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All-male comedy ban a joke at expense of funny women

What matters most is whether you have chemistry with your fellow writers - male or female.

Jan Etherington, The Telegraph, 19th June 2019

ITV bans all-male comedy writers' rooms

ITV has announced it will no longer commission comedy shows that have all-male writers' rooms.

British Comedy Guide, 18th June 2019

Future of ITV sitcoms in doubt

ITV's Director of Television has suggested sitcoms Birds Of A Feather and Bad Move could end. It now looks likely that 2019 will be the first year in the main channel's 64-year history without any sitcoms on air.

British Comedy Guide, 5th February 2019

Comedy 50:50 initiative launched to address gender imbalance

Comedy 50:50, an initiative seeking to implement measures to address the gender imbalance in TV comedy, starting with writers, has been launched.

British Comedy Guide, 19th October 2018

ITV sets out comedy wishlist

ITV comedy commissioner Saskia Schuster wants to work with new writers as she bids to fill slots across the commercial broadcaster's main channel and ITV2.

Matthew Campelli, Broadcast, 23rd October 2014