TalkTV launches with Piers Morgan and Jeremy Kyle TV comebacks: What's on and how to watch it

·TV Reporter, Yahoo Entertainment UK
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Piers Morgan
Piers Morgan is set to begin his new role at TalkTV. (Getty)

Piers Morgan is about to make his TV comeback with the launch of TalkTV which begins airing tonight.

But the former Good Morning Britain host isn't the only star signing for Rupert Murdoch's new channel, which promises straight-talking interviews and fiery debates.

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Here's all you need to know about what's on the schedules, when it begins and how you can watch it.

When does TalkTV begin airing?

TalkTV is on air from today (Monday 25 April), when it launches at 7pm.

After launch day, it will air daily from 5am until 1am the following day.

What shows are on TalkTV? Who are the presenters?

The first day of TalkTV has an explosive show lined up as Piers Morgan Uncensored will see the broadcaster interview Donald Trump.

In a trailer for the episode, Trump appears to storm out although he has hotly contested whether that actually happened.

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Morgan, who ended his previous regular TV role at Good Morning Britain by storming out over a row with Alex Beresford about Meghan Markle, is the channel's major signing and his Uncensored show is due to air from 8pm to 9pm Monday to Thursday daily, with a best of show on Fridays.

Also making a TV comeback at the channel is Jeremy Kyle, who was dropped from his long-running ITV daytime chat show after the death of Steve Dymond in 2019, a guest in one lie detector episode.

Talk TV - Jeremy Kyle (Talk TV)
Jeremy Kyle is back on TV. (Talk TV)

Kyle will present a debate show with political stories and celebrity interviews that will air from 4pm to 7pm on weekdays.

Late evenings feature Sharon Osbourne hosting The Talk, a panel discussion with celebrity, political and business guests that goes under the same name as the US show she was dropped from after defending Morgan's Markle comments.

Trisha Goddard attending the National Television Awards 2020 held at the O2 Arena, London. (Photo by Isabel Infantes/PA Images via Getty Images)
Trisha Goddard gets a weekend show. (PA)

The breakfast slot has been taken by Julia Hartley-Brewer from 6.30am to 10am on weekdays, followed by Mike Graham "tearing his way through the morning papers" and TalkRADIO host Ian Collins fronting afternoons.

An evening news show, The News Desk, sits between Kyle and Morgan presented by Tom Newton-Dunn.

On weekends, Trisha Goddard returns with her own discussion show focussed on the week's news which will air from 1pm to 4pm.

How can I watch TalkTV?

There are a number of ways of tuning in to the new channel, including accessing it live online at the website talk.tv.

Viewers can also see TalkTV on Sky channel 526, Virgin Media channel 627, Freeview channel 237, Freesat channel 217, stream it through YouTube and watch on the TalkTV app.

TalkTV launches on Monday, 25 April at 7pm.

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