Bradley Walsh and Son: Breaking Dad

Bradley Walsh and Son: Breaking Dad returns as Mancs in Mumbai comes to an end

A great show replaced by an even better one!

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ITV viewers have absolutely loved the six-part series Absolutely India: Mancs in Mumbai but it’s coming to an end tonight (June 3).

Gutting news for fans of the sunny natured Thomas boys – dad Dougie and brothers Ryan, Scott and Adam.

Scott Thomas Mancs In Mumbai
Mancs In Mumbai ends tonight but Bradley Walsh and Son: Breaking Dad replaces it (Credit: ITV)

But it’s not all bad news. Their departure from screens on Wednesday evenings makes room for the return of Bradley Walsh And Son: Breaking Dad.

Bradley Walsh and his lad Barney are back with a special series which combines series one and series two of their road-tripping show AND a special, unseen episode of outtakes from their trips.

Running for six weeks, the hour-long episodes see the father and son travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans and Florida to Maine.

Bradley Walsh and Barney Walsh
Breaking Dad was a smash hit with viewers (Credit: ITV)

The first episode kicks off in LA, before they set off for Arizona and sees Bradley challenged by Barney to try body-building, cowboy training, water skiing and – The Chase host’s worst nightmare – sky diving.

Series one of Breaking Dad aired in 2019 and ran for just three episodes. When the show returned this winter the episodes were doubled to six.

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Fans were bereft when series two came to an end and begged for a third series.

One summed up the sentiment on Twitter: “@ITV please commission another series, but make it an hour long each episode.

“Amazing bond between father and son, so genuine (Barney is kinda hot too) #breakingdad #barneywalsh #bradleywalsh.”

Well, while it’s not entirely new content, ITV has granted the wish of hour-long episodes!

Bradley, looking a lot like son Barney, in his early TV days (Credit: ITV)

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Bradley turns 60 tomorrow (June 4) and to mark the occasion, this evening ITV is showing a special all about the Showbiz fave’s amazing career.

A true entertainer, Bradley has turned his hand to comedy, quiz-show presenter and soap actor – to name but a few jobs!

The hour-long special, narrated by Jason Manford, screens from 9pm on Wednesday, June 3.

Bradley Walsh and Son: Breaking Dad returns to ITV, Wednesday June 10, 8pm.

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