Tommy Tiernan is due to replace Ray D’Arcy’s Saturday night RTE slot.
Starting in the new year, RTE are looking for a sponsor for a new primetime slot featuring the comedian.
The are seeking €120,000 for the slot sponsorship, according to the Irish Independent.
Tommy’s new chat show is due to run from January until mid-March.
Ray’s talk show is due to finish up in late December after a five-series run as part of RTE’s recent reshuffle.
According to the publication, RTE is still hoping to create a female-led talkshow for Saturday night viewers.
Five different female presenters have been invited to screen-test for the show.
The show is rumoured to air late in 2020.
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