Fox Cancels ‘The Mick,’ ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ and ‘The Last Man on Earth’
It’s a comedy bloodbath over at Fox today, with cancellations going out to three comedies. First up is the cancellation of Will Forte’s The Last Man on Earth, which aired its season 4 finale just a few days ago. In addition, Fox has canceled The Mick and Brooklyn Nine-Nine after two and ... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Rachel Bloom on ‘WTF’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
Check Out the Trailer for Tig Notaro’s Netflix Standup Special ‘Happy to Be Here’
Tig Notaro heads to Netflix later this month with her new standup special Happy to Be Here, and today the streaming network dropped the trailer. Taped at the Heights Theater in Houston, the special is also directed by Notaro and counts Ellen DeGeneres as an executive producer. Notaro tackles &l... [Read More]
Samantha Bee’s Friendly Reminder to the Men Attempting a #MeToo Comeback: “You Have Not Yet Done Anything to Earn Our Forgiveness”
During last night’s Full Frontal, Bee took some time to check in on the #MeToo movement now that multiple sexual assault allegations have surfaced against former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. “Now, Schneiderman was a guest on my show so this is a little complicated for me ... [Read More]
Michelle Wolf Joins Amber and Jenny for “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell” on ‘Late Night’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers welcomes back writers Amber Ruffin and Jenny Hagel for a brand new “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell” covering everything from the Brooklyn Museum’s white curator of African art to lesbians in movies to black fami... [Read More]
‘Distance’: This Is Digital’s Next Step
The web series is dead. Okay, okay, don’t freak out, let me clarify. As Facebook and YouTube algorithms steer us toward original content funded by…Facebook and YouTube, there’s less room in the ecosystem for indie creators to gain the kind of rags-to-riches virality that, in 2012 ... [Read More]
‘Distance’: This Is Digital’s Next Step
The web series is dead. Okay, okay, don’t freak out, let me clarify. As Facebook and YouTube algorithms steer us toward original content funded by…Facebook and YouTube, there’s less room in the ecosystem for indie creators to gain the kind of rags-to-riches virality that, in 2012 ... [Read More]
NBC Renews ‘A.P. Bio’ and Adds Comedies from Mike Schur and Amy Poehler
There’s a lot of comedy news happening at NBC this week. According to The Wrap, the network has given a season 2 renewal to freshman comedy A.P. Bio starring Glenn Howerton and handed out series orders to two new comedies – Abby’s from Mike Schur and I Feel Bad from Amy Poehler. Sc... [Read More]
NBC Renews ‘A.P. Bio’ and Adds Comedies from Mike Schur and Amy Poehler
There’s a lot of comedy news happening at NBC this week. According to The Wrap, the network has given a season 2 renewal to freshman comedy A.P. Bio starring Glenn Howerton and handed out series orders to two new comedies – Abby’s from Mike Schur and I Feel Bad from Amy Poehler. Sc... [Read More]
Joe Pera, Seth Meyers, and Gene the Cameraman Have a Chat on ‘Late Night’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Joe Pera returns to chat with Seth Meyers about his new Adult Swim series Joe Pera Talks With You. “I know it’s not a good title, but Agents of SHIELD was already taken. Each episode kind of has its own title and subject matte... [Read More]