Trivia - The Graham Norton Show (2007)
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The Graham Norton Show (2007)

Country: UK

Genres: Comedy, Talk-Show

Director: Steve Smith, Geraldine Dowd, Nikki Parsons

Writers: Rob Colley, Kevin Day, Dan Gaster, Will Ing, ...

Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, Lee Mack, Dawn French, ...

Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own talk show.

Seasons:   16 - 15 - 14 - 13 - 12 - 11 - 10 - 9 - 8 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - Unknown

Matt Damon said his visit to the show, was "the best time [he] ever had on a talk show".
The first series was originally scheduled to run for 13 episodes, but it proved so successful that it was extended to 19 episodes.
Norton's TV talk show differs from most of its contemporaries, in that all scheduled guests are announced at the very beginning, then brought on stage, seated, and interviewed collectively.
Graham Norton introduces almost every comedian as "My favorite comedian".
Few major names have originally been scheduled to appear on the show, but later withdrew. In 2014, Nicole Kidman withdrew due to illness, in 2013, Jay-Z canceled due to scheduling conflicts, and in 2007, Hilary Swank refused to appear on the show, after s
Robin Williams visited the show two times and both times gay penguins and the Genie in Aladdin (1992) served as topics.
When the show moved from BBC2 and onto BBC1, due to popularity, one of the few request from the BBC was that the army of Barbie dolls in the background was removed.
Both Emma Thompson and Bette Midler has thrown themselves off the couch and onto the floor as a joke.
Both Daniel Radcliffe and David Tennant visited the show, while growing hair to a great length for a part. Both times Graham Norton commented on the hair as the first thing when they arrived on the couch, and described it as "silly".
Lenny Kravitz was the first, and only, guest to give a standing ovation to person who told a story in the red chair.
Graham Norton's favorite question he has ever asked a guest, was the one to Isla Fisher; "Was it at Lecoq that you learned to squeal like a pig?" The answer was yes.
Arnold Schwarzenegger was sick with a cold when he appeared on the show on October 10th 2012.
"Father Ted" star Ardal O'Hanlon appeared on "The Graham Norton Show" in the 18th show of Series 1. Graham Norton played Father Noel Furlong in "Father Ted".
Few major names have originally been scheduled to appear on the show, but later withdrew. In 2014, Nicole Kidman withdrew due to illness, in 2013, Jay Z canceled due to scheduling conflicts, and in 2007, Hilary Swank refused to appear on the show, after s
A fly has interrupted the show two times by landing in one of the guests drinks. In June 2013, a fly made Steve Carell go off-topic when a fly landed in Chris O'Dowd's drink. In October 2014, Emma Thompson interrupted the conversation in order to fish a f