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Jessica Hynes’ BBC4 suffragette comedy Up the Women will return for a second series on BBC2.
BBC4 suffragette comedy Up the Women failed to make a big impression on Thursday, but Psychobitches more than doubled Sky Arts’ slot average.
US online video platform Hulu has snapped up BBC Worldwide comedy Moone Boy - and continues to beef up its original programming portfolio with its debut animated series and a period western.
BBC3 has ordered a comedy show about the “world’s most irresponsible uncle” and will turn iPlayer pilot People Just Do Nothing into a full series.
Twenty Twelve star Jessica Hynes is to write and star in a BBC4 studio comedy about a 1910 suffragette movement in Banbury.
BBC2 has commissioned a second series of warm Geordie sitcom Hebburn .
Men Behaving Badly creator Simon Nye is working on an animated sitcom about a die-hard Brainsford United fan for ITV4.
Channel 4 has confirmed Peter Kay is returning to the channel in a one hour comedy special, Malachy’s Millions , set for broadcast in 2013.
Derek star David Earl will play a small-town taxi driver spending his nights trying to relate to the world through his passengers in a comedy pilot for Channel 4.
Shot in his home town and with a cameo role for his uncle Shaun, this was a very personal project for comedian Jason Cook, says Matt Tiller
Sky Atlantic has recommissioned Alan Partridge’s Mid Morning Matters as part of the output deal between the broadcaster and Baby Cow Productions.
Dr Brown, the creation of mime artist and clown Phil Burgers, will feature in the next set of Channel 4 Comedy Blaps – the broadcaster’s online comedy shorts initiative.
Alan Partridge is heading to Sky Atlantic as part of a new output deal with Steve Coogan indie Baby Cow Productions.
Comedy specialists Rough Cut and Baby Cow are in talks with Disney about producing their first series for children.
Vic Reeves is to star in a BBC sitcom series based on a show piloted as part of last year’s Salford Sitcom Showcase .
Nighty Night creator Julia Davis is to write and star alongside a cast of crones and hunchbacks in a gothic black comedy set in the 1800s for Sky Atlantic.
The IT Crowd star Chris O’Dowd is to adapt his short film for Sky 1’s Little Crackers into a full length comedy series.
Sky Atlantic is set to acquire Steve Coogan’s online series Alan Partridge’s Mid Morning Matters and is also in talks with the comedian about other non-Partridge projects.
The makers of BBC comedy The Trip are in talks to serve up a new version in the US.
Baby Cow is to move its Manchester division into the MediaCity complex at Salford Quays.
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