Alan Carr

Alan Carr. You know him right?

No, not the guy who wanted you to stop smoking tabs – rather, the comedian who likes to pour glasses of Taboo for unwitting guests whilst making jokes about his own teeth.

Yeah, that one.

Carr seems to polarise opinion, with some loving the old-time camp schtick, with others endlessly irritated.

Well, he’s got admiring fans who may well be trying to tempt him away from Channel 4.

Apparently, ITV and Sky have outlined their interest in Carr. The Mirror says that the Chatty Man host is currently renegotiating a £2m contract with Channel 4.

“Both ITV and Sky are keen to persuade him to jump ship. But he loves doing Chatty Man and right now it looks more likely he’ll stay with Channel 4 so he can continue working on the show with the same team,” a source said.

“Everyone’s hoping they can reach an agreement before his current deal runs out later this year.”

Carr, who previously revealed that he would accept any pay cuts, is expected to benefit financially from these negotiations.

“His show is doing so well that any cut will be minimal. With other channels interested in him, Alan’s in a great position for any negotiations,” the insider added.

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