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13/06/2018

Channel 4 Commissions Full Series Of 'Joe Lycett's Got Your Back'

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Channel 4 has commissioned a full six episode series of 'Joe Lycett's Got Your Back' following a successful pilot.

The series follows comedian Joe Lycett as he helps out the British public with their genuine consumer complaints.

From scams and poor customer service to shocking practices and unacceptable consumer standards the series will cover a range of consumer gripes, feature stories relating to consumer issues and go undercover in Joe Lycett's quest for consumer justice.

Mr Lycett said: "Having spent most of my life sending emails to companies and local councils it is a great treat to now have an amazing crack team to escalate my consumer rights fight and needlessly waste corporate time. If you've been scammed, messed about by a company, or just want to contest a parking fine, then worry not: I've got your back."

Joe Lycett's Got Your Back was commissioned by Factual Entertainment commissioning editor Sarah Lazenby and will be made by Rumpus Media. Executive producers from Rumpus are Emily Hudd and Iain Wimbush.

Sarah Lazenby said: "Joe Lycett is a rare talent, who manages to publicly lampoon everyone from parking wardens to Donald Trump with wit, warmth and utter charm. His infamous tirades against petty injustices are totally on point and we're delighted that following a hugely successful pilot we are commissioning a series of his uniquely authored consumer show for Channel 4."

Emily Hudd, Joint Managing Director, Rumpus Media added: "Joe has a rare gift in that he manages to make complaining funny, charming and ultimately effective. He's outraged by injustice and has an indefatigable appetite for fighting the good fight on behalf of the British public until he gets genuine results. We can't wait for him to channel that mischievous tenacity into this series which we're delighted to be making for Channel 4."
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