BBC Three

BBC Three

BBC Three is the corporation's youth channel, available via digital platforms including Freeview. The channel broadcasts comedy aimed at the 25 to 34-year-old age group. Many of the comedies on this channel are quite experimental in nature - BBC3 is now often used as a test bed for nurturing hit comedies for BBC Two and BBC One. Whilst many shows on BBC Three pass without notice, an equal number of the comedies have met viewer approval and gone on to become well-known. Little Britain, Gavin & Stacey, Two Pints, The Mighty Boosh, Him & Her and Russell Howard's Good News are probably the channel's biggest hits to date.

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BBC Three - New & Current Shows

Backchat

Backchat

Comic chat show hosted by Jack Whitehall and his father, Michael Whitehall. New series to follow on BBC2.

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Bad Education

Bad Education

School-based comedy starring Jack Whitehall as Alfie, the worst teacher to ever be involved in the British education system.

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Bluestone 42

Bluestone 42

A single-camera comedy drama about a British bomb disposal detachment.

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Crims

Crims

Sitcom series about a young man sentenced to two years in a Young Offenders Institution. Begins Autumn 2014.

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Cuckoo

Cuckoo

BBC Three comedy starring Greg Davies as the over-protective father of a girl who impulsively married an American hippie on her gap year. Christmas special to follow.

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Fried

Fried

Sitcom pilot set in a fried chicken shop. Full six part series ordered for 2015.

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Jenny Bede: AAA

Jenny Bede: AAA

Impressions based sketch show from YouTube star Jenny Bede.

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Josh

Josh

Sitcom pilot set around a flat. Co-written by and starring Josh Widdicombe. Jack Dee plays the landlord. Full six part series ordered for 2015.

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Murder In Successville

Murder In Successville

Hybrid comedy format about a fictional town brimming with celebrities. Tom Davis stars as DCI Sleet.

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Nick Helm's Heavy Entertainment

Nick Helm's Heavy Entertainment

Fast-paces variety show starring Nick Helm, with sketches, songs, poetry, fireworks, jokes, and everything else he can muster.

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The Revolution Will Be Televised

Revolution Will Be Televised, The

Heydon Prowse and Jolyon Rubinstein take on celebrities, bankers, politicians and others in a satirical prank series.

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Siblings

Siblings

Sitcom about the world's worst brother and sister.

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Some Girls

Some Girls

Comedy about four 16-year-old female best-friends struggling through life, love, family and school. Returns in week beginning 17th November.

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Sweat The Small Stuff

Sweat The Small Stuff

Nick 'Grimmy' Grimshaw hosts a celebrity-based BBC Three panel show featuring fickle obsessions and games and questions.

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Together

Together

Romantic comedy series written by and starring Jonny Sweet about around a couple in a new relationship.

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Top Coppers

Top Coppers

Action comedy pilot about two police detectives.

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The Totally Senseless Gameshow

Totally Senseless Gameshow, The

One-off show for BBC3's Disability Season. Martin Dougan hosts a humorous, tongue in cheek mock gameshow.

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Uncle

Uncle

BBC Three sitcom in which Nick Helm stars as an out-of work musician forced to look after his 12-year-old nephew when his sister is busy.

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Other Older Shows Commissioned By BBC Three

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Brotherhood now filming

Brotherhood now filming

Production has now commenced on Brotherhood, Comedy Central UK's first studio audience sitcom. Read

Boy In The Dress cast

Boy In The Dress cast

Jennifer Saunders, Tim McInnerny and Meera Syal are amongst the cast for The Boy In The Dress. Read

How Do I Get Up There?

How Do I Get Up There?

The up-and-coming sketch group 'How Do I Get Up There?' talk about their new BBC Scotland pilot. Read

Jenny Bede interview

Jenny Bede interview

Jenny Bede talks to BCG about filming her music-based BBC Three impressions show pilot AAA. Read

ITV returns to Palladium

ITV returns to Palladium

ITV will return to the London Palladium in 2015 for a second revived series of the comic variety format. Read

Cofilmic Festival workshops

Cofilmic Festival workshops

The Cofilmic Comedy Film Festival 2014 -has announced various cheap panels and workshops for creators. Read

Jason Byrne interview

Jason Byrne interview

Jason Byrne talks about why Father Figure didn't work, his next TV show, and touring his new live show. Read

The Dawson Bros US sitcom

The Dawson Bros US sitcom

British writing team The Dawson Brothers are working on The Spencer Tapes, a sitcom for NBC. Read

The IT Crowd USA 2

The IT Crowd USA 2

A second attempt is to be made to re-work Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd for American audiences. Read

Teckle Books interview

Teckle Books interview

An interview with the authors behind the comedic novels from new publishing outfit Teckle Books. Read