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ITV panel show Sorry, I Didn't Know returning for a second series

Jimmy Akingbola will return to host the only comedy panel show about Black history alongside team leaders, Chizzy Akudolu and Judi Love.

The new five-part series, will once again showcase some of the hottest comedians from diverse backgrounds as they have their knowledge tested of untold stories and unsung heroes, unveiling interesting Black history facts along the way.

Last year’s series welcomed guests including Colin Salmon, Angie Le Mar, Tom Allen and Russell Kane, and in partnership with, hired a fully inclusive team behind the camera as well.

Following today's announcement, the series is looking for new writers to join the writers’ room.

This year, TriForce Productions will be looking for two new writers to join showrunner Fraser Ayres in the writing room. The opportunity will be open to anyone in a drive to find a new wave of comedy writers and give them their first broadcast credit.

Speaking about the competition, Fraser Ayres of TriForce Productions, said "The world of writing for comedy panel shows is incredibly difficult to break into, so we’re opening up the doors to find writing talent that might not usually get this opportunity."

"We don’t care what you’ve done before, or whether you have an agent – we just want to find people who are funny, passionate and love Black history to go on this exciting journey with us."

Writers will be able to apply via the TriForce Creative Network website with submissions open from midday on 10th June to 11.59pm on 24th June. More details on the competition and how to apply here.

Sorry, I Didn't Know will return in October on ITV

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