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Taskmaster announces its Series 17 lineup

The contestants hoping to impress Greg Davies include Steve Pemberton and Nick Mohammed. With festive frivolities of Taskmaster’s New Year’s Treat concluded, as well as the small matter of a third Champion vs Champions special, the show rolls on to its seventeenth regular series. Taskmaster Series 17 is second of six series commissioned by Channel … >

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New Taskmaster Champion of Champions announced

Fresh off the back of the show’s recent New Year Treat special, Channel 4’s Taskmaster has unveiled another special episode. The show is inviting back a group of previous winners to battle for the title of Taskmaster Champion of Champions.  It’s a contest that has been held twice before, but this time the champions are … >

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Taskmaster VR is coming

The hit television gameshow is becoming a fully voice-acted VR experience.  The ever-expanding universe of Taskmaster is heading to a VR console near you next year. Indie developer Scallywag Arcade has revealed details of Taskmaster VR – an interactive version of the show coming to Steam and the Meta Quest 2 and 3. Here’s what … >

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Taskmaster New Year Guests announced

Taskmaster’s New Year Treat will see five famous faces trying to impress Greg Davies.  As a New Year dawns, the supreme Taskmaster Greg Davies and his doting assistant Little Alex Horne welcome five famous faces from all corners of the entertainment world to step up and face a set of ludicrous challenges in the latest instalment of the one-off special, ‘Taskmaster’s New … >

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Freely — new free live TV without aerial or dish announced

A new service, Freely, will allow viewers access to live TV from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 directly over the Internet from 2024 Developed by Everyone TV (the new name for the organisation who deliver FreeView and FreeSat), Freely is a new free service giving access to live TV via broadband. No aerial or … >

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Taskmaster Series 16 – Channel 4 sets a start date

Series 16 has a new quintet of contestants ready to try and impress the Taskmaster.  The mighty Taskmaster is returning to Channel 4 for series 16. The all-conquering show gameshow was recommissioned by the network for three more years, or six series, back in March. The new run launches at 9 pm on September 21st with five … >

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Everyone Else Burns – Series 2 confirmed for the hellish comedy

Series 2 promises an inferno of family strife, marital chaos and righteous revolution.  Channel 4 have confirmed that its hit apocalyptic comedy Everyone Else Burns is returning for a second series. The show follows the Lewis family, who are desperate to avoid eternal damnation despite the myriad temptations of modern life. Simon Bird (Friday Night … >

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Sean Lock on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Channel 4 launch The Sean Lock Comedy Award

The prize will be awarded to up-and-coming talent on the comedy circuit.  In 2021, we sadly lost the comic genius of Sean Lock. A fixture on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, the beloved comedian’s career also encompassed stand-up and scripted comedy. Now, in his memory, Channel 4 has announced The Sean Lock Comedy … >

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