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. Image shows from L to R: Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson. Image credit: Zeppotron.

8 Out Of 10 Cats

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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. Image shows from L to R: Jimmy Carr, Rachel Riley. Image credit: ITV Studios.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Next new episode: Friday 19th September @ 9pm, C4.

Episode 8.3: Vic Reeves and Jo Brand take on the words and numbers. Adam Buxton is in with Countdown's resident lexicographer Susie Dent. Plus a special appearance from comedian Rob Beckett.

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A League Of Their Own. Image shows from L to R: Jack Whitehall, Una Foden, James Corden, Kevin Keegan, Russell Howard, Jamie Redknapp. Image credit: CPL Productions.

A League Of Their Own

Next new episode: Friday 19th September @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 8.4: Russell Howard, Una Healy and Kevin Keegan join the regulars.

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

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Next new episode: Friday 19th September @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 13.2, Kate Hudson, Zach Braff, Lee Mack, Professor Green: Alan is also joined by Kate Hudson and Zach Braff, stars of the new movie Wish I Was Here; comedian Lee Mack discusses his latest live stand-up tour; and there's music from UK pop star Professor Green, who performs his latest single Little Secrets.

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All At Sea. Image shows from L to R: Louie (Adam Greaves-Neal), Helen (Nicola Stephenson), Charlie (Ryan Wilkinson), Kevin (Steve Edge), Hannah (Milly Zero). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

All At Sea

Returns: Friday 26th September @ 5:30pm, CBBC.

Episode 2.1, Valentine: Charlie tries to befriend one of the guests who he thinks will make him some money, but when Charlie tries to be your friend, it might just ruin your life.

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Almost Royal. Image shows from L to R: Georgie Carlton (Ed Gamble), Poppy Carlton (Amy Hoggart). Image credit: Burning Bright Productions.

Almost Royal

Next new episode: Sunday 21st September @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 7, Nashville: Yee Haw! The regal Carlton siblings are in Nashville, Tennessee.

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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 16th September @ Midnight, Comedy Central.

Episode 2.10, Niche Comedy: Satirist Andy Zaltzman is joined on tonight's line up by Alan Parker, Liam Mullone, Simon Munnery, Tony Law, Hattie Hayridge, and glasses wearing John Hegley. Backstage interviews from Stewart Lee.

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Bad Bridesmaid. Image credit: Fresh One Productions.

Bad Bridesmaid

Next new episode: Thursday 18th September @ 9pm, ITV2.

Episode 2: Bride-to-be Nicola must convince her hens that 'Jemma' is her fiance's relative and not an imposter.

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Bad Education. Image shows from L to R: Miss Gulliver (Sarah Solemani), Stephen (Layton Williams), Jing (Kae Alexander). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Bad Education

Next new episode: Tuesday 16th September @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 3.1, Strike: The summer term has started, and Fraser's got the school into dire financial straits. Things are so bad he's got to sack a member of staff, but Miss Gulliver is not going to let it happen without a fight.

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Big School. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Big School

Next new episode: Friday 19th September @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 2.4: When Ofsted arrive to conduct an impromptu inspection, Greybridge School is thrown into even more chaos than usual.

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Boomers. Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

Boomers

Next new episode: Friday 19th September @ 9pm, BBC1.

Episode 6: As the gang head off for their annual 1960s-themed getaway weekend, it looks like there could be a little less fun and a little more stress at the seaside.

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

Celebrity Juice

Next new episode: Thursday 18th September @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 12.2: Keith, Holly and Fearne present more ludicrous games. Sports presenter Gabby Logan is among the guests tonight, but which other celebs will be joining her?

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Celebrity Squares. Image shows from L to R: Rufus Hound, Ashleigh And Pudsey, Dame Edna Everage, Warwick Davis, Carol Vorderman, Lucy Pargeter, Patrick Monahan, Tim Vine. Image credit: September Films.

Celebrity Squares

Next new episode: Wednesday 17th September @ 8pm, ITV.

Episode 2: Featuring the hilarious Dame Edna Everage, Emmerdale star Lucy Pargeter, comedian Patrick Monahan, Britain's Got Talent's Ashleigh and Pudsey, comedian Rufus Hound, Loose Women's Carol Vorderman and comedian Roisin Conaty.

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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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CTRL Freaks. Image shows from L to R: Dave Gibson, Bec Hill, Jacob Edwards. Image credit: Nerd TV.

CTRL Freaks

Next new episode: Friday 19th September @ 8pm, London Live.

Episode 5: Essex lad Winston is put through his paces as a life-drawing model, while Dalston hipster Doug must present a ridiculous art exhibition to his friends.

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

Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish

Next new episode: Tuesday 16th September @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 2.2, Winston Churchill's Pants: Sharp stand-up from Dave Gorman, who answers life's burning questions. What is Richard Branson capable of? And should David Dickinson be stopped?

