Adam Sandler: The Fantastic Mystery of Shaq’s Penis (Animation)
Last year Adam Sandler visited Conan O’Brien to promote his movie Blended, in which former NBA star and current entertainer Shaquille O’Neal had a part. The conversation between Sandler and Conan turned to a day when Sandler was determined to see Shaquille’s O’Neal’s pe... [Read More]
 
'30 Rock' Alums Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan Are Developing a Witch Comedy for NBC
by Megh Wright Here's some perfectly timed news for Halloween: NBC just added a new comedy project all about witches. THR reports that the network has given a script commitment to an untitled single-cam series from former 30 Rock writers/co-executive producers Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan about a gr... [Read More]
 
Philip Anselmo teaches Dave Hill proper headbanging and metal vocal techniques (Video)
If you missed the first episode of Metal Grasshopper starring Dave Hill and Philip Anselmo, then you should check it out now. The premise is simple. Comedian, musician and author Dave Hill travels to the bowels of the swamp in order to have metal god Philip Anselmo teach him how to be the most metal... [Read More]
 
Elizabeth Banks Is Producing a Conspiracy Theory Comedy for ABC
by Megh Wright Elizabeth Banks just added another behind-the-scenes gig. On top of producing a web series and directing the upcoming film Pitch Perfect 2, Deadline reports that Banks is now producing a series in development at ABC called The Greater Good. The single-cam comedy is described as a "com... [Read More]
 
DirecTV orders ‘Downton Abbey’ parody series ‘The Britishes’
DirecTV snags an original TV series with The Britishes. According to Deadline, the show is a Downton Abbey parody starring Peter Serafinowitz and Will Sasso. Made of a collection of sketches, the series follows a similar absurdist sensibility as the iconic Monty Python’s Flying Circus. “... [Read More]
 
Looking Back at 'The Building,' Bonnie Hunt's First TV Creation
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]
 
TBS orders ‘Lost’-esque deserted island comedy ‘Wrecked’
TBS is more than just Friends reruns (although there’s nothing wrong with those). According to Deadline, the network recently has ordered a new comedy to join its original series library (Ground Floor, Cougar Town) with a pilot order for Wrecked. The deserted island comedy has been described a... [Read More]
 
Sam Grittner is recording his first album November 21st in NYC
New York comedian Sam Grittner is recording his debut album this fall. Grittner will be recording his album, Poor Decisions, Expensive Mistakes, at NY’s  Treehouse Theater (formerly This Theater) on November 21st. Joining him will be comedians Emmy Blotnick, Luke Thayer, Todd Mole, and Ab... [Read More]
 
Chris Gethard Explains the Making of Wednesday Night's 'TCGS' Brawl
by Megh Wright Yesterday Chris Gethard posted a bizarre clip from this week's TCGS showing what appeared to be a brawl with an angry public access producer named Smith, which turned out to be an elaborate stunt he planned with comedian Brett Davis. Gethard explained the behind-the-scenes process of ... [Read More]
 
Wyatt Cenac: Standup, Writer, Puppet Aficionado
by Monique Madrid Wyatt Cenac is best known as being a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as well as writing for King of The Hill. He’s also been in films such as Sleepwalk With Me and Darren Grodsky’s independent film Growing Up (and Other Lies). Working more on his own ... [Read More]