All The Best From Denis Norden - his final show for ITV - is airing tonight at 2245
That's good news. Really sad about this, I think Denis was the first "grown-up" comedy person I really liked. And Alright on the Night used to be my favourite show on telly, I would faithfully watch the repeats no matter how many times I'd seen them, to the stage I could recite Denis' script along with him. They always used to use it as a spoiler for a new show on BBC1.
Indeed, there was that time in 1995 where they repeated The Utterly Worst of Alright on the Night and then a week later, repeated Alright 6 - where about 75% of the clips in the Utterly Worst were taken from so the shows were virtually identical. They got loads of complaints and the following week, when they repeated Alright 7, it was preceded by a new introduction by Denis saying "Don't worry, none of these clips have been on for ages!"
Here's my attempt to catalogue every clip show he did in what I'm calling the Clipboard Collection...
Alright on the Night (1-20, plus various Worsts, Kids, Late and 10th, 21st and 25th anniversary specials)
Laughter File (1-13)
Ten Years of London Weekend (the first Alright-style show, back in 1978)
Denis Norden's World of Television (which I've never seen, but I think it was basically the pilot for Clive James on Television)
21 Years of Laughter (comedy clips for LWT's 21st birthday)
30 Years of Laughter (the same, nine years later)
With Hilarious Consquences (the same, but for Thames - his only show for Thames)
40 Years of ITV Laughter (the same, but with clips from all ITV companies)
Pick of the Pilots (a series of clips of crap American TV shows)
Denis Norden's Trailer Cinema (the same, but with crap films)
Laughter By Royal Command (clips from Royal Variety shows)
A Right Royal Song and Dance (the same, a few years later)
And The Winner Is (clips from award shows)
Denis Norden's Laughter of a Lifetime (his favourite comedy clips - I remember he said in it how much he liked Jerry Seinfeld and Garry Shandling but of the two, "I've always been a Shandling man!")
All The Best for Denis Norden (as we know, his final best of everything show from Christmas 2006)
I think that's all of them - isn't it?