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British Comedy Guide 2014 News Archive

Here is a list of all the news stories we published in 2014.

December 2014

  1. Sitcom legend Jeremy Lloyd dies aged 84
    Tuesday 23rd December 2014
  2. BBC Wales sitcom High Hopes to return in 2015
    Monday 22nd December 2014
  3. Lost Voice Guy wins BBC New Comedy Award 2014
    Wednesday 17th December 2014
  4. British Comedy Awards 2014 results
    Tuesday 16th December 2014
  5. Channel 4 commission sci-fi sitcom pilot Space Ark
    Friday 12th December 2014
  6. Boomers and Citizen Khan get another series
    Thursday 11th December 2014
  7. Olivia Colman to star in Channel 4 sitcom Flowers
    Wednesday 10th December 2014
  8. Gold to show Bob Monkhouse documentary series
    Tuesday 9th December 2014
  9. Toast Of London to return for Series 3
    Monday 8th December 2014
  10. John Henshaw and Mark Benton star in Educating Yorkshire spoof
    Monday 8th December 2014
  11. Comedy Central orders Drunk History series
    Wednesday 3rd December 2014
  12. Almost Royal to return for a second series
    Monday 1st December 2014

November 2014

  1. Arthur Mathews developing new bailiffs sitcom
    Friday 28th November 2014
  2. Phoenix Nights to return as a stage show
    Thursday 27th November 2014
  3. My Mad Fat Diary back for third series
    Wednesday 26th November 2014
  4. E4's Virtually Famous to return for two new series
    Wednesday 26th November 2014
  5. Mayall, Miranda and Hill amongst BBC festive highlights
    Tuesday 25th November 2014
  6. Online voting launches for British Comedy Awards 2014
    Monday 24th November 2014
  7. So On And So Forth get Radio 4 sketch series
    Friday 21st November 2014
  8. Lee Evans to retire from comedy
    Thursday 20th November 2014
  9. Paddy McGuinness cast in new ITV sitcom
    Wednesday 19th November 2014
  10. Comedy Central commissions I Live With Models series
    Monday 17th November 2014
  11. Taking Liberties season to include Bremner and Novak comedies
    Monday 17th November 2014
  12. UKTV Gold to commission five new scripted shows in 2015
    Friday 14th November 2014
  13. John Cleese named most influential British comedy icon
    Thursday 13th November 2014
  14. Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe gets another series
    Thursday 13th November 2014
  15. People Just Do Nothing gets a second series
    Thursday 13th November 2014
  16. Julia Davis gets new Channel 4 sitcom
    Tuesday 11th November 2014
  17. ITV ends Dapper Laughs show after 'sexist' claims
    Monday 10th November 2014
  18. Filming begins on new BBC sitcom series Woody
    Monday 10th November 2014
  19. British Comedy Awards 2014 nominees
    Monday 10th November 2014
  20. Fresh Meat writers confirm work on Series 4
    Friday 7th November 2014
  21. BBC Four's Detectorists to return for Series 2
    Thursday 6th November 2014
  22. Boy band Blue fooled in new prank show
    Thursday 6th November 2014
  23. Michael McIntyre will host 2014 Royal Variety Performance
    Wednesday 5th November 2014
  24. British comedy Nudinits is first all-knitted animation
    Tuesday 4th November 2014

