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Sky announces new parenting comedy Breeders with Martin Freeman

Created by Peep Show writer Simon Blackwell, comedian Chris Addison and Martin Freeman (Sherlock), Breeders will explore the complex feelings of parenting and the paradox of the love and hatred parents feel towards their children.

Co-creator Freeman (Sherlock) will also star in the sitcom as a doting father who discovers he is not the man he thought he was.

Mel and Sue star in new Sky One comedy Hitmen

Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc (Credit: UKTV/Love Productions/BBC Worldwide)

Produced by Tiger Aspect, Hitmen (working title) will be a six-part original comedy that tells the story of contract killers Jamie (Mel Giedroyc) and Fran (Sue Perkins). The duo are not your average assassins, however, nor the most professional, as the pair botch up assassinations and work from a scruffy van. Their incompetence sees the pair thrown into ridiculous adventures, testing their friendship along the way.

Who's taking part in this series of A League of Their Own?

James Corden, Freddie Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp will return for the 13th series of the sports-based game show alongside new addition Romesh Ranganathan, who will replace comedian Jack Whitehall as a regular panellist.

A League of Their Own has been a lot of fun, is something I’m contractually obliged to say despite the physical challenges, which I would describe as some of the toughest experiences I have ever been through," joked Romesh Ranganathan. 

Sky One's police drama Bulletproof renewed for a second series

Noel Clarke (Doctor Who) and Ashley Walters (Safe House) will return as police partners and best friends Aaron Bishop and Ronnie Pike

Coming from different backgrounds, the detectives use their unconventional methods to fight crime together for the National Crime Agency in London, crossing paths with dangerous gangs, sex traffickers and drug dealers. 

Stars Clarke and Walters, who grew up on US cop shows Bad Boys and Lethal Weapon, co-created the series with Nick Love.

Sky commissions impressionist satire Re-Dub!

The impressionists will re-voice a variety of the latest clips from the realms of sport, news, politics and entertainment. The show will quite literally be putting words in the mouths of a host of famous faces.

"Re-Dub! is a gloriously silly and funny take on the world of news and celebrity from the mouth of Alistair McGowan and a host of brilliant mimics accompanying real world footage. We can promise a fun-packed half hour of pure joy,” said Phil Edgar-Jones, Sky’s Head of Entertainment.

First look at new Sky One drama Jamestown

Set in 1619 Virginia, Jamestown sits on what seems to be the edge of existence, only populated by men.

It's been this way for 12 years; that's until the town is shaken up when the first women, including Alice (Sophie Rundle), Verity (Niamh Walsh) and Jocelyn (Naomi Battrick), move in.

Jamestown follows the story of the new arrivals as they battle love, power and survival.

As you can imagine there is rivalry and competition among them, but they come to realise that they must all work as one to survive in their new lives.

Top TV Picks: 30th December

Judi Dench - All the World's Her Stage

BBC One, 8pm

This documentary celebrates one of Britain’s best-loved actors Dame Judi Dench, by looking back over her remarkable 60-year career.

Narrated by Colin Salmon, with contributors including Daniel Craig, Ann Mitchell, Sam Mendes and Sir Ian McKellan, the film reveals why Judi Dench has become the ‘second most popular woman in Britain’.