Paul Reubens confirms there will be a new Pee-Wee Herman movie on ‘Tonight Show’
Paul Reubens was a guest last night on The Tonight Show. Like many, host Jimmy Fallon is a huge fan of Ruebens’ iconic character Pee-Wee Herman. Asking the question that’s been on everyone’s mind for some time, Reubens confirms that he is working on a new Pee-Wee Herman movie. The ... [Read More]
 
Hulu Orders Jason Reitman-Produced Family Comedy 'Casual'
by Megh Wright Director Jason Reitman just landed his first (streaming) TV show. THR reports that Hulu has given a 10-episode order to Casual, a comedy about a "dysfunctional family with a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dati... [Read More]
 
Robert Kelly, “Live At The Village Underground” to make TV premiere on Comedy Central in January
At the top of the summer, our pal Robert Kelly filmed a new stand-up special/concert film at the Village Underground in NYC. It was a big night for Kelly and his team at Apostle as they set out and did it on their own, selecting the venue they wanted, then produced, and financed it themselves. [&hel... [Read More]
 
Kyra Sedgwick to Star in an HBO Comedy About a Disillusioned Nun
by Megh Wright While Amy Poehler is developing an NBC comedy about an agnostic woman who inherits a church, Entertainment Weekly reports that Kyra Sedgwick is going the opposite route. Sedgwick has partnered with The New Adventures of Old Christine creator Kari Lizer to create and star in a half-hou... [Read More]
 
Portlandia sneak peek of Season 5: Goth couple funeral planning
Trick or treat! IFC has a Halloween treat—a first look at Portlandia’s fifth season! In this clip, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are a goth couple celebrating the most goth thing they could possibly do: Plan their own funerals, obviously. What to include, what to include, ... [Read More]
 
Hulu gets into original sitcom programming, orders 10 episodes of Jason Reitman’s “Casual”
As Netflix and Amazon have gotten into the game of programming original sitcoms and dramas alike, Hulu has been dipping its toes into the water, relying mostly on distribution of newly-acquired content or animation and parody. Hulu has added to the fray today, ordering up a straight-to-series 10-epi... [Read More]
 
How Adam McKay Directs at the Top of His Intelligence
by Brad Becker-Parton Adam McKay’s path to becoming a director began as a notoriously mischievous improvisor under the tutelage of guru Del Close in Chicago, then joining SNL as a writer, eventually ascending to head writer in the mid-nineties. It was there he began his collaboration with Will... [Read More]
 
Jim Carrey Gets Trapped in a Claw Machine on 'Late Show'
by Megh Wright There was a bit of a mishap before Jim Carrey's interview on Late Show last night when he found an Academy Award in a claw machine backstage and couldn't resist trying to win it for himself. Watch more of Carrey's interview below, where he screens Letterman for Ebola, shows off his Ma... [Read More]
 
Bob Odenkirk Reads an Excerpt from 'A Load of Hooey' on 'Conan'
by Megh Wright Bob Odenkirk is currently on tour promoting his new book A Load of Hooey, and he stopped by last night's Conan to do a live reading as a shameless politician who calls a press conference to get some skeletons out of his closet. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Paul Reubens Confirms the New Pee-wee Herman Movie on 'Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Paul Reubens visited The Tonight Show last night, where he and superfan Jimmy Fallon discussed the Blu-ray release of Pee-wee's Playhouse as well as the in-the-works Pee-wee Herman movie, which Reubens confirmed has Judd Apatow onboard as producer and will start filming in February. ... [Read More]