Netflix could move into commissioning British comedy by picking up axed ITV sitcom The Delivery Man. The subscription broadcaster is in talks to make an 'edgier' second series of the show, which was cancelled by ITV after disappointing ratings. Netflix will carry the original six episodes from next month, but co-writer Rob Harley said the company was interested in making more episodes if it performs well.

A charity foundation has been set in honour of comedy writer and producer Jim Pullin, who has taken his own life.

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COMEDY stars are to take part in a special edition of Pointless Celebrities this autumn.

The producer behind Vic & Bob’s House Of Fools is to take the wheel of Top Gear.

Comedy ventriloquist Paul Zerdin has become the second British entertainer to progress on America's Got Talent, thanks to a 'golden buzzer' intervention.

The BBC has announced full details of its coverage across the Edinburgh festivals, including the likes of Paul Merton, Sue Perkins and Jason Byrne.

The Rubberbandits are to provide an ‘anarchic’ commentary to a new game show launching later this year.

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