One doubts that Jason Manford will turn out to be the saviour of The Nightly Show. on ITV. With over 7m viewers watching the preceding Broadchurch, only 1.5m (9% share) stayed with Salford's favourite son.
Jason had made noises about improving the topicality of the opening monologue, and had brought in some of his favourite writers to do the job. The opening monologue was about Jason Manford.