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Lenny Henry to star in 'Fawlty Towers' remake

Funny story: Lenny Henry to star in 'Fawlty Towers' remake

Top British comedian Lenny Henry, whose professional name was taken from the Christian first names of both his blood fathers, is to star in a BBC1 remake of the classic 1970's sitcom 'Fawlty Towers' which had veteran comedy superstar John Cleese play...

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Katie Holmes Joins Charlie Sheen on Set of Anger Management

Funny story: Katie Holmes Joins Charlie Sheen on Set of Anger Management

Following the recent announcement of Charlie Sheen for the new Sit-Com "Anger Management", Katie Holmes was confirmed to play Sheen's foil in the series, albeit with seven detailed pages of contingencies attached to the deal. In a surprise alignme...

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More Of Your Letters To The Editor

Funny story: More Of Your Letters To The Editor

Dear Sir, everywhere I look of late, in your magazine, I see stories about the cucumber. Why is this? I am writing to register my disapprehension of these mostly sordid tales of the humble cucumber. Remember: cucumbers are not the only fruit, as I think Shakespeare said in one of his sonnets, and Annie Lennox later quoted in her big hit after she left the Heuristics and took up the market ga...

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BBC Drop Comedy Show

Funny story: BBC Drop Comedy Show

Long running sitcom "My Family" has been dropped by the BBC after 11 years. Commissioning editor Brian Grenville-Davis broke the news to the world media yesterday : "Its with great regret that , on behalf of the BBC, I have to announce that the popular comedy 'My Family' is not to be given another series. Although the the viewing figures have been holding steady at 4.6 million, the Corpo...

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Charlie Sheen is My Favorite Martian

Funny story: Charlie Sheen is My Favorite Martian

CBS announced today that they've cast Charlie Sheen in a remake of the popular television series My Favorite Martian. Sources inside the network say they've been quietly negotiating the deal with Sheen's lawyers for the past several days, but didn't...

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NBC Announces Launch of Hill Street Brews

Funny story: NBC Announces Launch of Hill Street Brews

While NBC prepares for it's Spring and Summer programming schedule, a new, almost familiar but misleading title will join the lineup this Spring as a test for a spot in their regular Fall schedule. Hill Street Brews. Not your expected, overplayed...

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Unknown 1970s Sitcom Script Found

Funny story: Unknown 1970s Sitcom Script Found

BCB (British Corporation for Broadcasting) archaeologists have uncovered a previously unknown sitcom script while excavating a desk in the BCB London studios. The script was written in 1974 and is a comedy drama based around a police station. It is e...

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Rare funny American sitcom episode discovered

Funny story: Rare funny American sitcom episode discovered

Scientists today discovered one of the rarest things on Earth, an episode of an American sitcom that is actually funny. Speaking from the University of Self-Importance in Detroit, Dr Joey Chandler said: 'It was remarkable, we were actually trying...

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Arthur Pewty Groped My Arse Claims Dead Sit-Com Star

Funny story: Arthur Pewty Groped My Arse Claims Dead Sit-Com Star

According to celebrity spiritualist medium Eddie Cosmos, the late Yootha Joyce, alcoholic star of TV sitcoms George And Mildred and Man About The House allegedly claimed that Neasden hard man and hard core gangsta Arthur Pewty groped her arse during...

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My Aussie Family Chaos

Funny story: My Aussie Family Chaos

After the first airing of BBC sitcom 'My Family' in Australia controversial newspaper 'The Australian Prendergast' caused minor upset by printing a racist review comparing the show to the Second World War and making comments about the...

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The World is a sitcom, according to Americans

Funny story: The World is a sitcom, according to Americans

According to latest surveys, 80% of Americans are convinced that the rest of the world is just a sitcom, used by television broadcasters to boost ratings.

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Brush Stroke!

A fifty-eight year old man died yesterday after choking while laughing at a television show.

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Oguama's Isle

Funny story: Oguama's Isle

A remake of an old sitcom about a cast of castaways on an desert isle, Hollywood is presenting the American public with Oguama's Isle. This time the entire island population is millionaires or if they are not they threw away their poor sick wives to marry a millionairess.

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NASCAR to Develop Sitcom? Oh Boy!

Item: NASCAR officials are working with Fox to develop a prime-time comedy show.

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Friends reunited?

Funny story: Friends reunited?

Hollywood- Do you miss settling down on your still to be paid for sofa with a bottle of cheap wine, and being forced by your girlfriend to watch six relentlessly chirpy studio mannequins?...

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Twelve Simple Rules for Sucking Less Than 'Eight Simple Rules'

America is a country of sitcom watchers. We all like a nice chuckle now and again, but unfortunately the good shows are outnumbered, outgunned, overwhelmed, and often obliterated by the bad. In an effort to stem the tide of inane, sugary pap gushing down our satellite feeds, here are a dozen ways to improve the average -- and significantly below-average; I'm looking at you, 'Yes,...

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Retro star Dave's shot at stardom...

The unsung hero of classic British sitcom Are You Being Served? is to finally star in his own BBC spin-off.

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CBS announces new sitcom: 'Everybody Loves Reagan'

Funny story: CBS announces new sitcom: 'Everybody Loves Reagan'

Will star Dick Cheney as Ray...

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Breaking news…

Trump Now Also President of Egypt

President Donald Trump now claims to be part Egyptian after a new mummy was uncovered. Noted the President, "Look! It's old, wrinkly, shriveled, and orange! Just like me!"
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