The Day TodayThe Day Today
was an British parody
of television current affairs programmes. It starred Chris Morris
and was an adaptation of the radio program On The Hour
Only six episodes were made and were originally broadcast in Spring 1994. The Day Today won many awards and Chris Morris won the 1994 British Comedy Award for Best Newcomer.
It usually featured a sports segment, with a sports presenter played by Steve Coogan, called Alan Partridge, who got a spin-off called Knowing Me, Knowing You.
- Main News Attack (broadcast 19/01/1994)
- The Big Report (broadcast 26/01/1994)
- Meganews (broadcast 02/02/1994)
- Stretchcast (broadcast 09/02/1994)
- Magnifivent (broadcast 16/02/1994)
- Newsatrolysis (broadcast 23/02/1994)