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Channel 4
7 March, 2013

Gogglebox is a British television reality show based on the reaction video format that premiered on Channel 4 on 7 March 2013. The programme features a number of families and groups of friends from different places around the United Kingdom who react to television programmes from their own homes. Gogglebox was narrated from its launch on 7 March 2013 until 8 April 2016 by Caroline Aherne. She was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2014, which led to her death on 2 July 2016. Craig Cash regularly filled in for Aherne when she was unavailable and took over the role as narrator permanently on 15 April 2016. The show won a BAFTA award in 2014 and a National Television Award in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. A version of the show featuring children, titled Gogglesprogs, launched as a Christmas special on Christmas Day 2015, and was followed by a full-length series which began airing on 17 June 2016.

Genre Reality, Reaction
Created by Stephen Lambert, Tania Alexander
Directed by Tania Alexander (2013–2020), Tom Hutchings (2013), Jon Cahn (2013), Kayleigh Damen (2013), James Bainbridge (2013), Mike Cotton (2020–present)
Creative director(s) Tania Alexander (2013–2020), Tim Harcourt (2014–present), Mike Cotton (2020–present)
Narrated by Caroline Aherne (2013–2016), Craig Cash (2013–present)
Opening theme "Perfect World" and "Brand New Day", by Kodaline
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 17
No. of episodes 261, including spinoffs
Executive producer(s) Tania Alexander (2013–2020), Leon Campbell (2016–present), Mike Cotton (2020–present)
Camera setup Dual cameras
Running time 50 minutes (series 1–2), 60 minutes (series 3–present)
Production company(s) Studio Lambert
Distributor All3Media
Original network Channel 4
Picture format 16:9
Audio format Stereo

About Gogglebox

British show in which TV viewers comment on the programs that they are currently watching. The show was originally narrated by Caroline Aherne and later by Craig Cash.

Achievement of Gogglebox

The show aired a "Brexit Special" episode on August 3rd 2016. The series won its first BAFTA TV Award in 2014 in the Reality & Constructed Factual Programme category. 

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Latest information about Gogglebox updated on July 28 2021.