The Mighty Boosh turned down a chance to make an American TV series, Noel Fielding has revealed. But he also confirmed that he and Julian Barratt are reuniting this year – although details of their project remain sketchy. The pair were offered a show in America by the IFC channel around the time of their first mini-tour of the States in 2009.

SKY 1 has ordered a fifth series of Duck Quacks Don't Echo, in which Lee Mack and guest comedian put audience hypotheses to the test.

Friends and Episodes star Matt LeBlanc is to be one of the new presenters of the new-look Top Gear.

THE LONDON heat of the Chortle Student Comedy Award will be held at the Dogstar pub in Brixton on February 23, it can be announced today.

Celebrity Juice is to air a live episode next month.

Dara O Briain is to host BBC Two’s revival of Robot Wars.

The Gold TV channel has commissioned a second series of The Interviews, its archive show featuring classic chat show clips.

Comedian Charlie Baker is joining the cast of EastEnders tonight.

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