ABC Developing Serial Killer Comedy ‘Boring, OR’ Produced by Jack Black
ABC has a new show in the works about a small-town serial killer. According to Variety, the network has put into development a single-cam ensemble comedy titled Boring, OR, which centers on a police officer named Jonna “who is determined to stop the killings while the rest of the townspeople r... [Read More]
Catching Up with Kyle Kinane
In every great comic’s career comes a time where you have to do press for a thing you made. Sometimes it’s a new special, a big movie role, or a chart-topping podcast. And then sometimes a label decides to re-release your album from a year ago on limited edition blue vinyl. Such is the c... [Read More]
CBS Developing ‘Big Men’ Comedy from Rene Gube and Aline Brosh McKenna
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator/showrunner Aline Brosh McKenna has teamed up with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend writer/actor Rene Gube for a new comedy at CBS. Variety reports that the network has put into development a single-cam comedy written and executive produced by the duo called Big Men, which cent... [Read More]
Taran Killam on ‘SNL’s Relationship with Trump: “It Certainly Feels Like There’s Some Hypocrisy There”
NPR has a new interview out today with former SNL cast member Taran Killam to promote his feature directorial debut Killing Gunther, and when asked about Trump’s now-infamous SNL hosting stint in 2015, Killam offered a candid response. “It was rough. It was not enjoyable at the time and ... [Read More]
Taran Killam on ‘SNL’s Relationship with Trump: “It Certainly Feels Like There’s Some Hypocrisy There”
NPR has a new interview out today with former SNL cast member Taran Killam to promote his feature directorial debut Killing Gunther, and when asked about Trump’s now-infamous SNL hosting stint in 2015, Killam offered a candid response. “It was rough. It was not enjoyable at the time and ... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt on Chaos, Kindness, and ‘Annihilation’
The notion that a Trump presidency would give comedians so much great material to work with has proven to be a tricky road to navigate. Yet comedians press forward by either addressing the issues head-on or by providing the world with a welcome distraction from the horror. This task proved to be imm... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt on Chaos, Kindness, and ‘Annihilation’
The notion that a Trump presidency would give comedians so much great material to work with has proven to be a tricky road to navigate. Yet comedians press forward by either addressing the issues head-on or by providing the world with a welcome distraction from the horror. This task proved to be imm... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders ‘The Other Two’ and ‘South Side’ to Series
Comedy Central just gave series orders to two new shows. First up is half-hour comedy The Other Two, which is crated, written, and executive produced by Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, who recently left their jobs as co-head writers at Saturday Night Live. Here’s the logline: Created by, writ... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders ‘The Other Two’ and ‘South Side’ to Series
Comedy Central just gave series orders to two new shows. First up is half-hour comedy The Other Two, which is crated, written, and executive produced by Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, who recently left their jobs as co-head writers at Saturday Night Live. Here’s the logline: Created by, writ... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. Spends a Day with Chicago Anti-Violence Group CeaseFire on ‘The Daily Show’
The Daily Show kicked off its week of Chicago shows last night, and the episode featured the above segment starring correspondent Roy Wood Jr., who heads to the South Side to meet some of the ex-gang members who now work for CeaseFire, a program that mediates gang conflict and patrols dangerous neig... [Read More]