Flight of the Conchords write an all-star song for New Zealand’s kids, “Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That)”
Flight of the Conchords released a brand-new single over the weekend. But "Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That)" isn't a typically funny song from the duo of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement. No. It's their very own "We Are The World" gone "We Are New ... [Read More]
Rob Riggle replaces Frank Caliendo as funny football prognosticator on “FOX NFL Sunday”
The FOX NFL Sunday crew won't have to face impersonations of themselves this fall. FOX announced during halftime of Sunday’s 49ers-Broncos game that Rob Riggle will take Frank Caliendo’s place on the network's weekly pre-game show, beginning with the... [Read More]
Picnicface feasts upon 2012 Canadian Comedy Awards
Head east from Maine and over to Nova Scotia, and there ye shall find the funniest people in all of Canada who made TV and movies in 2011. So sayeth the 2012 Canadian Comedy Awards, which gave out six awards to Halifax-based sketch group Picnicface last night during the award ceremonies in Toronto. Here is the full list of last night's other winners: [Read More]
Nightline’s profile of Marc Maron
ABC News and Nightline gave Marc Maron its profile treatment last night. Roll the clip! video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player... [Read More]
“Jeff Ross Roasts America,” on Comedy Central
When Jeffrey Ross describes Jeff Ross Roasts America -- which debuts tonight on Comedy Central -- as a special, he and the cable network mean it. This hour (42 minutes minus the ads) isn't your standard-issue stand-up headlining set, but rather, a tr... [Read More]
Everything you need to know about W. Kamau Bell, in his own words; those of his “Totally Biased” writers
The first of six episodes of FX's newest talk show, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, premieres tonight. Some of the promotional clips have executive producer Chris Rock and others asking, "Who is W. Kamau Bell?" [Read More]
Brody Stevens talks up his new HBO Digitals series: “Enjoy it!”
At some point early Monday morning, Steven Brody Stevens turned digital. HBO Digital. The stand-up comedian, TV audience warm-up guy, supporting character in Todd Phillips movies and friend to Zach Galifianakis, Stevens now has his own turn in the sp... [Read More]
Austin Powers 4: The Dr. Evil spin-off?
Tired of hearing nonsense non-news about a new installment to the Ghostbusters movie franchise? Let's mix it up, and turn our attention to the Austin Powers spy spoofery of Mike Myers and director Jay Roach. Roach, who's making the media rounds to pr... [Read More]
Garfunkel and Oates on HBO Digitals: In five easy pieces
Garfunkel and Oates -- the musical comedy duo of Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci -- filmed a pilot for HBO that would have had them follow in the footsteps of Tenacious D and Flight of the Conchords as a musical duo destined for greatness.. [Read More]
Mike Birbiglia’s “Sleepwalk With Me” movie leverages old and new media to expand distribution
Mike Birbiglia's film adaptation of his one-man show, Sleepwalk With Me, debuted at Sundance at the beginning of the year and has screened to critical acclaim at other festivals such as SXSW and Montreal's Just For Laughs. IFC Films has picked up the... [Read More]