General Election 2017 Live: Final poll gives Theresa May seven point lead

8 Jun

Huw Edwards will then take over until 10am on Friday, joined by Andrew Neil at 1pm. Neil will host the rest of the coverage on BBC Two until 4.30pm.


Tom Bradby will steer ITV’s coverage through the night, starting at 9.55pm. He will be joined by the channel’s Political Editor Robert Peston, former Labour MP and Strictly Come Dancing star Ed Balls and Evening Standard Editor and former Chancellor George Osborne.

Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid will take over with a special edition of Good Morning Britain from 6am-9.25am, after which an extended ITV news will run until 2pm.

Channel 4

Channel 4 is mixing comment with comedy for its alternative election night. From 9.45pm the stars of Gogglebox will be giving their views on the election, followed by news heavyweights Jeremy Paxman and Cathy Newman co-hosting with David Mitchell and Richard Osman.

The programme promises to combine serious coverage mixed with light relief until 6am.

Sky News

Veteran news editor Adam Boulton partners with Sophy Ridge to lead the election charge on Sky News, beginning at 9pm. They will be supported by live coverage from 300 constituencies.

Sky’s results night will extend to Snapchat from 10pm with rolling coverage on the picture and video sharing platform.

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