Laura Whitmore to host brand new weekend chat show

Pic: Instagram/Laura Whitmore

2022 was a busy year for Laura Whitmore.

She announced her new series, Laura Whitmore Investigates as well as making her West End debut in 2:22 A Ghost Story. She also stepped down from her BBC Radio 5 show as well as her presenting gig on Love Island.

And it looks like 2023 is going to be another big year for the Bray woman.

She has been announced as the new host of a weekend show on ITV.

Pic: Instagram/Laura Whitmore

The unnamed series will cover lifestyle and entertainment, with each show featuring a combination of celebrity guests and topical chats, when it airs on ITV1 and ITVX this year.

We can’t wait to tune in!

Sharing the news on social media, Laura enthused: “So excited to share this! My own chat show on ITV! Ah sure go on so!”

While ITV confirmed: “Congratulations to @thewhitmore who will host a new Sunday morning chat show on @itv and @itvxofficial.


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“Produced by Cactus Television, the series will debut in Spring of this year, with each show featuring a compelling combination of celebrity guests, topical chats and surprise features.

“Laura is a familiar face to ITV viewers and is currently filming her own investigative documentary series, Laura Whitmore investigates to air later this year.”

Oti Mabuse and Katie Piper are also set to host their own shows on the station.

Katie Rawcliffe, head of entertainment commissioning for ITV and ITVX, said: “In Katie, Oti and Laura we have three dynamic, engaging broadcasters who bring energy and flair to our weekend schedules. Each of their shows will give viewers that perfect weekend wake-up call.”

Pic: Instagram/Laura Whitmore

While executive producer, Cactus TV chief executive Amanda Ross said: “We are looking forward to a summer of fun with these three wonderful women driving weekend mornings. Their very different personalities give each series a unique flavour, a treat for the viewers and the team!”

Keep an eye out for updates.

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