Comedian Taylor Williamson Placed Second on 'America's Got Talent' Last Night
by Elise Czajkowski Standup Taylor Williamson came in second on America's Got Talent last night, losing out to martial-arts inspired dancer Kenichi Ebina. He even made the best of the producer's requirement that the finalists repeat and improve on a past performance in the finale; as he pointed... [Read More]
Adam Pally Promoted to Series Regular on 'The Mindy Project'
by Bradford Evans Even though Happy Endings is canceled, you'll soon be able to see star Adam Pally on TV every week again. Pally has been made a series regular on Fox's The Mindy Project, TV Line reports. It was announced over the summer that he'd been hired to do a multi-episode guest st... [Read More]
Taylor Williamson finishes runner-up on America’s Got Talent 2013, goes Inside The Actor’s Studio live with James Lipton
For the second straight year, a stand-up comedian has finished second on America's Got Talent. Taylor Williamson didn't think he would win, jokingly or not, and his prediction proved true last night live on NBC, as dancer Kenichi Ebina won the $1 million prize and headlining show in Las Vegas (along... [Read More]
Watch Chris Gethard's Audition Tape for the 'Alf' Movie
by Bradford Evans Ever since an Alf move was announced last year, comedian Chris Gethard has been campaigning for a part in the film. Here's a new audition tape for the movie Gethard made for IFC that should melt the hearts of the studio executives in charge of the Alf movie. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Pete Holmes Tests His Relationship With Conan While Filming Promos
by Elise Czajkowski The Pete Holmes Show premieres this October after Conan, so the two hosts have been recording some promos for the new show. As you can see, their chemistry is off the charts. 0 Comments... [Read More]
The Kids In The Hall to perform five reunion shows at Toronto Sketchfest this December
The legendary sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall are returning to the stage after five quiet years. While it is true they’ve had mini-reunions here and there, albeit on TV or doing voiceover work, this time they will be live and in the flesh for five reunion shows this December at Toron... [Read More]
The Kids in the Hall Are Reuniting for a Run of Live Shows in Canada
by Bradford Evans Legendary sketch group The Kids in the Hall are getting back together for their first live shows in five years. The group's five members, Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson, are reuniting for a series of shows at Toronto Sketchfest from D... [Read More]
TV Critics Really, Really, Really Hate 'Dads'
by Elise Czajkowski Fox's new sitcom Dads has come under a lot of fire for its crude racial stereotypes, but a lot of critics are more upset by just how unfunny the Seth MacFarlane-produced show is. The consensus seems to be that, while the cast are all talented actors, their characters would b... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld Talks About What the 'Seinfeld' Gang Is Up to Now
by Bradford Evans The Hollywood Reporter just put out their Emmys portfolio featuring interviews with a bunch of people like Tina Fey, Mitch Hurwitz, and Hank Azaria. Here's one with Jerry Seinfeld, who's nominated for his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, in which he talks (at the end) a... [Read More]
Comedy: Newswire: The Kids In The Hall reuniting for series of shows, but only in Toronto
After five years of not being seen on any stage besides the one in my basement, where I force them nightly to reenact my favorite episodes, legendary sketch comedy troupe The Kids In The Hall is getting back together. The reunion show, titled “Rusty And Ready,” promises fans of the Kids ... [Read More]