Current TV Comedy Series

Here's a list of the British comedy series currently in the TV schedules. These comedies are listed alphabetically to help you easily find the show you're interested in. To see episodes in broadcast order, view our schedule

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Jimmy Carr, Rachel Riley. Image credit: ITV Studios.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Returns: Friday 5th September @ 9pm, C4.

Episode 8.1: Jimmy, Sean and Jon are joined by celebrity guests David Mitchell and Roisin Conaty. Phill Jupitus is in with Susie Dent, while Joe Wilkinson 'helps' Rachel Riley provide the letters and numbers.

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A League Of Their Own. Laura Whitmore. Image credit: CPL Productions.

A League Of Their Own

Next new episode: Friday 5th September @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 8.2: The BAFTA-winning sports-based comedy show continues. With guests Micky Flanagan, Andros Townsend and Laura Whitmore.

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Alan Carr: Chatty Man. Alan Carr. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Returns: Friday 12th September @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 13.1, Jack Whitehall, Kasabian...: Alan Carr is back for the 13th series of Chatty Man. Guests include comedian and actor Jack Whitehall, who discusses the return of his sitcom Bad Education, while music is from Kasabian who perform their latest single Bumblebeee live in the studio.

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Almost Royal. Georgie Carlton (Ed Gamble). Image credit: Burning Bright Productions.

Almost Royal

Next new episode: Sunday 7th September @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 5, Detroit: Intrepid British aristocrats Georgie and Poppy Carlton receive a real culture shock when they visit Detroit.

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The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: David Kay, Henning Wehn, Josie Long, Paul Sinha, Isy Suttie, Bridget Christie, Stewart Lee. Image credit: Comedy Central.

Alternative Comedy Experience, The

Next new episode: Tuesday 2nd September @ 1am, Comedy Central.

Episode 2.8, The One With The German: Tonight's show features alternative comedy legend Kevin McAleer, plus ace stand-ups Stephen Carlin, Fern Brady, Isy Suttie, and Henning Wehn (who is German). Stewart Lee meets them backstage.

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Bad Bridesmaid. Image credit: Fresh One Productions.

Bad Bridesmaid

Starts: Thursday 11th September @ 9pm, ITV2.

Episode 1: Over four days Becky will need to convince her mates that the flamboyantly over the top Francesca, a PR/singer songwriter is a friend of her mum's whose joined the celebrations at the last minute.

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Big School. Dr Dalton (Jimmy Akingbola). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Big School

Next new episode: Friday 5th September @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 2.2: It's Miss Postern's birthday - but unfortunately it seems she's the only member of the Greybridge teaching staff who has remembered.

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Boomers. Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

Boomers

Next new episode: Friday 5th September @ 9pm, BBC1.

Episode 4: Joyce is retiring and Alan has invited all of their friends round to the house for a party.

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Celebrity Juice. Image shows from L to R: Holly Willoughby, Keith Lemon, Fearne Cotton. Image credit: Talkback.

Celebrity Juice

Returns: Thursday 11th September @ 9pm, ITV2.

Episode 12.1: Keith, Holly and Fearne return for another series of ludicrous games, outrageous smut and unbelievable celebrity humiliation.

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Crackanory. Vic Reeves. Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Crackanory

Returns: Wednesday 24th September @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 2.1, In Space No One Can Hear You Clean & The Weatherman: Vic Reeves reads In Space No One Can Hear You Clean, and the late Rik Mayall reads The Weatherman, by Tony Way.

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Cuckoo. Image shows from L to R: Ken (Greg Davies), Dale (Taylor Lautner). Image credit: Roughcut Television.

Cuckoo

Next new episode: Thursday 4th September @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 2.5, Ken At Work: The Senior Partner at Ken's firm is retiring and Ken is hopeful that he is in line for promotion. Meanwhile, Ben has a plan to spice things up with Rachel after she tells him that he needs to be more spontaneous.

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Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish. Dave Gorman. Image credit: Liberty Bell.

Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish

Returns: Tuesday 9th September @ 9pm, Dave.

Episode 2.1, I Call Mine Sally: Dave Gorman shreds some naughty magazines and helps a gerbil fulfill its destiny!

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Duck Quacks Don't Echo. Image shows from L to R: Lee Mack, Davina McCall. Image credit: Magnum Media.

Duck Quacks Don't Echo

Next new episode: Monday 1st September @ 8pm, Sky1.

Episode 2.1: Lee Mack is joined by Got to Dance host Davina McCall, comedian Paddy McGuinness and actor Stephen Mangan.

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Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live. Seann Walsh. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live

Next new episode: Thursday 4th September @ 9pm, BBC3.

Episode 5.2: Seann Walsh plays host at an evening of comedy from the Playhouse in Edinburgh. He is joined by acts including Mark Watson, Cardinal Burns and Romesh Ranganathan.

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Flat TV. Image shows from L to R: Tom (Tom Rosenthal), Naz (Naz Osmanoglu). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Flat TV

Will be broadcast: Friday 19th September @ 11pm, BBC3.

