Melissa McCarthy to Produce and Star in ‘Super-Intelligence’ Comedy
Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone are teaming up with The Boss co-writer Steve Mallory for another movie. According to Variety, the trio has a new comedy in the works at New Line called Super-Intelligence, with Falcone and McCarthy attached as producers, Falcone attached to direct, and McCarthy attac... [Read More]
Comedy Central Pushes the ‘Broad City’ and ‘South Park’ Season Premieres to September
Broad City and South Park are returning to Comedy Central a little later than expected. Comedy Central confirmed today that season 21 of South Park will premiere on Wednesday, September 13th at 10:00pm followed by the season 4 premiere of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s series 10:30pm. Both p... [Read More]
Here’s a Sneak Peek from ‘Person to Person’ Featuring Abbi Jacobson, Michael Cera, and Michaela Watkins
Abbi Jacobson and Michael Cera are starring in an indie movie together called Person to Person, and ahead of the film’s release this Friday, here’s a clip featuring Cera, Jacobson, and SNL alum Michaela Watkins. Directed by Dustin Guy Defa, Person to Person debuted at Sundance earlier th... [Read More]
Coming to Comedy Central: More ‘President Show,’ More ‘Jim Jefferies Show,’ and a One-Hour Sketch Comedy Special
In addition to announcing premiere dates for Nathan for You and Jordan Klepper’s new late night show, Comedy Central also announced some good news for Anthony Atamanuik’s The President Show, Jim Jefferies’s late night show, and Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj and hi... [Read More]
‘The Opposition with Jordan Klepper’ Debuts on Comedy Central in September
Jordan Klepper’s Comedy Central late night show now has a title and premiere date. The network announced today that Klepper’s show, called The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, will debut on Monday, September 25th at 11:30pm. Here’s what you can expect from the show according to the ... [Read More]
Rejoice, Because ‘Nathan for You’ Returns to Comedy Central in September
Life has been tough for Nathan for You fans these past couple years. It was way back in December 2015 when the season 3 finale “The Hero” aired on Comedy Central and the show earned a season 4 renewal, and since then we’ve had to get our Nathan Fielder fix in all sorts of other [&h... [Read More]
Why the World of Standup Is Both the Best and Worst Place to Battle Mental Illness
The initial scenes of the pilot episode of I’m Dying Up Here – Showtime’s new dramedy set in early 1970s Los Angeles about the toils of emerging stars in the local standup comedy scene – are a con job. The audience is hijacked by cameras in love with a beautiful, brooding-but... [Read More]
Here’s the Lineup for the 10th and Final Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival
After ten years, the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is returning one more time in September. The final festival runs from Friday, September 15th through Tuesday the 19th in various Brooklyn venues, and the lineup includes Bobcat Goldthwait, Jon Glaser, Caroline Rhea, Mike Birbiglia, Janeane Garofalo,... [Read More]
Check Out the ‘Brad’s Status’ Trailer Featuring Ben Stiller, Jemaine Clement, Jenna Fischer, and More
Last year, Ben Stiller signed on to star in a movie written and directed by Mike White and produced by Brad Pitt called Brad’s Status, and today the trailer was released. Stiller stars as the titular character who, “despite a good career and happy family, is obsessed with the better fort... [Read More]
Joe Mande on His ‘Award-Winning Comedy Special’ and Alternating Between Standup and TV Writing
Joe Mande’s Award-Winning Comedy Special hit Netflix early this morning. The premise of Mande’s first “televised” hour is that he has been intensely studying and training with the goal of creating a special so good it will be awarded the prestigious (and completely made-up) A... [Read More]