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

currently airing 08052021Sunday 09/05/2021:

The Pursuit Of Love – This new BBC1 comedy drama is an adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s celebrated 1945 novel.

Birdgirl – This spin-off from Harvey Birdman Attorney At Law is on Adult Swim at midnight.

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist – This NBC show is on at 9pm.

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver – ThIs HBO show is on tonight.

The Simpsons – This animated Fox sitcom returns tonight.

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

Bless the Harts – And this one.

Family Guy – And this one.

The Great North – And this one.


Motherland – Is back for its third series on BBC2.

Inside No.9 – While this returns for its sixth series afterwards.

Starstruck – Rose Matafeo’s new comedy about a twentysomething who sleeps with a film star series is on BBC1 at 10.30pm.

American Dad! – Is on TBS again tonight.

Breeders – Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard’s dramedy is on FX.


Chad – This new TBS comedy sees Nasim Pedrad starring as a 14-year-old Iranian-American boy.

Guessable – Sara Pascoe’s second series of this Comedy Central sees David Baddiel, Maisie Adam and Miles Jupp join her.


Full Frontal Wants to Take Your Guns – This one off special from Samantha Bee is on TBS at 10.30pm.

The Upshaws – Wanda Skykes and Mike Epps star in this working class family Netflix sitcom.

Bloods – This new Sky comedy about two paramedics stars Samson Kayo, Jane Horrocks, Lucy Punch, and Julian Barratt.

Crank Yankers – Returns for another season on Comedy Central.

Home Economics – Topher Grace, Caitlin McGee and Jimmy Tatro star as three siblings who are in different economic classes.

The Goldbergs – This sitcom is on ABC tonight.


Hacks – Jean Smart stars as a washed-up Las Vegas stand-up in this new HBO Max show.

That Damn Michael Che – This new sketch show begins on HBO Max.

There’s Something About Movies – Returns for its fourth series.

Mock The Week – Is back for another series, and should be worth watching as Alasdair Beckett-King makes his debut appearance alongside regulars Maisie Adam, Angela Barnes, Eshaan Akbar and Rhys James.

Younger – Its final season continues on Paramount+.

Everything’s Gonna Be Okay – The second season continues on Freeform at 10pm.

United States of Al – This new Chuck Lorre sitcom on CBS stars Parker Young as a Marine veteran and Adhir Kalyan as the interpreter who both return to the US.

Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News – The second season continues on Paramount+.

Mom – Is on CBS tonight.

Last Man Standing – The final season of Tim Allen’s sitcom is on tonight.

Frank Of Ireland – This new comedy on Channel 4 at 10pm is about an Irish fantasist.

Taskmaster – The eleventh series is on Channel 4 at 9pm, with Charlotte Ritchie, Jamali Maddix, Lee Mack, Sarah Kendall and Mike Wozniak the latest batch of contestants.

A League Of Their Own – Another hour long special sees the regulars mucking about in Scotland.

Scotland Made Me – Is a new series about life in Scotland.

Meet The Richardsons – Is on Dave at 9pm.

Celebrity Juice – Is once again on Itv2.


High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Debuts on Disney+.

Mythic Quest – Continues its second season on Apple Tv+.

A Black Lady Sketch Show – Continues its second season on HBO.

Big Shot – David E. Kelly’s comedy drama set in the world of High School basketball is on Disney+ again today.

The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers – This series which functions as a sequel to the movie series is also on Disney+.

This Time With Alan Partridge – The latest Alan Partridge vehicle sees Alan now a regular on a The One Show-esque programme, but still worrying that his position may be in jeopardy.

Have I Got News For You – Romesh Ranganathan hosts, and Jo Brand and a yet to be announced individual guest.


Final Space – The latest season is on Adult Swim at 10.30pm.

Saturday Night Live – Keegan-Michael Key hosts tonight with music from Olivia Rodrigo.

Murder, They Hope – Johnny Vegas and Sian Gibson star in another comical murder mystery.

Alex Finch.
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