October 2014

  1. Ricky Gervais to write and direct new Hollywood film
    Friday 31st October 2014
  2. New quiz show pilot for Robert Webb
    Thursday 30th October 2014
  3. Liam Mullone to present Radio 4 pilot of disappointment
    Thursday 30th October 2014
  4. Tom Rosenthal to host new social-media comedy pilot
    Thursday 30th October 2014
  5. Jason Manford to star in The Producers tour
    Friday 24th October 2014
  6. Miranda Hart confirms an end to her hit sitcom
    Thursday 23rd October 2014
  7. Missing 'At Last The 1948 Show' episodes found
    Thursday 23rd October 2014
  8. Kirsty Wark to host Radio 4 sketch show exploring the future
    Wednesday 22nd October 2014
  9. Still Game Live to get TV broadcast
    Wednesday 22nd October 2014
  10. Filming starts on new Comedy Central sitcom Brotherhood
    Tuesday 21st October 2014
  11. Cast announced for David Walliams's Boy In The Dress
    Tuesday 21st October 2014
  12. Russell Kane to appear in rom-com Scottish Mussel
    Monday 20th October 2014
  13. ITV recommissions Sunday Night At The Palladium
    Sunday 19th October 2014
  14. Big School writers The Dawson Bros create US sitcom
    Friday 17th October 2014
  15. America has another go at re-making The IT Crowd
    Friday 17th October 2014
  16. Moone Boy to be re-made in America
    Thursday 16th October 2014
  17. Channel 4 retires the 10 O'Clock Live format
    Thursday 16th October 2014
  18. Last Of The Summer Wine spin-off in development
    Thursday 16th October 2014
  19. Doll & Em to return for a second series
    Wednesday 15th October 2014
  20. Sarah Solemani and Kerry Howard reunite for BBC1 sitcom
    Tuesday 14th October 2014
  21. Russell Howard working on a romantic comedy
    Tuesday 14th October 2014
  22. Ardal O'Hanlon to star in new Radio 4 sitcom
    Thursday 9th October 2014
  23. Cast of new Dad's Army film announced
    Wednesday 8th October 2014
  24. The League Of Gentlemen meet to discuss a reunion
    Tuesday 7th October 2014
  25. Contestants call goes out for a Miranda Hart show
    Tuesday 7th October 2014
  26. Matt Forde's sport chat show picked up by talkSPORT
    Monday 6th October 2014
  27. Channel 4 publishes new online series Taxi Gags
    Monday 6th October 2014

September 2014

  1. Trodd en Bratt get a second series on Radio 4
    Tuesday 30th September 2014
  2. Harry Hill to star as Professor Branestawm in BBC comedy
    Tuesday 30th September 2014
  3. Comedy Central working on UK version of Drunk History
    Tuesday 30th September 2014
  4. ITV developing Ann Summers comedy
    Thursday 25th September 2014
  5. Jason Manford to host new ITV comedy game show Bring Me Sunshine
    Tuesday 23rd September 2014
  6. The Revolution Will Be Televised takes on America
    Friday 19th September 2014
  7. Alex Horne and Greg Davies star in new show Taskmaster
    Friday 19th September 2014
  8. Peter Kay to star in Danny Baker's comedy?
    Friday 19th September 2014
  9. Toast Of London wins prestigious Rose d'Or award
    Thursday 18th September 2014
  10. Alexander Armstrong and Kevin Eldon star in new Danger Mouse
    Thursday 18th September 2014
  11. Daniel Rigby to star in police sitcom Undercover
    Thursday 18th September 2014
  12. Jack Whitehall to host Channel 4's Feeling Nuts special
    Tuesday 16th September 2014
  13. Jon Richardson engaged to fellow comedian Lucy Beaumont
    Tuesday 16th September 2014
  14. Filming begins on Still Open All Hours series
    Tuesday 16th September 2014
  15. W1A to return for Series 2
    Monday 15th September 2014
  16. Ricky Gervais confirms Derek will end with final special
    Monday 15th September 2014
  17. Sir Donald Sinden dies aged 90
    Friday 12th September 2014
  18. BBC Three orders Siblings Series 2
    Wednesday 10th September 2014
  19. Michael Palin to narrate Clangers revival
    Sunday 7th September 2014
  20. Comedy stars to record Good Omens series on Radio 4
    Friday 5th September 2014
  21. British Comedy Awards adds internet video category
    Friday 5th September 2014
  22. BBC iPlayer to screen Frankie Boyle's Referendum Autopsy
    Thursday 4th September 2014
  23. Gold commissions 'Monty Python: The Meaning Of Live'
    Thursday 4th September 2014

