Bad Sugar

Bad Sugar in America

Abandoned Channel 4 comedy pilot Bad Sugar has been picked up by American TV network Fox, with Sharon Horgan on board as a producer. Back in 2012, Channel 4 aired Bad Sugar – a comedy pilot spoofing telenova-style melodramas. It centred around a wealthy, highly dysfunctional family, [...]

October 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bad Sugar Decayed

The proposed six-part series Bad Sugar has become a victim of success, having been cancelled by Channel 4. The show was to follow the original pilot episode last year – a twisted spoof of telenovellas written by Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong (Peep Show, Four Lions and Fresh Meat), and [...]

July 22, 2013 // 1 Comment

Bad Sugar Sweetens Channel 4

Bad Sugar – the one-off grandiose soap-spoof featuring Julia Davis, Sharon Horgan and Olivia Colman, is set to return. The spoof of Dallas and Dynasty, given a thoroughly British twist, was one of the highlights of the recent Funny Fortnight for the broadcaster. Written by Peep [...]

September 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

Funny Fortnight Films

Now that Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight is well underway, the channel has uploaded the collected trailers for the run to their official YouTube page. These monochrome slices of fun feature a whole host of stars, including the likes of Noel Fielding talking to Vic Reeves, Sharon Horgan being [...]

August 17, 2012 // 1 Comment

Funny Fortnight Favourites!

Details have emerged of the exact transmission times for much of the programming in Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight – which features a number of TVO faces in new productions and old favourites. These include Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan in Bad Sugar, Matt Berry in Toast Of [...]

August 13, 2012 // 3 Comments

Funny Fortnight Forthcoming!

Channel 4 have released more details of their Funny Fortnight next month, which features more than a smattering of TVO regulars and influences. Over 30 hours of programming across two weeks of television, the season promises brand new shows, excellent stand up and familiar faces staging their [...]

July 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Channel 4’s Comedy Celebration

Channel 4 will be marking its 30th anniversary with a fortnight of exciting new comedy – and there are a number of TVO-related artists in the mix! One of the highlights of  Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight is a brand new sitcom, Toast of London, co-written by and starring Matt Berry. Matt [...]

June 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

Pour Some Bad Sugar On Me

Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan will star in new spoof telenovela style melodrama Bad Sugar. The half-hour pilot for Bad Sugar was recently commissioned by Channel 4. The show will star the highly acclaimed comic actresses Julia Davis, Olivia Colman and Sharon Horgan. The actresses have also [...]

December 3, 2011 // 5 Comments