British Comedy Guide 2013 News Archive

Here is a list of all the news stories we published in 2013.

December 2013

  1. Last Of The Summer Wine most repeated comedy in 2013
    Tuesday 31st December 2013
  2. Penelope Keith named a Dame in New Year Honours list
    Tuesday 31st December 2013
  3. John Fortune dies, aged 74
    Tuesday 31st December 2013
  4. Still Open All Hours tops 2013 festive TV ratings
    Friday 27th December 2013
  5. Last Tango In Halifax gets Series 3
    Tuesday 24th December 2013
  6. Addison Cresswell, the UK's top comedy agent, has died
    Monday 23rd December 2013
  7. David Jason reveals Only Fools And Horses may return
    Saturday 21st December 2013
  8. Miranda Hart lined up for new BBC comedy series
    Wednesday 18th December 2013
  9. Channel 4 announces Flack, Catastrophe and Sit.com pilots
    Monday 16th December 2013
  10. Unseen Porridge material to be screened in documentary
    Monday 16th December 2013
  11. BBC to focus on booking more women on panel shows
    Friday 13th December 2013
  12. Johnny Vegas confirms plans to return to ITV's Benidorm
    Friday 13th December 2013
  13. BBC wants another series of Getting On
    Friday 13th December 2013
  14. Lee Mack reveals Everybody Loves Raymond remake scrapped
    Friday 13th December 2013
  15. British Comedy Awards 2013 winners
    Thursday 12th December 2013
  16. BBC Two sitcom Episodes gets a fourth series
    Thursday 12th December 2013
  17. Two 'lost' Peter Sellers films to be shown
    Wednesday 11th December 2013
  18. Mark Watson and Henning Wehn for World Cup travel show
    Wednesday 11th December 2013
  19. Steve Coogan and Paul Whitehouse win British Comedy Awards
    Wednesday 11th December 2013
  20. Moone Boy to be published in book format
    Tuesday 10th December 2013
  21. Charlotte Ritchie and Tom Stourton cast in Siblings
    Tuesday 10th December 2013
  22. Steve Bugeja wins BBC New Comedy Award 2013
    Monday 9th December 2013
  23. BBC Four orders another series of Some People With Jokes
    Friday 6th December 2013
  24. Channel 4 orders Toast Of London Series 2
    Friday 6th December 2013
  25. ITV2 developing Australian sitcom remake
    Thursday 5th December 2013
  26. BBC orders Twenty Twelve spin-off W1A
    Thursday 5th December 2013
  27. Plebs named Best New Comedy at British Comedy Awards
    Wednesday 4th December 2013
  28. Channel 4 schedules IT Crowd night, featuring fan vote
    Wednesday 4th December 2013
  29. BBC drama to focus on Laurel and Hardy's 1953 UK tour
    Tuesday 3rd December 2013
  30. Cats return to Countdown for second series
    Tuesday 3rd December 2013
  31. British Comedy Awards 2013 nominations
    Tuesday 3rd December 2013
  32. The Inbetweeners head to Australia for second film
    Monday 2nd December 2013
  33. David Walliams's Big School to return
    Monday 2nd December 2013
  34. Citizen Khan gets third series
    Monday 2nd December 2013
  35. BBC One commissions old-age sitcom Grey Mates
    Monday 2nd December 2013
  36. Tim Minchin to star in cocktail pianist BBC studio sitcom
    Monday 2nd December 2013