August 2014

  1. Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights to return as a live show?
    Saturday 30th August 2014
  2. Hancock's Half Hour star Bill Kerr dies aged 92
    Friday 29th August 2014
  3. Frankie Boyle criticises TV comedy
    Saturday 23rd August 2014
  4. John Kearns wins Best Show at Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014
    Saturday 23rd August 2014
  5. BBC One orders comedy drama from Emma Kennedy
    Friday 22nd August 2014
  6. BBC One orders mountain rescue sitcom Mountain Goats
    Friday 22nd August 2014
  7. Filming starts on Series 2 of The Wrong Mans
    Friday 22nd August 2014
  8. Sky order crime comedy drama starring Ashley Jensen
    Friday 22nd August 2014
  9. Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled gets extended length second series
    Friday 22nd August 2014
  10. Comedy Central looking for Geordie Shore-style comedies
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  11. Keith Lemon gets ITV2 sketch show
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  12. E4 orders new series Chewing Gum
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  13. Roy Chubby Brown caught on video reading newspaper whilst driving
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  14. BBC Two orders transgender sitcom Boy Meets Girl
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  15. Jack Whitehall's Backchat moves to BBC Two
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  16. Javone Prince to star in BBC Two sketch show
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  17. BBC Three orders new comedy from Jonny Sweet
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  18. BBC Three orders new sitcom Top Coppers
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  19. New sitcom Fried gets a series on BBC Three
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  20. BBC Three orders a full series of Josh
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  21. Harry Hill confirmed as Stars In Their Eyes host
    Thursday 21st August 2014
  22. Sketch group WitTank get E4 sitcom pilot
    Wednesday 20th August 2014
  23. BBC working on hybrid comedy format examining family life
    Wednesday 20th August 2014
  24. Adam Hills panel show to be piloted by Channel 4
    Wednesday 20th August 2014
  25. Harry Hill working on BBC One project
    Monday 18th August 2014
  26. BBC reiterates Miranda Hart Generation Game plans
    Sunday 17th August 2014
  27. ITV to revive Sunday Night At The London Palladium
    Friday 15th August 2014
  28. Channel 4 to air Scottish independence mockumentary
    Wednesday 13th August 2014
  29. Comedy stars submit to viewers' tasks for Stand Up To Cancer
    Monday 11th August 2014
  30. Mark Watson, Tim Key and Tom Basden reunite for Radio 4 series
    Monday 11th August 2014
  31. Off Their Rockers gets a third series
    Thursday 7th August 2014
  32. Inbetweeners 2 breaks box office records
    Thursday 7th August 2014
  33. Cast announced for Channel 4 sitcom series Scrotal Recall
    Thursday 7th August 2014
  34. Ian Stone to return with second series of The Football's On
    Wednesday 6th August 2014
  35. James Corden to become talk show host on US television
    Wednesday 6th August 2014
  36. Hit live comedy format 'Joke Thieves' gets TV pilot
    Tuesday 5th August 2014
  37. Ricky Gervais to film David Brent movie 'Life On The Road'
    Tuesday 5th August 2014
  38. ITV orders full series of male midwife sitcom Delivery Man
    Tuesday 5th August 2014
  39. BBC Two gets mystery comedy Stag from The Wrong Mans team
    Monday 4th August 2014
  40. Joanna Scanlan to star in C4 comedy No Offence
    Friday 1st August 2014

