After surviving the traumatic world of high school, Rebecca Freely (Judy Greer) returns to her alma mater as the school's newest guidance counselor. Now free of the insecurities of her teenage years, Rebecca immerses herself in the behavioral problems of the student body and lends support and guidance when needed. Rebecca must fend off the romantic advances of the persistent male nurse Gary (Jonathan Sadowski) as she lusts for the hot Spanish teacher, Tim (Kristoffer Polaha). However, in the ever-changing world of high school angst, Lisa (Brooke Burns), a former cheerleader and classmate of Rebecca's, also returns to the school as a new English teacher, forcing Rebecca to face her unpopular days of high school all while trying to win Tim's heart.
Saxondale on bbc.co.uk/comedy. ... Steve Coogan returns as Tommy Saxondale, the world-travelled ex-roadie with anger-management issues and a pest control
aka: Ā Megami-sama
aka: Oh My Goddess!
Keiichi Morisato is looking forward to university life. But in reality, he has no luck in anything, and he has trouble with clubs, love, etc. The truth is that he has an unlucky star above his head. One day, Keiichi is stuck watching the dorm while his sempai are away, and has a mountain of chores to do to boot. But Keiichi is a good-natured person, and is set about doing his duties. As he is about to finish his final chore, he makes a phone call to his sempai. But the words that came through the receiver are, 'Goddess Help Line.' Shortly afterwards, a beautiful goddess named Belldandy appears in front of him from the mirror of his room.
Set against the backdrop of the high-pressure world of advertising, Mason (Eric McCormack) and Conner (Tom Cavanagh) are a pair of ad men who, although they differ greatly in their approach to their work and their lives, are better together than they are apart. Mason, an art director, is a responsible, workaholic family man with an undying loyalty to the brands he helps sell. By contrast, his writing partner, Conner, is a single, impulsive copywriter with the attention span of a teenager. The series follows the changing dynamics between these two friends.
The show, created by Guy Shalem who created (and directed some episodes of) Lifetime's "Lovespring International," centers around Simon Rex and his search to get back in the limelight
“The Dating Guy” is an all new adult animated comedy featuring four friends and their weekly hunt for love… or at least some kind of “happy ending”.
In this final series, Blackadder is a World War I army captain trying to survive at the front lines at the Western Front.
Comedian Demetri Martin's television show, which alternates between stand-up comedy and taped skits.
aka: Blackadder 3
aka: Ā Megami-sama
aka: Oh My Goddess!
During the Regency period, the insane King George III's stark raving mad son, George, is the Prince Regent of Wales. Vulgar and staggeringly slow-and-dim-witted, George exhausts the country's money and would surely be dead by know were it not for his dry, angry, bitter, arrogant and cynical butler, Edmund Blackadder, Esq. Blackadder is an ex-aristocrat who has lost his family fortune and been reduced to servant-hood, and full of loathing knowing he should have a better position then serving a lunatic. Sod-Off Baldrick is his dirty, smelly peasant servant, and Mrs. Miggins is an annoying cheerful coffee-shoppe owner who is too stupid to understand most of Mr. Blackadder's insults.
Thirty-four-year-old Joel Larsen gets a second chance to get his life right, thanks to a freakish accident that catapults him back to 1981. Blessed with adult wisdom, though hampered by adolescent urges, Joel sets out to right the wrongs that will befall his family.
Narrated by Geoffrey Rush, this eight-part Australian comedy portrays tabloids and celebrity journalism through the eyes of the Sunday Sun's gossip columnist Alex Burchill (Adam Zwar).
Stunning 15 years old Yamada enters the high school with an ambitious dream: to have one hundred sex friends! The problem is: she is a virgin, and she hasn't even has a boyfriend! When she meets the shy - and also virgin - Takashi Kosuda, she chooses him as her first "victim". But as the story progress, Yamada's plan isn't looking that it is going to reach any place ever, as she begins to have feelings for Kosuda.
A comedy that revolves around the lives of four young Hollywood assistants and college students who compete for the approval of their eccentric boss.
