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Wed 31 August 2016

America has another stab at Friday Night Dinner | CBS works on remake

America has another stab at Friday Night Dinner

CBS works on remake

31/08/2016 … America is having a third stab at remaking Friday Night Dinner.

Tape Face appears in America's Got Talent semi | Watch his performance

Tape Face appears in America's Got Talent semi

Watch his performance

31/08/2016 … Tape Face appeared in the semi-final of America's Got Talent last night, sparking a row between the judges.

Comedy Central series for Chris Ramsey | Entertainment show harnesses social media

Comedy Central series for Chris Ramsey

Entertainment show harnesses social media

31/08/2016 … Chris Ramsey is to host a ‘unique and high energy comedy entertainment series’ for Comedy Central.

Tue 30 August 2016

Dave Chappelle announces London gigs | Eight shows next week

Dave Chappelle announces London gigs

Eight shows next week

30/08/2016 … Dave Chappelle, has announced a surprise run of eight intimate London shows – in just a week’s timeHe will be performing two shows a night from next Tuesday (September 6) to Friday.

Sky orders another series of Trollied | As Rufus Hound joins the cast

Sky orders another series of Trollied

As Rufus Hound joins the cast

30/08/2016 … Sky 1 has  commissioned a sixth series of Trollied – with Rufus Hound joining the cast.

Mon 29 August 2016

Gene Wilder dies at 83 | Comic star had Alzheimer's disease

Gene Wilder dies at 83

Comic star had Alzheimer's disease

29/08/2016 … Tributes have been pouring in for comic actor Gene Wilder, who has died at the age of 83.

Sun 28 August 2016

BBC sitcom season kicks off | The comedy week ahead
© BBC/Scott Kershaw
© BBC/Scott Kershaw

BBC sitcom season kicks off

The comedy week ahead

28/08/2016 … The comedy week ahead.

Delta Airlnes censors Chris Rock | Row over 'faggot' routine

Delta Airlnes censors Chris Rock

Row over 'faggot' routine

28/08/2016 … Delta Airlines is editing a Chris Rock comedy special on its in-flight entertainment systems after a passenger complained about the comedian’s use of the word ‘faggot’.

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