July 2014

  1. Susan Calman gets Radio 4 sitcom with Hat Trick
    Thursday 31st July 2014
  2. Benidorm star Kenny Ireland dies
    Thursday 31st July 2014
  3. ITV2 signs up internet comedian Dapper Laughs
    Wednesday 30th July 2014
  4. Comedians to play darts for Comic Relief series
    Tuesday 29th July 2014
  5. Still Game looks set to return to TV
    Saturday 26th July 2014
  6. Al Murray to take over ITV adverts
    Friday 25th July 2014
  7. E4 orders Bad Robots hidden camera show
    Thursday 24th July 2014
  8. Actress Dora Bryan dies aged 91
    Wednesday 23rd July 2014
  9. Chris Barrie expresses interest in reviving The Brittas Empire
    Monday 21st July 2014
  10. Some Girls Series 3 begins filming
    Thursday 17th July 2014
  11. Bill Bailey pilots a revival of Name That Tune
    Thursday 17th July 2014
  12. Give Out Girls switches to Comedy Central
    Wednesday 16th July 2014
  13. Nina Conti to present BBC Two comedy variety show
    Thursday 10th July 2014
  14. Rhod Gilbert is new Never Mind The Buzzcocks host
    Wednesday 9th July 2014
  15. Radio 4 is bringing back Dead Ringers
    Tuesday 8th July 2014
  16. E4 to screen Almost Royal series
    Monday 7th July 2014
  17. BBC wants Mrs Brown's Boys chat show
    Sunday 6th July 2014
  18. Horrible Histories Series 6 in planning
    Friday 4th July 2014
  19. Comedy Central to pilot I Live With Models
    Friday 4th July 2014
  20. Danny Baker gets 8-part BBC comedy drama
    Wednesday 2nd July 2014
  21. Crackanory Series 2 line-up revealed
    Tuesday 1st July 2014
  22. GOLD orders more You, Me & Them
    Tuesday 1st July 2014
  23. Filming underway on Alan Partridge's Mid Morning Matters 2
    Tuesday 1st July 2014
  24. Josh Widdicombe and Georgie Thompson to host Fighting Talk
    Tuesday 1st July 2014

June 2014

  1. Yonderland to return for a second series
    Monday 30th June 2014
  2. Zawe Ashton leads the cast for Channel 4 comedy drama Cut
    Monday 30th June 2014
  3. CBBC orders Scream Street animated series
    Friday 27th June 2014
  4. Dave signs up David Hasselhoff for semi-improvised series
    Thursday 26th June 2014
  5. Bill Bailey working on new TV sketch show
    Tuesday 24th June 2014
  6. Filming starts on new Sky comedy series After Hours
    Monday 23rd June 2014
  7. Brendan O'Carroll working on two Mrs Brown's Boys spin-off films
    Friday 20th June 2014
  8. BBC announces 9 Comedy Feeds 2014 pilots
    Friday 20th June 2014
  9. British Forces radio orders Damn The Torpedoes! sketch series
    Thursday 19th June 2014
  10. Filming begins on Matt Lucas series Pompidou
    Tuesday 17th June 2014
  11. 'Allo 'Allo! star Sam Kelly dies aged 70
    Saturday 14th June 2014
  12. Milton Jones developing shop sitcom for the BBC
    Saturday 14th June 2014
  13. GOLD to live broadcast final night of Monty Python's stage show
    Friday 13th June 2014
  14. Russell Howard signs major deal with Comedy Central
    Thursday 12th June 2014
  15. Line-up for The Alternative Comedy Experience 2 announced
    Wednesday 11th June 2014
  16. Cast revealed for Sacha Baron Cohen film Grimsby
    Tuesday 10th June 2014
  17. Mitchell & Webb's Ambassadors to return as a drama?
    Tuesday 10th June 2014
  18. Rik Mayall dies aged 56
    Monday 9th June 2014
  19. Filming starts on Mackenzie Crook sitcom Detectorists
    Monday 9th June 2014
  20. Hank Zipzer gets a second series on CBBC
    Monday 9th June 2014
  21. Russell Howard's Good News moves to BBC Two
    Monday 9th June 2014
  22. Kevin Bridges gets three BBC One specials
    Friday 6th June 2014
  23. Miriam Margolyes amongst new staff for Trollied
    Friday 6th June 2014
  24. Comedy Central to roast YouTube star KSI
    Thursday 5th June 2014
  25. ITV2 orders Bad Bridesmaids
    Thursday 5th June 2014
  26. Omid Djalili launches England World Cup song
    Monday 2nd June 2014
  27. Short film starring Julia Davis published online
    Monday 2nd June 2014
  28. Joan Collins to return to Benidorm
    Monday 2nd June 2014
  29. Police catch Jason Bent joining the England football team
    Sunday 1st June 2014

