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Thu 24 April 2014
Louis CK 'funniest man alive'
A tight 5: April 24
24/04/2014 … AMERICAN GQ magazine has named Louis CK the funniest person alive, just ahead of Amy Schumer.
Wed 23 April 2014
Sky renews League Of Their Own until 2017
Three-year deal signed
23/04/2014 … Sky has signed a new deal for 30 new episodes of comedy sports quiz A League Of Their Own – ensuring the show stays on air until 2017.
Book deal for David Mitchell
Observer columns and more to be published in November
23/04/2014 … David Mitchell has signed a book deal to release his Observer columns and other, new material in time for Christmas.
Tue 22 April 2014
Veep to get a 4th season
Silicon Valley renewed too
22/04/2014 … Armando Iannucci’s American political comedy Veep has been renewed for a fourth series.
Sun 20 April 2014
Chris Addison tries again
The comedy week ahead
20/04/2014 … The comedy week ahead.
Miranda Hart may revive Generation Game
BBC confirms it's in talks with comic
20/04/2014 … The BBC is planning a possible revival of the Generation Game – with Miranda Hart at the helm.
Sat 19 April 2014
Barry loves Scotty
Denise takes Australia's top live comedy award
19/04/2014 … Denise Scott has won the Barry Award for the best show at the Melbourne Comedy Festival.
Fri 18 April 2014
Ronnie Corbett: I was nearly an ape
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
18/04/2014 … • 'An artist moaning about the critics is like a sailor moaning about the waves.