GMB boss quits ITV to join Piers Morgan at new show 'Impossible to resist'

Piers Morgan was kept in line on Good Morning Britain by Erron Gordon for several years until he left in March this year. Now, the presenter will be working with his former boss again as Erron has joined News UK as Executive Creative Director and will directing the controversial host’s new global primetime show.

Erron helped to launch Good Morning Britain and politics show Peston on ITV.

He also helped to first the primetime leadership debates during the 2019 general Election but is now taking on a new challenge – directing Piers again.

Erron is expected to join News UK at the end of the year in time for Piers’ show launching in early 2022.

In his new role, Erron will lead the creative direction of programming and channel branding across talkTV, including set design, on-screen graphics and sonic branding – as well as managing the studio teams and studio crews.

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Speaking of leaving Good Morning Britain for News UK, Erron said: “There are very few occasions in your career when you get to create something entirely new.

“talkTV is one of those opportunities. I’m truly excited about what News UK wants to achieve with the station – and, of course, the opportunity to reunite with Piers on his new global show was impossible to resist.

“Having directed Piers for countless hours of live breaking news and event television, I’m thrilled to be in his ear again calling the shots.”

Piers is also keen to be working Erron once more after their strong working relationship on GMB.

Everyone in the UK will be able to access the channel, live or on-demand, either on their television or on any personal device.

talkTV will offer a mix of programming from News UK’s stable of household brands.

There will be proper hourly news bulletins, sports and entertainment shows, as well as current affairs, debate, opinion and documentaries.

talkTV joins GB News in becoming a rival channel for the likes of Sky News, BBC News and Good Morning Britain.

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