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Rising star Mae Martin fronts a new comedy for E4

Mae Martin on Unspun With Matt Forde (Credit: Dave/UKTV)

Mae and George (w/t) follows recovering addict Mae (Martin) as she seeks to take control of her life while juggling a relationship with her new girlfriend George and keeping her addictive behaviours in check.

Joe Hampson (Skins) will co-write the series with Martin, and the comedy will be produced by Objective Fiction, whose portfolio includes Game Face, Toast of London and Fresh Meat.

“WHAT A DREAM,” said Mae Martin of the new project. “We cannot wait to make this show with E4, Netflix, and Objective Fiction.”

8 Out of 10 Cats returns to E4

8 Out of 10 Cats (Credit: Channel 4)

The panel show will see Rob Beckett resuming his role as team captain, along with rotating guest captains including Aisling Bea, Katherine Ryan, Sara Pascoe and Kerry Godliman.

Panellists will compete against each other in guessing the results of numerous public polls and surveys on popular topics.

“I’m really excited that 8 Out of 10 Cats is returning to E4,” said Jimmy Carr.

“What Britain needs now more than ever, is a panel show about surveys and statistics. Well, that and six months’ supply of food and medicine.”

Rick and Morty heads to Channel 4

Rick and Morty (Credit: Adult Swim/Fox)

Kicking off in February, the deal has landed the public broadcaster an array of shows, including an exclusive premiere of the fourth season of the award-winning sci-fi cartoon Rick and Morty on Channel 4.

The premiere will mark the show’s first ever broadcast on free-to-air television in the UK.

Rick and Morty is one of the most anarchic, ingenious and original shows around and the breakthrough animated hit of recent years,” commented Ian Katz, Channel 4 Director of Programmes.

Baewatch puts relationships to the test on E4

The in-laws, who have not yet met their relative’s significant other, will set behind the scenes challenges to test the strength of the relationship.

“The series takes a humorous look at a relationship milestone almost everyone can relate to,” commented Vivienne Molokwu, Commissioning Editor of Channel 4.

“Meeting the parents but multiples the awkwardness of that often-dreaded moment by 100%.”

Baewatch follows the couples as they fly out to a luxury villa and sees both pairs of parents meeting to discuss their children’s relationship chances.

E4 reveals the celebrity line up for the sixth series of Celebs Go Dating

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Joining them will be Chelsee Healey (Hollyoaks), Pete Wicks (The Only Way is Essex) and David Potts (Ibiza Weekender). Newly single Made in Chelsea’s Sam Thompson is also set to return, having appeared on series four.  

The final mystery contestant will be announced live during the first mixer event, where the celebrities are tasked with securing their first date.

CBS shows to make UK debut on Channel 4

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Channel 4 has announced an agreement with CBS Studios International, securing the UK broadcaster a roster of CBS’ iconic and contemporary television series that will air on Channel 4, E4, 4Music and All 4.

The selection also included exclusive autumn programming, including the new Charmed reboot, American sitcom Happy Together and political drama The Good Fight.

Charlotte Crosby and Sam Thompson to join celebrity Coach Trip

Celebrity teams including Charlotte Crosby (Geordie Shore) and Josh Richtie (Love Island), James Dunmore and Sam Thompson (Made in Chelsea), Nadia Essex (Celebs Go Dating) and Bobby Norris (TOWIE), Sugababes singer Mutya Buena and singer Lisa Maffia, and dancers James and Ola Jordan will join international tour guide Brendan Sheerin for a 10 day road trip across Spain.

Young Sheldon lands on E4

Young Sheldon follows nine year old Sheldon Cooper (Iain Armitage - Big Little Lies) as he navigates his way through his school and home life in East Texas. 

Although an adult Sheldon has found his feet as an exceptional physicist, his gifted younger self must cope with the struggle of living in a religious 'normal' family unit in a town where his peers are more focused on football than mathematics and science.

As a naive young Sheldon attempts to understand the world around him, his family must also find a way to deal with his own quirks and differences.

Netflix and E4 partner for dark road trip drama

The End of the F***ing World is a menacing, tense and chilling tale starring Jessica Barden (The Lobster) and Alex Lawther (Black Mirror) as teen outsiders James and Alyssa, who embark on a road trip to find Alyssa’s father, who left home when she was a child.

Emotionally detached and disdainful James is convinced he’s a psychopath and he’s decided he is ready to take a step up from his dark habit of killing animals... to humans.

First look at new E4 backpacking drama Gap Year

From actor/writer Tom Blasden (Plebs, Fresh Meat), Gap Year tells the story of Sean (Ade Oyefeso) who passes up a sure-fire ‘lads holiday’ to head to smoggy Beijing with his friend Dylan. However Dylan, a hopeless romantic and precocious philosophy student, is secretly scheming, and the Sean find himself travelling the entire continent with his friend.