Newzoids. Copyright: Citrus Television.


ITV sketch show featuring puppets. 12 episodes (2 series), 2015 - 2016. Stars Jon Culshaw, Debra Stephenson, Lewis Macleod, Simon Greenall and others.

Series 2

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Saturday 3rd September 2016

Ed Miliband meets Owen Thingy on the Labour campaign trail; Tess Daly malfunctions; Wils and Kate try for a third child; Chris Evans faces the truth about Top Gear; Mo Farah launches an app; and David Cameron and George Osborne head to the country.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Saturday 10th September 2016

This week, Taylor Swift dispatches with Tom Hiddleston and begins auditioning new boyfriends; Kim Jong-un prepares his own sporting event; Robert Peston tries to train his dog; Jerry Hall has plans for Rupert Murdoch; and Keith Lemon takes part in Great British Bake Off.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Saturday 17th September 2016

The Peaky Bakers plot a move to Channel 4; Hillary Clinton is recovering in bed; Prince George and Princess Charlotte head to the Antiques Roadshow; there's a face-off between trashy daytime TV shows; David Cameron tries his hand in a burger bar; Katie Hopkins gives Tyson Fury a few tips; and Jeremy Corbyn heads to the left.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Saturday 24th September 2016

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are off to Canada; the Corbynator takes Labour back to the past; Hillary Clinton is the First Lady of Country; Prince Charles visits The Rovers Return; PC Sarah Lancashire investigates a burglary; we see The Secret Life of 50 Year Olds; and Putin arm-wrestles a bear. Plus, Evan Davis and Robert Peston have a rap battle.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Saturday 1st October 2016

Bear Grylls presents Publicity Island; the FA is on the search for a new England team manager; Theresa May wants a surprise 60th birthday party; Holly Willoughby's suffering a Keith Lemon infestation in the bedroom; and Nick Grimshaw brings death to Antiques Roadshow.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Saturday 8th October 2016

Alan Sugar is stuck in the tedious Groundhog Day of The Apprentice; Tessbot 2000 battles in Robot Warz; Noel Edmonds launches a new radio show; Kanye West wants to help with Brexit; George and Charlotte watch Victoria; and Donald Trump sings his own Bat Out of Hell.


Newzoids Series 2 preview

An interview with the England manager.