Richard & Judy
(later known as Richard & Judy's New Position
) was a British magazine/chat show
which was presented by married couple Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan
. It originally aired on Channel 4
from 2001 to 2008 but later moved to digital channel Watch
in October 2008. It featured the world's most famous stars, along with their Book Club
. In July 2009, the show aired its final episode due to low ratings.
2001–08: Channel 4
The Richard & Judy Show started on Channel 4
on 26 November 2001, and aired every weekday from 5 pm to 6 pm.
However, between 2006 and 2008, the Richard & Judy show shared the 5 pm – 6 pm Channel 4 weekday slot with The Paul O'Grady Show
, which started in March 2006. For 3 months of each year between 2006 and 2008, the Richard & Judy show occupied the 5 pm – 6pm slot (January to March and June to August), and then the Paul O'Grady Show occupied the slot for the following 3 months (March to June and September to December).
On 15 August 2008 edition of the show, Richard stated that the following week would be their last on Channel 4. The final edition of the show was broadcast on 22 August 2008.
Richard and Judy went on to sign a £2 million deal with the UKTV network Watch
. The couple hosted Richard & Judy's New......