The Jonathan Ross Show

The BEST episodes of The Jonathan Ross Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

British talk show host Jonathon Ross talks with guests from around the globe.

Last Updated: 5/23/2022Network: ITV
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Justin Timberlake, Joss Stone, Jason Manford, Tom Odell
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9.25
4 votes

#1 - Justin Timberlake, Joss Stone, Jason Manford, Tom Odell

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/23/2013

Jonathan's guests include US superstar Justin Timberlake, British soul singer Joss Stone, comedian Jason Manford, and singer songwriter Tom Odell

Gemma Arterton, Lee Evans, Philip Glenister, Marc Warren, Max Beesley, Primal Scream
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9.25
4 votes

#2 - Gemma Arterton, Lee Evans, Philip Glenister, Marc Warren, Max Beesley, Primal Scream

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/18/2013

In the last show of the current series, Jonathan welcomes former Bond girl Gemma Arterton, the hugely popular comedian Lee Evans and actors Philip Glenister, Marc Warren and Max Beesley, who discuss the new third series of their hit drama Mad Dogs. Alternative rock legends Primal Scream also perform live.

John Hurt, Keith Lemon, Fearne Cotton, Holly Willoughby, Christina Ricci and LMFAO
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9.20
5 votes

#3 - John Hurt, Keith Lemon, Fearne Cotton, Holly Willoughby, Christina Ricci and LMFAO

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/18/2012

Jonathan welcomes John Hurt, Christina Ricci and Celebrity Juice's Keith Lemon, Fearne Cotton and Holly Willoughby. There is also music from LMFAO.

John Bishop, Professor Brian Cox, Lana Del Ray
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9.00
5 votes

#4 - John Bishop, Professor Brian Cox, Lana Del Ray

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/7/2012

In the first of a new series Jonathan meets Liverpudlian funny man John Bishop, the sexiest scientist on the planet Professor Brian Cox, and one of the biggest new acts of 2012 - Lana Del Rey.

Hugh Bonneville, Jack Whitehall, Kermit & Miss Piggy, Arctic Monkeys
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9.00
5 votes

#5 - Hugh Bonneville, Jack Whitehall, Kermit & Miss Piggy, Arctic Monkeys

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/28/2012

This week, Jonathan welcomes Downtwon Abbey star Hugh Bonneville, muppet legends Kermit and Miss Piggy, and comedian Jack Whitehall. Plus Arctic Monkeys perform live in the studio.

Denzel Washington, Keira Knightley,Tom Hardy, Dionne Warwick
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9.00
4 votes

#6 - Denzel Washington, Keira Knightley,Tom Hardy, Dionne Warwick

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/11/2012

Jonathan welcomes two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington, Keira Knightley and actor Tom Hardy. Plus the legendary Dionne Warwick sings live in the studio.

Amir Khan, JLS and Rizzle Kicks
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9.00
5 votes

#7 - Amir Khan, JLS and Rizzle Kicks

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/25/2012

Jonathan welcomes another star-studded and eclectic line-up to the show as he chats to Sean Bean, boy band JLS and boxer Amir Khan. With music from Brighton hip hop duo Rizzle Kicks.

David Walliams, Simon Cowell, Danny DeVito, Dara O Briain, Labrinth.
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9.00
5 votes

#8 - David Walliams, Simon Cowell, Danny DeVito, Dara O Briain, Labrinth.

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/24/2012

Jonathan welcomes Hollywood star Danny DeVito, comedian Dara O'Briain and Britain's Got Talent judges Simon Cowell and David Walliams. There is also a performance from Labrinth. Last in Series 2.

Jack Dee, Dynamo, Emma Watson, No Doubt
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9.00
4 votes

#9 - Jack Dee, Dynamo, Emma Watson, No Doubt

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/29/2012

Jonathan welcomes grumpy comedian Jack Dee, popular magician Dynamo and Harry Potter star Emma Watson. Plus Gwen Stefani rejoins her No Doubt bandmates for a live performance.

Stephen Fry, Taylor Swift, Gary Barlow, Nicole Scherzinger, Dermot O'Leary, Ellie Goulding
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9.00
4 votes

#10 - Stephen Fry, Taylor Swift, Gary Barlow, Nicole Scherzinger, Dermot O'Leary, Ellie Goulding

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/6/2012

In tonight's show, Jonathan chats to the one and only Stephen Fry, and US pop sensation Taylor Swift.

Olga Kurylenko, Carol Vorderman, Jack Whitehall, Bruno Mars
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9.00
3 votes

#11 - Olga Kurylenko, Carol Vorderman, Jack Whitehall, Bruno Mars

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/2/2013

Jonathan's guests include comedian Jack Whitehall, actress Olga Kurylenko, presenter Carol Vorderman and singer Bruno Mars, who also performs live in the studio.

Olivia Newton-John, Keith Lemon, Nicole Scherzinger
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9.00
4 votes

#12 - Olivia Newton-John, Keith Lemon, Nicole Scherzinger

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/9/2013

Jonathan welcomes the one that he wants - Grease star Olivia Newton-John, and the zany Keith Lemon. Pop superstar Nicole Scherzinger is in for a chat and performs live.

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Matt Smith, Ruth Jones, Stereophonics
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9.00
3 votes

#13 - Matt Smith, Ruth Jones, Stereophonics

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/16/2013

Jonathan welcomes more celebrity guests, including current Doctor Who Matt Smith, Gavin and Stacey writer and star Ruth Jones, and Welsh rockers Stereophonics, who also perform live at the end of the show.

