Comedy Central orders animated pilot from @DadBoner
This is the story about another Twitter feed being turned into a TV show. Reports are coming in that the hilarious twitter handle @DadBoner got an animated pilot order from Comedy Central. For those unfamiliar, @DadBoner is written by a fictional character named Karl Welzein. Karl is a middle-aged M... [Read More]
 
Ken Jeong to Star in WWE-Produced Comedy with Hulk Hogan and David Hasselhoff
by Megh Wright Ken Jeong is breaking into the world of WWE movies. Variety reports that the Community favorite has signed on to star in a comedy for WWE Studios with a working title of Untitled Celebrity Death Pool. The film will center on Jeong's character as "a struggling nightclub owner who after... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central Orders an Animated Pilot from @DadBoner
by Megh Wright Another Twitter feed might get the TV show treatment. Deadline reports that Comedy Central has ordered a pilot from longtime Simpsons writer Tim Long and Mike Burns, who is the mind behind Karl Welzein AKA @DadBoner. Here's the full description of the series, which is based on the @Da... [Read More]
 
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Ted Alexandro Years from now, when people are asked "Where were you during #Ferguson?", a lot of them can say "Pouring a bucket of ice over my head." Matt Dwyer I'm sure people in ... [Read More]
 
Season 2 of 'Adam Devine's House Party' Will Feature Aparna Nancherla, Kurt Braunohler, Kristen Schaal, and More
by Megh Wright Adam Devine's House Party is returning for a second season on September 9th, and Comedy Central released the above sneak peek revealing Devine's latest party location, the very non-dead New Orleans. The season premiere will feature standup from Ian Karmel, Aparna Nancherla, and Brenda... [Read More]
 
Nick Offerman Shares Some Profound Shower Thoughts
by Megh Wright Here's a new video Mashable made with Nick Offerman, in which the Parks and Rec star is tasked with reciting some of the many beautiful epiphanies found on Reddit's r/ShowerThoughts. The result is as genius, hilarious, and manly as you'd expect. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Scott Adsit to Play Sam Adams in AMC Pilot 'We Hate Paul Revere'
by Megh Wright Former 30 Rock and Second City star Scott Adsit has a new television role lined up. Deadline reports that Adsit has been cast in AMC's in-the-works comedy pilot called We Hate Paul Revere, which follows two anti-Revere brothers in Colonial Boston. Ron Livingston was cast as Revere las... [Read More]
 
This Week In Web Videos: 'Don't Walk '
by Luke Kelly-Clyne I’m not going to say Don’t Walk is the Boyhood of web series, because that would be pretty pretentious. What I will say, in the interest of coming across as a bit less of a shithead, is Don’t Walk’s meandering narrative, inspired by one consummately relata... [Read More]
 
NBC Cancels 'Working the Engels' Starring Andrea Martin
by Megh Wright Not even two months after premiering on NBC, Canadian import Working the Engels has been canceled. THR reports that the family comedy starring Andrea Martin and Kacey Rohl — which was given a straight-to-series order last year and featured Martin's fellow SCTV alums Martin ... [Read More]
 
Remembering Robin Williams
You want to be able to quote his inspirational movie lines back to him, to step on a desk and shout to him, "O Captain! My Captain!" You want to be able to hug him close and tight and never let go, telling him, "It's not your fault." And then you want to throw him the curve, twirl him around and sho... [Read More]