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Comedy

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 Funny or Die set up the prank clip that went viral last week. Dennis Quaid meltdown was a hoax Cranston will voice the leader of a superhero group in a new stop-motion series. Bryan Cranston to voice animated comedy David Spade returns in long-awaited sequel to cult classic comedy Joe Dirt. See Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser trailer Paul Feig also reveals that Kristen Wiig will be the catalyst to bring new Ghostbusters together. Who is all-female Ghostbusters' leader? Claymation versions of Hollywood superstars will battle again in MTV2 series. Celebrity Deathmatch gets MTV2 revival Oscar-winning actress orders a cheeseburger and Diet Coke in song. Watch Hudson and Corden do 'caraoke' The first episode of W1A's new series involves the former Top Gear host. Jeremy Clarkson to be pixelated on new W1A Actress will head the new Dawson family with Steve Edge as husband Eddie. Julie Graham to lead new Benidorm family The stand-up comedian talks to Digital Spy ahead of his new show, 28. Seann Walsh: 'Alcohol lost me a kettle' HBO announces renewals just one day after both comedies return to the air. Veep and Silicon Valley renewed by HBO Celebrities team up with DI Sleet to solve murders across Successville. Watch BBC Murder in Successville trailer The ex-Top Gear presenter is among the celebs featured in ITV's sketch show. See Jeremy Clarkson as Newzoids puppet The cover is now available as a download and a limited edition 7" vinyl record. Hawking sings Monty Python's 'Galaxy Song' Enfield and Whitehouse will mark their 25th anniversary as partners later this year. Harry and Paul announce live tour dates Caitlin and Caroline Moran's comedy continues tonight (April 13) on Channel 4. Watch exclusive Raised by Wolves clip Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker will discuss the big election stories. The Last Leg to return for 3 specials Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and Amy Poehler look back on the history of SNL. Watch SNL documentary trailer HBO confirms that Veep creator Armando Iannucci is leaving the series. Veep creator Armando Iannucci quits Singer describes herself as a "closet comedian" before taking to the mic. Madonna makes stand-up debut on Fallon Hoyt is the latest actress to join the multi-camera comedy project. Beth Hoyt joins CBS pilot The Half of It Showrunner Al Jean blames the "collapse of [the] DVD market" for the decision. Simpsons seasonal DVDs discontinued The sitcom runs a storyline on Twitter, as the actors tweet as their characters. One Big Happy stars tweet for 'Twittersode' The actor behind Dan Egan on his talent for playing a likeable asshole. Reid Scott: 'Veep is better than ever' Take a leaf out of Richie and Eddie's book and be the ultimate slob. Bottom is 20: Richie & Eddie's git guide The Beverly Hills Cop actor will be honoured for his contribution to humour. Eddie Murphy to receive Mark Twain Prize Reese Witherspoon has to protect Sofía Vergara at all costs in new comedy. Reese Witherspoon's Hot Pursuit trailer Marcus Brigstocke and Matt Richardson are among the comics on show. Camp Bestival comedy lineup announced Josh Gad channels Olaf the Snowman in a funny song and dance routine. Josh Gad, James Corden sing Frozen parody