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Sat 23 July 2016
What makes Dylan Moran funny
The best comedy on demand
23/07/2016 … This week's best comedy shows on demandWhat makes Dylan Moran funny?Ryan Hollinger releases a weekly video essay analysing art and entertainment.
Revealed: An unseen League Of Gentleman character
Meet Mick Horror...
23/07/2016 … Reece Shearsmith has revealed a previously unheard League Of Gentleman character which never made it to the TV series.
Fri 22 July 2016
Oh brother! Siblings is cancelled
End of the line for BBC Three comedy
22/07/2016 … BBC Three has dropped Siblings after two series.
Here's Jack Whitehall in Decline And Fall
First image as shooting starts on Waugh adaptation
22/07/2016 … Here is the first picture of Jack Whitehall on the set of the BBC’s adaptation of Decline And Fall.
The Fringe awards no one wants to win
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
22/07/2016 … • 'Critics have knocked me for targeting society's lowest common denominator I believe that television was, and still is, the only medium that can truly reach society's lowest common denominator and entertain those people who maybe can't afford a movie or a play.
R4 renews John Moloney's show
Four new episodes to come
22/07/2016 … Radio 4 has ordered a second series of The John Moloney Show.
BoJack Horseman gets a fourth season
Netflix renews animated comedy
22/07/2016 … Netflix had ordered a fourth series of its animated comedy BoJack Horseman.
Thu 21 July 2016
Sick joke costs comedian £20,000
Mike Ward must pay damages for insulting disabled teen
21/07/2016 … A Canadian comedian has been ordered to pay just over £20,000 ($35,000) for making jokes at the expense of a disabled teenager.