Arts and Entertainment Bill Cosby plans to make a new family sitcom and remake Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

Two new shows are in the pipeline 20 years after The Cosby Show finished

Alvin and the Chipmunks 2: The Squeakquel (u)

Betty Thomas (88 mins), voices of Justin Long, Anna Faris, Jason Lee, Christina Applegate

Limbaugh and Rove to take cameo roles in liberal favourite Family Guy

Their traditional stomping grounds are the bully pulpits of Fox News and AM radio but two of conservative America's heros, Karl Rove (pictured below right) and Rush Limbaugh, are about to star in Family Guy, the cartoon famed for its liberal take on suburban life.

The Pink Panther 2 (PG)

Steve Martin: the dream is over. The dream being that one day he might be funny again.

Barbie doll maker wins Bratz damages

A US federal jury awarded Mattel $100m in damages in a copyright lawsuit that pitted the house of Barbie against MGA Entertainment, the maker of the saucy Bratz dolls.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (PG)

George Lucas's never-ending sci-fi saga gets an animation makeover, which at least spares us the agony of watching perfectly decent actors sporting hideous costumes and spouting banalities to one another.

Barbie wins catfight with Bratz

In a battle between Barbie and the Bratz gang of dolls, the long-legged blonde might not seem a match for the street attitude of her upstart rivals, but last night she won the biggest catfight in toyland.

Barbie sees her popular younger rival in court

Jurors assembled in a California courtroom yesterday at the start of a trial that may look like a frivolous cat-fight in America's toy chest, pitting the long-legged Barbie doll against her pouty-lipped upstart rivals, the Bratz. But it is not just a contest about which girl is sexier. It's about multi-millions in market share.

Son of the Pink Panther (1993)

Directed by Blake Edwards

Trial of the Pink Panther (1982)

Directed by Blake Edwards

The Pink Panther (1963)

Directed by Blake Edwards

Out of the cave like a bat out of hell

Is it a Ferrari? A Stealth bomber? A tractor? No, it's the latest Batmobile, says Sean O'Grady
Latest stories from i100
Career Services

Day In a Page

Independent Travel
Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
Lake Garda
Minoan Crete and Santorini
Prices correct as of 17 April 2015
Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

How a costume drama became a Sunday night staple
Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
Aviation history is littered with grand failures - from the the Bristol Brabazon to Concorde - but what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?

Aviation history is littered with grand failures

But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence