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More ‘Pete Vs Life’ in the Pipeline

Channel 4 has announced that it is to broadcast a second series of Pete Vs Life after the first series averaged 1.6m viewers.

The show which is produced by Peep Show producer Phil Clarke for Objective Productions, following a struggling sports journalist, with sports commentators commenting on his every move.

Nerys Evans Channel 4’s commissioning editor said: “We are so thrilled to have Pete Versus Lifereturning next year, especially after such a confident and acclaimed first series. Rafe Spall is an outstanding comedy performer with proper funny bones.”

No dates have been announced yet.


Peep Show Start Filming Series 1 Million

Robert Webb has recently revealed on his Twitter page that He and compardre David Mitchell are returning to the sitcom for the 8th series, filming starts this week.

Webb tweeted “Last column before 7 weeks off to make Peep Show. Will try to do updates ie ‘just did another scene’, ‘am tired’ etc”

Peep Show which is unofficially Britain’s longest running good sitcom (Unofficially because I am guessing, and/or might be forgetting another long running good sitcom) hasnt given us a bad series to date despite going on for over 7 years now, lets hope the trend continues for writers Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong.

Series 7 is due to broadcast on November 26th of this year.