British Comedy Guide 2012 News Archive

Here is a list of all the news stories we published in 2012.

December 2012

  1. Jeremy Lloyd honoured in New Year List
    Saturday 29th December 2012
  2. Miranda tops Christmas ratings with huge audience over 9m+
    Thursday 27th December 2012
  3. Comedy film project The Fitzroy raises over £70,000 on Kickstarter
    Sunday 23rd December 2012
  4. ITV4 to show animated sitcom about a football fan
    Friday 21st December 2012
  5. Simon Amstell confirms no further series of Grandma's House
    Thursday 20th December 2012
  6. Ricky Gervais to star in Muppets movie
    Wednesday 19th December 2012
  7. IT Crowd special planned for summer 2013
    Monday 17th December 2012
  8. Channel 4 shelves final episode of Full English
    Monday 17th December 2012
  9. Sky Arts orders full series of Psychobitches
    Thursday 13th December 2012
  10. Channel 4 axes impressions show Very Important People
    Thursday 13th December 2012
  11. Sky Atlantic keen to order 2nd series of Hunderby
    Thursday 13th December 2012
  12. Miranda Hart confirms UK stand-up tour for 2014
    Thursday 13th December 2012
  13. British Comedy Awards 2012 - Full Results
    Wednesday 12th December 2012
  14. Some Girls to return for a second series
    Wednesday 12th December 2012
  15. Only Fools And Horses USA project axed
    Tuesday 11th December 2012
  16. BBC orders second series of Last Tango In Halifax
    Monday 10th December 2012
  17. BBC One axes Me And Mrs Jones
    Monday 10th December 2012
  18. UKTV Dave orders undercover policeman pilot
    Monday 10th December 2012
  19. Peter Kay hints Phoenix Nights could return
    Thursday 6th December 2012
  20. Guest stars announced for second series of This Is Jinsy
    Thursday 6th December 2012
  21. BBC One confirms new Jonathan Creek detail
    Wednesday 5th December 2012
  22. Chris Packham to host comedy panel show pilot about wildlife
    Tuesday 4th December 2012
  23. BBC Three confirms Chris Ramsey pilot
    Monday 3rd December 2012
  24. Frankie Boyle in Twitter row with X Factor finalist James Arthur
    Monday 3rd December 2012
  25. Sarah Millican gets 3rd series of her BBC Two show
    Monday 3rd December 2012
  26. Filming begins on Inside No. 9, new show from Psychoville creators
    Monday 3rd December 2012
  27. British Comedy Awards 2012 nominees announced
    Sunday 2nd December 2012
  28. BBC orders full series of Jason Byrne Father Figure sitcom
    Saturday 1st December 2012

November 2012

  1. Lee Evans to star in new stage show
    Friday 30th November 2012
  2. ITV2 to pilot late-night panel show format 'Would You Rather...?'
    Thursday 29th November 2012
  3. Lee Mack to host Sky1 panel show pilot
    Tuesday 27th November 2012
  4. Peter Kay announces new Channel 4 show
    Friday 23rd November 2012
  5. Third series of Fresh Meat ordered
    Thursday 22nd November 2012
  6. Robert Llewellyn to star in Kickstarter-funded British sitcom
    Thursday 22nd November 2012
  7. BBC Three announces assisted-suicide sitcom
    Thursday 22nd November 2012
  8. PG Wodehouse, Simon Amstell and joke series in BBC Four line-up
    Wednesday 21st November 2012
  9. James Corden to star in new film School For Santas
    Wednesday 21st November 2012
  10. Ofcom receives complaints about Full English
    Wednesday 21st November 2012
  11. Radio 1 to broadcast comedy specials
    Wednesday 21st November 2012
  12. Phil Clarke named new Head of Comedy at Channel 4
    Monday 19th November 2012
  13. Sky Living orders series of romance comedies
    Friday 16th November 2012
  14. David Walliams to host new BBC One panel show
    Friday 16th November 2012
  15. New Dad's Army film in development
    Tuesday 13th November 2012
  16. Lucy Beaumont wins BBC New Comedy Award 2012
    Monday 12th November 2012
  17. John Bishop writes and stars in ITV Christmas comedy
    Monday 12th November 2012
  18. American version of Have I Got News For You piloted
    Saturday 10th November 2012
  19. Kayvan Novak working on Facejacker movie
    Thursday 8th November 2012
  20. Channel 4 announces 4Funnies pilots
    Thursday 8th November 2012
  21. Charlie Brooker to front BBC Two Weekly Wipe
    Thursday 8th November 2012
  22. E4 series for female Inbetweeners Movie stars
    Thursday 8th November 2012
  23. ITV2 order comedy game show Fake Reaction
    Thursday 8th November 2012
  24. Dad's Army star Clive Dunn dies aged 92
    Wednesday 7th November 2012
  25. American re-make for BBC police sitcom Feel The Force
    Tuesday 6th November 2012
  26. Jo Brand hosting chat show about social dilemmas
    Monday 5th November 2012
  27. Jason Byrne in photo-based panel show
    Friday 2nd November 2012
  28. Stephen Merchant gets 8-part American sitcom series
    Friday 2nd November 2012
  29. Greg Davies to write and star in Channel 4 sitcom
    Thursday 1st November 2012

October 2012

  1. BBC announces line-up of pilots for 2nd Salford showcase
    Wednesday 31st October 2012
  2. ITV order gay sitcom starring Derek Jacobi and Ian McKellen
    Sunday 28th October 2012
  3. Dawn French says The Vicar Of Dibley could return
    Friday 26th October 2012
  4. John Bishop to present end-of-year stand-up shows for BBC One
    Friday 26th October 2012
  5. Jo Brand to host panel show celebrating sitcoms
    Thursday 25th October 2012
  6. Channel 4 announces Winter 2012 - Spring 2013 comedy line-up
    Thursday 25th October 2012
  7. Susan Calman gets Radio 4 stand-up series
    Tuesday 23rd October 2012
  8. Church sitcom Rev set for US re-make
    Monday 22nd October 2012
  9. Frankie Boyle wins substantial libel damages
    Monday 22nd October 2012
  10. Miranda Hart movie rumoured to be in development
    Friday 19th October 2012
  11. Prank show fools media into reporting fake sperm bank story
    Thursday 18th October 2012
  12. Adam Hills signs a deal with Channel 4
    Thursday 18th October 2012
  13. America to attempt second Gavin & Stacey re-make
    Wednesday 17th October 2012
  14. Bottom sequel Hooligan's Island scrapped
    Monday 15th October 2012
  15. Paddy McGuinness to host Channel 4 comedy show
    Thursday 11th October 2012
  16. Micky Flanagan to record another Channel 4 pilot
    Wednesday 10th October 2012
  17. Full details announced for new Sky Atlantic series Common People
    Wednesday 10th October 2012
  18. Detail confirmed for new James Corden comedy The Wrong Mans
    Tuesday 9th October 2012
  19. Shameless to end after 11 series
    Tuesday 9th October 2012
  20. Justin Lee Collins guilty of harassment
    Tuesday 9th October 2012
  21. Red Dwarf returns with 1.5 million viewers
    Friday 5th October 2012
  22. US comedy pilot for Rob Brydon
    Friday 5th October 2012
  23. Sue Johnston comedy Lapland gets full series
    Thursday 4th October 2012
  24. BBC orders sketch series from The Ginge, The Geordie & The Geek
    Wednesday 3rd October 2012
  25. Radio 4 orders a second series of Sketchorama
    Tuesday 2nd October 2012
  26. BBC to pilot studio sitcom from Charlie Baker
    Tuesday 2nd October 2012

September 2012

  1. Daniel Radcliffe & Jon Hamm join Sky Arts comedy
    Saturday 29th September 2012
  2. Citizen Khan gets a second series
    Thursday 27th September 2012
  3. Hugh Bonneville to star in David Walliams' comedy Mr Stink
    Friday 21st September 2012
  4. Jack Whitehall to host new panel and chat show pilots
    Friday 21st September 2012
  5. Comedy producer Michael Hurll dies
    Thursday 20th September 2012
  6. New BBC Two series to look at the business of comedy
    Thursday 20th September 2012
  7. Pappy's to make studio sitcom for BBC Three
    Thursday 20th September 2012
  8. Universal order Mrs. Brown's Boys movie
    Wednesday 19th September 2012
  9. Cardinal Burns to return for second series
    Monday 17th September 2012
  10. Sir Ian McKellen stars in mockumentary pilot The Academy
    Friday 14th September 2012
  11. BBC Two sitcom 'Episodes' given a third series
    Thursday 13th September 2012
  12. Channel 4 orders a second series of I'm Spazticus
    Thursday 13th September 2012
  13. UKTV Gold and Dave announce comedy shows
    Wednesday 12th September 2012
  14. Peter Kay and Tim Minchin become World Record Holders
    Friday 7th September 2012
  15. ITV1 orders hidden camera prank show featuring OAPs
    Thursday 6th September 2012
  16. Psychoville stars working on new horror comedy
    Thursday 6th September 2012
  17. Frank Sidebottom film to star Hollywood's Michael Fassbender
    Wednesday 5th September 2012
  18. Comedy ordered for new lads' mag Loaded TV channel
    Wednesday 5th September 2012
  19. Nick Grimshaw to host BBC Three panel show
    Sunday 2nd September 2012
  20. The final series of The Thick Of It?
    Sunday 2nd September 2012
  21. Max Bygraves dies aged 89
    Saturday 1st September 2012

