New Series Starting Soon

This is a list of the new British comedy series and specials scheduled to broadcast shortly. As most networks only finalise their schedules two weeks in advance, there may be some new series missing from this list - see the tabs above for what else is on the way later.

Friday
5th September

on Radio Wales
The Leak

Radio ComedyThe Leak

Tom Price and guests from the world of comedy and entertainment review the week's biggest stories from around Wales.

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Friday
5th September

on BBC3
Fried

TV ComedyFried

Sitcom pilot set in a fried chicken shop.

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Friday
5th September

on C4
8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

TV Comedy8 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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Saturday
6th September

on BBC1
Kevin Bridges Live At...

TV ComedyKevin Bridges Live At...

Two stand-up specials from Kevin Bridges - one based around the Commonwealth Games, one based around the topic of Scottish Independence.

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Monday
8th September

on CBBC
The Joke Machine

TV ComedyThe Joke Machine

Schoolchildren compete to tell the best jokes, with a comedy punishment for those whose efforts are not up to scratch. Jarred Christmas hosts.

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Monday
8th September

on Radio Scot
Dan Five-0

Radio ComedyDan Five-0

Radio Scotland sitcom pilot about a man separated from his wife but still having to work with her.

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Tuesday
9th September

on BBC2 Scot
What's Funny About The Indyref?

TV ComedyWhat's Funny About The Indyref?

Comedy sketch show written by 16- 25 year-olds which is inspired by the Referendum on Scottish Independence.

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Tuesday
9th September

on Dave
Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish

TV ComedyDave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish

Comedy series in which Dave Gorman uses stand-up and PowerPoint slides to take a look at various aspects of modern life.

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Wednesday
10th September

on Radio 4
Tom Wrigglesworth Utterly At Odds With The Universe

Radio ComedyTom Wrigglesworth Utterly At Odds With The Universe

Stand-up show in which Tom Wrigglesworth talks about the relationship with his granddad.

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Thursday
11th September

on BBC2
Mock The Week

TV ComedyMock The Week

Hugely popular and sometimes controversial topical panel show which takes a satirical look at the week's news.

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Thursday
11th September

on ITV2
Celebrity Juice

TV ComedyCelebrity Juice

Topical ITV2 panel show hosted by Leigh Francis (in character as Keith Lemon) with team captains Fearne Cotton and Holly Willoughby.

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Thursday
11th September

on ITV2
Bad Bridesmaid

TV ComedyBad Bridesmaid

Show in which comedians attempt to disrupt hen weekends. The bride must pretend they are friends with the comedian.

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Friday
12th September

on BBC1
Would I Lie To You?

TV ComedyWould I Lie To You?

Comedy panel show hosted by Rob Brydon, with David Mitchell and Lee Mack as team captains. Previously hosted by Angus Deayton.

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Friday
12th September

on Radio 4
The Now Show

Radio ComedyThe Now Show

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a mix of stand-up, sketches and songs in this popular topical comedy show for Radio 4.

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Friday
12th September

on BBC3
Seann Walsh's Late Night Comedy Spectacular

TV ComedySeann Walsh's Late Night Comedy Spectacular

Seann Walsh presents a stand-up showcase featuring exciting new acts from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Friday
12th September

on BBC3
Parents' Evening

TV ComedyParents' Evening

Comedy pilot set at a school parents' evening starring Kayvan Novak as various characters.

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Friday
12th September

on Radio 2
BBC New Comedy Award

Radio ComedyBBC New Comedy Award

The BBC's nationwide search to find the best in new stand-up comedy talent. Patrick Kielty presents coverage from the final rounds.

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Friday
12th September

on C4
Alan Carr: Chatty Man

TV ComedyAlan 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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Tuesday
16th September

on Sky Living
Mount Pleasant

TV ComedyMount Pleasant

Comedy drama based around a couple living in the an affluent area of the north, plus their friends, family and relationships.

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Tuesday
16th September

on Radio 4
Lewis Macleod Is Not Himself

Radio ComedyLewis Macleod Is Not Himself

Impressions-based sketch show starring Lewis Macleod.

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Tuesday
16th September

on Radio 4
Kevin Eldon Will See You Now

Radio ComedyKevin Eldon Will See You Now

Radio sketch show starring Kevin Eldon, loosely based on his 2010 Edinburgh Fringe show.

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Wednesday
17th September

on Radio 4
Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation

Radio ComedyJeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation

Radio 4 series in which Jeremy Hardy presents a series of humorous lectures on a vast range of different subjects.

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Friday
19th September

on BBC3
Flat TV

TV ComedyFlat TV

Pilot episode based on the internet series by Tom Rosenthal and Naz Osmanoglu.

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Wednesday
24th September

on Dave
Crackanory

TV ComedyCrackanory

Series featuring stories from comedy writers read out by well known personalities, including live action and animation.

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Thursday
25th September

on BBC R4E
Newsjack

Radio ComedyNewsjack

Topical satirical sketch show on Radio 4 Extra. The programme has an 'open door' policy allowing anyone to submit material.

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More Comedy On The Way

The following comedies are also scheduled to start soon - but we don't know quite when yet.