November 2013

  1. London Live reveals comedy pilots season
    Thursday 28th November 2013
  2. Tom Edge and Comedy Central pilot new sitcom 'Operation Slut'
    Thursday 28th November 2013
  3. Voting lines open for British Comedy Awards 2013
    Wednesday 27th November 2013
  4. Moone Boy wins International Emmy
    Tuesday 26th November 2013
  5. BBC announces Christmas comedies
    Tuesday 26th November 2013
  6. Michelle Gomez stars as agony aunt in new pilot
    Thursday 21st November 2013
  7. Monty Python Live details revealed
    Thursday 21st November 2013
  8. Monty Python to reunite for stage show
    Tuesday 19th November 2013
  9. Micky Flanagan to star in sitcom pilot
    Monday 18th November 2013
  10. Radio 4 launches Comedy Advent Calendar for Christmas
    Monday 18th November 2013
  11. Frankie Boyle resumes Twitter clash with James Arthur
    Sunday 17th November 2013
  12. Michael Palin and Terry Jones re-film lost scenes
    Saturday 16th November 2013
  13. Radio 4 sitcom Cabin Pressure to end
    Wednesday 13th November 2013
  14. The Fast Show stars to reunite
    Wednesday 13th November 2013
  15. ITV orders Ant & Dec sitcom pilot
    Tuesday 12th November 2013
  16. Ben Elton hints that Blackadder is not finished
    Monday 11th November 2013
  17. Jack Whitehall to star in Bad Education USA
    Saturday 9th November 2013
  18. New TV channel London Live buys 150+ hours of repeats
    Friday 8th November 2013
  19. Channel 4 orders a second series of Man Down
    Wednesday 6th November 2013
  20. Harry Hill to perform musical sketch for Children In Need
    Wednesday 6th November 2013
  21. Comedy Central to pilot sitcom about student medics
    Tuesday 5th November 2013
  22. BBC confirms another series of Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe
    Tuesday 5th November 2013
  23. Catherine Tate films Children In Need 2013 sketch
    Monday 4th November 2013

October 2013

  1. Filming begins on Series 3 of Rev
    Thursday 31st October 2013
  2. Sacha Baron Cohen creating football thug comedy film
    Wednesday 30th October 2013
  3. BBC axes That Puppet Game Show and I Love My Country
    Friday 25th October 2013
  4. Eddie Izzard to guest host Live At The Apollo
    Thursday 24th October 2013
  5. All-star cast announced for Gangsta Granny
    Thursday 24th October 2013
  6. Guest stars announced for Blandings Series 2
    Thursday 24th October 2013
  7. Red Dwarf XI 'officially' in development
    Monday 21st October 2013
  8. Felix Dexter has died
    Saturday 19th October 2013
  9. The Wrong Mans poised for Series 2 return
    Wednesday 16th October 2013
  10. Still Game to return as a stage show
    Tuesday 15th October 2013
  11. Series commission for Peep Show creators' Babylon
    Monday 14th October 2013
  12. BBC Three developing a weekly comedy show
    Thursday 10th October 2013
  13. NBC orders American version of BBC3 sitcom Cuckoo
    Wednesday 9th October 2013
  14. Stand Up For The Week announces new line-up
    Monday 7th October 2013
  15. Open All Hours returns for new Christmas special
    Monday 7th October 2013
  16. Jennifer Saunders criticises BBC management
    Monday 7th October 2013
  17. The League of Gentlemen reunite for charity gig
    Friday 4th October 2013
  18. Total Wipeout-inspired gameshow pilot for Comedy Central
    Friday 4th October 2013

September 2013

  1. Rhod Gilbert to host new comedy chat show
    Monday 30th September 2013
  2. Cilla Black and Paul O'Grady to star in new Marks & Gran sitcom
    Monday 30th September 2013
  3. London TV channel signs up web comedy All About The McKenzies
    Thursday 26th September 2013
  4. The Wrong Mans gets BBC Two's biggest comedy audience of 2013
    Wednesday 25th September 2013
  5. Peep Show to end
    Wednesday 25th September 2013
  6. The Idiot Bastard Band to record radio sitcom
    Tuesday 24th September 2013
  7. Channel Dave announces new comedy, Spending Dave's Money
    Tuesday 24th September 2013
  8. Limmy's Show to return for final special
    Sunday 22nd September 2013
  9. Catherine Tate to perform as 'Nan' again
    Saturday 21st September 2013
  10. Fonz star creates CBBC comedy drama Hank Zipzer
    Thursday 19th September 2013
  11. Jason Manford complains about ticket booking fees
    Tuesday 17th September 2013
  12. New series of That Mitchell & Webb Sound
    Monday 16th September 2013
  13. Nicholas Parsons to write Just A Minute book
    Friday 13th September 2013
  14. Joe Wilkinson and Brian Gittins comedy format piloted
    Friday 13th September 2013
  15. CBBC commissions panel show for kids
    Monday 9th September 2013
  16. Jack Whitehall's Bad Education a hit on BBC iPlayer
    Wednesday 4th September 2013
  17. Comedy stars line up for Channel 4's 80s Night
    Tuesday 3rd September 2013
  18. Sir David Frost dies aged 74
    Sunday 1st September 2013

