October 2013 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Thu 31 October 2013
Revving up for series 3
A tight 5: October 31
31/10/2013 … SHOOTING has started today on the third series of Rev.
C4 releases ACMS Blaps
Four films featuring the top cult comics
31/10/2013 … Channel 4 have released four Comedy Blaps shorts from the cult London night, the Alternative Comedy Memorial Society.
Trick or treat...
Comedy magicians Barry & Stuart to front spooky illusion show
31/10/2013 … Comedy magicians Barry and Stuart are to front their own four-part series for Watch, called The Happenings.
Conti and Hills pilot new shows
Test runs for entertainment formats
31/10/2013 … Nina Conti and Adam Hills are both piloting new TV entertainment shows.
Jim Jefferies vs Princess Leia
Carrie Fisher to appear in Legit
31/10/2013 … Jim Jefferies is to star opposite Carrie Fisher – after the Star Wars actress signed up to a role on his US sitcom.
NBC picks up new Tina Fey comedy
...about a refugee from a doomsday cult
31/10/2013 … Details of Tina Fey's next TV project have been revealed.
Wed 30 October 2013
The Wrong Mans 'will be back'
Stars confirm the news
30/10/2013 … James Corden and Mathew Baynton have both said that The Wrong Mans will be back.
Conchord goes into space
NASA comedy from Bret McKenzie
30/10/2013 … Flight Of The Conchords star Bret McKenzie is developing an animated comedy based at NASA.