Channel 4 Comedy Showcase 2007

Channel 4 Comedy Showcase. Channel 4 broadcast six new comedy pilots in 2007 under the 'comedy showcase' heading. It was considered a very successful set of pilots as three of them (The Kevin Bishop Show, Plus One and Free Agents) went on to full series...

Other People

TV ComedyOther People

Broadcast: Fri 5th October 2007

Sitcom pilot about an ex-child star who, 20 years on, is now working in a sofa shop. Greg is bored, unhappy and still hurting on the inside.

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Ladies And Gentlemen

TV ComedyLadies And Gentlemen

Broadcast: Fri 12th October 2007

Sitcom pilot following the lives and loves of a group of 30-something friends who share a London house... in 1865.

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Plus One

TV ComedyPlus One

Broadcast: Fri 19th October 2007

What do you do when your girlfriend leaves you to marry Duncan from boyband Blue? You decide to outshine them on their wedding day.

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The Eejits

TV ComedyThe Eejits

Broadcast: Fri 26th October 2007

Maurice and Gerard are two would-be musicians whose ambitions far outreach their abilities, but that doesn't stop them from dreaming.

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Free Agents

TV ComedyFree Agents

Broadcast: Fri 9th November 2007

A dark and poignant romantic sitcom following a 'will they, won't they' couple. Stars Stephen Mangan, Sharon Horgan and Anthony Head.

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The Kevin Bishop Show

TV ComedyThe Kevin Bishop Show

Broadcast: Fri 23rd November 2007

Fast-paced Channel 4 sketch show built around Kevin Bishop. Includes a number of celebrity impressions.

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Jonathan Ross cooking show

Jonathan Ross cooking show

Jonathan Ross is to present a food-themed comedy panel show pilot. The format is described as 'mouth watering'. Read

Missing TV sketch shows?

Missing TV sketch shows?

The organisers of London Sketchfest ponder why there's hardly any sketch shows on TV nowadays. Read

The John Bishop Show

The John Bishop Show

John Bishop will present a new eight-part comedy and entertainment variety show on BBC One on Saturday nights. Read

Channel 5 is back

Channel 5 is back

Good news. Channel 5 is to start showing British comedy again, following a deal with Comedy Central. Read

BBC Salford Sitcom Showcase

BBC Salford Sitcom Showcase

Funz And Gamez, Fishbowl and Barbara Nice are amongst the comedy that will be showcased at the BBC event: Read

Jim Howick to star in Stag

Jim Howick to star in Stag

Jim Howick will star in Stag, a comedy thriller for BBC Two from The Wrong Mans director Jim Field Smith. Read

BBC Two orders 'Mum'

BBC Two orders 'Mum'

BBC Two has commissioned Mum, a new sitcom from the writer and producers of hit BBC Three sitcom Him & Her. Read

Sky Arts slapstick comedies

Sky Arts slapstick comedies

Kevin Eldon, Johnny Vegas, Kim Cattrall, Vic Reeves and Frank Skinner star in four physical comedies on Sky Arts. Read

Ballot Monkeys preview

Ballot Monkeys preview

Top comedy writers Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin introduce their new political sitcom, Ballot Monkeys. Read

Channel 4's Election Night

Channel 4's Election Night

Channel 4 is bringing back its Alternative Election Night format on 7th May, with Jeremy Paxman & David Mitchell. Read