New comedy shows on terrestrial TV and streaming channels each month and

New on your screens this month

September 2022

Bloods
Thursday 1st Sky Comedy 

Samson Kayo and Jane Horrocks are back as odd couple/dream team paramedics Maleek and Wendy who are facing a Serious Incident Investigation following their potential misdiagnosis of Jack, the fallout from New Year’s Eve looms large at South Hill and Jo has been on leave from the depot, presumably due to the humiliation of having her advances rejected by Lawrence.

The Comic Strip Presents S1-5
Thursday 1st Britbox

A series of self contained television movies starring performers from London’s “Comic Strip” comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous movies, literature, and generally everyone in sight. Starring Peter Richardson, Ade Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French and Rik Mayall.

Ladhood
Monday 5th BBC Three

Liam Williams’ critically acclaimed coming-of-age comedy returns for a third and final series. Faced with an uncertain future, Liam looks back at his noughties adolescence in search of answers to his modern-day millennial angst. Meanwhile, the lads are navigating the challenges of young adulthood: fallouts, flat shares, and final exams in suburban Leeds.

Brassic
Wednesday 7th Sky Max & NOW

The Brassic gang excite fans as they hatch eccentric plans, complete questionable heists and nick some bizarre items. From discovering severed

body parts and unexpected guests to training racing dogs and capturing exotic animals, trouble is never far away when the gang are about town.  

 

The Russell Howard Hour
Thursday 8th Sky Max/NOW

Obsessed with the news, the comedy megastar makes his highly anticipated return, following his third and biggest sell-out world tour. The satirical and topical series, which will include Russell’s 100th episode on Sky, is perfectly timed to launch during the week the new Prime Minister is announced.

Am I Being Unreasonable
Friday 23rd BBC One & iPlayer

From Daisy May Cooper and Selin Hizli comes a brand-new twisted comedy thriller about two mums, marital angst, maternal paranoia and a dead cat. More details to follow.

 

Rab C Nesbitt S1-8
Thursday 29th Britbox

Rab C. Nesbitt is lowlife scum (and proud of it) in Glasgow, Scotland who spends his time drinking in his local and speaking to the camera about the state of society as he sees it. Starring Gregor Fisher, Tony Roper, Elaine C. Smith, Andrew Fairlie and Barbara Rafferty.

 

Hocus Pocus 2
Friday 30th Disney+

It’s been 29 years since someone lit the Black Flame Candle and resurrected the 17th-century sisters, and they are looking for revenge. Now it is up to three high-school students to stop the ravenous witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on Salem before dawn on All Hallow’s Eve.

August 2022

CODE 404
Thursday 4th Sky Comedy/NOW

The third series of Code 404, a Sky Original coming to Sky Comedy and streaming service NOW from 4 August.
On limited duties pending an investigation into their last case, Detective Inspectors Major and Carver find themselves at an all-time low.

LUCK
Friday 5th AppleTV

From Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation comes the story of Sam Greenfield, the unluckiest person in the world! Suddenly finding herself in the never-before-seen Land of Luck, she must unite with the magical creatures there to turn her luck around. 

ALAN CARR’S EPIC GAMESHOW
Saturday 6th ITV

Irrepressible comedian Alan Carr returns with a new run of the programme that brings back some of Britain’s best game shows and gives them a modern twist.

 

NEVER HAVE I EVER
Friday 12th Netflix

As Netflix’s coming-of-age comedy returns, Indian American teenager Devi continues to deal with the everyday pressures of high school and drama at home, while also navigating new romantic relationships. 


BAD SISTERS

Friday 19th AppleTV

“Bad Sisters,” the latest comedy from creator and star Sharon Horgan. The 10-episode series will debut globally with the first two episodes on Friday, August 19, followed by one new episode weekly every Friday through October 14.

MO
Wednesday 24th Netflix

Mo Najjar straddles the line between two cultures, three languages and a ton of bullshit as a Palestinian refugee constantly living one step away from asylum on the path to U.S. citizenship. His family — including his resilient and spiritual mother, sister and older brother — flee to Houston, Texas. Laughing the pain away, Mo learns to adapt to his new world though getting ahead in life comes with several setbacks.
 

SEPTEMBER ADVANCE

BLOODS
THURSDAY  1st SKY COMEDY and NOW

New Series: In the latest instalment of episodes, we see Wendy and Maleek’s friendship blown apart when she accuses him of drinking on the job, Jo and Lawrence finally confront their complicated ‘situation’, (with hilarious results), and Gary and Kareshma go on quite the emotional rollercoaster.

 

July 2022

Released on 28th June
ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING (S2)

TUESDAY 28th JUNE DISNEY+

Starring Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez. The comedy murder mystery follows three previous strangers who develop an obsession with true crime and find themselves wrapped up in another one. When a grisly death occurs inside their exclusive Arconia apartment building, the trio suspects murder and employ their precise knowledge of true crime to investigate the truth.

