23 August 2012 4:31 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

BBC Two controller Janice Hadlow has announced a new list of shows at the Media Guardian Edinburgh TV Festival, including a comedy drama for Mitchell and Webb, a reunion for classic sitcom Bottom and a new self-penned sitcom from Great British Bake Off host Sue Perkins. Hadlow also revealed at the festival that she was still searching for pre-watershed family comedies to replace Miranda on the channel. Digital Spy revealed earlier today (August 23) that Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson were reuniting for a spinoff of their '90s hit Bottom, titled Hooligan's Island. Based on the Bottom Live show, it features the programme's classic characters Richie Richard and Eddie Hitler, who have found themselves shipwrecked on a tropical hell hole. The violent slapstick that made the original TV series famous is still prominent and a full six-episode (more) »


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