May 2014

  1. Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy chapters found
    Friday 30th May 2014
  2. Channel 4 orders a full series of Catastrophe
    Friday 30th May 2014
  3. Alexander Armstrong hosts You Must Be Joking pilot
    Wednesday 28th May 2014
  4. Pappy's Flatshare Slamdown to be developed for TV
    Tuesday 27th May 2014
  5. Radio 2 schedules Comedy Week
    Tuesday 27th May 2014
  6. One Direction set to star in their own comedy series
    Monday 26th May 2014
  7. BBC confirms David Walliams's Boy In The Dress comedy drama
    Friday 23rd May 2014
  8. BBC Two to pilot Rhod Gilbert comedy chat show
    Thursday 22nd May 2014
  9. Bad Education USA cancelled
    Thursday 22nd May 2014
  10. Next series of Harry & Paul delayed due to BBC disagreement
    Tuesday 20th May 2014
  11. E4 orders new panel show hosted by Glee star Kevin McHale
    Monday 19th May 2014
  12. BAFTA TV Awards 2014 - comedy winners
    Sunday 18th May 2014
  13. Jarred Christmas to star in new CBBC jokes show
    Saturday 17th May 2014
  14. Jon Richardson to present Channel 4 series on growing up
    Thursday 15th May 2014
  15. Max & Ivan working on Radio 4 pilot
    Thursday 15th May 2014
  16. Sanjeev Bhaskar stars in new animated pilot Rajesh Finesse
    Thursday 15th May 2014
  17. ITV2 announces new sitcom Cockroaches
    Thursday 15th May 2014
  18. Terry Gilliam on Monty Python Live: 'I find it depressing'
    Wednesday 14th May 2014
  19. Harry Hill to return to ITV for new show
    Wednesday 14th May 2014
  20. Andrew Maxwell to present global radio stand-up show
    Wednesday 14th May 2014
  21. Kayvan Novak and Bradley Walsh to star in BBC sitcom Woody
    Wednesday 14th May 2014
  22. Jason Manford to host 'A Question of Sport: Super Saturday'
    Wednesday 14th May 2014
  23. BBC Three publishes People Just Do Nothing on iPlayer
    Tuesday 13th May 2014
  24. Royle Family star Caroline Aherne reveals lung cancer fight
    Tuesday 13th May 2014
  25. The Secret World wins at Radio Academy Awards 2014
    Monday 12th May 2014
  26. David Mitchell to star in Frankie Boyle's Radio 4 sitcom
    Monday 12th May 2014
  27. Tony Hancock gets blue plaque on 90th birthday
    Monday 12th May 2014
  28. Jessica Knappett's Drifters to return for second series
    Friday 9th May 2014
  29. Jon Richardson to host Channel 4 comedy pilot
    Friday 9th May 2014
  30. Ian Stone and Doc Brown host new football comedy series
    Friday 9th May 2014
  31. Channel 4 comedy spending to rise in 2014 after 2013 drop
    Thursday 8th May 2014
  32. Micky Flanagan to tour France on a bicycle for Sky series
    Thursday 8th May 2014
  33. Brian Pern promoted to BBC Two for second series
    Wednesday 7th May 2014
  34. Jack Carroll to join David Walliams sitcom Big School
    Monday 5th May 2014
  35. Blackadder producer John Lloyd hits out at BBC commissioning
    Friday 2nd May 2014
  36. Hat Trick sign This Glorious Monster comedy group
    Friday 2nd May 2014
  37. Miranda Richardson and Anna Chancellor star as Mapp And Lucia
    Thursday 1st May 2014
  38. BBC Three orders new pilot Murder In Successville
    Thursday 1st May 2014

