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US producers 'to make Peep Show'

David Mitchell and Robert Webb
Mitchell (right) and Webb also had their own TV and radio sketch shows

Bafta-winning TV comedy Peep Show, starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb, is being re-made in the US, it has been reported.

Trade magazine The Hollywood Reporter said US network Spike TV had ordered a pilot of the Channel 4 series.

Peep Show focuses on socially dysfunctional flatmates Mark and Jeremy, and is viewed through a first-person perspective and voice-over.

The British series is entering its sixth season.

Dylan Kidd has been announced as the director of the pilot from a script by Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, writers on the UK series.

US network NBC made a success of British comedy The Office, which stars Steve Carell in the role memorably played by its co-creator Ricky Gervais in the original UK version.

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