A group of blue-collar guys scheme to rob a celebrity in New York City
Wayne and Dahlia Malloy spent their youth pulling cons with a traveling band of modern Irish gypsies roaming about the US. Now years later, Wayne hits a spiritual and midlife crisis and begins to question their lifestyle just as his wife, newly sprung from prison, rejoins the family. They decide to finally settle down in suburbia where they battle to live a normal life while trying to escape their former friends.
aka: Coupling U.S.
aka: Ā Megami-sama
aka: Oh My Goddess!
Based on the outrageous British hit series of the same name, Coupling concerns love and lust among six thirty- somethings who are either involved, formerly involved, or looking to become intimately involved -- often with each other. The result, not surprisingly, is a very involving comedy filled with eye-popping situations and equally jaw-dropping one-liners. The comic possibilities for pairings appear as limitless as the characters' desires for Coupling.
An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder.
One of the most successful series of the 1970s is Happy Days, which is set in the late 1950s, early 1960s in Milwaukee, the heart of middle-class America. Happy Days tells the story of the Cunninghams, one of America's most beloved TV families played by Tom Bosley (Howard), Erin Moran (Joanie),… More Marion Ross (Marion), and Ron Howard (Richie). Richie and Joanie had an older brother, Chuck (Gavan O'Herlihy and Randolph Roberts), but he was phased out by the third season. Richie, who hangs out at Arnold's Drive-In with his buddies Potsie Weber (Anson Williams) and Ralph Malph (Donny Most), forms a close bond with neighborhood greaser, the Fonz (Henry Winkler). Living in an apartment above the Cunningham garage, the Fonz gives Richie advice on just about everything that he wants to know. Wearing his leather jacket atop his motorcycle while saying phrases like "aaaayyyy" and "sit on it," the Fonz is the king of cool and quickly became a cultural icon.
Good News Week draws its comedy and satire from recent news stories, political figures, media organizations, and often, aspects of the show itself. The show typically opens with a long monologue from host Paul McDermott relating to recent headlines. Afterwards, two teams, with two permanent captains and four guests, compete in recurring segments to answer questions.
aka: Oh My Goddess!
In a futuristic world, most people have become totally dependent on avatars they can use in the real world due to the Fractale System. The problems of this Utopian world are becoming apparent however as the system gradually starts failing. Some even aggressively rebel against it. Clain, a young boy, happens upon a girl, who is being chased, one day who will initiate a change in his life he could not have imagined. This girl, Phryne, leaves a gift in the form of an avatar, Nessa, who is unlike any other.
aka: Hamish and Andy's Gap Year
aka: Oh My Goddess!
Hamish and Andy have taken their misplaced sense of adventure to all corners of the globe, now it’s New York’s turn. For ten episodes Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year will broadcast back to Australia from a makeshift studio in a Brooklyn factory in front a live audience of Australian ex-pats and holidaymakers.
Carl Kanisky is chief of police in Glenlawn, California. After the death of his wife, Margaret, he asks her friend, Nell Harper, to come in to keep house and take care of his children, Katie, Julie, and Samantha, in short, be like a mother to them. Later, Carl's father, Stanley, moves in. Around the same time, Nell takes in young Joey Donovan as her foster son.
aka: Ninja Scroll: The Series
aka: Oh My Goddess!
Ninja Scroll: The Series: Fourteen years after defeating the immortal warrior Himuro Genma and thwarting the Shogun of the Dark's evil plans, Kibagami Jubei continues to roam all over Japan as a masterless swordsman. During his journey, he meets Shigure, a priestess who has never seen the world outside her village. But when a group of demons destroys the village and kills everyone, Jubei becomes a prime target after acquiring the Dragon Jewel - a stone with an unknown origin. Meanwhile, Shigure - along with the monk Dakuan and a young thief named Tsubute - travels to the village of Yagyu. And with two demon clans now hunting down Shigure, Dakuan must once again acquire the services of Jubei to protect the Priestess of Light.
It's about seven kids at summer camp and all the things they do and about friends sticking with each other. While they try to out smart the counselor.
Replacing his search for dignity with a search for true love, Spencer Rice (Kenny vs Spenny) struggles to find love, be loved, get love, rent love, buy love, steal love, melt love and sell love. From trying his hand at an open relationship to seeking motherly love that was lacking from his real Mom, Spenny navigates single life with an ineptitude all his own.
