Tasteful new shows for Channel 4 and Comedy Central: the last 24 hours in comedy
Andrew Mickel6 July 2012
It's Friday, one last newsdump before the weekend...
- Sean Lock and Jon Richardson are doing a travelogue called Hillbilly Holidays for Channel 4. The press release says it's about 'anthropology', not 'laughing at some hicks and British beta males', if you're wondering. British Comedy Guide
- Charlie Sheen's new show Anger Management will screen on Comedy Central in the UK. There's only so many sins that holding the rights to 30 Rock can let you get away with, 'CC'. Variety
- David Mitchell's Soapbox creators ChannelFlip have a £10,000 competition for new internet vid acts. Chortle
- And if you didn't read our round-up of comedy acts (and Charlie Hanson) getting stuck into theatre this summer, you really should. Because, you know. NORM FROM RUDDY CHEERS IS IN IT. SSP
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- Ruth Jones's Stella heads up Sky's new comedy line-up