August 2012

  1. Channel 4 to drop Frankie Boyle over Paralympic gags
    Friday 31st August 2012
  2. Ruth Jones's Stella gets third series
    Saturday 25th August 2012
  3. Doctor Brown wins Edinburgh Comedy Award 2012
    Saturday 25th August 2012
  4. David Walliams to star in new school sitcom
    Friday 24th August 2012
  5. BBC orders full series of new Ben Elton sitcom
    Friday 24th August 2012
  6. Horrible Histories film in development
    Friday 24th August 2012
  7. David Tennant to host Channel 4 panel show
    Friday 24th August 2012
  8. BBC Three orders reality sketch show
    Thursday 23rd August 2012
  9. Channel 4 announces autumn comedy line-up
    Thursday 23rd August 2012
  10. Live At The Electric given two more series
    Thursday 23rd August 2012
  11. Jack Whitehall sitcom Bad Education gets 2nd series
    Thursday 23rd August 2012
  12. ITV2 orders ancient Roman sitcom Plebs
    Thursday 23rd August 2012
  13. Harry Enfield & Paul Whitehouse working on sport comedy
    Thursday 23rd August 2012
  14. Sue Perkins to star in new BBC Two comedy series
    Thursday 23rd August 2012
  15. BBC Two confirms commission of Count Arthur Strong series
    Thursday 23rd August 2012
  16. Mitchell & Webb to star in embassy comedy drama
    Thursday 23rd August 2012
  17. Inbetweeners Movie sequel announced
    Tuesday 21st August 2012
  18. BBC Radio 4 orders a third series of Party
    Monday 20th August 2012
  19. Richard Herring developing satirical Ra-Ra Rasputin sitcom
    Monday 20th August 2012
  20. Mayall & Edmondson writing Hooligan's Island TV series
    Sunday 19th August 2012
  21. Chris O'Dowd to star in new BBC Two comedy Family Tree
    Saturday 18th August 2012
  22. Sky1 comedy 'Spy' to be re-made in America
    Thursday 16th August 2012
  23. BBC Three orders new Lee Nelson sketch show
    Thursday 16th August 2012
  24. Edinburgh Fringe suffering drop in ticket sales
    Wednesday 15th August 2012
  25. Jack Whitehall's Bad Education sets strong ratings
    Wednesday 15th August 2012
  26. BBC Four's Getting On to be adapted for America
    Wednesday 15th August 2012
  27. Henry Goodman & David Haig confirmed for new 'Yes, Prime Minister'
    Tuesday 14th August 2012
  28. Mrs Brown's Boys gets a game show spin-off
    Tuesday 14th August 2012
  29. Harry Hill working on a film & X Factor musical
    Monday 13th August 2012
  30. Channel 4 to try out new Micky Flanagan show
    Friday 10th August 2012
  31. BBC to broadcast 8 hours of live comedy from Edinburgh Fringe
    Thursday 9th August 2012
  32. Jason Byrne gets a BBC One sitcom pilot
    Thursday 9th August 2012
  33. BBC Two orders another series of Rev
    Wednesday 1st August 2012

