The programme was first announced in April 2016, and the first episode aired later that month, on 21 April 2016. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. The Pledge is a panel discussion programme broadcast on Sky News. The Pledge is pre-recorded on a Thursday in Studio F at Sky Campus in Osterley, and then broadcast on Thursdays at 8pm on Sky News. Topics discussed range from topical issues in the news such as politics and current affairs. They discuss a variety of topics - there is no presenter, so each panellist champions a topic which is then debated. Each panelist chooses a subject then clearly states their argument before passing it to the table. Rachel will be discussing 'why we need radical action against #climatechange' Tune in tomorrow at 8pm on @SkyNewspic.twitter.com/KYJ8rf8TxO", "The Pledge General Election Special: 20th April 2017", "The Pledge Christmas special 14th December 2017", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Pledge_(British_TV_programme)&oldid=974570579, Articles needing additional references from January 2019, All articles needing additional references, Wikipedia articles in need of updating from November 2019, All Wikipedia articles in need of updating, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, ‘Big’ Phil Campion, former SAS trooper and author, This page was last edited on 23 August 2020, at 19:24. There are currently ten panellists, five of whom appear on the show each week. They discuss a variety of topics - there is no presenter, so each panellist champions a topic which is then debated. It is also broadcast on Sundays at 8pm as well as at other times during the week to fill slots. S1, Ep12: In this week's edition Rachel Johnson, June Sarpong, Nick Ferrari, Michelle Mone and James Caan discuss pro-EU protests, and how Brexit could affect business. Panel discussion programme, broadcast weekly on Sky News. Learn how and when to remove this template message, "The Pledge: Sky News' Weekly Discussion Show", "Sky News to launch Question Time rival The Pledge", "A huge welcome to our newest panellist @Femi_Sorry on @ThePledge today at 8pm on @skynewspic.twitter.com/lDU4lmGHaF", "#ThePledge panellists this week ... @NickFerrariLBC, Trevor Phillips, @bigphilcampion, @afuahirsch and @junesarpong.And the topics on the show are pic.twitter.com/WZU8dU8cWw", "New panellist @rachshabi will be joining us for the first time tomorrow!  The show is known for at times being controversial, and debates often get heated..
Thu 30/01: Rachel Johnson hits out at brother Boris as the panel clash over Brexit.
The panelists are then given the chance to challenge the person if they disagree and debate it. Tougher prison sentences and office banter are also up for debate.
Each show comprises Five panelists from various professions in the entertainment and journalism industries. The Pledge is a panel discussion programme broadcast on Sky News.  There are currently ten panellists, five of whom appear on the show each week.