April 2014

  1. Adam Sandler developing Hebburn in America
    Wednesday 30th April 2014
  2. Channel 4 orders more 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown
    Tuesday 29th April 2014
  3. Radio 4 give greenlight to David Baddiel anti-laughter show
    Tuesday 29th April 2014
  4. Sketch groups for Radio 4's Sketchorama Series 3 revealed
    Tuesday 29th April 2014
  5. Jack Whitehall's Backchat to return for new specials
    Monday 28th April 2014
  6. Harry Hill's X Factor musical to close early
    Sunday 27th April 2014
  7. Bill Nighy to star as Sergeant Wilson in new Dad's Army film
    Sunday 27th April 2014
  8. The Revolution Will Be Televised gets a 3rd series
    Saturday 26th April 2014
  9. Sky orders another three series of A League Of Their Own
    Wednesday 23rd April 2014
  10. Miranda Hart tipped to host The Generation Game revival
    Sunday 20th April 2014
  11. Darren Boyd stars as midwife in ITV sitcom The Delivery Man
    Saturday 19th April 2014
  12. Katherine Parkinson to star in ITV sitcom pilot
    Thursday 17th April 2014
  13. Julia Davis creates new pilot for Channel 4
    Thursday 17th April 2014
  14. Dom Joly to re-make Trigger Happy TV in America again
    Thursday 17th April 2014
  15. Dave orders a second series of Ross Noble Freewheeling
    Wednesday 16th April 2014
  16. Frankie Boyle to star in wildlife documentary sitcom pilot
    Wednesday 16th April 2014
  17. British Forces Broadcasting Service launches sketch show
    Sunday 13th April 2014
  18. BBC orders a second series of Michael McIntyre's Chat Show
    Saturday 12th April 2014
  19. Comedy Blaps: Roisin Conaty, Liam Williams and Pond launch
    Friday 11th April 2014
  20. Russell Kane to host viral videos pilot
    Thursday 10th April 2014
  21. Jason Manford to narrate football shows for Dave
    Thursday 10th April 2014
  22. BBC Two orders new series from Paul Whitehouse
    Tuesday 8th April 2014
  23. BAFTA Awards 2014 - comedy nominations
    Monday 7th April 2014
  24. Top sitcom writer Bob Larbey has died
    Friday 4th April 2014
  25. Comedy Central UK to launch new comedy website
    Thursday 3rd April 2014
  26. Monty Python release new song and announce final live show
    Thursday 3rd April 2014
  27. Alan Partridge gets movie sequel and new Sky series
    Thursday 3rd April 2014
  28. Sony Radio Awards 2014 comedy nominations
    Wednesday 2nd April 2014

