The show features Alan and guests all competing in sketches, games and musical performances. A Channel 4 spokesman said: "It was an irreverent end-of-year party, appropriately scheduled post-watershed with clear warnings."[7]. A Channel 4 spokesman said: "It was an irreverent end-of-year party, appropriately scheduled post-watershed with clear warnings. Alan Carr's Specstacular is a special broadcast on Channel 4 presented by Alan Carr. The special was watched by 1.746 million viewers, the second most watched broadcast on Channel 4 that week.[4]. Alan Carr's Specstacular is a special broadcast on Channel 4 presented by Alan Carr. During the 2013 festivities, the guests discussed adult themes, including Gok Wan telling Carr to "fuck off" and joking that he would not perform oral sex on him, Blumenthal talking about a strap-on sex toy and Ross commenting on a full-frontal naked picture of N-Dubz star Dappy. In addition to the annual show there have been a number of spin off specials including two Summertime Specstacular s in 2012 and a Grand National Specstacular … Miranda Hart was scheduled to appear but could not after injuring her knee earlier in the week. On 19 March 2013 Alan Carr's Grand National Specstacular was announced by Channel 4 as part of their line-up of programming building up to the 2013 Grand National. [citation needed] Following the show, Channel 4 received fifty-seven complaints from viewers, and it was believed that government-approved regulatory authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries, Ofcom, would investigate the show. The special was watched by 1.746 million viewers, the second most watched broadcast on Channel 4 that week.[4]. Produced By: Open Mike Productions [citation needed] Following the show, Channel 4 received fifty-seven complaints from viewers, and it was believed that government-approved regulatory authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries, Ofcom, would investigate the show. The show was originally broadcast on 31 December 2011 as Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular and has spawned to various other specials including two Summertime Specstaculars in 2012 and a Grand National Specstacular in 2013. On 25 December 2018, Alan Carr hosted a Christmas extravaganza in his own inimitable style from his very own Alpine Log Cabin. As the show starts we see  Alan Carr mischievously setting off a giant rocket in the basement of Channel 4. The show features Alan and guests all competing in sketches, games and musical performances. Guests included Jonathan Ross, Tulisa, Keith Lemon, Melanie Sykes, Paloma Faith, Labrinth and Fatima Whitbread. The show originally debuted on 31st December 2011 as Alan Carr’s New Year Specstacular. The show itself sees Alan and guests all competing in sketches, games and musical performances. The special was watched by 1.37 million viewers.[4]. [7] However, after consideration, Ofcom has confirmed that the show had met "generally accepted standards" for a show aired after the 9pm watershed. It blasts through the roof to the delight of the queueing crowd outside to spell out the show's title.[1]. Original Transmission Dates: 31st December 2011 – present. (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}); Copyright 2017 British Classic Comedy | By. It blasts through the roof to the delight of the queueing crowd outside to spell out the show's title.[1]. Allan Carr (born Allan Soloman, May 27, 1937 – June 29, 1999) was an American producer and manager of stage for the screen.Carr was nominated for numerous awards, winning a Tony Award and two People's Choice Awards, and was named Producer of the … During the 2013 festivities, the guests discussed adult themes, including Gok Wan telling Carr to "fuck off" and joking that he would not perform oral sex on him, Blumenthal talking about a strap-on sex toy and Ross commenting on a full-frontal naked picture of N-Dubz star Dappy. Alan Carr's Specstacular is a special broadcast on Channel 4 presented by Alan Carr. Directed by Chris Howe. The special was watched by 1.37 million viewers.