‘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]
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]
Freeform Is Developing a Late Night Talk Show Hosted by Iliza Shlesinger
Standup Iliza Shlesinger might be TV’s next talk show host. Freeform (formerly ABC Family) announced today that it’s put a new late night series in development with Shlesinger attached to host. “A late-night show has been THE goal for me and I’m ready to throw my hat into the... [Read More]
Comedy Central Announces Standup Specials from Lewis Black, Kurt Braunohler, Roy Wood Jr., and More
Comedy Central just announced a new batch of standup specials, including Lewis Black’s Black to the Future airing next month and hourlong specials from Kurt Braunohler, Roy Wood Jr., Joe DeRosa, and Mark Normand set to air sometime next year. Here’s more info on each special: Just in tim... [Read More]
Comedy Central Announces Standup Specials from Lewis Black, Kurt Braunohler, Roy Wood Jr., and More
Comedy Central just announced a new batch of standup specials, including Lewis Black’s Black to the Future airing next month and hourlong specials from Kurt Braunohler, Roy Wood Jr., Joe DeRosa, and Mark Normand set to air sometime next year. Here’s more info on each special: Just in tim... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Talks Fallon, Trump, and Politics vs. Escapism in Late Night
It’s been a week since the Tonight Show clip of Jimmy Fallon tussling Donald Trump’s hair took over the internet, and today Late Night host Seth Meyers spoke with CNN’s Brian Stelter about why Fallon doesn’t deserve all the blowback he’s been getting for the interview. ... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Talks Fallon, Trump, and Politics vs. Escapism in Late Night
It’s been a week since the Tonight Show clip of Jimmy Fallon tussling Donald Trump’s hair took over the internet, and today Late Night host Seth Meyers spoke with CNN’s Brian Stelter about why Fallon doesn’t deserve all the blowback he’s been getting for the interview. ... [Read More]
Erik Bergstrom Went From the Cancer Ward to Comedy Central
When comedian Erik Bergstrom was diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2015, he had no idea what cancer would do for his career. “Cancer is the best agent I’ve ever had. When I got this special [his Comedy Central Half Hour, which premieres tonight at 12:30] I got emails fr... [Read More]