March 2014

  1. Men Behaving Badly writer and producer team up for hotel sitcom
    Monday 31st March 2014
  2. Jason Donovan to voice animated CBeebies comedy
    Saturday 29th March 2014
  3. Miranda Hart to star in Hollywood spy comedy
    Friday 28th March 2014
  4. Sky denies Ruth Jones comedy Stella is to end
    Friday 28th March 2014
  5. Filming starts on Series 2 of Psychobitches
    Friday 28th March 2014
  6. Results of the Chortle Awards 2014
    Thursday 27th March 2014
  7. Keith Lemon goes Through The Keyhole for Series 2
    Wednesday 26th March 2014
  8. Hebburn axed by BBC Two
    Tuesday 25th March 2014
  9. Ricky Gervais has idea to bring David Brent back to TV
    Sunday 23rd March 2014
  10. Danny Baker memoirs turned into a BBC comedy drama
    Friday 21st March 2014
  11. Johnny Vegas to return to Benidorm as ITV confirms Series 7
    Friday 21st March 2014
  12. BBC developing sketch show starring Javone Prince
    Thursday 20th March 2014
  13. Sky commissions Trollied Series 4 and announces FX US deal
    Thursday 20th March 2014
  14. BBC Three announces new shows and recommissions
    Thursday 20th March 2014
  15. Comedy documentaries to celebrate BBC Two
    Wednesday 19th March 2014
  16. Eric Idle confirms new Monty Python album
    Wednesday 19th March 2014
  17. Royal Television Society Award Winners 2014
    Tuesday 18th March 2014
  18. BBC orders Series 2 of Vic & Bob's House Of Fools
    Tuesday 18th March 2014
  19. Ken Dodd wins Leicester 'Legend of Comedy' award
    Monday 17th March 2014
  20. Comedy Playhouse strand to return to BBC One
    Monday 17th March 2014
  21. Sequel for 'Mike Bassett: England Manager' planned
    Monday 17th March 2014
  22. Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse to spoof BBC Two
    Monday 17th March 2014
  23. Ronnie Corbett may retire following health scares
    Sunday 16th March 2014
  24. Lenny Henry to film TV sitcom pilot
    Friday 14th March 2014
  25. Channel 4 orders comedy drama about civil servants
    Friday 14th March 2014
  26. BBC to recreate missing Hancock's Half Hour radio episodes
    Friday 14th March 2014
  27. BBC Three orders two more series of Sweat The Small Stuff
    Friday 14th March 2014
  28. Comedy stars to appear in new iPlayer comedy shorts
    Tuesday 11th March 2014
  29. David Beckham talks about the new Only Fools And Horses special
    Tuesday 11th March 2014
  30. Keith Lemon to star in new ITV sketch show
    Monday 10th March 2014
  31. Birds Of A Feather to return for eleventh series
    Thursday 6th March 2014
  32. Sky Living order a fourth series of Mount Pleasant
    Thursday 6th March 2014
  33. Dawn French to perform Thought For The Day as The Vicar Of Dibley
    Thursday 6th March 2014
  34. New Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy radio recording
    Thursday 6th March 2014
  35. Goodness Gracious Me revived for new special
    Thursday 6th March 2014
  36. Tim Vine to host comedy quiz show pilot
    Wednesday 5th March 2014
  37. Comedy affected as BBC Three to go online only
    Wednesday 5th March 2014
  38. Royal Television Society Awards 2014 shortlist
    Tuesday 4th March 2014
  39. Sky Arts announces 2014 Playhouse Presents comedies
    Tuesday 4th March 2014
  40. Crackanory gets a second series
    Monday 3rd March 2014