July 2012

  1. Room 101 recommissioned for 13th series
    Tuesday 31st July 2012
  2. Ben Elton pens new BBC One sitcom pilot
    Tuesday 31st July 2012
  3. James Corden says Gavin & Stacey will return
    Monday 30th July 2012
  4. Ricky Gervais reveals new online language project
    Monday 30th July 2012
  5. Actor Geoffrey Hughes dies aged 68
    Saturday 28th July 2012
  6. Stephen Merchant to pilot Hello Ladies for HBO
    Tuesday 24th July 2012
  7. BBC re-pilots panel show hosted by Miranda Hart
    Wednesday 18th July 2012
  8. BBC Four commissions age 60+ joke telling series
    Friday 13th July 2012
  9. David Walliams hosting new BBC One panel show pilot
    Friday 13th July 2012
  10. Peep Show writer developing new Sky sketch show
    Thursday 12th July 2012
  11. Channel 4 confirms Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror Series 2
    Thursday 12th July 2012
  12. Stacey Solomon sitcom in development
    Thursday 12th July 2012
  13. BBC confirms The Thick Of It Series 4 details
    Thursday 12th July 2012
  14. Birds Of A Feather may return to television
    Tuesday 10th July 2012
  15. The Now Show to broadcast live Olympics specials
    Monday 9th July 2012
  16. Peter Serafinowicz to star in new CBBC sketch show Fit
    Friday 6th July 2012
  17. Stephen Fry, Sean Lock & Jon Richardson for new Channel 4 shows
    Thursday 5th July 2012
  18. Eric Sykes dies aged 89
    Wednesday 4th July 2012
  19. Inbetweeners writers in Paramount film project
    Tuesday 3rd July 2012
  20. Tim Vine to host ITV quiz show
    Tuesday 3rd July 2012
  21. BBC Three launches online comedy pilots initiative
    Monday 2nd July 2012

June 2012

  1. Daily Mail and Frankie Boyle in £2.7m tax dodge row
    Saturday 30th June 2012
  2. Ventriloquist Paul Zerdin creating TV sitcom pilot
    Saturday 30th June 2012
  3. Outnumbered return confirmed
    Thursday 28th June 2012
  4. Sky Atlantic brings Set List stand-up format to TV
    Monday 25th June 2012
  5. BBC Three ratings continue to slide
    Monday 25th June 2012
  6. Addison Cresswell named 'most influential' in British comedy
    Friday 22nd June 2012
  7. Sky confirm raft of new and returning comedies
    Friday 22nd June 2012
  8. Greg Davies pens Channel 4 sitcom pilot
    Friday 22nd June 2012
  9. ITV2 developing sitcom set in ancient Rome
    Thursday 21st June 2012
  10. 10 O'Clock Live set to return for a third series
    Wednesday 20th June 2012
  11. Kevin Eldon gets own BBC Two series
    Monday 18th June 2012
  12. Armando Iannucci awarded OBE
    Saturday 16th June 2012
  13. C4 announces 30 hours & 11 new shows for 'Funny Fortnight'
    Friday 15th June 2012
  14. E4 to screen live promo to launch The Midnight Beast
    Thursday 14th June 2012
  15. Comic Strip return with new film for GOLD
    Thursday 14th June 2012
  16. BBC Three announce new Greg Davies comedy Cuckoo
    Tuesday 12th June 2012
  17. Britain Unzipped will return to BBC Three
    Monday 11th June 2012
  18. Stewart Lee to curate new Comedy Central stand-up showcase
    Thursday 7th June 2012
  19. UKTV GOLD to show never-seen-before Morecambe & Wise footage
    Thursday 7th June 2012
  20. John Bishop to host Sky series focusing on jokes
    Thursday 7th June 2012
  21. E4 commissions prank show targeting celebrities
    Wednesday 6th June 2012
  22. Matt Lucas Awards recommissioned by BBC One
    Friday 1st June 2012

May 2012

  1. Comedy Republic shorts series ordered by Sky Atlantic
    Thursday 31st May 2012
  2. New Jonathan Creek mystery for Christmas
    Tuesday 29th May 2012
  3. Dirk Gently axed by BBC Four
    Monday 28th May 2012
  4. Mrs Brown's Boys wins a BAFTA award
    Sunday 27th May 2012
  5. Radio 2 launches its 2012 search for a stand-up star
    Friday 25th May 2012
  6. Blake Harrison to star in Comedy Central sitcom Big Bad World
    Friday 25th May 2012
  7. Richard Hammond to host new hidden camera prank show
    Friday 25th May 2012
  8. Count Arthur Strong gets a BBC Two sitcom series
    Saturday 19th May 2012
  9. New Alan Partridge shows announced by Sky Atlantic
    Friday 18th May 2012
  10. Tim Vine quits Not Going Out
    Friday 18th May 2012
  11. Keith Lemon to star in his own 'reality show'
    Thursday 17th May 2012
  12. Rufus Hound confirms Celebrity Juice exit
    Tuesday 15th May 2012
  13. Mark Steel and Nicholas Parsons win at Sony Radio Awards 2012
    Monday 14th May 2012
  14. Fry & Laurie to reunite for new project
    Monday 14th May 2012
  15. White Van Man US adaptation commissioned
    Saturday 12th May 2012
  16. Rose d'Or 2012 comedy winners announced
    Thursday 10th May 2012
  17. All-star cast announced for Sky Arts comedy Psychobitches
    Thursday 10th May 2012
  18. Sky Living announces new series set in a spa
    Thursday 10th May 2012
  19. Katherine Parkinson to star in new Radio 2 sci-fi sitcom pilot
    Thursday 10th May 2012
  20. Channel 4 orders full series of Ricky Gervais' Derek
    Wednesday 9th May 2012
  21. Sitcom Mission 2012 winner announced
    Saturday 5th May 2012
  22. Comedy Central pushing further original UK projects
    Thursday 3rd May 2012
  23. BBC One reports a lack of sitcom pitches
    Thursday 3rd May 2012
  24. The Kumars to return with new TV show pilot
    Tuesday 1st May 2012

