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26th May 2015

‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ Axed After Almost 20 Years

The show has been running since 1996.

Popular BBC show Never Mind The Buzzcocks has reportedly been axed after almost 20 years.

The news was confirmed on Tuesday, with tributes paid to current host Rhod Gilbert along with captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus.

“After 28 series, we’ve decided not to bring Never Mind The Buzzcocks back to the BBC,” a spokesperson stated to the Daily Mirror.

“This will create space for new entertainment formats in the future.”

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Phill Jupitus, Rhod Gilbert and Noel Fielding (Pic via BBC)

“We’d like to thank the team at Talkback, Rhod Gilbert, all the brilliant hosts over the years and of course Noel and Phill for the years of enjoyment they’ve given BBC Two viewers.”

The show first hit TV screens in November 1996.