British Comedy Guide 2006 News Archive

Here is a list of all the news stories we published in 2006.

December 2006

  1. Film 2006 viewers vote for Borat
    Friday 29th December 2006
  2. Dibley tops Christmas TV
    Tuesday 26th December 2006
  3. 2006 Christmas Specials - Preview
    Sunday 24th December 2006
  4. UKTV Gold reveals Top 10 Only Fools moments
    Friday 22nd December 2006
  5. Al Murray fronts food safety ads
    Wednesday 20th December 2006
  6. Bad ratings for Worst Christmas
    Wednesday 20th December 2006
  7. Shane gets an American re-make
    Wednesday 20th December 2006
  8. Extras up for best comedy at Broadcast awards
    Saturday 16th December 2006
  9. US Writers Guild Awards shortlist announced
    Friday 15th December 2006
  10. Pegg to star in London Marathon comedy
    Friday 15th December 2006
  11. Golden Globe nominations for Borat
    Thursday 14th December 2006
  12. BBC3 announces winter comedy
    Thursday 14th December 2006
  13. New C4 sitcom by Father Ted writer Arthur Mathews
    Thursday 14th December 2006
  14. British Comedy Awards 2006 - Winners
    Wednesday 13th December 2006
  15. British Comedy Awards 2006 - Live Results
    Wednesday 13th December 2006
  16. BBC America buys new Jennifer Saunders comedies
    Tuesday 12th December 2006
  17. Possible return for Extras
    Tuesday 12th December 2006
  18. Few Laughs in BBC2 Spring Schedule
    Tuesday 12th December 2006
  19. Yes Minister tops political comedy poll
    Monday 11th December 2006
  20. "Worst Week of My Life" back for new Xmas Series
    Thursday 7th December 2006
  21. Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse reunited
    Thursday 7th December 2006
  22. Ricky Tomlinson to release Christmas single
    Monday 4th December 2006
  23. Jam and Jerusalem fails to amuse WI group
    Sunday 3rd December 2006

November 2006

  1. Stephen Merchant to present BBC 6 Music show
    Thursday 30th November 2006
  2. League Of Gentlemen set for comeback
    Tuesday 28th November 2006
  3. Jam and Jerusalem a hit, Blunder flops
    Monday 27th November 2006
  4. Online video boom grows, suggests BBC News survey
    Monday 27th November 2006
  5. Green Wing Special and DVD Scheduled
    Monday 27th November 2006
  6. Channel 4 announces Christmas line up
    Saturday 25th November 2006
  7. Hot Fuzz poster now online
    Friday 24th November 2006
  8. "Blunder" Preview
    Thursday 23rd November 2006
  9. Sensitive Skin snags second series
    Wednesday 22nd November 2006
  10. E4 reveals plans for 2007
    Wednesday 22nd November 2006
  11. BBC unveils ones to watch this Christmas
    Wednesday 22nd November 2006
  12. New Sitcom Broadcasting Online For Free
    Friday 17th November 2006
  13. Mark Gatiss signs up for Jekyll
    Friday 17th November 2006
  14. New Standup Comedy DVDs
    Thursday 16th November 2006
  15. Drop Dead Gorgeous and Ideal return to BBC Three
    Thursday 16th November 2006
  16. New Sitcom Pilot: Great News
    Thursday 16th November 2006
  17. Channel 4 to offer TV download service
    Wednesday 15th November 2006
  18. Five to trial improvised sitcom idea
    Wednesday 15th November 2006
  19. New Rehab Sitcom
    Wednesday 15th November 2006
  20. New "New Statesman" play
    Wednesday 15th November 2006
  21. Extras/Peep Show up for British Comedy Awards
    Tuesday 14th November 2006
  22. Still Game wins Scottish Baftas
    Tuesday 14th November 2006
  23. Not Going Out records ratings rise
    Wednesday 8th November 2006
  24. Peep Show and IT Crowd to stop C4 disaster?
    Tuesday 7th November 2006
  25. Impressive sales for Green Wing and Darkplace DVDs
    Tuesday 7th November 2006
  26. Great success for Borat in US and A
    Monday 6th November 2006
  27. Catherine Tate loses viewers
    Friday 3rd November 2006
  28. Little Britain wins National Television Award
    Wednesday 1st November 2006
  29. The Thick of It news
    Wednesday 1st November 2006
  30. Tittybangbang returns to BBC Three
    Wednesday 1st November 2006

