Netflix nabs Ellie Kemper’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” from NBC for two-season commitment
In a stunning move, NBC has agreed to free one of its upcoming sitcoms from the clutches of its "drama-heavy" primetime slate to find an audience and grow for at least the next two years on Netflix. Netflix announced Friday night it had picked up Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt -- starring Ellie Kemper an... [Read More]
 
Spike TV spins off “Lip Sync Battle” from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Can you imagine a whole half-hour of Jay Leno's JayWalking? How about a weekly half-hour of the late Johnny Carson's Carnac the Magnificent? This is a first: A signature bit from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and now The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has been spun-off into its own weekly half-ho... [Read More]
 
‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Season 7 Gag Reel Released! Watch Video Of Jonathan Frakes And Patrick Stewart Bloopers Before Blu-Ray Release Date
The characters on Star Trek: The Next Generation faced plenty of serious obstacles during their missions, but that didn’t stop the cast members  from having fun on-set. A new gag reel for TNG has been released to promote the upcoming Season 7 Blu-ray, which hits stores next month. The St... [Read More]
 
FOX orders up World’s Funniest Fails, places comedy panel series on Fridays in January 2015
Move over, Tosh. Don't be ridiculous, Ridiculousness. FOX thinks it can trump Tosh.0, Ridiculousness and all of the other comedians-talking-about-epic-fail-video series on cable by starting up its own such mocker talker in primetime on network TV. World's Funniest Fails will premiere at 8 p.m. ET/PT... [Read More]
 
Frank Nicotero on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Frank Nicotero, the warm-up guy for America's Got Talent who got into it last year with a contestant auditioning with his signature bit, got to show his original version this past summer -- well, almost -- on Last Comic Standing. It was a digital extra for a while. Now, on Thursday's Late Late Show ... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC
In a very surprising turn of events, Netflix has snagged Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s cult comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The series, starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), was scheduled to air its 13-episode first season on NBC next year. Now Netflix has announced it bought exclusive rights ... [Read More]
 
James Corden makes first appearance on Late Show with David Letterman to talk Late Late Show
James Corden is taking over The Late Late Show in March 2015, but we haven't really seen much of him on American TV, much less CBS, until now. Corden makes his first sit-down with Late Show with David Letterman tonight, and Letterman has a decade of experience hosting a talk show at 12:30 a.m. Corde... [Read More]
 
Fahim Anwar on Late Night with Seth Meyers
Fahim Anwar is not Korean but he lives in Koreatown in Los Angeles, which is unsettling, but mostly because of the thin nature of his apartment walls. What's going on on the other side of that wall? Anwar joked about that and more on Thursday's Late Night with Seth Meyers. He's a professional comedi... [Read More]
 
Hasan Minhaj’s debut on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Every new "correspondent" on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart gets to break in a new suit as Stewart breaks him or her into the show. Well, not every new comedian. Hasan Minhaj made his debut on Comedy Central's news satire program Wednesday night in a T-shirt, not delivering the news but debating a ... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey's Show 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Is Moving from NBC to Netflix
by Megh Wright Great news for Tina Fey fans: While Fox passed on Fey's show Cabot College, her NBC show starring Ellie Kemper is making a move to streaming. Deadline reports that the Fey and Robert Carlock-created Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (previously titled Tooken) has now moved from NBC to Netflix... [Read More]