The 14 best sketches from season 41 of “Saturday Night Live”
This weekend put wrap on Season 41 of Saturday Night Live. After a major anniversary, we got ourselves a cast that went through some major overhaul and finally began to gel on many fronts. Lorne Michaels made no major cast shakeups during the off season, promoting Beck Bennett, Colin Jost, Kyle Moon... [Read More]
Crash & Burn with this new clip from “Wrecked” on TBS
Wrecked is a new comedy about a bunch of nobodies who get stranded on a desert island after their plane goes down and all hell breaks loose. The show “lands” on TBS June 14th at 10/9c. Wrecked stars Ginger Gonzaga, Rhys Darby, Ally Maki, Mariana Paola Vicente, Brooke Dillman, Jessica Low... [Read More]
Comedy Dynamics launching first scripted series “The Return of Mr. Microphone”
If you’ve watched Coming to the Stage, then there’s a good chance you’ve caught “Mic” during an interstitial for the series. Well now said “Mic” is getting his own show. The Return of Mr. Microphone will be the first scripted series from independent stand-up... [Read More]
Fear Not Change, Fear Not Entropy, I Am Your New Sesame Street Muppet, by Alex Firer
Greetings sir or madame, I want you to fear not what lies before you. I am not avenging angel nor trickster demon. No Loki am I. I am simply the new Sesame Street Muppet here to entertain your child and teach him about shapes. My name is Gully. I am pink and I have big, dumb... [Read More]
David Lee Roth’s ‘The Roth Show’ Is More Ridiculous and Absurd Than Any Intentionally Comedic Podcast
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. David Lee Roth has a curious relationship with comedy, just as David Lee Roth has a curious and complicated relationship with reality. If you were to ask Roth, who is not only the world’s bi... [Read More]
“Another Period” gets third season renewal
The original ballers are back and here to stay. Comedy Central’s turn-of-the-century historical and satirical scripted series, Another Period, has been renewed for a third season. The ten-episode second season, co-created by and starring Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome, directed by Jeremy Ko... [Read More]
“Another Period” gets third season renewal
The original ballers are back and here to stay. Comedy Central’s turn-of-the-century historical and satirical scripted series, Another Period, has been renewed for a third season. The ten-episode second season, co-created by and starring Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome, directed by Jeremy Ko... [Read More]
Whitney Cummings to Make Her Directorial Debut with ‘The Female Brain’
Standup Whitney Cummings is set to make her feature directorial debut. According to Deadline, Cummings has signed on direct and star in a comedy called The Female Brain. Based on Louann Brizendine’s 2007 nonfiction book of the same name, the film “looks at couples who demonstrate the wor... [Read More]
Showtime to Produce a Feature-Length Documentary About John Belushi
A John Belushi documentary in the works at Showtime. The network announced today that it’s teamed up with R.J. Cutler and John Battsek (Listen to Me Marlon) to produce a feature-length documentary about the life of Belushi with approval from his widow Judith Belushi Pisano. The documentar... [Read More]
Watch the first trailer for “Bo Burnham: Make Happy” coming to Netflix
Bo Burnham rose to prominence in the mid-aughts thanks to YouTube. Oh, and there was his undeniable talent as well. Whether it was YouTube, Vine, or live performances, Burnham was destined to break through one way or another. After signing a record deal with Comedy Central Records, he released his d... [Read More]