August 2013

  1. Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe to return
    Friday 30th August 2013
  2. Alison Steadman to star in Grey Mates sitcom pilot
    Friday 30th August 2013
  3. ITV2 orders pilot of post-apocalyptic sitcom Cockroaches
    Thursday 29th August 2013
  4. BBC Scotland orders Scot Squad police series
    Wednesday 28th August 2013
  5. Alexander Armstrong to host Battle Of The Ages pilot
    Wednesday 28th August 2013
  6. Radio 4 orders Andrew Maxwell series
    Wednesday 28th August 2013
  7. Mike Winters dies aged 82
    Monday 26th August 2013
  8. Bridget Christie wins 2013 Edinburgh Comedy Award
    Saturday 24th August 2013
  9. Channel 4 orders Christmas special of Man Down
    Friday 23rd August 2013
  10. Badults gets a second series
    Friday 23rd August 2013
  11. Russell Kane and Greg James to host BBC Three chat show
    Friday 23rd August 2013
  12. BBC Three orders new comedy Siblings
    Friday 23rd August 2013
  13. BBC Four orders Simon Day series Rock Ratatouille
    Friday 23rd August 2013
  14. ITV orders second series of Vicious and The Job Lot
    Friday 23rd August 2013
  15. BBC3 orders chat show starring Jack Whitehall and his Dad
    Friday 23rd August 2013
  16. Danny Boyle to direct Bain & Armstrong comedy drama
    Friday 23rd August 2013
  17. Sky confirms more Little Crackers and The Kumars
    Friday 23rd August 2013
  18. Channel Dave to launch new show Crackanory
    Friday 23rd August 2013
  19. Channel 4 announces four pilots
    Thursday 22nd August 2013
  20. BBC orders another series of Room 101
    Thursday 22nd August 2013
  21. BBC orders Nick Helm Heavy Entertainment series
    Wednesday 21st August 2013
  22. Anthony Head and Eve Myles head up 'You, Me And Them' cast
    Thursday 15th August 2013
  23. Kayvan Novak to star as undercover reporter in BBC sitcom pilot
    Monday 12th August 2013
  24. Rob Brydon to host 'mediocre' comedy game show
    Thursday 8th August 2013
  25. Radio 4 orders 3rd series of Sketchorama
    Saturday 3rd August 2013
  26. The Inbetweeners Movie 2 in pre-production
    Friday 2nd August 2013

July 2013

  1. iPlayer debut for BBC Three comedies
    Tuesday 30th July 2013
  2. Blackadder in Colditz Castle idea revealed
    Friday 26th July 2013
  3. Simon Bird confirms Inbetweeners Movie sequel
    Wednesday 24th July 2013
  4. Ardal O'Hanlon to star in Channel 4's London Irish
    Wednesday 24th July 2013
  5. A Young Doctor's Notebook Series 2 details announced
    Monday 22nd July 2013
  6. E4 orders second series of The Midnight Beast
    Monday 22nd July 2013
  7. Paul Chowdhry to host new series of Stand Up For The Week
    Monday 22nd July 2013
  8. Channel 4 confirm Bad Sugar series cancellation
    Monday 22nd July 2013
  9. IT Crowd Night planned for October
    Monday 22nd July 2013
  10. Radio 4 Extra to launch Junior Just A Minute
    Sunday 21st July 2013
  11. Mel Smith dies aged 60
    Saturday 20th July 2013
  12. Geri Halliwell working on new sitcom pilot
    Saturday 20th July 2013
  13. Chris Langham to star in online comedy
    Saturday 20th July 2013
  14. Frankie Boyle on hunger strike for Guantanamo prisoner
    Thursday 18th July 2013
  15. Comedy director Ray Butt dies
    Wednesday 17th July 2013
  16. Rufus Hound to host CGI panel show pilot
    Monday 15th July 2013
  17. Absolutely Fabulous and Royle Family may return
    Tuesday 9th July 2013
  18. C4 confirms 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown series
    Tuesday 9th July 2013
  19. Raft of BBC comedy axed
    Tuesday 9th July 2013
  20. BBC Four orders new dog training sitcom
    Tuesday 9th July 2013
  21. Count Arthur Strong recommissioned
    Tuesday 9th July 2013
  22. Horrible Histories to continue with specials
    Friday 5th July 2013
  23. Channel 4 launch new batch of Comedy Blaps 2013
    Friday 5th July 2013
  24. Plebs and Revolution win at Broadcast Awards
    Wednesday 3rd July 2013
  25. Sky developing Sheridan Smith comedy
    Tuesday 2nd July 2013
  26. ITV prank show Off Their Rockers to return
    Tuesday 2nd July 2013
  27. Way To Go scrapped by BBC Three
    Monday 1st July 2013

