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Comedy

Colbert keeps the A-List guests coming with Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts. Colbert to feature Kevin Spacey, Emily Blunt 25-year-old comedian joins veteran Kenan Thompson in the confirmed season 41 cast. Jon Rudnitsky joins SNL cast The cult film focused on a private investigator who is killed before coming back to life as a dog. Chase's Oh! Heavenly Dog remake on the way The Australian comedian's 'Spaghetti for Breakfast' wins the top prize at the event. Sam Simmons wins Best Comedy at Fringe "Yeah, this is weird." SHIELD's Coulson photobombs Muppets That's right, Seth MacFarlane's comedy will have at least five more seasons than Friends. American Dad! is back for 2 more seasons Detective Boyle has a new love interest. 24 star joins Brooklyn Nine-Nine ITV2 commissions four comedies to increase ethnic diversity on the channel. Tinchy to front hidden camera prank show A cunning plan to revive Edmund Blackadder may be in the works. 8 brilliant Blackadder moments Pete Cunningham quips that Darren Walsh's "Hans free" pun is actually "one of the weakest gags in my show." Was the Fringe's winning joke stolen? Sophia di Martino and Daniel Rigby also star in the upcoming dark comedy six-parter. Olivia Colman leads new Channel 4 sitcom Writer Jonathan Harvey says a return to 69 Paradise Passage isn't likely. Gimme Gimme Gimme 'would be too risky today' The comedy's performance in the ratings wasn't enough to get it a third series. Vic & Bob's House of Fools axed by the BBC In a bad mood? These will cheer you right up. 10 funniest jokes from the Edinburgh Fringe CBS series also lines up Toby Keith and Troubled Waters as its early musical guests. Amy Schumer set for Colbert's debut week These are the seven words that George Carlin was technically allowed to say. See Andy Samberg's 'dirty' Emmys promo "Crispy socks here, crispy socks there, crispy socks everywhere!" Key & Peele's MC Mum parody is hilarious Richard Herring is amongst those comparing shows championing up-and-coming stars of comedy. Royal Albert Hall launches weekly comedy show "This film really is the antidote to the big American blockbusters you'll see this summer!" Jack Whitehall: Bad Education going out on a bang Stand-up comic has been given free rein to do what he wants on Radio 4. You're in for one wacky ride. Terry Alderton swaps Enders for surreal comedy "I was vegan for a while. I lost 6lbs, but most of that was personality." LOL: 17 of the best Edinburgh Fringe jokes "I don't think I've ever been in a show where there's been such warmth for it." Katy Wix hopeful of Not Going Out series 8 "I don't think I've ever been in a fried chicken shop, before this!" Katy Wix takes on fast food in BBC's Fried The Helen Mirren-presented fake documentary series even gets a season one extension. Fred Armisen and Bill Hader series renewed Same chair, different ass. See Trevor Noah's Daily Show promo Does anything sound more amazing than Maya & Marty? Maya Rudolph, Martin Short team for NBC show The pair are reprising the roles of Rafi and Dirty Randy. Seth Rogen will return to The League A cast reunion over the weekend sparks a wave of nostalgia for the '90s teen comedy. Can't Hardly Wait reunion film could happen Have you seen the one where Chandler's jokes get him in trouble at the airport? Watch Friends deleted scene that's gone viral Back in business time? Writing starts on Flight Of The Conchords film Yes, you did read that correctly. Harry Enfield wears Whitehall's testicles Miley Cyrus and Amy Schumer are opening season 41 of SNL. Tracy Morgan will make his comeback on SNL Comedy Central UK's new deal with Warner Bros also gives it the complete series of Malcolm in the Middle. Bob's Burgers moves to Comedy Central UK Jack Whitehall's Cornish accent goes horribly wrong in a clip from The Bad Education Movie. Watch a funny Bad Education Movie clip It'll be like The Office - but with superheroes. DC Comics workplace sitcom happening?! Little Britain star joins comedian Stuart Goldsmith for in-depth podcast - and you can listen here first. Has success brought Matt Lucas happiness? Could another era of 'Must-See TV' be upon us? NBC is producing a new Tina Fey pilot Will Smith is back as producer for the revival of the classic sitcom. Fresh Prince of Bel-Air might be rebooted The actor - best known for playing Blakey in the classic sitcom On the Buses - passes away in London. On the Buses star Stephen Lewis dies The 'Very British Problems' Twitter hit turns Channel 4 show with James Corden and a host of comedians. How one man's tweets became a TV sensation