The Fake News Show. Stephen Mangan. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions
The Fake News Show

The Fake News Show

  • TV panel show
  • Channel 4
  • 2017
  • 5 episodes (1 series)

Channel 4 panel show in which guests must spot the fake news. Stars Stephen Mangan, Richard Osman and Katherine Ryan.

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Series 1, Episode 2

The Fake News Show. Image shows from L to R: Richard Osman, Robert Rinder, Stephen Mangan, Adil Ray, Katherine Ryan. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions
More outrageous headlines with Stephen Mangan, Katherine Ryan and Richard Osman. They're joined by Robert Rinder and star of Citizen Khan, Adil Ray.

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Broadcast details

Monday 22nd May 2017
Channel 4
30 minutes
  • Saturday 20th May 2017, 18:00 at The London Studios


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 24th May 2017 4:30am 4seven
Friday 26th May 2017 11:05pm C4
Monday 29th May 2017 3:50am 4seven

Cast & crew

Stephen Mangan Host / Presenter
Richard Osman Team Captain
Katherine Ryan Team Captain
Guest cast
Robert Rinder Guest
Adil Ray Guest
Writing team
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Geraldine Dowd Director
Mark Barrett Series Producer
Ed Ryland Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Steve Andrews Editor
Patrick Owen Editor
Ben Leighton Editor
Cath Pater-Lancucki Production Designer
Chris Kempton Lighting Designer


Fact checking Trump

Since firing FBI director James Comey and allegedly revealing secret information to the Russian ambassador, Trump has said of himself that "no politician in history... has been treated worse or more unfairly." The panel fact check him on this matter.

Featuring: Richard Osman, Katherine Ryan, Stephen Mangan, Robert Rinder & Adil Ray.

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