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Sketch group WitTank get E4 sitcom pilot

Wednesday 20th August 2014 @ 1:51pm

Sketch group WitTank get E4 sitcom pilot The sketch group WitTank are developing a sitcom for E4.

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BBC working on hybrid comedy format examining family life

Wednesday 20th August 2014 @ 1:30pm

BBC working on hybrid comedy format examining family life Outnumbered star Hugh Dennis is to appear in You Should See My Family, a hybrid comedy format examining family life in the UK.

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Adam Hills panel show to be piloted by Channel 4

Wednesday 20th August 2014 @ 10:37am

Adam Hills panel show to be piloted by Channel 4 Channel 4 are to pilot a new panel show hosted by Adam Hills. Welcome To My World will ask guests re-create Earth in the way they would like it to be.

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Harry Hill working on BBC One project

Monday 18th August 2014 @ 11:07am

Harry Hill working on BBC One project Harry Hill, who is expected to be confirmed as the host of ITV's Stars In Their Eyes soon, is reportedly working on a scripted comedy show for the BBC.

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BBC reiterates Miranda Hart Generation Game plans

Sunday 17th August 2014 @ 7:01pm

BBC reiterates Miranda Hart Generation Game plans The BBC has clarified that it is still keenly working with Miranda Hart on a possible revival of classic game show The Generation Game.

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ITV to revive Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Friday 15th August 2014 @ 10:47am

ITV to revive Sunday Night At The London Palladium Jimmy Carr, Sarah Millican, Milton Jones, Jack Whitehall and Rob Brydon are amongst the stars due to take part in ITV's revival of Sunday Night At The London Palladium.

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Channel 4 to air Scottish independence mockumentary

Wednesday 13th August 2014 @ 6:37pm

Channel 4 to air Scottish independence mockumentary Channel 4 is to screen Scotland In A Day, a one-off mockumentary tied to the Scottish Independence poll. You can be in it too.

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Comedy stars submit to viewers' tasks for Stand Up To Cancer

Monday 11th August 2014 @ 11:39am

Comedy stars submit to viewers' tasks for Stand Up To Cancer Russell Howard, Al Murray, Greg Davies, Russell Kane and Rhod Gilbert are amongst the comedians taking part in TV show Stars At Your Service.

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Mark Watson, Tim Key and Tom Basden reunite for Radio 4 series

Monday 11th August 2014 @ 11:17am

Mark Watson, Tim Key and Tom Basden reunite for Radio 4 series Mark Watson, Tim Key and Tom Basden are to reunite for a new Radio 4 series in which they look at the "academic and abstract subjects that affect our everyday life".

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Off Their Rockers gets a third series

Thursday 7th August 2014 @ 6:38pm

Off Their Rockers gets a third series ITV has ordered a third series of Off Their Rockers, the hidden camera prank show involving OAP actors.

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Inbetweeners 2 breaks box office records

Thursday 7th August 2014 @ 3:24pm

Inbetweeners 2 breaks box office records The Inbetweeners 2 movie sequel has broken box office records, taking more than £2.75 million on its opening day.

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Cast announced for Channel 4 sitcom series Scrotal Recall

Thursday 7th August 2014 @ 2:50pm

Cast announced for Channel 4 sitcom series Scrotal Recall Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas and Daniel Ings have been announced as the stars of Channel 4's forthcoming sitcom Scrotal Recall.

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Ian Stone to return with second series of The Football's On

Wednesday 6th August 2014 @ 1:45pm

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

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James Corden to become talk show host on US television

Wednesday 6th August 2014 @ 9:10am

James Corden to become talk show host on US television A US website has reported that James Corden will take over as host on The Late Late Show, the CBS chat show currently hosted by Craig Ferguson.

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Hit live comedy format 'Joke Thieves' gets TV pilot

Tuesday 5th August 2014 @ 7:25pm

Hit live comedy format 'Joke Thieves' gets TV pilot Joke Thieves, the hit live comedy format in which comedians must perform each others' routines, is being developed for a potential BBC Two series.

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Joke Thieves

Joke Thieves

Stand-up show in which comedians must copy each others' material. Guide

Trust Me, I'm A Game Show Host

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Comedy quiz show hosted by Frank Skinner and Sue Perkins, trying to fool the audience. Guide

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The Casebook Of Max & Ivan

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You Must Be Joking

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