[4]. The title sequence, designed by Lee Jacobs, sees Carr mischievously setting off a giant rocket in the basement of Channel 4. Guests included Channing Tatum, Emilia Fox, Danny Dyer, Lily Allen, Sharon Horgan, Olly Murs, Russell Howard, Alesha Dixon, Freddie Fox, Dani Dyer, Vicky McClure, Martin Compston, and Chris Kamara, plus surprise sketches and merry musical performances. Carr was joined by guests David Walliams, Justin Bieber, The Saturdays, the cast of Made in Chelsea, Amy Macdonald, Carol Vorderman, Paddy McGuinness, Christian Jessen and Rizzle Kicks. The title sequence, designed by Lee Jacobs, sees Carr mischievously setting off a giant rocket in the basement of Channel 4. Galton and Simpson Present - Our Favourite Hancock - Part 1, Galton and Simpson's 60th Anniversary Interview - Comedy Playhouse, British Classic Comedy Talk To Adrienne Conway, British Classic Comedy Talk To Roy Clarke, British Classic Comedy Talk To Carla Lane. [5] The 95-minute special was broadcast on 5 April 2013, on the eve of the Grand National, and featured Jonathan Ross, Paddy McGuinness, Kimberley Walsh, Louis Walsh, James Nesbitt, Abbey Clancy, Rylan Clark, Alex Brooker, Russell Brand and Clare Balding, with music performed by Madness. This channel was generated automatically by YouTube's video discovery system. Subsequently it blasts through the roof to the delight of the queueing crowd outside spelling out the show’s title. Team GB Olympic medallists Mo Farah, Nicola Adams, Greg Rutherford, Louis Smith, Heather Stanning and Helen Glover also appeared. Guests included Jonathan Ross, Tulisa, Keith Lemon, Melanie Sykes, Paloma Faith, Labrinth and Fatima Whitbread. Carr was also visited by Russell Brand via video link. Alan Carr's Specstacular is a special broadcast on Channel 4 presented by Alan Carr. "Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular - Laura Hulme", "Channel 4's Alan Carr New Year's marathon seen by 2m", "BBC1's New Year Live raises a toast to 10.3 million", "Grand National coverage expanded on Channel 4". Alan Carr's Summertime Specstacular was broadcast on 8 June 2012, during the week of celebrations for the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. The special pulled in 1.49 million viewers.[6]. The show caught on and has returned each year since. In addition to the annual show there have been a number of spin off specials including two Summertime Specstaculars in 2012 and a Grand National Specstacular in 2013. Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! Carr was joined by guests David Walliams, Justin Bieber, The Saturdays, the cast of Made in Chelsea, Amy Macdonald, Carol Vorderman, Paddy McGuinness, Christian Jessen and Rizzle Kicks. Carr was also visited by Russell Brand via video link. You could also do it yourself at any point in time. Now That’s What I Call Something Different! A staple of New Years Eve for the past 7 years, Alan Carr's New Years Specstacular on Channel 4 is the only way to bring in the New Year, and this year was no exception! "[7], "Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular - Laura Hulme", "Channel 4's Alan Carr New Year's marathon seen by 2m", "BBC1's New Year Live raises a toast to 10.3 million", "Grand National coverage expanded on Channel 4", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alan_Carr%27s_Specstacular&oldid=960953254, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 5 June 2020, at 20:38. Galton and Simpson Discuss The Beginnings Of Hancock. With Kirstie Allsopp, Heston Blumenthal, Alan Carr, Alesha Dixon. Alan Carr's Summertime Specstacular 2 was broadcast on 17 August 2012, during Channel 4's Funny Fortnight. The celebrities played games and drew out which horses they got in the sweepstake. Team GB Olympic medallists Mo Farah, Nicola Adams, Greg Rutherford, Louis Smith, Heather Stanning and Helen Glover also appeared. Featuring a stellar line up of: Big Narstie, Jonnie Peacock, Keith Lemon, Caroline Flack, Alex Brooker & Binky Felstead, the show brought music, comedy and glamour to the last night of the year. The celebrities played games and drew out which horses they got in the sweepstake. The show was originally broadcast on 31 December 2011 as Alan Carr's New Year Specstacular and has spawned to various other specials including two Summertime Specstaculars in 2012 and a Grand National Specstacular in 2013.