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.
Stand-up comedian Russell Kane will appear alongside Joe Thomas in a new British rom-com film, marking his first screen acting role.
ITV will return to the London Palladium in 2015 for a second revived series of the comic variety format.
Prolific British comedy writing team The Dawson Brothers are working on The Spencer Tapes, a sitcom for NBC in America.
A second attempt is to be made to re-work Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd for American audiences. Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence is working on a NBC pilot.
Moone Boy, the Sky sitcom created by Chris O'Dowd, is to be re-made by the US television network ABC.
Channel 4 has confirmed that its topical comedy show 10 O'Clock Live starring Charlie Brooker, Jimmy Carr, David Mitchell and Lauren Laverne will not return.