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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A League Of Their Own. Image shows from L to R: Andrew Flintoff MBE, Frank Lampard, Jack Whitehall, James Corden, Kevin Bridges, Judy Murray, Jamie Redknapp. Image credit: CPL Productions.

A League Of Their Own

Returns: Friday 29th August @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 8.1: Jamie Redknapp, Freddie Flintoff and Jack Whitehall join forces with Chelsea's all-time leading goal scorer and New York City FC's latest signing, Frank Lampard; funnyman Kevin Bridges and Judy Murray, the mother of tennis ace Andy.

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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 24th August @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 3, Texas: Britain's most regal aristocrats - Georgie and Poppy Carlton - embrace the Texan way of life.

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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 26th August @ 11pm, Comedy Central.

Episode 2.7, Mrs Brown's Boys: On tonight's bill Robin Ince is joined by David O'Doherty, Josie Long, Isy Suttie, Helen Keen, and Mrs Brown's Boys No1 fan Michael Legge. Backstage interviews conducted by old comedian Stewart Lee.

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Big School. Fenella Forbes (Morgana Robinson). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Big School

Returns: Friday 29th August @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 2.1: A new year is starting at Greybridge, and Miss Postern intends to kick it off with an inspiring careers workshop with guest speaker Fenella Forbes, a best-selling childrens' author.

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Boomers. Image shows from L to R: Alan (Philip Jackson), Trevor (James Smith), John (Russ Abbot). Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

Boomers

Next new episode: Friday 22nd August @ 9pm, BBC1.

Episode 2: This week, Carol and Trevor celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. With Joyce having organised a gastro-pub lunch, it looks like it could be a party to remember.

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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. Ken (Greg Davies). Image credit: Roughcut Television.

Cuckoo

Next new episode: Thursday 28th August @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 2.4, Funeral: Ken and Dale take a trip into town and bump into Ken's former history professor Dr Rafferty in the local bookstore. Dr Rafferty knows that time is running out for him, and when his dying wish goes wrong, both Dale and Ken turn up at the funeral with issues to settle.

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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: Dave Gorman thinks modern life is good...ish. However, tired of endlessly being sold stuff he doesn't need, feeling manipulated by the media and harassed by technology, he's become slightly obsessive about the 'ish'.

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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

Returns: 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. Kevin Bridges. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live

Returns: Thursday 28th August @ 9pm, BBC3.

Episode 5.1: Stand-up comedy from the Edinburgh Fringe.

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The Football's On. Ian Stone.

Football's On, The

Next new episode: Friday 22nd August @ 10pm, BT Sport.

Episode 2.2: This week, Ian Stone is joined by Rob Beckett and Ian Moore.

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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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Josh. Josh (Josh Widdicombe). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Josh

Will be broadcast: Friday 29th August @ 11pm, BBC3.

Sitcom pilot set around a flat. Co-written by and starring Josh Widdicombe. Jack Dee plays the landlord.

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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 22nd August @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 5.4: Daniel Radcliffe joins Adam, Josh and Alex.

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Micky Flanagan: Back In The Game. Micky Flanagan.

Micky Flanagan: Back In The Game

Will be broadcast: Friday 29th August @ 9pm, C4.

East End comic Micky Flanagan returns with his second, highly anticipated stand-up show, Back In The Game.

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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: After an August break to make way for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Mock The Week is back with another selection of top-name comedy guests.

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Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy. Noel Fielding. Image credit: Secret Peter.

Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy

Next new episode: Thursday 28th August @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 2.5: Noel has until the end of the episode to boost the ratings from nine to 25. If he doesn't manage to do it in time, his show will be axed and he and all his characters will be put into storage and ultimately incinerated.

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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

Returns: Friday 29th August @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 6: Eric and Ernie conduct a scientific lecture with a paper bag, keep an appointment with psychiatrist Sir Alec Guinness, encounter trouble on the stairs with Penelope Keith and clean up with Sir Elton John, who performs Shine on Through.

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Siblings. Izzy (Emer Kenny). Image credit: Bwark Productions.

Siblings

Next new episode: Thursday 28th August @ 10:30pm, BBC3.

Episode 4, Laser Eye Party: Dan has finally booked himself in for an appointment at the STI clinic. There, under examination, he meets funny and free-spirited doctor Izzy.

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Sunday Night At The Palladium.

Sunday Night At The Palladium

Starts: Sunday 7th September @ 8pm, ITV.

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

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Through The Keyhole. Image credit: Talkback.

Through The Keyhole

Returns: Saturday 30th August @ 9:25pm, ITV.

Episode 2.1: Keith Lemon is back with a second series of Through The Keyhole. On this week's star-studded panel are broadcaster and chat-show host Jonathan Ross, presenter Ruth Langsford and comedian Alan Carr.

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Virtually Famous. Image shows from L to R: Chris Stark, Pixie Lott, James Acaster, Kevin McHale, Troy, Aisling Bea, Seann Walsh. Image credit: Talkback.

Virtually Famous

Next new episode: Monday 25th August @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 6: Pixie Lott, James Acaster, magician Troy, and Aisling Bea face questions and challenges all about clips, virals and YouTube celebrities.

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