‘You’re the Worst’ and ‘Better Things’ Return with New Seasons in September
FX Networks just revealed premiere dates for returning comedies You’re the Worst and Better Things. The network announced today that You’re the Worst will return to FXX for its fourth season with a special hourlong premiere on Wednesday, September 6th at 10:00pm, while Pamela Adlon&... [Read More]
The Credibility of Late Night Comedy
It seems like nobody can agree on whether to take comedy very lightly or very seriously. People get firmly locked in their respective ideological camps, proclaiming either that comedy is powerful because it’s meaningless or that it’s powerful because it contains more meaning than anythin... [Read More]
Talking ‘Baby Driver’ and the Art of Visual Comedy with Edgar Wright
Few mainstream filmmakers treat the full range of cinema as their playground quite like Edgar Wright does. With each film he releases, the British director (Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World) —known for his innovative yet playful visual language — pushes the boundaries of wh... [Read More]
Abbi Jacobson’s New Art Podcast ‘A Piece of Work’ Premieres on July 10th
Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson is teaming up with WNYC Studios and the Museum of Modern Art for a 10-part podcast about modern and contemporary art. Titled A Piece of Work, the podcast will debut on Monday, July 10th and feature guests like Hannibal Buress, Tavi Gevinson, RuPaul, Questlove, and Sa... [Read More]
Steve Carell and Jimmy Fallon Trade ‘Dana Carvey Show’ Audition Stories
Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where Steve Carell responds to the news that he’s the internet’s new favorite silver fox: “You know what? My wife finally said she’s in love with me.” Fallon and Carell also chat about Carell’s time on The ... [Read More]
Adam Conover Is Back in the Season 2 ‘Adam Ruins Everything’ Trailer
Adam Conover’s truTV show Adam Ruins Everything returns for a second season next month, and today the network released the first trailer. Renewed for season 2 back in December, the show will cover everything from childbirth to weight loss to hospitals to college loans next season, which d... [Read More]
Adam Conover Is Back in the Season 2 ‘Adam Ruins Everything’ Trailer
Adam Conover’s truTV show Adam Ruins Everything returns for a second season next month, and today the network released the first trailer. Renewed for season 2 back in December, the show will cover everything from childbirth to weight loss to hospitals to college loans next season, which d... [Read More]
Andrew Jay Cohen on How He Pitched His Directorial Debut to Will Ferrell
With writing credits that include the Neighbors movies and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Andrew Jay Cohen is no novice when it comes to crafting a comedy script that balances the bawdy with the sensitive, the raunchy with the sweet. Cohen and his childhood-friend-turned-writing-partner Brendan O... [Read More]
Andrew Jay Cohen on How He Pitched His Directorial Debut to Will Ferrell
With writing credits that include the Neighbors movies and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Andrew Jay Cohen is no novice when it comes to crafting a comedy script that balances the bawdy with the sensitive, the raunchy with the sweet. Cohen and his childhood-friend-turned-writing-partner Brendan O... [Read More]
‘Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo’ Premieres on Netflix in August
Netflix is adding so much standup this year that now they’re even inviting non-comedians to host their own comedy specials — first there was Michael Bolton’s Valentine’s Day special, and now country singer Brad Paisley has a special of his own in the works. The streaming netw... [Read More]