Miles Jupp: Songs Of Freedom
Gig review by Steve Bennett at Kenton Theatre, Henley [Read More]
Death becomes them
A 'bad gig' podcast, and more comedy on demand [Read More]
‘Superstore’ Gets a Full Season 2 Pickup at NBC
NBC wants more Superstore. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show has officially been picked up at the network for a full, 22-episode season. “We’re very proud of Superstore and we were so happy to see fantastic viewing levels with the preview during the Olympics as well as l... [Read More]
“Every Genius Breeds a Bunch of Fucking Idiots” and Other Quotes from Norm Macdonald’s ‘Vulture’ Interview
To promote his new memoir Based on a True Story, Vulture posted a new interview with Norm Macdonald today where he candidly talks about the current state of comedy as well as what he thinks of SNL these days, Jimmy Fallon’s interview with Donald Trump, how TV treats both presidential candidate... [Read More]
Jon Glaser loves gear, period
In this new comedy series, actor and comedian Jon Glaser (Trainwreck, Parks and Recreation, Girls) sets out to make a docu-series about his greatest passion: gear. For years, New York writer Jon Glaser was a staple in the comedy world behind the scenes. He’s made America laugh through his hit ... [Read More]
Iliza Shlesinger’s third Netflix special, “Confirmed Kills” launches as she embarks on late-night development deal with Freeform
It's a great day and late-night for Iliza Shlesinger today. The former Last Comic Standing winner's third Netflix stand-up special, Confirmed Kills, debuted in the morning, and by afternoon, the cable channel Freeform (formerly ABC Family) announced it'd try to develop a late-night TV show for her. ... [Read More]
Get Excited for Gear with These Promos for truTV’s ‘Jon Glaser Loves Gear’
Jon Glaser’s new show premieres on truTV next month, and today the network released a handful of promos to get you excited. Co-executive produced by PFFR’s Vernon Chatman, John Lee, and Alyson Levy, the series follows Glaser as he sets out to “make a docu-series about his greatest ... [Read More]
Iliza Shlesinger gets greenlight from Freeform for late-night series
Freeform takes a bold step into late-night with comedian Iliza Shlesinger and greenlights development on a new late-night series, it was announced today by Karey Burke, executive vice president, Programming and Development, Freeform (formally ABC Family). “We were looking for a voice that spea... [Read More]
Monty Python’s Terry Jones Has Been Diagnosed with Dementia
Between their late night show appearances, multiple live reunion tours, 2015 documentary, and the release of their entire discography, the surviving members of Monty Python have been going strong in recent years, but there’s some sad news behind the scenes: 74-year-old Terry Jones has been dia... [Read More]