GRAHAM NORTON BOOKS DREAM GUEST: MADONNA
Madonna makes first appearance on BBC AMERICA's The Graham Norton Show on January 14
New York - December 1, 2011 - BBC AMERICA announced that Madonna will make a rare talk show appearance and her first on The Graham Norton Show on Saturday, January 14, 10:30pm ET/PT as part of the Ministry of Laughs comedy block.
Madonna will join her two lead actors Andrea Riseborough and James D'Arcy to chat to Graham about W.E., the romantic drama she's directed that focuses on the affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson.
Expressing his delight at finally welcoming Madonna to the show, Graham Norton said, "I couldn't be more excited! This is my real Christmas present. I may have to retire, but that's not a promise."
BBC AMERICA has also announced The Graham Norton Show will air less than 24 hours after the UK broadcast, starting December 10. This season, the UK's biggest talk show has featured guests Kate Winslet, Johnny Depp, Ricky Gervais, James McAvoy and Absolutely Fabulous' Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley.
Graham Norton's new series and BBC AMERICA's first original comedy, Would You Rather...? with Graham Norton, premieres this Saturday with back-to-back episodes starting at 11:00pm ET. Based on popular British panel-style shows, Would You Rather...? with Graham Norton asks a panel of comedians and celebrities to contemplate and discuss ridiculous predicaments and moral quandaries. After a hilarious and candid debate, the panelists must ultimately decide what they'd rather do and Graham picks his favorite response. (Watch Preview)
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