April 2012

  1. Alan Partridge movie confirmed to be in production
    Monday 30th April 2012
  2. BBC Three cancels White Van Man
    Sunday 29th April 2012
  3. Sarah Millican BBC Two series recommissioned
    Friday 27th April 2012
  4. Vic & Bob to return to Channel 4
    Thursday 26th April 2012
  5. ITV order first new scripted comedies since 2008
    Thursday 26th April 2012
  6. It Ain't Half Hot Mum too 'racist' for the BBC
    Tuesday 24th April 2012
  7. BAFTA TV Awards - 2012 nominees announced
    Tuesday 24th April 2012
  8. Foster's adds Edinburgh new act competition to sponsorship portfolio
    Monday 23rd April 2012
  9. Wallace & Gromit to star in the BBC Proms
    Thursday 19th April 2012
  10. James Corden bookies' favourite to star in new Paul Potts film
    Monday 16th April 2012
  11. Cast announced for new PG Wodehouse comedy Blandings
    Saturday 14th April 2012
  12. BBC announce comedy-reality sketch series
    Friday 13th April 2012
  13. BBC developing 3D comedy drama
    Thursday 12th April 2012
  14. Sarah Alexander & Neil Morrissey join new BBC One sitcom
    Thursday 12th April 2012
  15. Channel 4 developing new comedy-reality series
    Wednesday 11th April 2012
  16. Jo Brand hosting new panel show pilot
    Wednesday 11th April 2012
  17. BBC order more Horrible Histories
    Monday 9th April 2012
  18. Sky Atlantic to celebrate gay entertainers
    Friday 6th April 2012
  19. Watson & Oliver recommissioned by BBC Two
    Wednesday 4th April 2012
  20. Jack Dee comedy series ordered by Sky Atlantic
    Wednesday 4th April 2012
  21. BBC Four to broadcast Kenny Everett biopic
    Tuesday 3rd April 2012

March 2012

  1. Adam & Joe lead comedy nominations for Sony Radio Awards 2012
    Friday 30th March 2012
  2. GOLD orders new Yes, Prime Minister series
    Thursday 29th March 2012
  3. Jason Manford set to star in ITV nudist sitcom
    Wednesday 28th March 2012
  4. Adam Buxton's BUG video show to move to TV
    Wednesday 28th March 2012
  5. Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle to return for two more series
    Thursday 22nd March 2012
  6. Paul O'Grady to revive Lily Savage for panto
    Thursday 22nd March 2012
  7. RTS and Chortle award winners announced
    Wednesday 21st March 2012
  8. Two Episodes Of Mash moves to Radio 4
    Monday 19th March 2012
  9. Outnumbered-inspired film in production
    Friday 16th March 2012
  10. BBC to pilot sci-fi TV sitcom
    Friday 16th March 2012
  11. Sketchorama radio showcase line-up announced
    Thursday 15th March 2012
  12. Tim Brooke-Taylor to host new animal-based BBC comedy show
    Friday 9th March 2012
  13. Swedes to produce QI adaptation
    Tuesday 6th March 2012
  14. BBC confirm Hebburn sitcom commission
    Tuesday 6th March 2012
  15. New pilot and Mrs. Brown's Boys cartoon in production
    Tuesday 6th March 2012
  16. Clive Anderson to host new Radio Scotland panel show
    Monday 5th March 2012
  17. Jim Henson Company working on new BBC series
    Thursday 1st March 2012
  18. Comedian to enter London Mayoral Election 2012
    Thursday 1st March 2012