THE BABY
THURSDAY 7th SKY ATLANTIC

When 38 year-old Natasha is unexpectedly landed with a baby, her life of doing what she wants, when she wants, dramatically implodes. Controlling, manipulative and with violent powers, the baby twists Natasha’s life into a horror show. Where does it come from? What does it want? And what lengths will Natasha have to go to in order to get her life back?

BOO BITCH
FRIDAY JULY 8th NETFLIX

Two senior BFFs make a last-ditch attempt to be seen. But when one of them becomes a ghost, she’ll need to really live her best life – while she can.

 

 

BREEDERS Series 3
WEDNESDAY 13th Sky Comedy/Now

With Luke refusing to live with his dad, Paul is staying at honeymooning Leah’s house; single-parent Ally begins to feel the strain, while a distressing event from the family’s past has a surprising present-day echo.

 

THE TUCKERS
THURSDAY 21st BBC2

The Steve Speirs-penned comedy series follows the fortunes of the Tucker family, a close-knit extended family of ‘loveable rogues’ who earn their living in a number of ways – many of which are on ‘the wrong side of the law’.

TRYING (S3)
FRIDAY 22nd APPLE TV+

The eight-episode third season of “Trying” will make its debut with the first two episodes, followed by new episodes weekly every Friday through September 2, 2022.
The third season picks up with Nikki ( Esther Smith) and Jason (Rafe Spall) waking up as new parents to two children they are still getting to know. Now they just have to keep hold of them, which proves to be trickier than they initially thought. 

HARLEY QUINN (S3)
THURSDAY 28th HBO MAX

The third season of the critically-acclaimed Max Original adult-animated comedy series HARLEY QUINN (voiced by Kaley Cuoco) debuts with three episodes THURSDAY, JULY 28 on HBO Max, followed by one episode weekly through September 15. 

UNCOUPLED
FRIDAY 29th NETFLIX

Michael (Neil Patrick Harris) thought his life was perfect until his partner blindsides him by walking out the door after 17 years. Overnight, Michael has to confront two nightmares — losing what he thought was his soulmate and suddenly finding himself a single gay man in his mid-forties in New York City.

 

June 2022

THE OUTLAWS (S2)
SUNDAY 5TH BBC 9pm

Stephen Merchant’s The Outlaws still have time to serve on their sentences but now they must face the fallout from their actions. If they thought the criminal underworld or the local police were done with them, they are sorely mistaken.

 

GOODBYE BROOKLYN NINE NINE
WEDNESDAY 8th E4 8pm

Stars of Brooklyn Nine Nine, Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Stephanie Beatriz and Joe Lo Truglio say farewell to the  comedy series that ends with this season. This hour-long retrospective, is followed by the two-part finale. E4, 8pm

 

BACKSTAGE WITH KATHERINE RYAN
THURSDAY 9th PRIME VIDEO

See what goes on backstage after and during performances from some of the best comedians from the world of comedy. Blends world-class stand-up with behind-the-scenes access.

 

AVOIDANCE
FRIDAY 10th BBC 1 9.30pm

Romesh Ranganathan stars in this warm-hearted comedy about a man with severe conflict avoidance issues who is forced to change for the sake of his son. Also stars Jessica Knappett, Mandeep Dhillon and Lisa McGrillis.

GOD’S FAVORITE IDIOT
WEDNESDAY 15th NETFLIX

In God’s Favorite Idiot, Mid level Tech support employee Clark Thompson (Ben Falcone) finds love with co-worker Amily Luck (Melissa McCarthy) at exactly the same time he becomes the unwitting messenger of God. Also, there’s roller skating, a lake of fire and an impending apocalypse.

MAN VS BEE
FRIDAY 24th NETFLIX

Bumbling dad Trevor tries to get the best of a cunning bee while house-sitting a posh mansion — but only unleashes more chaos in this comedy series.It will be made up of 10 episodes, each of which will run 10 minutes.

LOOT
FRIDAY 24th APPLE TV+

When the series begins, billionaire Molly Novak’s (Rudolph) dream life — complete with private jets, a sprawling mansion and a gigayacht — is upended by her cheating husband, played by Adam Scott, who is dating a woman young enough to be their daughter.

 

ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING (S2)
TUESDAY 28th DISNEY+

 

Starring Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez. The comedy murder mystery follows three previous strangers who develop an obsession with true crime and find themselves wrapped up in another one. When a grisly death occurs inside their exclusive Arconia apartment building, the trio suspects murder and employ their precise knowledge of true crime to investigate the truth.

BAYMAX
WEDNESDAY 29th DISNEY+

The all-new series of healthcare capers returns to the fantastical city of San Fransokyo where the affable, inflatable, inimitable healthcare companion robot, Baymax, sets out to do what he was programmed to do: help others. 

 

 

May 2022