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Comedy Central cans Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show

Comedy Central has cancelled ‘The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore‘. In January 2015 the series replaced ‘The Colbert Report’ which in turn had taken over from The Jon Stewart Show. Four big shoes and two big shows to fill. Kent Alterman, Comedy Central’s president, said the show is being cancelled because it failed …

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NEWS: NEW BBC3 COMEDY SHOWS

BBC3 commission six new web pilots for its Comedy Feed strand. Comedy Feeds was established by BBC Comedy as a breeding ground for fresh comedy talent in 2012 and several pilots have won full-series commissions, including People Just Do Nothing, Impractical Jokers and Josh Widdicombe’s sitcom Josh. The six pilots …

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TV NEWS – Brown In The USA!

Brendan O’Carroll is heading to Hollywood with Madea – the US equivalent of Mrs Brown. Medea’s a tough no-nonsense elderly black woman, played by actor and director Tyler Perry. Madea is a household name in America and has been interviewed by some of the biggest names including Dr Phil and Oprah Winfrey. Check out …

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TV NEWS – THREE NEW BBC Sitcoms

BBC Two has unveiled three new series for the New on Two strand airing as part of the BBC Landmark Sitcom Season and one is directed by Irishman DECLAN LOWNEY of Fr. Ted fame. The sitcom season starts next month & celebrates the heritage and legacy of BBC comedy over the past 60 …

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TV NEWS – Amazon September Comedy Month

Last month Amazon were asking you to vote for your favourite comedy pilot. Read more here. Now the global VoD giant has announced that next month is COMEDY MONTH! Joe Lewis, head of Amazon’s half-hour programming says – “September will be Amazon’s month of comedy, where we will debut four new …

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