass. By the 10th series, it was just repeating itself.

Rich Pelley, The Guardian, 25th February 2019

Harry Hill reveals feud with Jamie Oliver

Harry Hill revealed he's made an enemy of Jamie Oliver in that the celebrity chef lacked a sense of humour over one of his shows.

Katie Baillie, Metro, 5th January 2018

TV Burp was the greatest Saturday night show of the 00s

Harry Hill's first venture since leaving Channel 4 for ITV arrived without little fanfare back in 2002 in the unfashionable slot of 10.30pm on a Thursday.

Jon O'Brien, Metro, 14th November 2017

TV Burp: the show that brought back Saturday night fun

It's been 15 years since Harry Hill first brought us a weekly dose of surreal, Saturday-night fun with TV Burp.

Alex Nelson, i Newspaper, 9th November 2017

Preview: Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule

For his new quiz, Harry Hill is creating a showreel to convince aliens that humankind is too hilarious to be destroyed - and he's finally at his daft genius best again.

Mark Lawson, The Guardian, 2nd March 2017

Harry Hill wants TV Burp return with guest presenters

"I think they should bring it back with someone else. Someone mad enough to do it! Maybe guest presenters."

Yahoo, 4th November 2016

Banned Harry Hill gag shows shift in attitudes

Ofcom has censured an old episode of TV Burp, eight years after deeming its skit about a transgender man acceptable. It signals a sea change in how trans issues are treated on the small screen and beyond.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 29th September 2016

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