BBC America Launching Comedy Block

BBC America is launching a two-hour comedy block which it’s calling Ministry of Laughs. The block begins airing Saturday, June 18 at 10/9c.

The comedy block consists of:

The Inbetweeners, returning for a third season, with Will, Simon, Jay and Neil returning for their final year of high school. Premieres June 18 at 11 p.m.

Come Fly With Me is a mockumentary set in an airport terminal. Premieres June 18 at 11:30 p.m.

Friday Night Dinner, penned by Robert Popper, centers on the experience of a traditional but not strictly observant Jewish family, the Goodmans. Premieres Aug. 6 at 11:30 p.m.

Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show centers on Brand as she takes on the entertainment industry. Premieres Jan. 7, 2012 at 11:30 p.m.

Returning favorites That Mitchell & Webb Show, premiering Oct. 1 at 11:30 p.m.; The Thick of It, launching Nov. 12 at 11:30 p.m. and Peep Show, debuting its new season March 31, 2012 at 11:30 p.m.

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