'Matt Lucas Awards' handed second series by BBC One
Published Jun 1 2012, 20:05 BST | By Paul Millar The Matt Lucas Awards
has been recommissioned for a second run.
The BBC One comedy talkshow will recommence recording in the autumn, the corporation announced this afternoon.
Based on Lucas's Radio 2 show And The Winner Is...
, the format features celebrity guests providing nominations for artists or objects in a number of unorthodox categories.
Lucas wrote on Twitter
at midday: "Delighted to announce that THE MATT LUCAS
AWARDS will be returning to BBC ONE for a second series in 2013."
Following a pilot in June last year
, a first run of six episodes aired on Monday nights in the late post-news slot of 10.35pm, starting in April and finishing late last month.
The Little Britain
comic's mother and musician David Arnold have appeared in every edition of the programme so far.
Guests have included Louis Walsh, Johnny Vegas, Richard Madeley, Julian Clary and David Baddiel.
Watch a clip from series one of The Matt Lucas Awards