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Tue 28 June 2016
Here's some good news for Russell Howard
He's up for a TV Choice Award
28/06/2016 … Russell Howard's Good News is up for a TV Choice Award.
Tom Rosenthal pilots ITV2 panel show
Team captain opposite Geordie Shore's Vicky Pattison
28/06/2016 … Tom Rosenthal is set to be a team captain on a new ITV2 panel show opposite Vicky Pattison.
James Van Der Beek joins Sky1 comedy
Dawsons Creek star in Carters Get Rich
28/06/2016 … Dawson’s Creek star James Van Der Beek has joined the cast of Sky1's new family sitcom about a boy who becomes an internet millionaire.
FriendsFest to tour the UK
See Rachel & Monica's apartment... for £24
28/06/2016 … FriendsFest, the interactive exhibition dedicated to the US sitcom, is to make a UK tour.
Mon 27 June 2016
Louis CK announces Edinburgh date
His first since 2008
27/06/2016 … Louis CK is to play a gig in Edinburgh during the Fringe.
See candid shots of BBC comedy stars
New exhibition from the archive
27/06/2016 … Scores of candid photographs of BBC comedy stars caught in unguarded moments on set are to go on display next month.
Anti-semites target Simon Brodkin
Former KKK Grand Wizard reacts after Trump stunt
27/06/2016 … Simon Brodkin's stunt against Donald Trump on Friday has put him on the radar of the Ku Klux Klan, who have highlighted his Jewish heritage.
Fringe benefit line-up announced
A tight 5: June 27
27/06/2016 … THE line-up has been announced for the Edinburgh Comedy Gala in aid of HIV charity Waverley Care.