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

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The Football's On. Ian Stone.

Football's On, The

Next new episode: Friday 5th September @ 10pm, BT Sport.

Episode 2.4: Ian Stone is joined by Omid Djalili and Doc Brown.

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Fried. Mary (Katy Wix). Image credit: Two Brothers Pictures.

Fried

Will be broadcast: Friday 5th September @ 11pm, BBC3.

Sitcom pilot set in a fried chicken shop.

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The Joke Machine. Joke Master (Jarred Christmas). Image credit: Liberty Bell.

Joke Machine, The

Returns: Monday 8th September @ 7:30am, CBBC.

Episode 36: This episode's jokers are Newton versus Ashcombe.

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Kevin Bridges Live At.... Image shows from L to R: Hal Cruttenden, Jack Dee, Kevin Bridges, Kerry Godliman, Frankie Boyle. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

Kevin Bridges Live At...

Returns: Saturday 6th September @ 10:20pm, BBC1.

Episode 2, Kevin Bridges Live At The Referendum: Kevin Bridges return to the Theatre Royal in Glasgow to host a night of stand-up comedy about the upcoming Referendum on Scottish Independence. Appearing on stage alongside Kevin will be Jack Dee, Hal Cruttenden, Kerry Godliman and Scotland's own Frankie Boyle.

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The Last Leg. Image shows from L to R: Alex Brooker, Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

Last Leg, The

Next new episode: Friday 5th September @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 5.6: Adam Hills and regular co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker consider the weird and wonderful talking points of the week in the company of a studio audience and guest Nick Frost.

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Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Andy Parsons, Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis. Image credit: Angst Productions.

Mock The Week

Returns: Thursday 11th September @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 13.7: Dara O Briain hosts the topical panel show as guests Ed Byrne, Gary Delaney, Katherine Ryan and Josh Widdicombe take a satirical swipe at the week's news.

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Mount Pleasant. Image shows from L to R: Lisa (Sally Lindsay), Robbie (Daniel Ings), Pauline (Paula Wilcox), Barry (Bobby Ball). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Mount Pleasant

Returns: Tuesday 16th September @ 9pm, Sky Living.

Episode 4.1: Domestic life is far from quiet for the residents of Manchester's Mount Pleasant. Lisa and Dan are stronger than ever, despite the presence of Tanya, the temptress next door.

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Parents' Evening. Kayvan Novak. Image credit: 2LE Media.

Parents' Evening

Will be broadcast: Friday 12th September @ 11:25pm, BBC3.

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

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The Perfect Morecambe & Wise. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Perfect Morecambe & Wise, The

Next new episode: Friday 5th September @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 7: Eric dons a wig and Tom Jones performs Exactly Like You with some unlikely backing singers. Eric and Ernie take on the strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde with Dame Judi Dench, and the boys get musical in There is Nothin' Like a Dame.

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Seann Walsh's Late Night Comedy Spectacular. Seann Walsh. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Seann Walsh's Late Night Comedy Spectacular

Returns: Friday 12th September @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 2.1: From deep inside The Caves at the Edinburgh Fringe, comedy superstar Seann Walsh presents some of the most exciting new acts from 2014. Multi award-winning John Kearns, Rhys James, Luisa Omielan, Dane Baptiste, Celia Pacquola, John Hastings, Rebecca Humphries, Omar Hamdi and Fern Brady all star.

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Siblings. Gavin (Oliver Lansley). Image credit: Bwark Productions.

Siblings

Next new episode: Thursday 4th September @ 10:30pm, BBC3.

Episode 5, Burrito Neighbour: When Dan and Hannah's neighbour asks them to look after the exotic fish in his flat for a few days. What could possibly go wrong?

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Through The Keyhole. Image shows from L to R: Joe Swash, Gabby Logan, Paddy McGuinness, Keith Lemon. Image credit: Talkback.

Through The Keyhole

Next new episode: Saturday 6th September @ 9:25pm, ITV.

Episode 2.2: Keith Lemon is joined by Joe Swash, Gabby Logan and Paddy McGuinness.

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Virtually Famous. Image shows from L to R: Russell Kane, Chris Stark, Cheska. Image credit: Talkback.

Virtually Famous

Next new episode: Monday 1st September @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 7: Team captains Seann Walsh and Chris Stark are joined by Russell Kane, Cheska from Made in Chelsea, Sharon Rooney and Ed Gamble as they face questions and challenges all about clips, virals and YouTube celebrities.

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Would I Lie To You?. Image shows from L to R: Fiona Bruce, David Mitchell, Micky Flanagan, Rob Brydon, Steve Jones, Lee Mack, Claudia Winkleman. Image credit: Zeppotron.

Would I Lie To You?

Returns: Friday 12th September @ 8:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 8.1: Rob Brydon presents a new series of the panel game. Regular team captains Lee Mack and David Mitchell are joined by Fiona Bruce, Micky Flanagan, Steve Jones and Claudia Winkleman.

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Thom Tuck interview

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

Bill Kerr dies aged 92

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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