David Walliams, Barbara Windsor, Lewis Hamilton, Jimmy Carr, Ed Sheeran, Idina Menzel
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9.00
4 votes

#14 - David Walliams, Barbara Windsor, Lewis Hamilton, Jimmy Carr, Ed Sheeran, Idina Menzel

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/20/2014

Joining the host for this festive edition are Britain's Got Talent judge David Walliams, talking about his new family comedy The Boy in the Dress, veteran actress Barbara Windsor, current F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and 8 Out of 10 Cats host Jimmy Carr. Ed Sheeran, one of the year's most in-demand singer-songwriters, chats and performs, and there's also music by Idina Menzel, the Snow Queen from Disney's Frozen.

Glenn Close, Marlon Wayans, Gillian Anderson, Carrie Underwood
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9.00
6 votes

#15 - Glenn Close, Marlon Wayans, Gillian Anderson, Carrie Underwood

Season 10 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/12/2016

The host welcomes six-time Oscar-nominated Hollywood star Glenn Close to join him in the studio. The actress has a flurry of new films due to release this year, including The Girl with All the Gifts, a post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama starring Gemma Arterton, which was partly shot in Birmingham. Also joining Jonathan are comedy actor and writer Marlon Wayans, whose latest spoof Fifty Shades of Black takes a broad swipe at the similarly titled erotic thriller released last year, and Gillian Anderson, fresh from her return to UK screens in War and Peace and the revived series of The X-Files. Plus, country singer and former American Idol winner Carrie Underwood performs.

Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, Cilla Black and James Arthur
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8.88
8 votes

#16 - Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, Cilla Black and James Arthur

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/12/2013

Guests include Oscar-winning Hollywood actors Sandra Bullock and Tom Hanks, along with one of Britain's best loved entertainers, Cilla Black. Music comes from last year's million-selling X Factor champion James Arthur.

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Paul Hollywood, Miranda Hart, Kylie Minogue, David Walliams
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8.87
15 votes

#17 - Paul Hollywood, Miranda Hart, Kylie Minogue, David Walliams

Season 11 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/10/2016

Jonathan's guests in this festive chat show special are Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood, comedian Miranda Hart, award-winning actress Keira Knightley, pop princess Kylie Minogue and Britain's Got Talent judge and children's author David Walliams.

Seth Rogen, David Walliams, Michael Bublé and Coldplay
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8.80
5 votes

#18 - Seth Rogen, David Walliams, Michael Bublé and Coldplay

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/15/2011

This week on the show, Jonathan is joined by comedian David Walliams, crooning heart-throb Michael Buble and Hollywood funnyman Seth Rogen. Plus there is music from rock superstars Coldplay.

David Beckham, Kevin Bridges, Jessie J
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8.80
5 votes

#19 - David Beckham, Kevin Bridges, Jessie J

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/4/2012

This week, Jonathan is joined by superstar footballer David Beckham, Scottish comedian Kevin Bridges and Jessie J, who also sings live.

Tom Cruise, Jessica Brown Finlay, Laura Carmichael, Michelle Dockery, Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, Blake Harrison, James Buckley
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8.75
4 votes

#20 - Tom Cruise, Jessica Brown Finlay, Laura Carmichael, Michelle Dockery, Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, Blake Harrison, James Buckley

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/23/2011

Emma Thompson,Paddy McGuinness, Brooke Shields, Florence and the Machine
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8.75
4 votes

#21 - Emma Thompson,Paddy McGuinness, Brooke Shields, Florence and the Machine

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/14/2012

In this week's show, Jonathan welcomes Oscar winner Emma Thompson, Take Me Out presenter Paddy McGuinness and Hollywood star Brooke Shields. There is also music from Florence and the Machine.

Kiefer Sutherland, Andrew Flintoff, Amanda Seyfried, Paul Weller
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8.75
4 votes

#22 - Kiefer Sutherland, Andrew Flintoff, Amanda Seyfried, Paul Weller

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/10/2012

Jonathan welcomes Kiefer Sutherland, Mamma Mia! actress Amanda Seyfried and ex-England cricket star Freddie Flintoff. There is also music from rock legend Paul Weller.

Jessica Ennis, Usain Bolt, Tom Daley, Colin Farrell, Kelly Brook, Rita Ora
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8.75
4 votes

#23 - Jessica Ennis, Usain Bolt, Tom Daley, Colin Farrell, Kelly Brook, Rita Ora

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/18/2012

Jonathan Ross returns to screens with an array of top guests, great chat, fantastic comedy and amazing live music performances. Tonight's guests include Olympic champions Jessica Ennis and Usain Bolt, bronze medallist Tom Daley, Irish superstar Colin Farrell and Kelly Brook. Plus Rita Ora performs live in the studio.

Michael McIntyre, Sheridan Smith, Ellie Simmonds, Jonnie Peacock, Sienna Miller, Jamie Oliver and Charlotte Church
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8.75
4 votes

#24 - Michael McIntyre, Sheridan Smith, Ellie Simmonds, Jonnie Peacock, Sienna Miller, Jamie Oliver and Charlotte Church

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/22/2012

Jonathan is joined on the show by Michael McIntyre, Sheridan Smith, Ellie Simmonds, Jonnie Peacock, Sienna Miller, Jamie Oliver and Charlotte Church.

Uma Thurman, James Corden, Abbey Clancy, John Newman
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8.75
4 votes

#25 - Uma Thurman, James Corden, Abbey Clancy, John Newman

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/15/2014