September
on C4
Scotland In A Day

TV ComedyScotland In A Day

One-off half-hour mockumentary set on the day of the 2014 Scottish Independence referendum.

Our Guide

September
on ITV2
Plebs

TV ComedyPlebs

Modern comedy set in Ancient rome. Unlikely to be immortalised in history, Marcus, Stylax and Grumio are just plebs.

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September
on BBC3
Bad Education

TV ComedyBad 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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This Season
on ITV
Sunday Night At The Palladium

TV ComedySunday Night At The Palladium

Variety series presenting the best British and international entertainment talent, from musicians to comedians and speciality acts.

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Win Cuckoo Series 1

Win Cuckoo Series 1

Win a copy of Series 1 of Cuckoo on DVD, the sitcom starring Greg Davies and Andy Samberg. Enter

Phoenix Nights to return?

Phoenix Nights to return?

Newspaper reports suggest that Peter Kay is working on bringing Phoenix Nights back for live shows. Read

Thom Tuck interview

Thom Tuck interview

Thom Tuck talks Munnery, Bambi, expensive dross at the Fringe, piles of rubbish on BBC3, and more. Read

Bill Kerr dies aged 92

Bill Kerr dies aged 92

Bill Kerr, who played Tony Hancock's dim-witted Australian sidekick, has died at the age of 92. Read

BBC Radio workshops

BBC Radio workshops

BBC Radio Comedy will be running comedy writing information sessions in London and Manchester. Read

Big School interviews

Big School interviews

David Walliams, Catherine Tate, Philip Glenister and Frances de la Tour talk about Big School Series 2. Read

Obituary: Lord Alan B'Stard

Obituary: Lord Alan B'Stard

Lord Alan B'Stard, First Marquess of Haltemprice, has died at the age of 58, it has been confirmed. Read

Frankie Boyle's big speech

Frankie Boyle's big speech

Frankie Boyle has blasted TV commissioning, Mock The Week, panel show booking, & other topics. Read

Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Edinburgh Comedy Awards

John Kearns, Alex Edelman and Phil Ellis are winners of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014. Read

The Wrong Mans 2

The Wrong Mans 2

Plot details have been released about the 2nd series of James Corden and Mathew Baynton's comedy. Read

Lucy Beaumont interview

Lucy Beaumont interview

Lucy Beaumont talks about how she got started in comedy, and what she misses about leaving Hull. Read

Emma Kennedy's comedy

Emma Kennedy's comedy

BBC One has ordered a comedy drama series based on the best-selling book, The Tent, The Bucket and Me. Read

BBC1 gets Mountain Goats

BBC1 gets Mountain Goats

BBC One has ordered six episodes of Mountain Goats, a sitcom about a mountain rescue team. Read

Ashley Jensen - new comedy

Ashley Jensen - new comedy

Sky1 is making Agatha Raisin And The Quiche Of Death, a crime comedy drama starring Ashley Jensen. Read

Aidan Strangeman wins

Aidan Strangeman wins

Musical comedian Aidan Strangeman has won the 2014 So You Think You're Funny? new act competition. Read

Another series Alan Davies

Another series Alan Davies

Channel Dave has ordered 10 more episodes of comic chat format Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. Read

Keith Lemon's sketch show

Keith Lemon's sketch show

ITV2 has commissioned a brand new sketch show starring Leigh Francis's alter-ego, Keith Lemon. Read

E4 gets some Chewing Gum

E4 gets some Chewing Gum

E4 has ordered a new comedy series called Chewing Gum, written by and starring Michaela Coel. Read

Roy Chubby Brown is bad!

Roy Chubby Brown is bad!

A police camera has caught comedian Roy Chubby Brown reading a newspaper whilst driving. Read

Backchat moves to BBC Two

Backchat moves to BBC Two

Jack Whitehall and his dad will move to BBC Two for a second series of Backchat. Read

Jonny Sweet's BBC3 series

Jonny Sweet's BBC3 series

BBC Three has ordered a new comedy series called Together. The show is written by & stars Jonny Sweet. Read

BBC Three gets Top Coppers

BBC Three gets Top Coppers

BBC Three has ordered Top Coppers, a 'silly, gag-filled, action comedy' which follows two police detectives. Read

Fried gets a series

Fried gets a series

Fried, a BBC Comedy Feeds sitcom pilot set in a low-rent fast food chain shop, has been given a series. Read

BBC3 orders Josh series

BBC3 orders Josh series

BBC Three has ordered a full series of Josh, the sitcom starring and co-written by Josh Widdicombe. Read

Harry Hill's new show

Harry Hill's new show

Harry Hill will host a reboot of singing show Stars In Their Eyes. ITV wants to do more comedy too. Read

Pre-Gig Notes: Photos

Pre-Gig Notes: Photos

A photo gallery providing an intimate insight into the pre-gig routines and notes of some of comedians. Read

Foster's Award Nominees

Foster's Award Nominees

The shortlists for the prestigious Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014 is here: Read

WitTank get E4 sitcom pilot

WitTank get E4 sitcom pilot

The sketch group WitTank, stars of Live At The Electric, are now developing a sitcom project for E4. Read

