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Our guide to the best comedy on tv in the UK and US this week.

Sunday 26/01/2020:

Our Cartoon President – Is back for it’s third season on Showtime at 8.30pm.

Vir Das: For India – This comedy special is on Netflix from today.

Avenue 5 – Armando Iannucci’s latest tv comedy continues on HBO tonight, a sci-fi show with Hugh Laurie and Josh Gad, it’s received mixed reviews but we like it.

Curb Your Enthusiasm – We had some concerns that this running out of steam after the lacklustre season 9 but the first episode was a fantastic return to form.

Shameless – It’s season 10 episode 12 on Showtime tonight.

Work In Progress – The seventh of eight episodes, this centers on a middle-aged lesbian (Abby McEnany) who gives herself 180 days to fix her life, and is on Showtime at 11pm.

Mike Tyson Mysteries – Two episodes of this Adult Swim show air tonight.

Monday:

Cold Feet – Continues it’s ninth series on ITV1 at 9pm.

Ladhood – The fourth episode of Liam Williams rather marvellous sitcom gets an outing on BBC1 at 10.35pm.

Roast Battle – Continues it’s fourth series tonight with Sophie Duker, Joe Sutherland and Ivo Graham among those taking part.

Ridiculousness – A new episode of this MTV series is on today and every night until Thursday.

Bob Hearts Abishola – It’s a repeat tonight but a new episode of this CBS show is on next week.

The Neighborhood – And the same applies with this.

Tuesday:

8 Out Of 10 Cats – Series 22 Episode 4 is on e4 at 9pm.

Schitt’s Creek – The final season of the show continues on Pop tonight.

Lights Out With David Spade – Another episode of Spade’s chat show is on tonight, tomorrow and Thursday.

Miracle Workers: Dark Ages – This anthology comedy returns for it’s second series with Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi once again starring in it.

Kim’s Convenience – Season 4 continues tonight in the US.

Black-Ish – Airs on ABC tonight.

Mixed-Ish – As does this.

Bless This Mess – And this does too.

The Connors – As does this.

Wednesday:

Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens – This pretty superb new sitcom starring Awkwafina as a slacker struggling to find a purpose in life is on Comedy Central at 10.30pm.

68 Whiskey – Considered to be a modern day M*A*S*H this continues on Paramount tonight.

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee – Is on TBS tonight.

Single Parents – This ABC sitcom airs tonight.

Schooled – As does this.

The Goldbergs – And this.

Good Omens – The third episode is on BBC2 at 9pm.

Modern Family – Returns on February 12th.

Thursday:

The Good Place – The series finale is on NBC tonight, and life will never be great again.

Impractical Jokers – Is back on TruTv at 10pm.

Outmatched – This new Fox comedy stars Jason Biggs and Maggie Lawson and is on at 8.30pm.

Everything’s Gonna Be Okay – Another episode of this new series from Pls Like Me’s Josh Thomas is on Freeform today.

Superstore – This NBC sitcom airs tonight.

Will & Grace – Coming to an end rather soon, this is also on NBC this evening.

Last Man Standing – Tim Allen’s rubbish sitcom is on Fox at 8pm.

grown-ish – And this airs on ABC tonight.

Mom – This CBS show is on tonight.

The Unicorn – And the same applies with this.

Young Sheldon – And this.

Carol’s Second Act – And this.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown – Miles Jupp and Sophie Duker, Sean Lock and Jimmy Carr once again take part in a game of Countdown.

A League Of Their Own – It’s the fourth episode of the second European Road Trip as Andrew Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp are set challenges by James Corden.

The Russell Howard Hour – Another hour of topical comedy is on Sky One at 10pm.

Celebability – The fourth series of this ITV2 show continues.

Friday:

Bojack Horseman – The final ever episodes will be available to view on Netflix from today. Sob.

Joe Pera Talks With You – This gloriously gentle and incredibly lovable Adult Swim airs it’s season finale tonight, and it better be back for another season next year or I shall fly to America and complain in person.

Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers – This Comedy Central stand up show case is on tonight.

American Housewife – This ABC show is tonight.

Fresh Off The Boat – As is this.

The Goes Wrong Show – The sixth episode of this utterly shit series airs in it’s regular time slot of 8.30pm on BBC1.

Would I Lie To You? – Jo Brand, Simon Day, Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Henning Wehn join the regular cast this week on BBC1 at 9pm.

‘King Gary – The fourth episode of Tom Davis’ turgid sitcom is on BBC1 at 9.30pm.

QI – Colin Lane, Sarah Millican and David Mitchell. are among those taking part on BBC2 at 9.30pm.

The Tuckers – A sitcom about a family of “Welsh chancers”, this is on BBC One Wales at 9.30pm.

The Last Leg – It’s a Brexit special on Channel 4 at 10pm, with Armando Iannucci, Guz Khan and Lorraine Kelly guesting.

Bridge & Allen Together Again – All three episodes of this BBC Scotland musical mockumentary are on from 10.35pm

Saturday:

Saturday Night Live – JJ Watt (an American Footballer apparently) hosts tonight.

Recommended Recently Aires Series And Specials

Sex Education – This acclaimed Netflix series has now returned for it’s second season.

Grace and Frankie – Another new season of the show is on Netflix in full.

Medical Police – A spin-off of Adult Swim’s Childrens Hospital, we’ve now finished watching this and it was an absolute delight.

AJ and The Queen – A Netflix comedy starring RuPaul, the reviews so far have suggested it’s pretty great.

Worzel Gummidge – Mackenzie Crook’s take on the classic series of books was all kinds of lovely, and essential viewing indeed.

Astronomy Club The Sketch Show – This new sketch show produced by Black-ish’s Kenya Barris is on Netflix now, and rather good it is too.

Black Jesus – We’ve yet to see it but the third season was reportedly great stuff.

Alex Finch.
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