Paul O’Grady reportedly turned down hosting duties on ‘The Nightly Show’.

The 61-year-old, who has had his own successful chat shows in the past, was asked to present the show for five nights but told bosses at ITV he couldn’t take part.

A source told The Sun: “Paul was approached at the end of last year but he wasn’t able to do it.”

The show, which has a different host every week during its eight-week run, has been slammed by viewers and critics a like.

Paul however was recently announced as the new host of the rebooted ‘Blind Date.’

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