ITV will commission a second series of The Keith And Paddy Picture Show following a successful first series with ratings averaging 4.2m

ITV have agreed to commission a second series of the popular ‘Keith And Paddy Picture Show’ following a successful first year.

Six 30 minute episodes will be produced by Talkback (part of FremantleMedia UK) and will air on ITV primetime in Spring of 2018.

Leon Wilson, executive producer and managing director of Talkback Thames said: “We’re delighted to be returning for a second series for more movie mayhem.

“Last series saw stars such as Robbie Williams, Phillip Schofield, Sarah Parish, Anna Friel and Stephen Tompkinson taking on iconic film roles, and we have more soon-to-be-announced exciting guests joining us for this series.”

Keith Lemon said: “So excited to be back doing The Keith & Paddy Picture show! So much fun working with ya mate in real life, living the dream playing roles in classic films we love. The catering is amazing too!”

Paddy McGuinness added: “I can’t wait to start on the second series with Keith. The films we’re recreating this time round are some of the most iconic in cinema history. I’m mega excited to be playing dress up again with my mate. Let the fun and games begin!”

The Keith and Paddy Picture Show is an affectionate and humorous tribute to some of Keith and Paddy’s favourite movies of all time.

Each week, Keith and Paddy attempt to recreate an iconic film, with the help of an all-star celebrity cast.

The half hour episodes are a mix of high-end film parodies and behind-the-scenes mock-doc footage following the boys as they endeavour to bring their recreations to life. Films this series include:

  • Top Gun
  • Jurassic Park
  • Terminator 2
  • Grease
  • Pretty Woman
  • Gremlins

The Keith and Paddy Picture Show is a Talkback production, commissioned for ITV by Comedy Controller, Saskia Schuster. Executive produced by Leon Wilson; written by Leigh Francis, Paddy McGuinness, Dan Johnston and Jamie Deeks; and produced and directed by Dan Johnston and Jamie Deeks.

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