The former Newsnight host will be in the chair for Channel 4 on election night 2015.
Twenty-four-hour news channels and all the commentary online make it ever harder to offer a definitive take on the day.
UK news has gone slightly nutty now Jeremy Paxman has left Newsnight. Watch his rival big beast at Channel 4 News apparently improvise a song about his departure. It includes a harmonica.
Whether he's being fierce and feisty, grumpy and grouchy, or beardy and bubbly, Jeremy Paxman is a memorable Newsnight presenter. To celebrate his last appearance on the show tonight, here are his best bits...
Watch: Treasury minister gives car-crash interview on Newsnight after Osborne's fuel duty U-turn.
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<i>Newsnight</i>'s creaky encounter was a lowlight of the conference season.