Fortysomething is a UK television series, starring and directed by Hugh Laurie as Paul Slippery, a doctor facing a mid-life crisis. His wife Estelle (Anna Chancellor) is starting a new career as a headhunter. His three sons, Rory (Benedict Cumberbatch), a student at the fictitious University of Reigate, Daniel (Neil Henry) and Edwin (Joe Van Moyland), are sex-obsessed. Meanwhile, Paul appears to hear the inner thoughts of others.
A comedic 6 episode documentary series in which Charlie Brooker (from Screenwipe) uses a mix of sketches and jaw-dropping archive footage to explore the gulf between real life and television.
Lunch Monkeys is a BBC Three comedy series set in the administration department of fictional personal injury law firm of Fox Cranford. The stories focus on the support staffers who work in the postroom of a Mancunian firm of solicitors. The postroom workers tend to be immature, lazy, disorganized, and unproductive, including their supervisor—the firm's office manager—all of whom constantly frustrate the efforts of the firm's managing partner.
The misadventures of a family of White Lions who perform with Siegfried and Roy in Las Vegas.
Catweazle is a magician from the time of the Normans who is cast into the future by magic. With the help of two boys he uses magic in an attempt to return to his own time.
A struggling, middle-aged actress attempts to make a career in Hollywood, all while surrounded by her hard-drinking best friend Maryann, her two ex-husbands, Ira and Jeff, and her two daughters, headstrong Zoey and agreeable Rachel.
Penn & Teller go to the U.K to find a magician who can "fool them" If Penn & Teller can figure out the trick performed the magician is out but if they do not get it the magician wins a ticket to Las Vegas and get to open for Penn & Teller live
A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," it sends their lives into a downward spiral. They include a birthing coach nurse who believes her practice doll is a real baby; an alcoholic, one-handed clown; a young man obsessed with serial killers; a telekinetic dwarf; and a miserly old man with the world's biggest Beanie Baby collection.
Cut to the inside of the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Actors practice their "I'm totally laughing for real and not at all upset" faces as host Ricky Gervais comes out in a red velvet evening jacket. He takes a swig of his beer. "So, where was I?" "Nervous? Don't be, this isn't about you," he tells the room.
Comedy about the staff of a northern English factory. Bren, a kindly woman, tries to help everyone with their problems, while attempting to ignore her drunken mother who lives in a fantasy world where she hobnobs with the rich and famous. Her boss Tony likes to make out that he's an ultra-laddish sexist pervert, although it's all just a cover for being too shy to ask Bren out. The older members of the team, Dolly and Jean, live only for the not-so-subtle bitching war they have with each other. Dolly is preoccupied with her weight and Jean's fed up with her husband. Meanwhile, Twinkle, described sarcastically by Tony as 'The Pixie With The Laughing Face' is always in a foul mood, and Anita simply hasn't a clue. Add in Stan the handyman, who busies himself with 'toaster emergencies' and 'canine faces alerts' and Phillipa the neurotic human resources officer and it's an unusual day when 'any blooming work' gets done.
Snoop Dogg will host "Dogg After Dark," a new jam packed weekly variety talk show from Los Angeles hotspot Kress on Hollywood Boulevard. "Dogg After Dark" will bring his Doggystyle swagger to the airwaves with raw interviews with A-list celebrities and musicians, hilarious sketch-comedy segments and musical performances from the hottest artists. The show will feature Snoop's own in-house band, the "Snoopadelics."
There could hardly be an odder match, but love knows no reason- assistant DA Greg Montgomery, the golden spoon son of successful businessman Edward Montgomery and his bossy spouse Kitty, the queen of socialite snob-ism, falls madly in love with the utterly unconventional free spirit Dharma Finkelstein, truly the daughter of hippie couple Larry Finkelstein and Abby O'Neil, who never fail to go against whatever even smells like convention. Even if they can't break the couple up, both in-law families -who never agree on anything else- never cease to stir as much as they are shocked by these incompatible lifestyles. Neither do the best friends help, Greg's lazy and incompetent, parasitic 'colleague' Pete Cavanaugh and Dharma's even more bizarre, bossy Jane, between which two another improbable hate-love chemistry develops.
