Rhod Gilbert is to be the permanent host of Never Mind The Buzzcocks. BBC Two has today confirmed a 28th series of the comedy pop show, with Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus returning as team captains. Gilbert has twice hosted the show before, in 2009 and 2011.

THEY may have boasted that the first reunion show sold out in 42.

E4 has bought the rights to Almost Royal – the blue-blooded American comedy series starring comics Ed Gamble and Amy Hoggart.

Daniel Kitson has announced a series of Fringe shows.

The comedy week aheadTodayLIVE IN LONDON: Chortle's jam-packed Edinburgh showcase, Fast Fringe, comes to the Leicester Square Theatre, with Susan Calman introducing 28 comedy and variety acts in one ridiculously over-stuffed bill.

RADIO 4 has commissioned a second series of Tim Fitzhigham: The Gambler, in which the comic adventurer attempted to win bizarre bets from history.

American comedy 'shock jock' Anthony Cumia – of Opie & Anthony fame –has been fired from his radio show after sparking a racism storm.

Horrible Histories could be on its way back, CBBC boss Cheryl Clarke has revealed.

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