Virtually Famous

Series 1 - Episode 1

Virtually Famous
Radio Times
Review by:
Ellie Austin

Kevin McHale, a.k.a wheelchair-bound Artie Abrams in Glee, jets in to present this new panel show centred around the unlikely characters who find fame online thanks to the power and reach of modern-day technology.

Comedian Seann Walsh and Radio 1 funnyman Chris Stark captain celebrity teams tasked with making sense of the memes, Twitter tirades and countless cat videos that have captured the public’s imagination. This episode's line-up of tech-savvy contenders includes Outnumbered star Tyger Drew-Honey, Countdown’s Rachel Riley and stand-up Romesh Ranganathan, who go head to head in a series of light-hearted challenges.

About this programme

1/8. Glee star Kevin McHale hosts a comedy panel show in which team captains Seann Walsh and Chris Stark and guests are quizzed about the latest viral sensations on the internet - including memes, Twitter rants, YouTube posts and Vine shorts. In the first edition, Seann and Chris are joined by comedians Chris Ramsey and Romesh Ranganathan, Countdown's Rachel Riley and actor Tyger Drew-Honey.

Cast and crew


Kevin McHale
Team Captain
Seann Walsh
Team Captain
Chris Stark
Chris Ramsey
Romesh Ranganathan
Rachel Riley
Tyger Drew-Honey


Toby Baker
Series Producer
Jamie Rea