Duck Dodgers: Animated sci-fi series based on the alter ego of Looney Tunes star Daffy Duck, the semi-heroic, yet incompetent space captain Duck Dodgers.
Harry Enfield and Chums defined English comedy, and was one of the most popular sketch shows of the nineties. Featuring loads of hilarious chracters and sketches, including Harry Enfiled, Kathy Burke, and Paul Whitehouse among others.
Once upon a time in Toon Town there was a cat who had it all.Fortune and fame,top of his game.Up until he hit the wall.Now he's down and out in Toon Town as a comic cop who solves crimes with hilarious results.
aka: Onion SportsDome
aka: Oh My Goddess!
The show is designed asa parody sports television shows (such as SportsCenter and ESPN) and is from the makers of The Onion.
Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriot Smith. Emma is desperate for Harriot to find happiness, but every suitor she finds for her friend ends up attracted to Emma herself. But is Emma so focused on Harriot's happiness that she is not considering her own happiness in love?
aka: Oh My Goddess!
Black comedy about a group of eccentric individuals in an out-patient program for suicide survivors.
aka: Awesome Hank
aka: Oh My Goddess!
Sometimes scaling back is the best way to get ahead. Wall Street legend Hank Pryor (Kelsey Grammer) and his wife Tilly have been living the high life in New York City. That is until Hank is forced out of his CEO job and has to move his family back home to the small town of River Bend. A self-made man, Hank is used to running the show, but now that he's lost almost everything, can he learn how to hang with his family? The Pryors have had to seriously downsize their lives even their king-sized bed won't fit in their modest new home. Tilly's not too pleased to be back in the same zip code as her family especially her badgering brother Grady. Hank's offbeat son Henry worries about fitting in with a new crowd and his daughter Maddie would rather talk on her cell phone than be anywhere near her Dad. But every great businessman knows that the key to success is to turn setbacks into opportunities.
The daily trials and tribulations of Tim Taylor, an accident-prone TV show host raising three mischievous boys with help from his loyal co-host Al, a level-headed but domineering wife, and genius next-door neighbor/best friend, Wilson (whose face is forever cleverly hidden behind a fence or passing object).
Faking it big in Hollywood.
The Porter family, Tom, Kevin, and Annie get sucked into a prehistoric alternative world while taking a family vacation. The Porters build a tree house, hook up with a few locals, Tasha- orphaned, extra smart dinosaur, Stink-monkey man, and Christa-another human who has lived in the Land of the Lost since she was a little girl. The Porters must deal with living with dinosaurs and avoiding the evil advanced Sleestaks. Theere mom was long dead before they got there and there aren't any "early humanoids" there either.
A Shanghai cop who is a master of martial arts fights crime in the Los Angeles Police Dept.
On the surface, there’s not all that much to say about Long Bay. It’s small town, much like any one of a thousand other small towns that dot the country – the corner doughnut shop, the struggling economy, the small manufacturers, the crazy characters … and the local five-sheet curling club with carpet from the forties and greasy fish & chips.
Men in Black: The Series: The continuing adventures of Agents K and J as they deal with problems with extraterrestrials in New York City.
Zeke und Luther: Two best friends set their sights on becoming the world's greatest skateboarders.
Shaun is a sheep who doesn't follow the flock - in fact, he leads them into all sorts of scrapes and scraps, turning peace in the valley into mayhem in the meadow. Shaun and his pals run rings around their poor sheepdog Bitzer, as he tries to stop the Farmer finding out what's going on behind his back. Every day brings a new adventure for Shaun.
Comedy drama that follows the exploits of school staff both inside and out of the classroom.
Welcome to Chicago, Balki Bartokomous! The professional sheepherder from the tiny island of Mypos won't find many woolly quadrupeds in the Windy City, but he will find pop-top soda cans. Singles bars. Color TV. Mobsters. Game shows. Pink lemonade (how'd they get pink lemons?). And many more modern oddities sure to amaze the man from Mypos. Bronson Pinchot portrays Balki and Mark Linn-Baker plays his stateside cousin and long-suffering roommate in Perfect Strangers, the hilarious culture-clash comedy that delighted fans for eight hit seasons with its mix of slapstick and insight.