February 2012

  1. Nicholas Lyndhurst stars in new radio sitcom
    Tuesday 28th February 2012
  2. Sports stars take to stand-up for Sport Relief
    Monday 27th February 2012
  3. Sky orders full series of wartime sitcom Chickens
    Thursday 23rd February 2012
  4. Frank Carson passes away aged 85
    Wednesday 22nd February 2012
  5. BBC Three launch new comedy dating show
    Wednesday 22nd February 2012
  6. ITV announce new sitcom pilot with Russell Tovey
    Wednesday 22nd February 2012
  7. Chortle Awards 2012 nominees announced
    Wednesday 22nd February 2012
  8. David Walliams book Mr Stink to be made for TV
    Tuesday 21st February 2012
  9. Radio 4 orders new David Schneider sitcom
    Monday 20th February 2012
  10. Russell Brand to star in new Eric Idle production
    Monday 20th February 2012
  11. Steve Coogan to play porn publisher in new film
    Friday 17th February 2012
  12. BBC Four to bring Bob Servant character to TV
    Thursday 16th February 2012
  13. Musical comedy duo The Rubberbandits get Channel 4 pilot
    Thursday 16th February 2012
  14. UKTV GOLD to invest millions in new comedies
    Thursday 16th February 2012
  15. Tickets go on sale for Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2012
    Thursday 16th February 2012
  16. BBC developing new social media comedy format
    Wednesday 15th February 2012
  17. Ripping Yarns charity Hopathon to be held
    Friday 10th February 2012
  18. Disabled comedy ordered by Channel 4
    Thursday 9th February 2012
  19. E4's PhoneShop to return for third series
    Thursday 9th February 2012
  20. Alistair McGowan to host new ITV sport comedy series
    Thursday 9th February 2012
  21. The Café is to return for second series
    Thursday 9th February 2012
  22. Sky order 2nd series of Ruth Jones comedy drama Stella
    Thursday 9th February 2012
  23. Alan Carr and Inbetweeners amongst Loaded Laftas 2012 winners
    Wednesday 8th February 2012
  24. Comedy Central orders Threesome Series 2
    Tuesday 7th February 2012
  25. Harry Hill in talks to move to Channel 4
    Saturday 4th February 2012
  26. Micky Flanagan signs up for new panel show
    Friday 3rd February 2012
  27. Andrew Lawrence joins fourth Stand Up For The Week series
    Friday 3rd February 2012
  28. New P.G. Wodehouse adaptation for BBC One
    Thursday 2nd February 2012
  29. E4 orders second series of Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy
    Thursday 2nd February 2012
  30. Sir David Jason directing BBC One sitcom pilot
    Wednesday 1st February 2012

January 2012

  1. Billy Connolly named 'most influential comic'
    Monday 30th January 2012
  2. Jonathan Ross to host ITV panel show linked to Twitter
    Sunday 29th January 2012
  3. Monty Python to reunite for sci-fi film Absolutely Anything
    Thursday 26th January 2012
  4. Nighty Night star Julia Davis creating new Sky Atlantic series
    Thursday 26th January 2012
  5. National TV Awards 2012 comedy winners
    Thursday 26th January 2012
  6. Russell Brand to headline The Secret Policeman's Ball 2012
    Wednesday 25th January 2012
  7. Dom Joly creating new hidden camera prank show for ITV1
    Tuesday 24th January 2012
  8. Channel 4 order Anna Crilly and Katy Wix sketch show
    Tuesday 24th January 2012
  9. Winners of The Comedy.co.uk Awards 2011 announced
    Monday 23rd January 2012
  10. Stella episode 3 pulled due to technical hitch
    Friday 20th January 2012
  11. Griff Rhys Jones to host interactive panel show live on Channel 4
    Friday 20th January 2012
  12. BBC Three orders comic showcase hosted by Russell Kane
    Thursday 19th January 2012
  13. ITV orders new Keith Lemon series
    Thursday 19th January 2012
  14. Kathy Burke writes autobiographical series for Sky Atlantic
    Thursday 19th January 2012
  15. Jack Dee pilots new stand-up format for Sky Atlantic
    Wednesday 18th January 2012
  16. BBC axes puppet sitcom Mongrels
    Wednesday 18th January 2012
  17. Paddy McGuinness to host ITV panel show Mad Mad World
    Friday 13th January 2012
  18. Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid to star in romantic comedy drama
    Thursday 12th January 2012
  19. Sky orders 'three generations under one roof' family sitcom
    Thursday 12th January 2012
  20. Blackadder duo reunite for new comedy
    Saturday 7th January 2012
  21. BBC asks for new Absolutely Fabulous series
    Friday 6th January 2012