Ricky Gervais has revealed that his new sitcom, Life's Too Short, will return for a second season.

The comedy show, which is fronted by Warwick Davis, completed its first series this week on BBC2.

He tweeted the news that the second series will air in spring 2013.

Gervais also confirmed plans for a special episode of An Idiot Abroad called The Short Way Round on Sky 1, starring Karl Pilkington.

He wrote on his Twitter page: "FAQ Second Series of Life's Too Short Planned for spring 2013 An Idiot Abroad Special: The Short Way Round planned for end of 2012".