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Detectorists. Andy Stone (Mackenzie Crook). Image credit: Channel X.

Detectorists

Starts: Thursday 2nd October @ 10pm, BBC4.

Episode 1: Two friends Andy and Lance go searching for their hearts' desire with a couple of metal detectors.

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Duck Quacks Don't Echo. Image shows from L to R: Richard Madeley, Lee Mack, Denise Van Outen, Jason Manford. Image credit: Magnum Media.

Duck Quacks Don't Echo

Next new episode: Monday 22nd September @ 8pm, Sky1.

Episode 2.4: Lee Mack is joined by Richard Madeley, Denise Van Outen and Jason Manford.

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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 19th September @ 10pm, BT Sport.

Episode 2.6: Romesh Ranganathan and Doc Brown join Ian Stone.

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The Job Lot. Natalie (Laura Aikman). Image credit: Big Talk Productions.

Job Lot, The

Returns: Wednesday 24th September @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 2.1: It's the morning after Trish's big divorce party, and she's half-clothed in Karl's flat. Unable to remember a thing, Karl is horrified to see that the new deputy manager at work is a beautiful woman his own age, and swiftly plans his departure from the job centre.

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

Joke Machine, The

Next new episode: Wednesday 17th September @ 7:30am, CBBC.

Episode 43: This episode's jokers are Westborough versus Roscoe.

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Kevin Bridges: What's The Story?. Kevin Bridges. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

Kevin Bridges: What's The Story?

A current comedy programme.

Kevin Bridges sets out to discover the reality behind some of his on-stage material. The show returned in 2014 for a Referendum Special.

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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

Stand Up To Cancer special to follow. New series in January 2015..

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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Millie Inbetween. Image shows from L to R: Lauren (Tallulah Greive), Millie (Millie Innes). Image credit: The Foundation.

Millie Inbetween

Starts: Wednesday 1st October, CBBC.

Episode 1, Surprise Party: Millie contrives a power-cut to reunite her divorced parents for sister Lauren's birthday.

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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

Next new episode: Thursday 18th September @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 13.8: Dara O Briain hosts the topical panel show as guests Rob Beckett, Gary Delaney, Sara Pascoe and Romesh Ranganathan discuss topics including today's Scottish Independence Referendum vote.

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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

Next new episode: 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

A current comedy programme.

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 19th September @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 9: Eric and Ernie travel back to ancient Egypt as Glenda Jackson takes a starring role in Antony and Cleopatra. Hannah Gordon finds she has more than windmills on her mind and the boys hit all the right notes as they perform Moonlight Bay with the Beatles in 1964.

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Plebs. Image credit: RISE Films.

Plebs

Returns: Monday 22nd September @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 2.1, The Chariot: Having won 100 denari each through Stylax's betting on a chariot race, he and Marcus have very different ideas on how to spend the money. Marcus, naturally, wants to spend it on Cynthia, whilst Stylax prefers a more laddish approach.

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Scotland In A Day. MacGlashan (Jack Docherty). Image credit: The Comedy Unit.

Scotland In A Day

Will be broadcast: Thursday 18th September, C4.

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

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Sunday Night At The Palladium.

Sunday Night At The Palladium

Next new episode: Sunday 21st September @ 7pm, ITV.

Episode 2: Jason Manford hosts another edition of the comically-minded variety series, packed with musical and speciality acts.

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Through The Keyhole. Image shows from L to R: Keith Lemon, Kian Egan, Warwick Davis, Christine Bleakley. Image credit: Talkback.

Through The Keyhole

Next new episode: Saturday 20th September @ 9:15pm, ITV.

Episode 2.4: Keith is joined by guests Kian Egan, Warwick Davis and Christine Bleakley.

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Vodka Diaries. Nic (Aisling Bea). Image credit: Feelgood Fiction.

Vodka Diaries

Will be broadcast: Friday 26th September @ 11pm, BBC3.

Sitcom pilot about four girls who share a flat and get up to no good.

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What's Funny About The Indyref?. Image shows from L to R: Alan Orr, Scott Reid. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

What's Funny About The Indyref?

A current comedy programme.

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

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Would I Lie To You?. Image shows from L to R: Kirsty Wark, David Mitchell, Rob Beckett, Rob Brydon, Adam Buxton, Lee Mack, Bruno Tonioli. Image credit: Zeppotron.

Would I Lie To You?

Next new episode: Friday 19th September @ 8:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 8.2: Regular team captains Lee Mack and David Mitchell are joined by Bruno Tonioli, Adam Buxton, Kirsty Wark and Rob Beckett.

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Siblings Series 2

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Rik Mayall interview

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Video: Cardinal Burns

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Bad Bridesmaid filming blog

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Frankie Boyle's Autopsy

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Cofilmic's cash prize

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Phoenix Nights to return?

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Thom Tuck interview

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