Sky 1 comedy Mount Pleasant is to end after six years. Filming has begun on a 90-minute special that will air later this year, which will bring the series to a close. Stars Sally Lindsay and Dan Ryan announced the news by posting a video from the set, in which they thanked fans for their support.

Louis CK has signed a deal to release two new stand-up specials on Netflix.

Friday Night Dinner co-stars Simon Bird and Tom Rosenthal are to star in a new West End play together.

Walliams & Friend is to return for a second series.

Ricky Gervais is to sell high-priced ‘platinum’ tickets to his new stand-up tour, in a move said to be designed to beat the touts.

Paul Zenon has received a comedy award from Sir Ken Dodd.

SKY1 has confirmed a transmission date for Carters Get Rich, its family sitcom about a boy who becomes an internet millionaire that Chortle first reported on last summer.

Romesh Ranganathan is piloting a semi-autobiographical sitcom for Sky 1.

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