Peep Show is set to make a comeback – in America. A new attempt to make a US version of the long-running comedy is  close to taking off, after Starz put a series into development. Creators Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong will be consulting producers on the new version,  but with a new writer, Eli Jorne, penning the pilot and  serving as showrunner.

Free Fringe overlord Peter Buckley Hill is dictating which flyerers comedians  at his Edinburgh venues can use.

John Cleese is to give his only British stage performance of the year year to help Bristol’s Slapstick Festival of vintage comedy.

The guests have been name for Dara O Briain’s new videogame show, Go 8 Bit.

Comedy series Scrotal Recall is to get a new name.

Netflix has announced that the next season of Black Mirror will drop on October 21.

Comedian Mike Ward has launched a crowdfunding appeal to pay his legal costs after being fined for cracking a bad-taste joke against a disabled teenager.

TapeFace appeared on the first live heat of America's Got Talent last night.

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