Amy Schumer Befriends Anna Kendrick in Her First MTV Movie Awards Promo
by Megh Wright Amy Schumer is hosting this year's MTV Movie Awards, and the network released the first promo today featuring Schumer making a (very reluctant) new best friend Anna Kendrick. The awards show airs on MTV Sunday, April 12th at 8:00pm. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Eddie Murphy to return to “Saturday Night Live” for SNL 40
This is big news Saturday Night Live fans! After nearly a 30 year absence from the show that made him a star, Eddie Murphy is returning to Studio 8H on February 15th. Murphy revealed the news during a phone interview with News One that he’d be taking part in the show’s 40th Anniversary s... [Read More]
 
The Trailer for 'Ted 2' Has Arrived
by Megh Wright Seth MacFarlane's 2012 blockbuster Ted has gotten its inevitable sequel, and the first trailer was released today. Like most MacFarlane projects, it features as many big time stars (Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried, Morgan Freeman, John Slattery) as it does butt and balls jokes. It's sl... [Read More]
 
After 30 years, Eddie Murphy plans to attend SNL’s 40th anniversary special, talks musical/comedy comeback to the stage
Eddie Murphy last appeared on the show that broke his career 30 years ago, when he hosted Saturday Night Live on Dec. 15, 1984 (an episode NBC just rebroadcast in primetime this month). Murphy plans to be back onstage with his past and present SNL colleagues for the show's big 40th anniversary show ... [Read More]
 
BBC3 series “Cuckoo” that starred Andy Samberg to cross pond and join NBC
NBC has ordered the comedy pilot Cuckoo, based on the BBC3 series that starred Andy Samberg as an offbeat American who marries into a British family. The U.S. rendition comes from Lionsgate TV and will be spearheaded by showrunner-exec producer Tim Long (The Simpsons). Cuckoo creators Robin French (... [Read More]
 
US Adaptation of BBC Three's 'Cuckoo' Lands a Pilot Order at NBC
by Megh Wright Strange Calls isn't the only adaptation to land an NBC pilot order today. After over a year in development, NBC has given a pilot order to a remake of British comedy series Cuckoo from longtime Simpsons producer Tim Long. The single-cam show follows "a daughter who comes back from a s... [Read More]
 
Amy Schumer, Anna Kendrick bond over MTV Movie Awards (Video)
Though we must wait until spring to peep the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, the comedy world was just gifted two minutes of joy featuring Amy Schumer (the host of said awards show) and famous movie-type Anna Kendrick. Sure the two fan faves are there to promote the fact the MTV Movie Awards – the 24th... [Read More]
 
CC:Studios Adds Five New Series from Matt Braunger, Rich Fulcher, and More
by Megh Wright Comedy Central's digital production wing CC:Studios just announced five new projects. According to THR, the network has added series from Rich Fulcher, Matt Braunger, David Angelo, Sean O'Connor, Taylor Orci, and Jared Nigro to debut in the near future. "I am sincerely proud of how ou... [Read More]
 
Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons is your new God
Four-time Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons will play God in the new Broadway comedy 
An Act of God, scheduled to begin performances May 5 at Studio 54. Published in 2011, The Last Testament: A Memoir By God was penned by Emmy Award-winning writer from The Da... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central, CC:Studios enlist Idiotsitter, Roustabout, Matt Braunger, more (Video)
Comedy Central announced its latest development slate for its Internet incubator CC:Studios. CC:Studios has given the green light to five new series to go into development to be released exclusively on Comedy Central’s website. After the department’s successes with This is Not Happening ... [Read More]