June 2013

  1. BBC Three orders Impractical Jokers Series 2
    Friday 28th June 2013
  2. E4 orders more Youngers
    Thursday 27th June 2013
  3. Comedy Central announces big studio sitcom ambitions
    Thursday 20th June 2013
  4. ITV orders Margate bed and breakfast comedy drama
    Thursday 20th June 2013
  5. GOLD commissions Two Ronnies documentary series
    Wednesday 19th June 2013
  6. Michael McIntyre working on new entertainment show
    Tuesday 18th June 2013
  7. New sitcom Mummy's Boys to be piloted
    Tuesday 18th June 2013
  8. David Baddiel developing new sitcom
    Tuesday 18th June 2013
  9. ITV2 orders a second series of Fake Reaction
    Tuesday 18th June 2013
  10. ITV orders new Birds Of A Feather series
    Tuesday 18th June 2013
  11. Blackadder stars honoured for Queen's Birthday
    Saturday 15th June 2013
  12. Smack The Pony to return?
    Tuesday 11th June 2013
  13. ITV2 orders second series of Plebs
    Tuesday 11th June 2013
  14. Jack Carroll comes 2nd in Britain's Got Talent 2013
    Saturday 8th June 2013
  15. More details on the new Chris Addison sitcom
    Friday 7th June 2013
  16. Blandings to return for a second series
    Friday 7th June 2013
  17. Second Keith Lemon film planned
    Thursday 6th June 2013
  18. Stephen Fry reveals attempted suicide
    Wednesday 5th June 2013

May 2013

  1. Keith Lemon to release debut music single
    Friday 31st May 2013
  2. Spy, the sitcom axed by Sky, wins international award
    Friday 31st May 2013
  3. Suffragette sitcom Up The Women to return for Series 2
    Thursday 30th May 2013
  4. Caitlin Moran pilot Raised By Wolves - Details revealed
    Wednesday 29th May 2013
  5. Joan Collins joins the cast of Benidorm
    Wednesday 29th May 2013
  6. Alternative Comedy Experience Series 2 line-up confirmed
    Wednesday 29th May 2013
  7. Rik Mayall confirmed as Dad in Greg Davies sitcom
    Tuesday 28th May 2013
  8. Dad's Army star Bill Pertwee dies aged 86
    Monday 27th May 2013
  9. Peter Kay tops British comedy rich list
    Sunday 26th May 2013
  10. BBC confirms new comedy That Puppet Game Show
    Thursday 23rd May 2013
  11. ITV developing Tommy Cooper drama
    Thursday 23rd May 2013
  12. Al Murray working on a Pub Landlord film
    Wednesday 22nd May 2013
  13. Morecambe & Wise writer Eddie Braben dies at 82
    Tuesday 21st May 2013
  14. American remake ordered of Channel 4's Sirens
    Friday 17th May 2013
  15. Hi-De-Hi! star Paul Shane dies, aged 72
    Thursday 16th May 2013
  16. Casting revealed for film by Outnumbered writers
    Wednesday 15th May 2013
  17. Shameless creator Paul Abbott writing Victorian police comedy
    Tuesday 14th May 2013
  18. Isy Suttie wins Sony Radio Awards Gold
    Monday 13th May 2013
  19. Horrible Histories team to make film about Shakespeare
    Monday 13th May 2013
  20. BAFTA TV Awards 2013 - comedy winners
    Sunday 12th May 2013
  21. Cardinal Burns Series 2 confirmed for Channel 4 move
    Friday 10th May 2013
  22. Simpsons showrunner Josh Weinstein developing UK comedy
    Friday 10th May 2013
  23. Dawson Bros Funtime up for international award
    Friday 10th May 2013
  24. Ricky Gervais to publish new David Brent songs on YouTube
    Friday 10th May 2013
  25. FOX commissions Gavin & Stacey US remake
    Thursday 9th May 2013
  26. Filming begins on The Harry Hill Movie
    Thursday 9th May 2013
  27. Lee Mack to re-make Everybody Loves Raymond
    Wednesday 8th May 2013
  28. Filming set to start on The IT Crowd final special
    Wednesday 8th May 2013
  29. Channel 4 prepares Friday Night Dinner Series 3
    Friday 3rd May 2013
  30. Channel 4's The Mimic to return for Series 2
    Friday 3rd May 2013
  31. Caitlin Moran co-writing Raised By Wolves sitcom
    Thursday 2nd May 2013
  32. Sky Living orders sitcom set around street promotion team
    Thursday 2nd May 2013
  33. ITV comedy drama Great Night Out axed
    Wednesday 1st May 2013
  34. Inbetweeners Movie sequel details refuted
    Wednesday 1st May 2013

