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Sky orders another three series of A League Of Their Own

Wednesday 23rd April 2014 @ 9:27am

Sky orders another three series of A League Of Their Own Sky has struck a long-term deal with the producers of James Corden's sports-based panel show A League Of Their Own, keeping it on air until at least 2017.

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Miranda Hart tipped to host The Generation Game revival

Sunday 20th April 2014 @ 12:25pm

Miranda Hart tipped to host The Generation Game revival Miranda Hart is reportedly being lined-up to host a new version of The Generation Game.

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Darren Boyd stars as midwife in ITV sitcom The Delivery Man

Saturday 19th April 2014 @ 6:55pm

Darren Boyd stars as midwife in ITV sitcom The Delivery Man Spy and Green Wing star Darren Boyd will play a midwife in The Delivery Man, a new sitcom pilot for ITV.

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Katherine Parkinson to star in ITV sitcom pilot

Thursday 17th April 2014 @ 9:39pm

Katherine Parkinson to star in ITV sitcom pilot Katherine Parkinson, Stephen Tompkinson and Ralf Little are to star as mismatched housemates in a brand new sitcom pilot for ITV.

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Julia Davis creates new pilot for Channel 4

Thursday 17th April 2014 @ 1:39pm

Julia Davis creates new pilot for Channel 4 Julia Davis has written and is starring in a new pilot about a breakfast TV host for Channel 4, called Morning Has Broken.

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Dom Joly to re-make Trigger Happy TV in America again

Thursday 17th April 2014 @ 12:52pm

Dom Joly to re-make Trigger Happy TV in America again Dom Joly is reportedly to attempt a second remake of Trigger Happy TV for American audiences.

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Dave orders a second series of Ross Noble Freewheeling

Wednesday 16th April 2014 @ 6:58pm

Dave orders a second series of Ross Noble Freewheeling Ross Noble Freewheeling, the improvised comedy series which sees stand-up comedian Ross Noble travelling the UK, is to return to channel Dave.

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Frankie Boyle to star in wildlife documentary sitcom pilot

Wednesday 16th April 2014 @ 12:10pm

Frankie Boyle to star in wildlife documentary sitcom pilot Frankie Boyle is amongst the stars talking part in a read-through for Wild Life, a new sitcom pilot about a TV documentary crew that is aiming to film wolves in Sweden.

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British Forces Broadcasting Service launches sketch show

Sunday 13th April 2014 @ 8:01pm

British Forces Broadcasting Service launches sketch show BFBS Radio, the station set up to broadcast to British armed forces around the world, is launching a new sketch show called Damn The Torpedoes!.

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BBC orders a second series of Michael McIntyre's Chat Show

Saturday 12th April 2014 @ 4:54pm

BBC orders a second series of Michael McIntyre's Chat Show The BBC has ordered a second series of Michael McIntyre's chat show. The stand-up comedian will return to BBC One later in the year for more episodes.

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Comedy Blaps: Roisin Conaty, Liam Williams and Pond launch

Friday 11th April 2014 @ 8:49pm

Comedy Blaps: Roisin Conaty, Liam Williams and Pond launch Channel 4 has launched three more mini-series on the internet under its Comedy Blaps branding. The shows star Roisin Conaty, Liam Williams and Rufus Jones.

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Russell Kane to host viral videos pilot

Thursday 10th April 2014 @ 7:11pm

Russell Kane to host viral videos pilot Russell Kane is to host Vidiots, a panel show pilot in which comedians compete to present the best viral video clips from around the world.

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Jason Manford to narrate football shows for Dave

Thursday 10th April 2014 @ 2:43pm

Jason Manford to narrate football shows for Dave Channel Dave has signed up Jason Manford to provide the voiceover for three football-based clip shows ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

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BBC Two orders new series from Paul Whitehouse

Tuesday 8th April 2014 @ 10:20am

BBC Two orders new series from Paul Whitehouse BBC Two is to make a four-part comedy series based on Nurse, Paul Whitehouse's Radio 4 character-based comedy.

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BAFTA Awards 2014 - comedy nominations

Monday 7th April 2014 @ 10:53am

BAFTA Awards 2014 - comedy nominations The IT Crowd leads the comedy-related nominations for the 2014 BAFTA awards. Other nominees include Count Arthur Strong, Him & Her and Toast Of London.

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New Pilots

Semi Detached

Semi Detached

ITV sitcom pilot about four adults who end up sharing a house even though they have nothing in common. Guide

Morning Has Broken

Morning Has Broken

Comedy pilot written by and starring Julia Davis as a daytime TV presenter with work and personal problems. Guide

Wild Life

Wild Life

Sitcom about a five-person documentary crew filming a nature programme on location in Scandinavia. Guide

Vidiots

Vidiots

Panel show based around viral clips, hosted by Russell Kane. Guide

Private Parts

Private Parts

Sitcom set in a hotel, written by Simon Nye. Guide

The Javone Prince Show

The Javone Prince Show

Sketch show hosted by PhoneShop star Javone Prince. Guide

Rudy's Rare Records

Rudy's Rare Records

A TV version of the Radio 4 sitcom starring Lenny Henry. Guide

Boy Meets Girl

Boy Meets Girl

A sitcom pilot written by Elliott Kerrigan, one of the winners of the Trans Comedy Award. Stars include Denise Welch and Janine Duvitski. Guide

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