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

Sunday 20/01/2019

Black Monday – This new series from Don Cheadle didn’t have a great first episode – you can read our review here – but hopefully it’ll improve.

Crashing – Pete Holmes mostly decent HBO sitcom is also back at 10.00pm.

High Maintenance – And this stoner comedy follows it on HBO at 10.30pm.

Shameless – Returns for yet another season at 9pm

SMILF – The second season begins on Showtime at 10.30pm.

Tigtone – The second episode of this new Adult Swim series airs at midnight.

The Simpsons – It’s a repeat tonight but the show returns on February 10th.

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

Family Guy – And Family Guy too.


Those Who Can’t – Season 3 Episode 2 is on at 10pm on TruTv

Two Doors Down – The third episode of season four is on BBC2 at 10pm.

Cold Feet – Continues it’s eighth series on ITV at 9pm.

The Neighborhood – Returns on the 4th of February.


Catastrophe – The third episode of season 4 of Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s superb relationship comedy series is on Channel Four at 10pm.

Conan – Conan’s back in a new half hour format on TNT at 10pm.

Living The Dream – The third episode of the latest season is on Sky One at 9pm.

Drunk History – Season six episode 2 is on Comedy Central at 10pm

Corporate – Season 2 episode 3 is on Comedy Central at 10.30pm.

Schitt’s Creek – Season Five episode 3 is on tonight.

Teachers – The latest episode is on Tv Land at 10pm.

Adam Ruins Everything – Another new episode is on today.

Black-Ish – Today is the eleventh episode of season 5.


Jon Glaser Loves Gear – One of our favourite ever series it’s season 2 episode 3 tonight.

You’re The Worst – Tonight is the third episode of the final season of this superb show.

I’m Sorry – Andrea Savage’s show airs it’s third episode of season 2.

Schooled – This spin off from The Goldberg’s stars Tim Meadows, Bryan Callen, Brett Dier, and AJ Michalka.

Insert Name Here – Josh Widdicombe, Angela Barnes, Suzannah Lipscomb, Richard Osman, Paul Feig and Jon Richardson appear in the fifth episode of the fourth series.

Russell Howard & Mum – A new series of this comedy travelogue is on Comedy Central at 10pm.

Grown-ish – Tonight is the fifth episode of this Black-ish spin off.

Modern Family – It’s season 10 episode 13 today.

Single Parents – And it’s season 1 episode 13 tonight.


Broad City – The final season of the show starts at 10pm on Comedy Central.

The Other Two – SNL writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider have created this new Comedy Central show which airs at 10.30pm

Brooklyn Nine-Nine – NBC is a must watch tonight with this being shown.

The Good Place – And then this is on afterwards.

Mom – It’s a repeat this week with a new episode being shown next week.

Fam – A new series from Corinne Kingsbury (The Newsroom) about a couple whose out of control half sister comes to live with them, tonight is the third episode.

The Orville – New episodes of the series now air each week on Thursdays.

Would I Lie To You – The best of the unseen bits of series 12 is on BBC1 at 8pm.

The Russell Howard Hour – Is on Sky One at 10pm.


Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – The final season is released on Netflix today.

Soft Focus With Jena Friedman 2 – A new one off special on Adult Swim, the first was superb so hopefully this will be too.

Roy Wood Jr.: No One Loves You – This comedy special is on Comedy Central at 11pm.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – The fourth and final season is essential viewing for all and tonight is the eleventh episode.

Trigger Warning With Killer Mike – This Netflix show airs a new episode today.

Fresh Off the Boat – Season 5 episode 11 is on today.

Speechless – Today is the twelfth episode of season 3.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown – Another episode is on Channel Four tonight.


Saturday Night Live – James McAvoy hosts tonight.

Recently Aired:

Grace and Frankie – The fifth season is now on Netflix.

Sex Education – A brand new Netflix series, this stars Asa Butterfield and Gillian Anderson as mother and son, with the latter starting an underground sex therapy clinic at his school.

Friends From College – This second series is now on Netflix.

Future Man – Hulu’s surprisingly good sci-fi series has now returned, you can read read episode 1, episode 8 and episode 13 by clicking on the links.

Mike Judge Presents: Tales From The Tour Bus – Judge’s superb series which explored what took place behind the scenes in the lives of musicians was even better than the first season, and is essential viewing.

The Shivering Truth – Adult Swim’s brand new series from PFFR was mostly an enormous amount of disturbing fun, and reviews of it are here: Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, Episode 5 and Episode 6.

South Park – It was a patchy season but there were still some episodes worth watching. Ah, damning with faint praise, you just can’t beat it.

The Marvellous Mrs Maisel – All of the episode from the second season are now available to watch, and reviews suggest it’s even better than the first batch.

Alex Finch.


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