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Susan Calman is to host a daytime quiz for BBC One, Chortle can reveal. The Boss requires contestants to cooperate with and betray each other in knockout rounds of strategy and general knowledge. Twenty 45-minute episodes have been ordered, and auditions are beginning for recordings at the BBC's studios at MediaCity in Salford.

Josie Long, Sara Pascoe and Liam Williams are to feature in the second series of Live From The BBC, Chortle can reveal.

Inside No 9 is to return for a fourth series of six new episodes.

Channel 4’s one-off fake news panel show is to be hosted by Stephen Mangan and form part of a week of programmes on the topic.

Performers’ union Equity is trying to clamp down on comedy gigs that don’t pay their acts.

Netflix is to air Katherine Ryan’s latest stand-up show.

A track Tim Minchin wrote about a Catholic cardinal at the centre of a paedophilia scandal has been shortlisted for Australia’s song of the year.

Will & Grace is returning for ten more episodes, it has officially been confirmed.

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