Virtually Famous

Raft of commissions for Channel 4

UK broadcaster Channel 4 unveiled a raft of new programming at its upfront in London yesterday. The pubcaster has a history of breakout comedy and announced the return of Peep Show duo David Mitchell and Robert Webb to its air with sitcom Back. Simon Blackwell (Veep, Peep Show) will pen the 6x30mins series, which follows […]

News brief: Glee’s Kevin McHale gets UK panel show pilot

UK digital channel E4 is piloting Virtually Famous, a panel show that will be hosted by Glee star Kevin McHale. The US star will preside over the celebrity-themed show with Jessica Kanppett (The Inbetweeners Movie) and UK comedian James Acaster the team captains. The pilot was filmed this week in London. The producers said the […]