'The Onion' Launching TED Talks Parody 'Onion Talks'
Highfalutin lecture series TED Talks are ripe for mockery, and who better to do it than the folks at The Onion? America's finest news source is stepping up to the plate and releasing a series of videos called Onion Talks beginning next Wednesday. The above trailer is our first glimpse at the videos... [Read More]
‘The Larry Sanders Show’ Cast Reunites and Garry Shandling (Wisely) Doesn’t Want a Movie
Entertainment Weekly reunited some classic TV and movie casts for this month’s reunion issue, including Arrested Development, Cheers, and National Lampoon’s Vacation, but today, EW published an interview with Garry Shandling and a reunion video of the cast of HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show, featuring ... [Read More]
'Fuck I'm In My Twenties' Is the Second Tumblr Being Made Into a TV Show This Year
In what's apparently gonna be a thing that happens regularly now, NBC has become the second network this season to take a stab at adapting a Tumblr blog into a show. Earlier this week, we reported that CBS is trying to turn the Hollywood Assistants Tumblr into a series, and now, NBC has announced it... [Read More]
Spike TV Is Giving Eddie Murphy a Star-Studded Tribute
Macho cable network Spike TV just announced it’s throwing a flashy tribute to comedy mainstay Eddie Murphy next month. A lot of big-name Hollywood types are set to toast Murphy and his three-decades-long career during the special, entitled Eddie Murphy: One Night Only, including Chris Rock, Samuel L... [Read More]
The Lost Roles Interview with T.J. Miller
"Lost Roles" is a weekly column exploring “what might have been” in movie and TV comedy, as we take a different actor, writer, or comedian each week and examine the parts they turned down, wanted but didn’t get, and the projects that fell apart altogether. This week, I interviewed T.J. Miller, sta... [Read More]
Adam Scott Promises 'The Greatest Event in Television History' Will Be Very Important
Adam Scott's new TV special The Greatest Event in Television History, which also features Jon Hamm, is airing tonight at midnight on Adult Swim, and Scott has taken to the airwaves to add even more hype to a program that already has the most self-aggrandizing name in television history. It's a tall... [Read More]
Jeff Garlin Says There Might Be a Season 9 for 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'
After every season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David says, "I never want to do this again," but the President of HBO claimed that this didn't happen for the first time ever after the most-recent season, and was quoted last year as saying he's "cautiously optimistic" about a Season 9 of the long... [Read More]
Timothy Olyphant, J.B. Smoove, and Just About Everyone Else Is Guest Starring on 'The League' This Season
The League creators Jeff Schaffer and Jackie Marcus Schaffer chatted with TVGuide today and spilled the beans about several exciting guest stars set to make appearances on the upcoming season, which debuts tonight on FX at 10:30. The many guest spots the Schaffers mention include Timothy Olyphant ... [Read More]
'Bridesmaids' Co-Star Rebel Wilson and Co-Writer Annie Mumolo Each Sell Movies
Two Bridesmaids alums, actress Rebel Wilson and co-writer Annie Mumolo, just sold their own movie projects to major studios. Deadline broke the news that Rebel Wilson sold a pitch to Universal for an untitled comedy that she will write, produce, and act in. No plot details are known at this time. Wi... [Read More]
Megan Mullally Will Make Her Annual 'Parks and Rec' Guest Spot Again
Ron Swanson's ex-wife Tammy #2 will continue her streak of annual Parks and Rec appearances this season, TVGuide reports. Megan Mullally will be back as Tammy, who returns to jeopardize Ron Swanson's new relationship with a citizen named Diane (played by Xena: Warrior Princess's Lucy Lawless). As if... [Read More]