What’s more, the show is being promoted to BBC2.
The BBC3 premiere of the freshman sketch show from the two Gavin & Stacey stars received the highest rating for any BBC3 comedy launch. Now, if the promotion to BBC2 holds true, the series will also be the quickest graduate of the digital network.
Much maligned by critics, Horne & Corden supporters claim the show will continue to hold on to it’s core demographic. And, according to the Star,
A source close to the pair said: “The BBC see them as long-term favourites and really believe in James and Mat. “Obviously they saw the reviews but the thought is they will come good throughout the series and people will want more – definitely.”
You can watch the first series Tuesdays at 10:30 on BBC3 or on the Horne & Corden website via BBC iPlayer.
We’ll post corroborating news as it breaks.
SOURCE: Daily Star Sunday; “Horne and Corden Set for Second Series;” Booker, Michael; 29 March 2009