BBC renews This Country

BBC Three has ordered a second series of critically-acclaimed mockumentary This Country. The…

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Get Loaded on us... | Five DVDs of C4 comedy to be won

Get Loaded on us...

Loaded, Channel 4's comedy series about four life-long friends who become multi-millionaires…

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How comedians handle reviews | Lorna Shaw has some pre-Fringe tips

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With less than a month to go before the Edinburgh Fringe kicks off, with our shows in bloom and our delicate egos at the helm, comedians thoughts begin to turn…

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Andy leads the Field

Andy Field has won the fourth heat of this year’s BBC New Comedy Award. The…

@midnight goes dark

Comedy Central’s American panel show @midnight is to come to an end after 600…

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On the new Doctor Who... | Tweets of the week

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Tweets of the week The first 5 episodes of the new Doctor Who will just be people assuming she's a nurse...— Austr-alien in NY (@blind_phineas) July 18,…

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A new trailer has been released for Seth MacFarlane's Star Trek-style comedy The Orville

Fox Television released the footage at the San Diego Comic-Con yesterday, ahead of its launch in the US on September 10.

However, the clip shows less detail than three-minute teaser released in May, which has amassed 2.9million views:

Family Guy creator MacFarlane plays hapless Captain Ed Mercer, commanding the USS Orville on the frontiers of space.

New trailer for Seth MacFarlane’s The Orville

Star Trek-style comedy launches in September

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