April 2013

  1. Comedy Central orders Alternative Comedy Experience Series 2
    Tuesday 30th April 2013
  2. New ITV comedies attract nearly 6 million viewers
    Tuesday 30th April 2013
  3. Writers and cast for topical CBBC comedy announced
    Tuesday 30th April 2013
  4. BBC Three orders eight new online pilots
    Monday 29th April 2013
  5. Final series of Him & Her commissioned
    Monday 29th April 2013
  6. People Just Do Nothing mockumentary goes to series
    Monday 29th April 2013
  7. BBC Three picks up Nick Helm's Channel 4 pilot, Uncle
    Monday 29th April 2013
  8. Pramface to return for a third series
    Saturday 27th April 2013
  9. BBC One to adapt David Walliams book Gangsta Granny
    Friday 26th April 2013
  10. Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon comedy The Trip to return
    Friday 26th April 2013
  11. British comedies nominated for international Rose d'Or Awards
    Friday 26th April 2013
  12. BBC Two orders a full series of Vic & Bob's new sitcom
    Friday 26th April 2013
  13. Shaun The Sheep movie confirmed
    Thursday 25th April 2013
  14. Bluestone 42 gets a second series
    Tuesday 23rd April 2013
  15. Russell Howard is writing a film
    Monday 22nd April 2013
  16. Brian Belo to star in comedy pilot about reality TV
    Tuesday 16th April 2013
  17. Hugh Dennis to host 'Blow A Billion' pilot for channel Dave
    Friday 12th April 2013
  18. Marcus Brigstocke gets his own Radio 4 series
    Friday 12th April 2013
  19. ITV announces the details of Series 6 of Benidorm
    Friday 12th April 2013
  20. Sky orders 14-part entertainment series hosted by Lee Mack
    Thursday 11th April 2013
  21. Alan Carr signs £4 million deal to stay with Channel 4 till 2015
    Thursday 11th April 2013
  22. ITV orders Vicious Christmas special before series has started
    Wednesday 10th April 2013
  23. Sony Radio Awards 2013 - nominations announced
    Wednesday 10th April 2013
  24. Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe to return to Sky Arts
    Tuesday 9th April 2013
  25. BAFTA TV Awards 2013 nominations announced
    Tuesday 9th April 2013
  26. Not Going Out gets seventh series & Christmas specials
    Friday 5th April 2013
  27. BBC Radio 1Xtra launches its own comedy season
    Tuesday 2nd April 2013
  28. Dave Gorman joins Dave TV for new series
    Tuesday 2nd April 2013

