Virgin Atlantic to offer live comedy on UK flights to Edinburgh and Manchester
From the announcement via Virgin: Virgin Atlantic have unveiled the next level of in-flight experience on their Little Reddomestic service. Get ready for live (yes you read that correctly, LIVE) in-flight entertainment. Passengers on selected Little Red flights will be... [Read More]
Rashida Jones and Writing Partner Will McCormack Sell a Pilot to Fox
by Bradford Evans Just a week after it was announced she'll be leaving Parks and Recreation this season along with Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones already has a new TV show in the works. Only this time, she'll be serving as a producer and not an actress. Deadline reports that Jones and writing partner Will ... [Read More]
Give us money to buy the glass window house from ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’
Oh, yeaaaahh! To anyone of a certain age, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off was one of the coming of age movies. Basically who didn’t want to be one of the popular kids and ditch school and go on a roll through the streets of Chicago with your hypochondriac best friend and beautiful girlfriend? T... [Read More]
‘What’s the deal with airline food?” stand-up comedy to be on Virgin airline flights
Seems like the classic line, “what’s the deal with airline food,” could be coming back with Virgin Atlantic who announced new live performance flights. That’s right, the airline is looking to add live music and stand-up comedy on airline flights within the UK beginning in Sep... [Read More]
Mitch Hurwitz decides the banana stand is money (and Frankin too)
Everyone was so busy binge-watching the fourth season of Arrested Development that they might not have noticed a few conspicuous absences from the fourth season of the series. Series creator Mitch Hurwitz feels your pain, especially if your pain was over the lack of the banana stand and Gob’s ... [Read More]
Larry David, Wanda Sykes, Bill Burr, and More to Play New York Comedy Fest 2013
by Bradford Evans The New York Comedy Festival is turning 10 this year, and they're drawing some pretty big names this time around. The organizers behind the fest, which is produced in association with Comedy Central, announced the 2013 lineup yesterday. Larry David is set to engage in a one-on-one ... [Read More]
'Conan' Launches a Massive Monologue Joke Database
by Bradford Evans Conan's website, Team Coco, has launched a massive new monologue joke database, from which users can access thousands of old topical jokes from the show. The database features overarching categories, a search option, or you can just click through randomly. Each joke is viewable in ... [Read More]
'President Obama' Calls Jimmy Fallon to Praise Jay Leno
by Bradford Evans From Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, here's Barack Obama (played by Dion Flynn) calling Jimmy Fallon to say great stuff about Jay Leno following his appearance on The Tonight Show, making him the only person under the age of 55 to think highly of Leno. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Jeffrey Tambor to Star in Another Amazon Pilot
by Bradford Evans Arrested Development's Jeffrey Tambor is set to star in his second pilot for Amazon's streaming service. Tambor previously starred in Onion News Empire, a critically-acclaimed pilot from The Onion that debuted with Amazon's first batch of original pilots this spring. Deadline repor... [Read More]
Ken Marino to Co-Create and Star in a New Comedy for Fox
by Bradford Evans Ken Marino, star of The State, Childrens Hospital, Party Down and tons of other great things, is coming to Fox. The network just bought an untitled single-camera comedy written by Marino and his wife/writing partner Erica Oyama and set to star Marino, Deadline reports. Will Gluck (... [Read More]