Channel 4

Channel 4

Since 1982, Channel 4 has been investing in cult sitcoms and cutting edge comedy projects. As a result, it has broadcast many of the darker and more controversial comedies in our database, programmes like Nathan Barley and Brass Eye. Over the years C4 has created a number of hit sitcoms - these include Father Ted, Spaced, Black Books, Peep Show, The IT Crowd and Green Wing. However, C4 has also done 'mainstream' with shows like 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Balls Of Steel and Star Stories in its catalogue.

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Contact Details For Channel 4

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  • By Phone: 020 7306 8333
  • By Post: Channel 4 Television, 124 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2TX

Channel 4 - New & Current Shows

8 Out Of 10 Cats

8 Out Of 10 Cats

Topical Channel 4 comedy panel show hosted by Jimmy Carr. The questions are based on survey results and statistics.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

The 8 Out Of 10 Cats regulars play the famous words and numbers quiz with the help of guests. There was also a Deal Or No Deal special.

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Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Alan Carr hosts his very own entertainment chat show. Each week celebrity guests join Alan for a natter.

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Babylon

Babylon

Police-based comedy drama directed by Danny Boyle. James Nesbitt stars as Chief Constable Richard Miller. 6-part series to follow this October. Jon S. Baird takes over as director.

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The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year

Big Fat Quiz Of The Year, The

Channel 4's annual topical end-of-year panel show. Hosted by Jimmy Carr and featuring a host of well-known comedians as panellists.

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Black Mirror

Black Mirror

Three stand-alone dark sci-fi fantasy comedy dramas about our collective unease about our modern world. Created by Charlie Brooker. Christmas Special to follow.

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The British Comedy Awards

British Comedy Awards, The

Britain's premier comedy awards, honouring the very best in the business. Live ceremony broadcast Tuesday 16th December.

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Catastrophe

Catastrophe

Sitcom starring Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan as a couple who make a 'bloody mess' of falling in love.

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The Comic Strip Presents...

Comic Strip Presents..., The

Periodic series of satires and spoofs that helped bring alternative comedy to the mainstream and forge a comedy reputation for then-new Channel 4. New episode called 'It Ends Badly' in production.

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Cut

Cut

Channel 4 comedy drama about a group of highly dysfunctional civil servants forced to relocate from London to Northampton. Due to be broadcast this October.

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Derek

Derek

Bittersweet comedy drama written by and starring Ricky Gervais as a worker in a retirement home. Final special to follow.

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The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night

Feeling Nuts Comedy Night, The

Jack Whitehall hosts a comedy show to raise awareness for the Check One Two testicular cancer campaign.

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Flack

Flack

Comedy about a modern woman, working in PR and struggling to keep her own life on track as well as deal with her colourful clients.

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The Last Leg

Last Leg, The

Topical comedy show reviewing the topics of the week. Hosted by Adam Hills with the help of Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker. Broadcast live.

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Malachy's Millions

Malachy's Millions

One hour comedy special spoof of 'Secret Millionaire' in which Peter Kay plays the rich owner of a coach company.

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Man Down

Man Down

Sitcom starring Greg Davies as Dan, a man with crushing character flaws, an unwanted teaching job and uniquely dysfunctional friends.

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No Offence

No Offence

Comedy drama created by Paul Abbott set in a crumbling Victorian cop shop on the wrong side of Manchester.

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Peep Show

Peep Show

Sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb as a pair of socially dysfunctional flatmates with little else in common. Returns in 2015.

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Raised By Wolves

Raised By Wolves

Sitcom co-written by Times columnist Caitlin Moran about a family who are home-educating six children in a council house in Wolverhampton. Series to follow in 2015.

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The Revengers!

Revengers!, The

Mockumentary pilot about a group of Croydon residents who come together and decide to try and fight crime.

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Scrotal Recall

Scrotal Recall

Channel 4 sitcom about a man who must contact everyone he's ever slept with to tell them he has Chlamydia.

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Sit.com

Sit.com

A new single camera comedy pilot for Channel 4 written by David Baddiel.

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Toast Of London

Toast Of London

Sitcom starring Matt Berry as Steven Toast, an occasionally successful actor who finds himself in a series of tricky situations both off and on-stage.

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Other Older Shows Commissioned By Channel 4

Note: this list might not be fully complete yet. We are still researching archive shows.

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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