March 2013

  1. Sketch team Absolutely re-forms for Radio 4's Sketchorama
    Thursday 28th March 2013
  2. All star cast revealed for David Walliams sitcom
    Thursday 28th March 2013
  3. Sky releases more details on new sitcom Chickens
    Tuesday 26th March 2013
  4. Chortle Awards 2013 - Full Results
    Monday 25th March 2013
  5. BBC One orders silent comedy series from Matt Lucas
    Monday 25th March 2013
  6. Peter Kay moves to BBC One for new sitcom
    Monday 25th March 2013
  7. New BBC comedy commissioner Shane Allen outlines plans
    Monday 25th March 2013
  8. CBBC announces new shows DNN and Family By Sea
    Friday 22nd March 2013
  9. Nick Frost to star in Sky Atlantic's 1960s-set series Mr Sloane
    Friday 22nd March 2013
  10. Horrible Histories cast create new Sky comedy Yonderland
    Friday 22nd March 2013
  11. US re-make of NHS comedy Getting On goes to series
    Thursday 21st March 2013
  12. Rowan Atkinson's Comic Relief sketch attracts complaints
    Tuesday 19th March 2013
  13. David Mitchell to host literary panel show
    Tuesday 19th March 2013
  14. Tommy Tiernan gets own Sky1 sitcom
    Monday 18th March 2013
  15. Frank Thornton dies aged 92
    Monday 18th March 2013
  16. New Rita Rudner sitcom coming to Radio 4
    Friday 15th March 2013
  17. Alan Partridge movie title and release date revealed
    Friday 15th March 2013
  18. Domino's Pizza launches online football sitcom
    Friday 15th March 2013
  19. David Brent to live on via YouTube
    Friday 15th March 2013
  20. Reeves & Mortimer sitcom details revealed
    Thursday 14th March 2013
  21. New Vicar Of Dibley unveiled for Comic Relief
    Thursday 14th March 2013
  22. Fresh Meat and Peep Show films in development
    Wednesday 13th March 2013
  23. Last Leg gets third series commission
    Wednesday 13th March 2013
  24. BBC Two lines up Dave Allen celebration night
    Tuesday 12th March 2013
  25. BBC developing crowd-sourced comedy pilot
    Saturday 9th March 2013
  26. Nick Helm to record TV pilot
    Saturday 9th March 2013
  27. Loaded LAFTAS 2013 award winners announced
    Thursday 7th March 2013
  28. Sky cancels generation gap comedy Parents
    Wednesday 6th March 2013
  29. Lemon La Vida Loca to return to ITV2
    Wednesday 6th March 2013
  30. Fourth Comedy Gala for O2 Arena
    Wednesday 6th March 2013
  31. David Renwick criticises meddling ITV executives
    Wednesday 6th March 2013
  32. BBC orders full new Jonathan Creek series
    Tuesday 5th March 2013
  33. Filming begins on new Mitchell & Webb comedy Our Men
    Tuesday 5th March 2013
  34. Channel 4 recommission Ricky Gervais's Derek
    Monday 4th March 2013
  35. Sue Perkins to host 'Name Dropping' panel show pilot
    Friday 1st March 2013
  36. BBC angered by ITV panel show pilot
    Friday 1st March 2013
  37. Sky1 sitcom Spy will not return for third series
    Friday 1st March 2013

