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Viewers crown Davina McCall The Nightly Show's best presenter


The experienced presenter is starting to turn people’s opinions of the show around.

Viewers have named Davina McCall as The Nightly Show’s best host so far after another impressive night at the helm.

The experienced presenter has been turning opinions of the heavily slammed ITV chat show around this week, bringing on extra guests and audience participation.

Wednesday night’s “singles” episode saw her interview Take Me Out face Paddy McGuinness and pantomime star Julian Clary, orchestrate a mini matchmaking session and run a race around the studio all in the space of 30 minutes.

Fans even forgave Davina’s swearing slip when she admitted to Clary that he had once “scared the shit” out of her by telling her not to touch him when the pair featured on 1990s Magaluf game show Prickly Heat.

Viewer ratings have steadily dropped since the week night programme launched, previously hosted by comedians David Walliams and John Bishop.

Anticipating criticism, Davina told her social media followers she would be taking a break from Twitter until her stint finished at the end of the week.

PA Media