Review: Eddie Griffin, “Undeniable,” on Showtime
One of my friends says Eddie Griffin is his favorite comedian. He doesn’t put Griffin in his all-time top five, but still, cites Griffin as his fave and his own inspiration for getting into stand-up comedy. I don’t see the same things in Griffin as my friends do, but after watching Unden... [Read More]
Not My ‘Cartoon President’
The first satirical portrayal of Hitler on film was in 1940, when Moe Howard lampooned Hitler in the Three Stooges short You Nazty Spy! Later that year, Charlie Chaplin played Adenoid Hynkel in his classic The Great Dictator. At the end of The Great Dictator, Chaplin’s Jewish barber-masqueradi... [Read More]
Regina Hall, Casey Wilson, Paul Scheer, and More Join Showtime Pilot ‘Ball Street’
Showtime’s comedy pilot Ball Street is rounding out its cast. The network announced today that Casey Wilson, Regina Hall, Paul Scheer, Kurt Braunohler, and Eugene Cordero have joined the cast of the half-hour pilot, which was ordered back in September. Produced and directed by Seth Rogen and E... [Read More]
Showtime has cancelled Dice
After two seasons, Showtime has decided to stop rolling the Dice with Andrew Dice Clay’s semi-autobiographical sitcom. The formal announcement came Tuesday, but the writing had been on the wall, ever since its notable absence at the winter TCA sessions. Ratings also were never great for the si... [Read More]
Showtime Cancels ‘Dice’ After Two Seasons
Showtime is not moving forward with Andrew Dice Clay’s semi-autobiographical series Dice. According to The Wrap, the network has officially canceled the series starring Dice, Natasha Leggero, Kevin Corrigan, and more after two seasons. Created by Scot Armstrong, the series was originally ... [Read More]
Check Out the Trailer for Showtime’s Stephen Colbert-Produced ‘Our Cartoon President’
Showtime’s new animated Trump show now has a full trailer. Ordered to series back in July, the 10-episode half-hour series, titled Our Cartoon President, is based on The Late Show’s recurring “Cartoon Trump” segments, and Stephen Colbert and Late Show EP Chris Licht are ... [Read More]
Check Out the Trailer for Showtime’s Stephen Colbert-Produced ‘Our Cartoon President’
Showtime’s new animated Trump show now has a full trailer. Ordered to series back in July, the 10-episode half-hour series, titled Our Cartoon President, is based on The Late Show’s recurring “Cartoon Trump” segments, and Stephen Colbert and Late Show EP Chris Licht are ... [Read More]
It’s the end of the road for Jay Pharoah’s “White Famous”
After one season on the air, Showtime has decided to cancel the Jay Pharoah show White Famous. The show was… MORE It’s the end of the road for Jay Pharoah’s “White Famous” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Showtime Cancels ‘White Famous’ Starring Jay Pharoah
Jamie Foxx’s new Showtime comedy starring SNL alum Jay Pharoah will not return for a second season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has officially canceled White Famous, which premiered its debut season in October and wrapped up its 10-episode run last month. Showtime&rsq... [Read More]
Review: Orny Adams, “More Than Loud” on Showtime
You may not have heard a lot about Orny Adams since Comedian came out some 15 years ago, although younger audiences have seen him on MTV’s Teen Wolf, and he has continued to headline clubs and theaters over the years, as well as multiple performances at Just For Laughs Montreal. Adams talked t... [Read More]