FXX’s late night animation block will premiere January 22nd
FXX, the FX network’s comedy-centric sister channel, will be launching a new late night animation block in 2015. In an announcement today, the network revealed the new weekly hourlong block will premiere on Thursday, January 22nd at midnight. Along for the ride is the underrated series Lu... [Read More]
 
Broken Lizard score TBS comedy pilot ‘Quality Time’
Broken Lizard may spend some quality time on TBS if all goes according to plan. TNT/TBS head Kevin Reilly ordered a pilot from the makers of Super Troopers and Beerfest. Broken Lizard members Paul Soter, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme and Erik Stolhanske will write and star in Quality Time. The show i... [Read More]
 
“The Big Lebowski” gets his White Russian in the form of the National Film Registry alongside “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”
The 1998 cult movie classic The Big Lebowski that has spawned its own annual festival, 12 years strong now and nationwide, will be going into the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry. It’s film’s version of the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame. 25 films a year get in and have... [Read More]
 
FXX's New Late Night Animation Block Premieres January 22nd
by Megh Wright FXX is adding a weekly late night animation block to the mix. The network announced today that the hourlong animation block will premiere on Thursday January 22nd at midnight, with a special sneak preview set to air after the New Year's Simpsons marathon on January 1st at 12:00am. Bot... [Read More]
 
James Corden talks his new hosting gig on ‘Late Night’
It was another meeting of the late night hosts on Tuesday’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. Meyers’ guest was the soon-to-be host of the Late Late Show, James Corden. Naturally, the two talked about their new hosting gigs. Corden reveals that Meyers was the first person to reach out to Cord... [Read More]
 
Watch Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Scott Adsit, and More Improvise an NPR Show in 1997
by Megh Wright Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy's biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, a... [Read More]
 
Watch the first trailer for the final season of ‘Parks and Recreation’
One of the greatest comedies on TV will be bowing out with it’s final season this winter. NBC’s Parks and Recreation will run it’s seventh season over two months, doubling up on episodes each Tuesday, starting January 13th. NBC released the first trailer for the final season today,... [Read More]
 
Broken Lizard gets a Pilot Order from TBS for their “Quality Time”
The guys who gave us with Super Troopers, Beerfest, and Club Dread are going to be bringing their comedy chops to TV, TBS to be exact, who has ordered a pilot from the group currently titled “Quality Time”. There’s some room over there with the recent cancellations of Sullivan and ... [Read More]
 
Here's the First Trailer for 'Parks and Rec's Final Season
by Megh Wright Parks and Recreation returns to NBC for its seventh and final season on January 13th, and the network released the first trailer today featuring the Pawnee gang in the year 2017. Apparently in only two years we'll be overtaken by drones and the undeniable charm of Johnny Karate. 0 Co... [Read More]
 
NYC Premiere of Seth Rogen and James Franco’s “The Interview” cancelled following threats
When does Comedy cross the line? What’s off limits? What isn’t safe, even if it’s living in the world of parody? Or in this case, the form of a comedic film. But is there always truth in jest? That’s the equivalent of the classic Chicken or the Egg dilemma for the comedy univ... [Read More]