Currently Airing – Our Guide To This Week’s UK & US Tv Comedy

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Sunday 29/03/2020:

Beef House – A new live action comedy from Tim and Eric and airing on Adult Swim, we’ve seen the pilot and it’s unfortunately not that great.

Three Busy Debras – This much more fun Adult Swim comedy follows at 12.15pm.

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj – Returns for it’s sixth season on Netflix today.

Black Monday – It’s second season airs on Showtime each Sunday night.

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist – A new NBC musical comedy drama starring Jane Levy, this is a fair amount of fun and so we recommend watching it.

Our Cartoon President – It’s the season (and hopefully series) finale on Showtime at 9pm.

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver – A new episode of Oliver’s insightful but also almost always depressing take on life is on HBO this week.

God Friended Me – Season 2 Episode 18 of this CBS comedy drama is on next week.

Duncanville – Amy Poehler and Mike Scully’s Fox animated comedy is on a break and now doesn’t return until April 19th.

Bob’s Burgers – And the same applies with this.

The Simpsons – And this.

Family Guy – And this.

Monday:

Breeders – A co-production with Sky, this bleak comedy continues on FX tonight and stars Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard as two shit parents with two shit kids.

The Stand Up Sketch Show – The sixth episode is on Comedy Central at 10pm.

Man Like Mobeen – The third series gets an outing on BBC1 at 10.45pm.

Bob Hearts Abishola – It’s a repeat tonight but a new episode airs on CBS next week.

The Neighborhood – And the same applies with this.

Tuesday:

My Left Nut – Formerly shown on BBC3, the second episode of this disappointing comedy about a teenager with a swelling on his testicle is on BBC1 at 10.45pm.

The Trip – Tonight’s the last episode of the reportedly last series of the show, airing on Sky One at 10pm.

The Windsors – It’s third series comes to an end on Channel 4 at 10.15pm.

One Day At A Time – The fourth season continues on Pop! tonight.

Miracle Workers – The season finale of this great anthology series is on TBS.

Tosh.0 – Is on to Comedy Central at 10pm.

Crank Yankers – While this is on Comedy Central afterwards, airing at 10.30pm.

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

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

Black-Ish – It’s a repeat of this ABC show tonight but a new episode is on next week.

Mixed-Ish – And the same applies with this.

Bless This Mess – And this

The Conners – And this.

Wednesday:

The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show – This brand new sketch show is on Netflix from today.

In The Cut – The sixth season of this comedy series we’ve never heard of that’s apparently set in a barbershop is on Bounce at 8pm.

Mister Winner – Spencer Jones’ disappointing sitcom where he stars as an eternally-optimistic klutz is on Channel 4 tonight at 10pm.

Hitmen – This surprisingly fun Sky One comedy with Mel and Sue as professional assassins is on at 10pm.

Kate & Koji – This brand new ITV1 comedy about the owner of a seaside cafe and an asylum seeking African doctor is on 8pm.

Feel Good – Mae Martin’s semi-autobiographical sitcom continues on Channel 4 tonight, and is also available to watch on Netflix.

The Trouble With Maggie Cole – A new hour long comedy drama starring Dawn French, it’s about a woman who involves herself in everyone else’s lives.

In My Skin – This BBC3 comedy drama concerning mental health gets a BBC1 outing at 10.45pm.

Brockmire – Continues it’s fourth and final series, with the show set in the future now, and according to The AV Club it’s superb stuff.

Dave – A new FXX comedy, it stars Comedian/Rapper Lil Dicky (aka Dave Burd) as a version of himself.

Twenties – This new sitcom is on Bet at 10pm and is about Hattie, a queer African American woman who tries to make her dreams come true.

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee – Is once again on TBS tonight.

It’s Personal With Amy Hoggart – This new TruTv series with the Full Frontal with the Samantha Bee correspondent sees Amy offering up advice despite having no qualifications to do so.

The Goldbergs – Is on ABC tonight.

Schooled – And the same applies with this.

American Housewife – And this.

Modern Family – And this soon to be ending show is on ABC too.

Thursday:

Maxxx – This new Channel 4 comedy sees a boy band singer struggle with life post fame, with it starring O-T Fagbenle, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Helen Monks, Christopher Meloni and Javone Prince.

Broke – A new CBS show from Will & Grace writer/producer Alex Herschlag, it’s apparently about a trust fund brat who’s suddenly broke and so he and his wife (Natahsa Leggero) move in with his poor sister.

Tacoma FD – This cop comedy is on TruTv at 10pm.

Better Things – It’s fourth season continues on FX tonight.

Cake – While this animated anthology sketch show thing is also on FX.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine – Continues on NBC tonight.

Mom – This CBS show returns tonight

Young Sheldon – As does this.

Man With A Plan – The fourth season of Matt LeBlanc’s sitcom returns to CBS tonight.

Indebted – Also on NBC, two episodes of this show that stars Adam Pally and Abby Elliott as a young married couple raising a pair of kids airs tonight.

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

Meet The Richardsons – Continues on Dave, as Jon Richardson and his wife Lucy Beaumont offer up a fictional version of their life.

Breeders – This Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard show gets a UK airing on Sky One at 10pm.

Up For It – The second series of this BBC Scotland show sees Ashley Storrie, Christopher Macarthur-Boyd and Rosco McClelland try to make a wedding cake. Christ.

Will & Grace – It’s a repeat tonight but it returns next week.

Friday:

Future Man – The final season of this sometimes great sometimes disappointing sitcom is on Hulu from today.

Have I Got News For You – Is back for it’s 59th series, with it now officially having been shit for 24 of them.

The Mash Report – Is back for it’s fourth series, with Nish and co presenting it from their own houses to avoid contracting the Coronavirus.

Friday Night Dinner – This comedy continues it’s sixth series on Channel 4 at 10pm.

High Maintenance – Is on HBO at 11pm.

Harley Quinn – This swear-y animated action comedy is back for it’s second season on the DC Universe streaming service today.

Saturday:

Nothing. Sorry.

Recommended Recently Aired Series:

Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens – This pretty superb Comedy Central sitcom starred Awkwafina as a slacker struggling to find a purpose in life.

Everything’s Gonna Be Okay – The new comedy from Please Like Me’s Josh Thomas was superb stuff, emotive but also very funny.

Home – Shamefully we’ve yet to see it but we hear this Channel 4 comedy about an asylum seeker in Dorking is superb stuff.

High Fidelity – We didn’t particularly rate the first episode of this but hear it improves as it goes along and deviates from the source material.

Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet – A new series from It’s Always Sunny veterans Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, and Megan Ganz about the employees of a video game developer, this turned out to be a hilarious delight and something of a must watch.

Joe Pera Talks With You – This gloriously gentle and incredibly lovable Adult Swim has now finished it’s second season, if you’ve not watched it yet we’d recommend doing so asap as it is quite frankly amazing.

Alex Finch.

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