ITV reveal programming highlights to celebrate Black History Month this October.
Sorry I Didn't Know - Sunday nights in October
Jimmy Akingbola returns to host comedy panel show Sorry, I Didn’t Know, for a five part series airing across Sunday nights in October.
will.i.am: The Blackprint - 14 October at 9pm
ITV will air will.i.am: The Blackprint, a one-hour documentary that follows global superstar will.i.am’s personal and timely exploration of what it means to be Black and British, in the country he calls his second home.
Ashley Banjo: Britain in Black and White - 19 October at 9pm
Also this October, ITV premieres Ashley Banjo: Britain in Black and White. In the summer of 2020 Ashley Banjo was thrust into the centre of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Charlene White: Empire’s Child - 21 October at 9pm
Charlene White embarks on a journey to uncover the roots of her connection to the British Empire. In a revealing and emotional journey, Charlene travels across Britain and Jamaica to investigate her own heritage and the relationship between the Empire and her family.
Good Morning Britain
Special news feature series called 'Black History Icons.' This brand new weekly strand will see five special films exploring important Black figures overlooked or airbrushed out of history, and will air every Friday in October.
Fashionista Candice Brathwaite travels to Barbados to trace her roots and understand more about her grandparents’ journey to the UK as part of the Windrush generation, and to celebrate Bajan culture - food, fashion and celebrity lifestyles.
Deliver key topical ideas this October with Hamza Yassin fronting a brand new series focusing on nature and wildlife, host Alison Hammond will take on additional presenting duties to deliver surprises to individuals that have missed a special milestone due to the pandemic.
Again be shining a light on the important topics we need to discuss right now, through the experiences of our panelists.