February 2014

  1. Steve Pemberton to adapt EF Benson's Mapp And Lucia
    Friday 28th February 2014
  2. Lenny Henry creates fictionalised account of his life for BBC One
    Friday 28th February 2014
  3. Sky orders Series 4 of Ruth Jones comedy drama Stella
    Thursday 27th February 2014
  4. BBC to pilot three comedies at Salford Sitcom Showcase 2014
    Thursday 27th February 2014
  5. Frank Skinner to host comedy show about history
    Tuesday 25th February 2014
  6. Jack Whitehall to end Bad Education after Series 3
    Tuesday 25th February 2014
  7. Romesh Ranganathan to host new-format Newsjack
    Monday 24th February 2014
  8. Dawn French announces first live solo tour
    Monday 24th February 2014
  9. Channel 4's Comedy Gala to return for a 5th year
    Monday 24th February 2014
  10. BBC to launch refreshed Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Game
    Monday 24th February 2014
  11. ITV4 to launch animated football sitcom Warren United
    Monday 24th February 2014
  12. English Heritage unveil blue plaque for Kenneth Williams
    Saturday 22nd February 2014
  13. Rhod Gilbert to host new panel show pilot
    Friday 21st February 2014
  14. Digital comedy station FUBAR Radio launches
    Friday 21st February 2014
  15. Mrs Brown's Boys cartoon confirmed
    Friday 21st February 2014
  16. BBC Scotland announces new radio comedies
    Thursday 20th February 2014
  17. Chris Morris joins Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle Series 3
    Wednesday 19th February 2014
  18. BBC Three orders Series 2 of new sitcom Uncle
    Monday 17th February 2014
  19. Sitcom actor Ken Jones dies aged 83
    Friday 14th February 2014
  20. New TV station London Live orders a raft of comedy shows
    Friday 14th February 2014
  21. Alan Davies to host new chat show on Dave
    Thursday 13th February 2014
  22. Cabin Pressure breaks BBC ticket record
    Wednesday 12th February 2014
  23. Peter Kay and Paddy McGuinness writing together again
    Tuesday 11th February 2014
  24. Taylor Lautner replaces Andy Samberg in Cuckoo
    Tuesday 11th February 2014
  25. The Matt Lucas Awards reportedly axed
    Tuesday 11th February 2014
  26. BBC confirms plans to end all-male panel show line-ups
    Sunday 9th February 2014
  27. Rob Brydon to host new Saturday night BBC series
    Friday 7th February 2014
  28. A Touch Of Cloth wins Broadcast Best Comedy award
    Wednesday 5th February 2014
  29. Joe Lycett to host BBC Three comedy pilot
    Wednesday 5th February 2014
  30. Channel 4 fast-tracks Scrotal Recall sitcom pilot to series
    Tuesday 4th February 2014
  31. Raised By Wolves given a full series by Channel 4
    Tuesday 4th February 2014
  32. Bob Servant to return to BBC Four for a second series
    Monday 3rd February 2014
  33. Radio 4's 2014 comedy plans revealed
    Sunday 2nd February 2014

January 2014

  1. Glee star Kevin McHale to host E4 panel show pilot
    Friday 31st January 2014
  2. Mackenzie Crook to star in one of BBC Four's new comedies
    Friday 31st January 2014
  3. BBC orders full series of Still Open All Hours
    Thursday 30th January 2014
  4. Jim Davidson wins Celebrity Big Brother 2014
    Wednesday 29th January 2014
  5. BBC Two orders second series of Inside No. 9
    Wednesday 29th January 2014
  6. BBC Three to pilot comedy gameshow
    Wednesday 29th January 2014
  7. BBC Scotland to pilot mountain rescue sitcom
    Wednesday 29th January 2014
  8. Channel Dave gives Dave Gorman two more series
    Monday 27th January 2014
  9. In And Out Of The Kitchen given BBC Four series
    Saturday 25th January 2014
  10. BBC wants more League Of Gentlemen but stars are too busy
    Friday 24th January 2014
  11. CBBC creates online comedy drama about internet dangers
    Thursday 23rd January 2014
  12. E4 orders parallel universe comedy drama pilot
    Thursday 23rd January 2014
  13. Rowan Atkinson working on new animated Mr Bean series
    Wednesday 22nd January 2014
  14. Alan Davies to host Winter Olympics TV comedy show
    Tuesday 21st January 2014
  15. David Beckham to appear in Only Fools And Horses sketch
    Tuesday 21st January 2014
  16. Comedy fans name 'Would I Lie To You?' best show of 2013
    Monday 20th January 2014
  17. Roger Lloyd-Pack dies aged 69
    Thursday 16th January 2014
  18. Red Dwarf XI currently being written
    Wednesday 15th January 2014
  19. BBC working on TV pilot for Flat News
    Wednesday 15th January 2014
  20. Michael McIntyre to host BBC chat show
    Wednesday 15th January 2014
  21. Ruth Jones hints Gavin & Stacey could return
    Tuesday 14th January 2014
  22. Arena to focus on Spitting Image 30th anniversary
    Tuesday 7th January 2014
  23. BBC to pilot new sitcom about monks
    Sunday 5th January 2014
  24. Mighty Boosh film planned?
    Sunday 5th January 2014
  25. Only Fools And Horses to return
    Saturday 4th January 2014