Have I Got News For You. Image shows left to right: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton. Credit: Matt Crockett
Have I Got News For You

Have I Got News For You

  • TV panel show
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1990 - 2024
  • 600 episodes (67 series)

Long-running topical panel game with a strong political slant, featuring team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton. Also features Angus Deayton.

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Alex Horne to guest host Have I Got News For You

Taskmaster star Alex Horne is to make his debut on Have I Got News For You on Friday 7th June, guest hosting the final episode in the series.

British Comedy Guide, 20th May 2024

Have I Got News For You launches in America with US version for CNN

CNN is to make an American version of Have I Got News For You.

British Comedy Guide, 15th May 2024

Piers Morgan's revenge plot on Ian Hislop falls flat

When Ian Hislop was rude about Piers Morgan on Have I Got News For You many years ago, the then Daily Mirror editor was anxious to get revenge.

Patrick Kidd, The Times, 12th April 2024

Martin Lewis to guest host Have I Got News For You

On Friday 26th April, Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis will guest host Have I Got News For You for the first time.

British Comedy Guide, 10th April 2024

The Office named top landmark comedy of the last 50 years

The Office was the highest-placed comedy in a Broadcasting Press Guild list of the top 50 landmark programmes of the last 50 years.

British Comedy Guide, 13th March 2024

Have I Got Sport For You in development

A sports-based spin-off from Have I Got News For You is reportedly in development.

British Comedy Guide, 29th February 2024

Ghosts was the most-watched TV comedy of 2023

Ghosts, Michael McIntyre's Big Show, Have I Got News For You, Blankety Blank and Mrs Brown's Boys were the most-watched British comedies on TV in 2023.

British Comedy Guide, 10th January 2024

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2023 shortlist

The 60 TV and radio programmes shortlisted across the 10 categories in the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2023 have been revealed. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 8th January 2024

It's time the BBC put Have I Got News For You out of its misery

It was once the sharpest satire on TV. Now it's complacently predictable liberal-left pap.

Michael Deacon, The Telegraph, 12th December 2023

BBC Breakfast's Naga Munchetty stuns viewers with X-rated joke

Naga Munchetty stunned Have I Got News For You viewers with an X-rated joke on air.

The BBC Breakfast star, 48, was in the hosting seat for the latest episode of the comedy quiz show.

Alex Doyle, The Sun, 9th December 2023

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