New show for Hugh Dennis

New show for Hugh Dennis

Outnumbered star Hugh Dennis is to appear in You Should See My Family, a new hybrid comedy format. Read

Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh Ranganathan

Stand-up Romesh Ranganathan talk schools, comedy writing advice and more in this interview. Read

Adam Hills new panel show

Adam Hills new panel show

Channel 4 are to pilot a new panel show format hosted by Adam Hills called Welcome To My World. Read

Stuart Goldsmith interview

Stuart Goldsmith interview

An interview with stand-up comedian and podcast host Stuart Goldsmith. What is his own masterplan? Read

The Full Monty live show

The Full Monty live show

Gary Lucy, Andrew Dunn and Louis Emerick are amongst the stars for The Full Monty live UK tour. Read

Top 10 Fringe jokes 2014

Top 10 Fringe jokes 2014

Tim Vine has won the award for the funniest joke at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe festival. Top 10 gag

Holly Walsh poster award

Holly Walsh poster award

Holly Walsh's Edinburgh Fringe marketing design has won at the first ever Comedy Poster Awards. View

Tom Craine interview

Tom Craine interview

Stand-up comic Tom Craine talks about the cultural panic that exists around being single nowadays. Read

Video: Hangover cures

Video: Hangover cures

A bunch of comedians offer their suggested cures for that inevitable festival-based hangover. Watch

Lee Evans iPhone game

Lee Evans iPhone game

Lee Evans has launched 5 Minutes Mr. Evans!, a game for the iPhone/iPad. Get him to his gig on time. Read

Harry Hill's BBC1 show

Harry Hill's BBC1 show

Harry Hill is reportedly working on a scripted comedy show for the BBC. Few other details are known. Read

Miranda Hart's new show

Miranda Hart's new show

Miranda Hart will host a revival of BBC gameshow The Generation Game. Maybe. It's confusing. Read

Celia Pacquola wins award

Celia Pacquola wins award

Stand-up Celia Pacquola has been named the winner of the Amused Moose Laughter Award 2014. Read

Tim Key's ghost story

Tim Key's ghost story

Watch Tim Key tell a five minute tale about ghosts at the Edinburgh Fringe. It's chilling stuff. Watch

ITV to revive iconic show

ITV to revive iconic show

Jimmy Carr and Sarah Millican amongst the stars for a Sunday Night At The London Palladium revival. Read

Live Scriber interview

Live Scriber interview

An interview with Peter Morey, who is documenting gigs by creating a unique real-time illustration. Read

Luke McQueen's stunt

Luke McQueen's stunt

Luke McQueen tricked people into thinking they had Frankie Boyle tickets. They weren't happy. Read

Scottish poll mockumentary

Scottish poll mockumentary

Channel 4 is to screen Scotland In A Day, a one-off mockumentary tied to the Scottish Independence poll. Read

Morgan & West: Magical GIFs

Morgan & West: Magical GIFs

Magical comedy duo Morgan & West present their favourite magical animated GIFs. Funny, clever. Watch

Comedy Video Website Fails

Comedy Video Website Fails

A look at why the comedy video websites Comedybox, MySpace and Funny Or Die all closed. Read

NewsRevue interview

NewsRevue interview

Emma Taylor, the producer behind long-running sketch show NewsRevue, talks about the show here: Read

The Job Lot: Series 2

The Job Lot: Series 2

A behind-the-scenes guide to the forthcoming second series of The Job Lot. Includes a video. Read

Boomers interviews

Boomers interviews

The cast of new sitcom Boomers talk about growing old, and why their new sitcom is set to appeal. Read

Stars at your service

Stars at your service

Russell Howard, Al Murray, Greg Davies, Russell Kane and Rhod Gilbert will be in Stars At Your Service. Read

Watson, Key and Basden

Watson, Key and Basden

Mark Watson, Tim Key and Tom Basden are to reunite for a new Radio 4 comedy series in September. Read

Stand-up sign language

Stand-up sign language

We chat to Catherine King, who provides sign language interpretation at various stand-up gigs. Read

Off Their Rockers Series 3

Off Their Rockers Series 3

ITV has ordered a third series of Off Their Rockers, the hidden camera prank show which involves OAP actors. Read

Scrotal Recall cast

Scrotal Recall cast

Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas and Daniel Ings have been announced as the stars of Scrotal Recall. Read

The Football's On again

The Football's On again

Ian Stone will return to BT Sport from next week with a second series of The Football's On comic chat show. Read

BAFTA Rocliffe 2014 winners

BAFTA Rocliffe 2014 winners

The winning writers in the BAFTA Rocliffe New Comedy Showcase contest have been revealed. Read

James Corden - a US star?

James Corden - a US star?

A US website has reported that James Corden will take over as host on The Late Late Show in America. Read

Joke Thieves format for TV

Joke Thieves format for TV

A live comedy format in which comics must perform each others' routines is being developed for BBC Two. Read

David Brent film in works

David Brent film in works

Ricky Gervais will star as The Office's David Brent in new film Life On The Road. Read