Brand new Dwarf
At the annual Red Dwarf convention (Dimension Jump) today, Robert Llewellyn - aka Kryten - posted an update on his Twitter account stating that following the successful mini-series earlier this year (2009), a 10th series of Red Dwarf has been commissioned. It will be recorded in 2010. No further details are available at present. We'll bring you more when we get it.
Newspaper reports suggest that Peter Kay is working on bringing his hit sitcom Phoenix Nights back for some live shows for Comic Relief.
Bill Kerr, who played Tony Hancock's dim-witted Australian sidekick in Hancock's Half Hour, has died at the age of 92.
Frankie Boyle has blasted TV commissioners for not taking risks, and criticised Mock The Week for no longer talking about important topics.
The results of the prestigious Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014 have been announced. John Kearns, Alex Edelman and Phil Ellis are the winners.
BBC One has ordered a comedy drama series based on Emma Kennedy's best-selling book, The Tent, The Bucket and Me.
BBC One has ordered Mountain Goats, a sitcom about a mountain rescue team. The comedy was piloted earlier this year under the title Miller's Mountain.