Peter Kay is set to bring back Phoenix Nights as a live show. The Daily Mirror reports he is in talks to stage a run of seven shows 'with a Phoenix Nights theme' for Comic Relief - with one of them being televised. The shows are said to be taking place next year.

Joan Rivers is 'resting comfortably' with her family after being rushed to hospital yesterday.

JASON BYRNE is to make a series for Irish broadcaster TV3 based on celebrities' embarrassing childhood snaps and other funny photographs.

Russell Brand is to be the subject of a feature-length documentary about his revolutionary beliefs.

Louis CK and Zach Galifianakis are to join forces on an a new comedy series.

Comedian Mike Epps has been cast as Richard Pryor in the upcoming biopic of the comic legend – with Oprah Winfrey playing his grandmother.

BOTH seasons of The Green Room with Paul Prozenza – the comedians' round-table chat show that aired on Showtime in the US – have been made available legally in the UK for the first time.

Ricky Gervais has lost out on winning an Emmy for Derek to Jim Parsons from The Big Bang Theory.

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