February 2013

  1. Ricky Gervais to bring back David Brent for Comic Relief
    Thursday 28th February 2013
  2. Jason Manford hosting panel show pilot from HIGNFY producers
    Monday 25th February 2013
  3. Les Dawson hologram to star in An Audience With...
    Monday 25th February 2013
  4. David Mitchell to present history of comedy series for Radio 2
    Friday 22nd February 2013
  5. Ross Noble to film travel series dictated by social media
    Friday 22nd February 2013
  6. BBC considering new Birds Of A Feather series
    Wednesday 20th February 2013
  7. BBC Two to screen series of themed Mock The Week highlights shows
    Wednesday 20th February 2013
  8. Jason Manford to host Sky1 pilot 'You And Whose Army?'
    Wednesday 20th February 2013
  9. Stars confirmed for Graham Norton's all night Comic Relief chat show
    Wednesday 20th February 2013
  10. Ant & Dec talk about silent sitcom project
    Tuesday 19th February 2013
  11. Vic & Bob to star in new BBC sitcom pilot
    Tuesday 19th February 2013
  12. Gold commissions first studio sitcom, Us And Them
    Tuesday 19th February 2013
  13. BBC confirm Jessica Hynes's suffragette sitcom
    Monday 18th February 2013
  14. Richard Briers dies aged 79
    Monday 18th February 2013
  15. E4 orders Series 2 of My Mad Fat Diary
    Monday 18th February 2013
  16. Matt Berry sitcom Toast Of London set for series
    Friday 15th February 2013
  17. ITV orders Cabbage And Pat, a comedy about two older women
    Thursday 14th February 2013
  18. BBC Three to broadcast bomb disposal comedy drama
    Thursday 14th February 2013
  19. Morgana Robinson piloting BBC Three sitcom
    Wednesday 13th February 2013
  20. Dom Joly's Fool Britannia prank show gets second series
    Wednesday 13th February 2013
  21. Series ordered for Jo Brand's Great Wall Of Comedy
    Monday 11th February 2013
  22. Robert Downey Jr to make Black Mirror movie
    Monday 11th February 2013
  23. Alan Partridge film cast revealed
    Friday 8th February 2013
  24. Loaded LAFTAS 2013 nominations announced
    Thursday 7th February 2013
  25. Doon Mackichan filming hairdresser sitcom for BBC Four
    Thursday 7th February 2013
  26. BBC Three orders two series of Nick Grimshaw's panel show
    Thursday 7th February 2013
  27. BBC Three confirms The Revolution Will Be Televised 2
    Thursday 7th February 2013
  28. New kids' comedy Strange Hill High recommissioned
    Tuesday 5th February 2013
  29. Second series for BBC Three's Cuckoo?
    Tuesday 5th February 2013
  30. David Baddiel creates anti-laughter Radio 4 show
    Monday 4th February 2013

January 2013

  1. Rowan Atkinson to perform sketch for Red Nose Day
    Thursday 31st January 2013
  2. Cardinal Burns in double Broadcast Awards win
    Thursday 31st January 2013
  3. More Christmas specials ordered for Mrs. Brown's Boys
    Wednesday 30th January 2013
  4. ITV to pilot stand-up panel show Battle Of The Ages
    Wednesday 30th January 2013
  5. New improvised character comedy chat show to be piloted
    Wednesday 30th January 2013
  6. Gervais pledges to produce Derek Series 2 without TV networks
    Tuesday 29th January 2013
  7. Miranda & Mrs. Brown's Boys highest rated sitcoms for years
    Tuesday 29th January 2013
  8. Alexander Armstrong to host ITV panel show pilot
    Tuesday 29th January 2013
  9. Jo Brand, Jonathan Ross & Jason Manford for new ITV panel show
    Tuesday 29th January 2013
  10. Dawn French & Rebecca Front sign up for The Wrong Mans
    Monday 28th January 2013
  11. Tim Vine to appear on Let's Dance For Comic Relief
    Monday 28th January 2013
  12. June Whitfield picks up Comedy Legend award
    Monday 28th January 2013
  13. New Meaning Of Liff book and Radio 4 celebration announced
    Saturday 26th January 2013
  14. Kelly Brook to join Celebrity Juice as team captain
    Thursday 24th January 2013
  15. Possible fourth series after Mrs. Brown's Boys award win
    Thursday 24th January 2013
  16. Sky Living orders more Mount Pleasant and two sitcoms
    Thursday 24th January 2013
  17. Pulling and Gavin & Stacey set for US pilots
    Wednesday 23rd January 2013
  18. Miranda picks up top Comedy.co.uk Awards titles
    Monday 21st January 2013
  19. Miranda Hart announces second book
    Saturday 19th January 2013
  20. BBC One to pilot panel show based around funny clips
    Thursday 17th January 2013
  21. Kylie Minogue to star in Sky Arts comedy drama
    Thursday 17th January 2013
  22. Graham Norton to host seven hour Comic Relief chat show
    Wednesday 16th January 2013
  23. BBC sitcom Hebburn gets second series
    Monday 14th January 2013
  24. Keith Lemon to present Through The Keyhole revival
    Sunday 13th January 2013
  25. E4 reportedly gives Misfits a fifth series
    Thursday 10th January 2013
  26. Seann Walsh gets own Comedy Central series
    Thursday 10th January 2013