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Marian Keyes Has New Comedy Coming To Radio 4

Marian Keyes has just been commisioned for her own series. For the first time Marian Keyes has been commisioned for her own comedy series and it will be on BBC Radio 4. She will be joined but lots of other big names including Bridget Christie and Joanna Lumley. The series will …

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Jimmy Kimmel Is Setting Up A Production Company

Montgomery, Kimmel set up a production company.  Comedian and chat show host Jimmy Kimmel is teaming up with the former president of ITV America, Brent Montgomery on a new production venture. Kimmelot will become part of Wheelhouse Entertainment, the New York- and LA-based firm Montgomery unveiled in January after leaving …

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Borat Is Canvassing For Donald Trump

Of course, Borat is a Trump supporter… Sacha Baron Cohen’s friend Borat goes door-to-door in a nice LA neighbourhood to talk to people about American politics and swing the midterms for Trump on election day. He said: “Russia interfere with the presidential election. But now, all eyes are on them. …

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Robert Sheehan To Appear In The Young Offenders

Robert Sheehan is set to appear in next season of The Young Offenders. Sheehan played Darren Treacy in RTE drama Love/Hate. It has just been announced that he will be appearing in the second season of The Young Offenders. Offenders star Chris Walley said: “Robert Sheehan is in it! That’s …

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Brian Gleeson Stars In Channel 4 Comedy The Bisexual

A comedy-drama series that explores the difference between dating men and women Fresh from winning the Grand Jury prize at Sundance, Desiree Akhavan (The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Appropriate Behaviour) co-writes (with long-term collaborator Cecilia Frugiuele), directs and stars in The Bisexual, a new comedy-drama which offers a raw, funny and …

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Comedy Website Super Deluxe Has Shut Down

It has just been announced that the website and production company Super Deluxe has been shut down. Super Deluxe was an entertainment company owned by Turner Broadcasting. The company’s main output was in online video, television series, and documentaries. Super Deluxe is headquartered in downtown Los Angeles. According to Deadline, …

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