October 2006

  1. UKTV Gold orders Only Fools and Horses specials
    Sunday 29th October 2006
  2. Return of The Royle Family
    Thursday 26th October 2006
  3. I'm With Stupid Remake
    Monday 23rd October 2006
  4. De Niro fails to boost Extras
    Monday 23rd October 2006
  5. Lead Balloon sees viewing figures slump
    Thursday 19th October 2006
  6. Dad's Army star slams TV comedy
    Thursday 19th October 2006
  7. Hot Fuzz clips now online
    Tuesday 17th October 2006
  8. Search is on for missing TV shows
    Monday 16th October 2006
  9. Lead Balloon set for BBC2 debut
    Monday 16th October 2006
  10. Ladettes continue to outpace Extras
    Friday 13th October 2006
  11. Fox Network to remake Beast
    Friday 13th October 2006
  12. Channel 4 orders more Fonejacker
    Thursday 12th October 2006
  13. Little Britain nominated for an Emmy
    Tuesday 10th October 2006
  14. Man to Man with Dean Learner: more details
    Monday 9th October 2006
  15. Darkplace DVD signing
    Monday 9th October 2006
  16. De Niro to appear in final Extras episode
    Friday 6th October 2006
  17. Ladettes beat Extras
    Friday 6th October 2006
  18. BBC4 scores ratings success with Lead Balloon
    Thursday 5th October 2006
  19. Green Wing duo to front Barclaycard ads
    Thursday 5th October 2006
  20. Fear, Stress and Anger - preview
    Wednesday 4th October 2006
  21. Feminist charity fails to stop Respectable
    Tuesday 3rd October 2006
  22. Secret Policeman's Ball: line-up confirmed
    Tuesday 3rd October 2006
  23. "Man to Man with Dean Learner" details
    Monday 2nd October 2006
  24. Kazakhstan plays down Borat row
    Monday 2nd October 2006

September 2006

  1. USA to re-make Suburban Shootout
    Thursday 28th September 2006
  2. Not Going Out set for 6th October debut
    Thursday 28th September 2006
  3. Vegas to star in new ITV1 sitcom
    Wednesday 27th September 2006
  4. Live! Girls! Present Dogtown - preview
    Wednesday 27th September 2006
  5. ITV4 to show Saturday Night Live
    Wednesday 27th September 2006
  6. Little Britain star pays tribute to 007
    Wednesday 27th September 2006
  7. Vicar of Dibley to be remade for USA
    Friday 22nd September 2006
  8. New Sitcom Pilots
    Friday 22nd September 2006
  9. The Smoking Room Cancelled
    Tuesday 19th September 2006
  10. Green Green Grass limps back on to Beeb
    Tuesday 19th September 2006
  11. I'm With Stupid delivers strong ratings performance
    Monday 18th September 2006
  12. So-so return for Extras
    Friday 15th September 2006
  13. New Sitcom: The Calais Rules
    Thursday 14th September 2006
  14. TV licence payers support fee rise but expect value for money
    Thursday 14th September 2006
  15. Flush - New Sitcom
    Wednesday 13th September 2006
  16. Chris Langham charged with indecent assault
    Wednesday 13th September 2006
  17. ITV acquires The Office USA
    Tuesday 12th September 2006
  18. BBC Four in a tight spot
    Tuesday 12th September 2006
  19. Lead Balloon episodes to be made available online
    Tuesday 12th September 2006
  20. "I'm With Stupid" off to good start
    Monday 11th September 2006
  21. Saxondale and Hyperdrive to be broadcast on BBC America
    Thursday 7th September 2006
  22. Possible return for Rab C. Nesbitt
    Wednesday 6th September 2006
  23. New Karen Dunbar sitcom pilot to debut on Friday
    Tuesday 5th September 2006
  24. Legit to air on 15th September
    Tuesday 5th September 2006
  25. New series of Extras launched to media
    Monday 4th September 2006
  26. Women's charity blasts Respectable
    Monday 4th September 2006