The iconic BBC panel show is returning for its 66th season – and there are only a few days left

BBC panel show Have I Got News For You returns for a whopping 66th season.

The iconic BBC show will be back for another round next Month.

“Have I Got News For You” is back


“Have I Got News For You” is backPhoto credit: Matt Crockett
Victoria Coren Mitchell will host the first episode of the new series


Victoria Coren Mitchell will host the first episode of the new seriesPhoto credit: Hat Trick Productions

New episodes of the show will air starting Friday, October 6th.

The show stars regular panellists Ian Hislop and Paul Merton, who are joined each week by a range of other guest presenters and famous faces.

At the start of the new run, Only Connect favorite Victoria Coren Mitchell will moderate the event.

It is her 18th appearance as main host and her 26th show appearance overall.

Victoria, Ian and Paul will be joined by more unknown faces to give their opinion on this week’s events News.

The show started on BBC Two in 1990 before moving to BBC One at the turn of the millennium, where it has remained to this day.

Season 66 will consist of six episodes and ends in November 2023.

Guest presenters for the show’s final series included BBC Breakfast’s Naga Munchetty, Mastermind presenter Clive Myrie, Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker and Channel 4 star Steph McGovern.

In the latest series of the show, Clive Myrie was axed from his News At Ten role because of comments he made about Boris Johnson while presenting the show.

The decision to remove Clive from the show was made at the last minute by content boss Charlotte Moore.

Clive made several references to Boris on the show, including a reference to his recent resignation in his opening speech to the show.

Referring to regular shots from photographers showing Boris jogging with his dog near his home, Clive told the panel: “After the House of Commons committee found he had repeatedly lied, Boris Johnson is taking the opportunity to to deny that he ever lied about jogging or having a dog.

An insider revealed this The times that it wasn’t any particular joke that caused Clive to be axed from his role as presenter, but rather concern about appearing on the two shows soon Succession.

The show will start next month


The show will start next monthPhoto credit: Matt Crockett

Have I Got News For You returns on BBC One on Friday October 6th.

Emma James

Emma James is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Emma James joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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