The Emily Atack Show to return for SECOND series

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The Emily Atack Show to return for second series after first instalment achieves biggest audience for a female-led stand-up comedy series

ITV has confirmed that The Emily Atack Show will be returning for a second series following the huge success of the show’s first run.

The ITV comedy sketch show, which is presented by Emily, 31, broadcast its first set of episodes in November 2020, and combines stand-up routines with sketches and impressions.

Each episode sees the I’m A Celebrity star, 31, focus on a different topic relevant to young women in society today, including body image and growing up.

It's coming back: ITV has confirmed that The Emily Atack Show will be returning for a second series following the huge success of the previous instalment

It’s coming back: ITV has confirmed that The Emily Atack Show will be returning for a second series following the huge success of the previous instalment

The show achieved the biggest audience for a female-led stand-up comedy series in 2020.

ITV2 have now announced that Emily will once again be returning to our screens for a second series, which will consist of six 45-minute episodes.

Emily took to Instagram on Sunday to share the exciting news, writing: ‘WE’RE GOING AGAIN!!!!! Series 2 of The Emily Atack Show is coming to @itv2 what a dream come true.

Stand-up comedy: The comedy sketch show, which is presented by Emily, 31, broadcast its first set of episodes in November 2020, and combines stand-up routines with sketches and impressions

Stand-up comedy: The comedy sketch show, which is presented by Emily, 31, broadcast its first set of episodes in November 2020, and combines stand-up routines with sketches and impressions

Roaring success: The show went on to achieve the biggest audience for a female-led stand-up comedy series in 2020

Roaring success: The show went on to achieve the biggest audience for a female-led stand-up comedy series in 2020

‘Let’s be appalling!’

In a further statement, she said: ‘I had the best time making and filming this series. It was the stuff of dreams and I am ecstatic to get to do it again.

‘I have so many more sketches and impressions that I can’t wait to share with the viewers, my family on the other hand may want to cover their ears (again).

Happy: Emily took to Instagram on Sunday to share the exciting news

Happy: Emily took to Instagram on Sunday to share the exciting news

Series two: ITV2 have now announced that Emily will once again be returning to our screens for a second series, which will consist of six 45-minute episodes

Series two: ITV2 have now announced that Emily will once again be returning to our screens for a second series, which will consist of six 45-minute episodes

‘If they thought the last series was bum clenchingly raucous, wait until they see this series. It’s going to be a hoot.’

Paul Mortimer, head of ITV’s digital channels, added that Emily is an ‘exceptional talent’, saying that her ‘versatility as a comedy actress and hilariously self-deprecating sense of humour resonated with our viewers.’

It comes after Emily stressed the importance of highlighting ‘sexual harassment blind spots’ on social media.

The presenter had previously opened up about the terrifying moment she was followed by a man who hurled sexual abuse at her as she walked home at night.

She has since reflected on how this ‘had a huge impact on her mental health’ on Monday’s episode of Loose Women.

On tackling online bullying, Emily said: ‘This is something I’ve been dying to talk about for a really long time, it’s about finding the right moment and feeling ready to.

‘We live our lives online now and there’s this new culture, especially young people, but also older people too, anybody can say anything to anybody. 

Speaking out: It comes after Emily stressed the importance of highlighting 'sexual harassment blind spots' on social media

Speaking out: It comes after Emily stressed the importance of highlighting ‘sexual harassment blind spots’ on social media

‘Trolling is one thing, but what I’m really noticing is this sexual harassment blind spot that’s really out of control, it’s had a huge impact on my mental health.

‘I think we’re seeing the impact of social media and what it has on people, highlighting this sexual harassment blind spot is really important to me… people think they can get away with it online.’

In UNILAD’s Minutes With series, the actress spoke of how rising to fame on The Inbetweeners as the ‘Charlotte Big Jugs’ girl has led to years of unwanted attention.

Remembering the incident, she said she was ‘frightened’ when the man confronted her and persisted in making advances and derogatory comments as she walked home from the pub.

Traumatic: The presenter had previously opened up about the terrifying moment she was followed by a man who hurled sexual abuse at her as she walked home at night

Traumatic: The presenter had previously opened up about the terrifying moment she was followed by a man who hurled sexual abuse at her as she walked home at night

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