Mitch Hurwitz is re-editing season 4 of ‘Arrested Development in chronological order
The cult hit sitcom canceled too soon made it’s triumphant return via Netflix last year. Arrested Development’s fourth season was a stand-out one for it’s unique structure making each episode character-focused. While it might have been hard to follow the intertwining events, it&rsq... [Read More]
 
#TBT to the time Ilana Glazer and Danny Jolles played a game of ‘Guess’
Every Thursday, TLB participates in #TBT by scrounging around the internet for precious web gems of yore. Here’s one of our favorite videos that deserve some extra attention. It’s Thursday and we’re throwing it back to this old gem from sketch group Chess Club Comedy. Before Broad ... [Read More]
 
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein go goth in preview for ‘Portlandia’ season 5
One the greatest sketch shows on TV returns Janurary 2015. Although that’s still a bit away, IFC has released a sneak peak of season five of Portlandia. Just in time for Halloween, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein pose as a goth couple making a will. Just a few of their demands for their res... [Read More]
 
Watch the trailer for season 5 of ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’
If you’re a fan of Jerry Seinfeld’s web-series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, then you’re in luck! The series returns on November 6th and the powers that be released a trailer for the upcoming season today. Comedians such as Amy Schumer, Fred Armisen, Jimmy Fallon, Bill Burr, Ke... [Read More]
 
Jason Reitman sells dysfunctional family comedy to Hulu
Acclaimed director Jason Reitman is getting into the TV game. Having directed such films as Up in the Air and Juno, Reitman will direct and executive produce a new comedy series for Hulu. According to THR, Hulu has given a straight-to-series order for ten episodes of a dysfunctional family comedy ca... [Read More]
 
Bob Odenkirk reads from his new book ‘A Load of Hooey’ on ‘Conan’
To promote his new book A Load of Hooey, Bob Odenkirk has been embarking on a book tour starting last week. Last night, he made a stop at the Conan set to read an exert for the audience in the style of a politician’s press conference. Odenkirk still has six more dates left on his […] Bo... [Read More]
 
Cool thing to buy this week: Chris Turner “Pretty Fly”
There’s a lot of stuff out there in the world vying for both your attention and your hard-earned dollars. The Laugh Button is here to help you make the right decisions when it comes to purchasing funny things. Here’s what’s cool to buy this week. Chris Turner: Pretty Fly PURCHASE: ... [Read More]
 
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]