Comedy

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Comedy

Lake Bell puts Simon Pegg into a romantic spin - here's why their new rom-com is a winner. Man Up: Simon Pegg rom-com reviewed ★★★★ The US comedian last performed in the UK seven years ago. Dave Chappelle to play new UK shows The comedian will play shows around the country this July and August. Pasquale returning to stand-up with new tour Cast departures and scrapped scripts - show writers reveal the story behind the BBC Three smash hit. Cuckoo: The rocky road to big success Frank Skinner's comedy discussion show will return to BBC Radio 4 for a second series. Frank Skinner's Radio 4 show renewed Music panel show is coming to an end after 28 series and over 260 episodes. Never Mind the Buzzcocks cancelled Meara, who is the mother of Ben Stiller, formed a comedy act with her husband in the 1960s. Actress and comedian Anne Meara dies NBC announces grand total for Sir Richard Curtis's inaugural US fundraiser. Red Nose Day USA raises $21 million Paul Daniels and Debbie McGee, Ed Byrne and Sara Pascoe will also perform. Harry Hill and Tim Vine for Balham Comedy Festival Steve Delaney and Rory Kinnear will return to the comedy about an ex-variety star. Count Arthur Strong is coming back Conan O'Brien urges his TBS viewers to turn off his show and watch Letterman finale. Conan tells viewers to watch Letterman finale Channel 4 commissions a new series of the classic 2000s prank show. Hello?! Trigger Happy TV is coming back The animated comedy is returning with 12 brand new episodes this summer. BoJack Horseman season 2 dated by Netflix The pair sing a medley of Justin Bieber's hits while the singer solves a Rubik's Cube. See Bieber and Corden in car karaoke sing-off Four-time Emmy nominee Jane Krakowski is returning to NBC to co-host fundraiser. David Duchovny, Seth Meyers hosting Red Nose Day The ladies of Orange Is the New Black have a diamond heist all planned out - if they can decide on code names. OITNB meets Reservoir Dogs in new parodies Deborah Meaden encounters a demonic Minaj during a police investigation on tonight's episode. Meaden meets Minaj on Murder in Successville Bill Murray celebrates his appearance on David Letterman's final show by getting tiddly. Watch a drunk Bill Murray fall off a chair Kelly and Sharon Osbourne are joining Brittany Snow in animated pilot Fancy Bastards. Pitch Perfect 2 star joins new MTV comedy The singer films the hilarious sketch for the season finale of The Voice. Watch Christina impersonate Gaga and Britney Find out what you can see and when at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Edinburgh Fringe: Everything we know Two half-hour specials will air on BBC One in 2016. Catherine Tate's Nan returning to the BBC 7 Days in Hell is a faux-documentary on the rivalry between fictional tennis greats. Andy Samberg tennis spoof debuts this summer Can you identify which character is the subject of Malcolm Tucker's vitriol? Thick of It quiz: Who is Malcolm insulting? A new eight-part series of The John Bishop Show begins on Saturday, May 30. Trevor Noah for John Bishop Show Coldplay will premiere a Game of Thrones-inspired musical during the telethon. The Red Nose Day US lineup keeps getting bigger Things get messy when Rick and Morty accidentally kill the famous yellow family. Simpsons meet Rick & Morty in couch gag Prepare yourselves for more spoofs of stars from Kim Kardashian to David Dickinson. Keith Lemon's Sketch Show is coming back SNL star Leslie Jones can barely contain her excitement meeting Rihanna. Rihanna is not Louis CK's girlfriend Hulu orders 26 episodes of Mindy Kaling's cancelled Fox comedy series. The Mindy Project saved by Hulu Ricky Gervais's old pal returns for more whinging around the world later this year. Watch Karl Pilkington in new Sky 1 teaser Silicon Valley's Thomas Middleditch and TJ Miller reunite in Old School writer's comedy. See trailer for Old School writer's new film Characters may need to be dropped or recast if the actor leaves. Harry Shearer's 13 Simpsons roles ranked BBC Radio 1 DJ also wrote the upcoming BBC Three comedy short film. Greg James will make acting debut on BBC3 Take it from supermodel Heidi Klum – the hottest fashion accessory this season is a clown nose. Red Nose Day's Heidi Klum reveals true beauty Louis CK and Kate McKinnon want some hook-ups before SNL ends its season. Louis CK was in Avengers: Age of Ultron?! Adam Sandler says goodbye to David Letterman in the best way he can – through song! See Adam Sandler's David Letterman salute 'Beauty and a Beat' singer sits in with the Late Late Show band in surprise cameo. Justin Bieber is James Corden's drummer The comedian will instead perform 12 different shows in London this August. Richard Herring won't be at Edinburgh Fringe The mockumentary film will follow The Office character's self-funded UK tour. First look at David Brent's movie comeback