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Stand Up To Cancer 2014, Channel 4 air date announced

Stand Up To Cancer 2014, Channel 4 air date announced

If you hate Cancer as much as we do, you’re probably going to need to watch the upcoming Stand Up To Cancer 2014 night on Channel 4 later in October and get yourself set to pledge at least a little support. With a whole host of comedy genius behind it, including Will Ferrell, Richard Ayoude,(…)

Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways TV series coming to BBC 4

Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways TV series coming to BBC 4

To accompany the upcoming release of the Foo Fighters’ eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, the band has also partnered with HBO to create an original documentary, which has been described by Dave Grohl as a love letter to the history of American music. Coinciding with the band’s 20 year anniversary, the Sonic Highways TV series(…)

Black Mirror movie length Christmas Special announced

Black Mirror movie length Christmas Special announced

For anyone that watched either of the two previous series of Black Mirror you’ll know that it’s been a twisted satirical commentary on modern day life that has already featured everything from dystopian futures and necromancy to pig love and obsessive mobile phone voyeurism. Now Channel 4 has announced that it will be following all(…)

Cuckoo Series 2

Cuckoo Series 2

The good news keeps rumbling on as Greg Davies returns to his genius BBC3 sit-com adventure in Cuckoo Series 2, which is set to return this month with a fair few surprises in store for fans of the show. The bad news, though, is that all is far from well at the Thompson household and(…)

Grayson Perry Who Are You? portraits exhibition and Channel 4 documentary planned

Grayson Perry Who Are You? portraits exhibition and Channel 4 documentary planned

Grayson Perry Photo: Penguin Books © Jochen Braun The National Portrait Gallery has announced it will be hosting the next Grayson Perry exhibition, bringing his Who Are You? portraits to the masses when it opens later this year. Tagging up with the artist’s work for Channel 4 on British identity, the exhibition looks set to(…)

Noel Fielding talks Luxury Comedy Series 2

Noel Fielding talks Luxury Comedy Series 2

Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy returns for a new series on Thursday the 31st of July at 10.00pm and we were lucky enough to catch up with the eponymous troubadour in the upper extremities of the Channel 4 surrealism thought cube to find out more about the second series of the show. This time around it’s(…)

The Mimic Series 2 comes to Channel 4

The Mimic Series 2 comes to Channel 4

The Mimic began when writer Matt Morgan saw a Youtube clip of Terry Mynott performing his impressions and he thought, “That’s really good but what next?” That “what next” turned out to be Morgan writing a whole sit-com around Terry’s talent and so the new comedy was created. The good news for fans and comedy(…)

BBC release Dr Who Series 8 full length trailer

BBC release Dr Who Series 8 full length trailer

With the air date of the first episode looming like an army of Cyberman, the BBC has finally released the full length trailer for Dr Who Series 8 to give us a good look at what to expect from the first Peter Capaldi led episodes. From what we’ve seen it looks like it’s going to(…)

Mid Morning Matters Series 2 announced

Mid Morning Matters Series 2 announced

Sky Atlantic and Steve Coogan have announced the return of Mid Morning Matters for a pretty significant second full series confirming yet more from the legendary comedy genius of Alan Partridge. Following up on the success of the online original and the first full series on Sky Atlantic, the news reiterates the continued popularity of(…)

Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy Series 2

Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy Series 2

E4 and Secret Peter Productions have teamed up once again with Mighty Boosh legend Noel Fielding and returned to British telly sets at the end of July 2014 with Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy Series 2. Having already confused the hell out of viewers and TV journalists alike with his first series, he’s been given a(…)

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