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Comedy

Jeremy Paxman and David Mitchell try to entice viewers in C4's promo. See C4's Alternative Election Night trailer John Cleese switches places with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show - and the show go off the rails. See Monty Python take over The Tonight Show Canine comedy is dropped by the broadcaster to make way for new shows. BBC Four axes Puppy Love after one series Star Trek legend lends his support to NBC telethon – but the details trip him up! See Shatner fail to pitch Red Nose Day US The 40th anniversary season of Saturday Night Live ends with three all-star episodes. SNL gets Louis CK, Rihanna to end the season Review: BBC's self-deprecating satire benefits from more time to breathe in hour-long special. Why W1A has finally hit its stride The Liverpudlian is bringing his variety show to our screens from the Hackney Empire. The John Bishop Show heading to BBC One The comedian promises an evening at the theatre that you "won't forget in a hurry". Dawn French is heading to the West End Expect elaborate dares and outrageous stunts when the show debuts later this year. Impractical Jokers UK heading to Channel 5 Fantastic comedy sketch lampoons Hollywood sexism and media attitudes to age. Comics mock 'last f**kable day' ageism Episodes actor will take the news quiz hot seat for the fourth time. Stephen Mangan replaces Clarkson on HIGNFY Find out who will be joining him in the festival's Glee Club Comedy Tent in August. Frankie Boyle is heading to V Festival David Letterman says late-night war could end with Jay Leno appearing on his show. Is Letterman vs Leno finally over? Is 'stingy' a word? Blake Lively certainly thinks so on The Tonight Show! See Blake Lively vs Fallon in 'Say Anything' Terry Crews goes pound-for-pound with former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. See Terry Crews's knock-out Lip Sync Battle The Last Leg regular gets back to the day job this autumn. Find out where Josh Widdicombe is touring The Good Wife's Josh Charles stars in this very funny parody, which mocks rape culture. Watch Amy Schumer spoof Friday Night Lights Comic writer Brooker will give his own take on the General Election next month. Charlie Brooker's Election Wipe gets date Ansari developed the 10-part series with fellow Parks and Recreation alum Alan Yang. Aziz Ansari gets Netflix comedy series James Corden enlists his celebrity guests for an epic game of 'Guess Who'. Corden's 'Guess Who' with Sharon Osbourne Candace Cameron Bure and Andrea Barber react to official commission for Fuller House. Full House cast celebrate revival The four silent comedies will air as part of the channel's physical comedy season. Skinner, Vegas for Sky Arts silent comedies The Comedy Central show is renewed ahead of tonight's (April 21) s3 premiere. Inside Amy Schumer renewed for season 4 The classic comedy is 20 years old - read our tribute to the show and its star. Why we still love Father Ted, 20 years on Nicholas Stoller's animated comedy Storks casts major stars. Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer for Storks The Daily Show host has his reasons. Why does Jon Stewart hate Robson & Jerome? Channel 4's Royle Family-style entertainment show will return for a one-off special. Gogglebox election special to air on C4 Departing Daily Show host says he does not want to cover another election. Why is Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show? Russell Brand will make movie return opposite Nicolas Cage in new comedy. Russell Brand makes big-screen comeback Ben Stiller makes announcement with 'flashback' Instagram picture. Penelope Cruz joins Zoolander 2 cast Cobie Smulders stars in comedy as an aggressive trainer who attracts a rich suitor. Watch Cobie Smulders's Results trailer James Corden creates THAT risqué Basic Instinct scene with Michael Douglas. Corden gets obscene with Michael Douglas The apathetic comic is superb when riffing on misplaced ham and FIFA. Seann Walsh live review: ★★★★ The comedian plays five nights of live music in London this summer. Rich Hall returns to Soho Theatre Tamsin Greig, Paul Ritter, Simon Bird, Tom Rosenthal and Mark Heap will return for series 4. Channel 4 renews Friday Night Dinner The Irishman will complete dates at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival before touring the country. Patrick Kielty announces UK tour Several comics will raise money and awareness for depression at a one-off event. Reginald D Hunter for charity comedy event The hit US comedy series is coming to Comedy Central in the UK. Broad City to air on Comedy Central UK Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke and Zosia Mamet join Girls creator on Fox show. Lena Dunham's Girls co-stars for Simpsons Jerry Seinfeld will also welcome Daily Show's Trevor Noah and Jim Carrey to web series. Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Seinfeld web series