Reality TV stars Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne will host a new controversial British talk show - and they hope to secure exclusive and frank interviews with a host of celebrities including pal SIR Elton John.

Former Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy and his outspoken wife are set to front the new television programme for UK network ITV1 next year (06). It will be aired after 10pm to take into account the likely bad language and their planned no-holds barred line of questioning.

Feisty Sharon's daytime American chat show came to an end last year (04) after just one season, during which she infuriated TV bosses by asking a little-known New Zealand actor if he had sex with sheep.

ITV1 heads are hoping the Osbournes' array of showbiz friends - including pop singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS - will appear on their show.

13/03/2005 10:28