Channel 4 has signed an exclusive UK deal with one of the country’s most popular and sought- after comedians, Alan Carr. The two-year contract, which will run from January 2009 to December 2010, gives Channel 4 exclusive rights of all of Carr’s UK television output. Alan Carr will continue to host entertainment series The Sunday Night Project (alongside Justin Lee Collins and a weekly guest presenter) and will also return for more series of quiz show Alan Carr’s Celebrity Ding Dong, where panels of celebrities pit their wits against each other.
In addition the contract will include other major primetime series, currently in development.
Alan Carr said: “I'm absolutely thrilled to be spending two more glorious years at Channel 4. It’s a civil ceremony made in heaven."
Andrew Newman, Channel 4’s Head of Comedy and Entertainment said: "We are thrilled that Alan Carr is staying at Channel 4 as he is one of the funniest men on TV. We look forward to developing his TV career over the next two years while making him an even bigger star".
Alan's DVD stand-up release - 'Alan Carr - Tooth Fairy - Live' recorded at London's world famous Hammersmith Apollo is riding high in the DVD charts.
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