The four-part series called The Men Who Made Me will be broadcast next year.
We’ve been telling you all along that this lad is going places and now he can’t stop. Currently in the process of filming Blind Date where he plays the host the 24 year old has a long future a head of him.
He said: “I think it is a great show but I think there will never be another Cilla Black or another Michael Barrymore – those big shows.
“But for the modern landscape and the TV we have today, we can still pull off a really family friendly, entertaining and fun weekend show.
“Paul O’Grady has had loads of success with it. Paul was lovely to me. He brought me over.
“I fan-girled over Lily Savage, I met his dogs, we did the walks, he presented the show and showed me how it’s done…What is good is, we have kept the heart of the show.”
The Dublin comedian will host a four-part autobiographical series on BBC 4. A station that has about 2 million listeners tuning in at one time.
No stranger to radio, Al hosts a show on Today Fm and has admitted this kind of work is good for his mental health.
Speaking to the Irish Daily Star, he said: “I’m really really enjoying it but I think it has been good for my head.
“Whatever about my career, it has been good for me to go to an office every day and meet the same people and get into routine.”