Fake Reaction

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Fake Reaction
GenreComedy Panel game
Written byJames Menzies
Christopher Davies
Phil Kerr
Dan Swimer
Simon Bullivant
Dominic English
Kevin Day
Will Ing
Directed byIan Lorimer
Presented byMatt Edmondson
StarringTeam captains:
Ellie Taylor
Joe Swash
Theme music composerDobs Vye
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series2
No. of episodes18 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)Gary Chippington
Producer(s)Tommy Panays
Production location(s)Riverside Studios (2013)
Elstree Studios (2014)
Editor(s)Tim Ellison
Running time45 minutes (inc. adverts)
Production company(s)STV Productions
Original networkITV2
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original release3 January 2013 (2013-01-03) –
6 March 2014 (2014-03-06)

Fake Reaction is a British television comedy panel game shown on ITV2 that ran for two series from 3 January 2013 to 6 March 2014[1][2] presented by Matt Edmondson with regular team captains Joe Swash and Ellie Taylor.[3]


A pilot edition was recorded in April 2012 for BBC Three, however the show was picked up by ITV2 for an eight-episode run from 3 January 2013.[4] A second series of ten episodes began production in late 2013, and premiered on 2 January 2014.[5]

On 3 September 2014, Edmondson revealed that the programme had been axed after two series.[6]


Series Start date End date Episodes
1 3 January 2013 21 February 2013 8
2 2 January 2014 6 March 2014 10


  1. ^ "Fake Reaction". Red Arrow International. Retrieved 2013-06-18.
  2. ^ "ITV2 order comedy game show Fake Reaction". British Comedy Guide. 2012-11-08. Retrieved 2013-06-18.
  3. ^ "Fake Reaction". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 2013-06-18.
  4. ^ Khalsa, Balihar (2012-11-16). "ITV2 picks up Matt Edmondson fronted panel show". Broadcast. Retrieved 2013-06-18.
  5. ^ Fletcher, Alex (2013-06-18). "Matt Edmondson's 'Fake Reaction' gets second series on ITV2". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2013-06-18.
  6. ^ [1]

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