Why is Gogglebox not on? Show cancelled amid schedule shakeup

Gogglebox usually airs on Friday nights on Channel 4 and provides an uplifting start to the weekend. The hilarious families keep viewers entertained and in high spirits as they watch the best telly from throughout the week. Express.co.uk has all you need to know about why Gogglebox will not be airing tonight.

Why is Gogglebox not on tonight?

Gogglebox is one of the Channel 4 favourites on a Friday night and fans look forward to settling down for some light entertainment.

The series has been airing with the likes of Ellie and Izzi, Giles and Mary and Sophie and Pete all airing their views on the latest shows.

The show usually airs weekly at 9pm, but this is not the case tonight (October 15) as Stand Up To Cancer will be taking over.

In fact, the Channel 4 evening schedule has seen a huge overhaul as the charity event kicks off from 7.30pm.

Davina McCall, Maya Jama, Adam Hills and Alan Carr will be hosting the star-studded evening in aid of vital cancer research.

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Over the course of the night, viewers can look forward to fun challenges, famous faces, inspirational stories and more.

From 8pm, singing sensation Ed Sheeran will be putting a hilarious twist on his song Bad Habits.

Plus, fans can look forward to a special Celebrity edition of Gogglebox, meaning they can still enjoy the programme they love.

The special episode has enticed plenty of famous faces, including Suranne Jones, Graham Norton, Matt Lucas and Michael Sheen.

From 8.30pm viewers can look forward to a performance from Sigrid and Harry Styles will be giving insight into his everyday life.

The fun does not stop there as at 11.30pm, Tom Allen and Desiree Burch will be answering outrageous questions from viewers.

The final acts will take to the stage from 1am until 1.55am, and Big Zuu will be performing some hilarious sketches.

The Stand Up To Cancer extravaganza will hopefully make plenty of much-needed cash for cancer research.

Gogglebox fans will be pleased to hear the original series will be making a comeback next week, on October 22.

In its usual 9pm slot, the armchair critics will be back to analyse the week’s biggest and best shows.

The Goggleboxers won a National Television Award earlier this year, for best Factual Programme.

Sophie Sandiford shared a photo of herself and brother Pete on Instagram, with the message: “We are so so lucky to be a part of something so amazing and to work with such incredibly talented and lovely people, and I can’t believe I get to do it all with my best mate and big brother. How lucky am I.”

According to Casumo, the online casino, Ellie and Izzi are the most enjoyable Gogglebox family to watch.

They were given an enjoyment score of 9.7 out of 10, just ahead of Giles and Mary with 9.6 out of 10.

Twitter data was analysed using social listening tool Buzzstream. The percentage of positive reactions was converted to give a score out of ten.

Stand Up To Cancer airs tonight on Channel 4 from 7.30pm.

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