Unaired ‘Selfie’ and ‘Manhattan Love Story’ episodes now available on Hulu
This fall, freshman sitcoms Selfie and Manhattan Love Story were the first to get the axe. The two ran back-to-back and struggled mightily in the ratings. While ABC has decided to part ways with both, they have now found a new home over at Hulu. According to Deadline, unaired episodes of Selfie and ... [Read More]
 
Seth Rogen’s Jewish-Canadian-American Thanksgiving for Funny Or Die (Video)
Seth Rogen isn’t just a hilarious thespian who loves marijuana almost as much as he loves James Franco. He’s also a Jewish human being from Canada! What? It’s true, you guys. If you don’t believe us, you should watch this brand new animation from Funny Or Die, wherein Rogen e... [Read More]
 
Aasif Mandvi talks auditioning for ‘The Daily Show’ on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’
Actor Aasif Mandvi was a guest on last night’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. Mandvi talked about his early days as an actor and his first auditions for a snake charmer and a lot of doctors. “I’ve played more doctors than any actor in the history of Hollywood.” Mandvi followed ... [Read More]
 
ABC gives ‘Cristela’ full season order
While many freshman sitcoms are biting the dust, one got some great news this week. According to Deadline, ABC’s new sitcom Cristela has been given a full season order, bringing season one from thirteen episodes to twenty-two. The only other freshman sitcom to receive the same treatment’... [Read More]
 
Melissa McCarthy’s plus size clothing line will launch next fall, teams with Sunrise Brands
Melissa McCarthy, already an Emmy-winning and Oscar nominated actress, is expanding her resume to include clothing designer. The Bridsemaids and Mike & Molly star has teamed up with Sunrise Brands to create casual sportswear that will include straight and plus sizes. And lest you think she&... [Read More]
 
How 'The Bernie Mac Show' Changed the Future of the Sitcom
by Devin Klos “You know I ain’t lyin!” “America, I tell the truth you can’t say!” “Bust his head til the white meat shows!” Bernie Mac was already an up-and-coming comedian when he starred in Spike Lee’s Original Kings of Comedy in 2000. Having r... [Read More]
 
Freshman Sitcom 'Cristela' Gets a Full Season Order from ABC
by Megh Wright It's not all bad news for new television comedies this year. Deadline reports that new multi-cam comedy and surprise hit Cristela starring standup Cristela Alonzo has been given a nine-episode pickup by ABC, bringing its debut season order from 13 episodes to a full 22-episode season.... [Read More]
 
Bob Odenkirk on Being an Amateur Standup and the Inevitable Decline of Improv
by Bradford Evans Bob Odenkirk may be busier than ever, starring in the upcoming Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul, but that doesn't mean he's put comedy on the back burner. If anything, he's amped up his comedic output as of late. Odenkirk released his first book A Load of Hooey&... [Read More]
 
Here's the Final Trailer for Seth Rogen and James Franco's 'The Interview'
by Megh Wright After angering North Korea, making some big edits, and getting a later premiere date, Seth Rogen and James Franco's latest film The Interview now has a final trailer. Unlike the previous sneak peeks, this time around there seems to be a lot less anti-Kim Jong-un sentiment and a lot mo... [Read More]
 
Amy Sedaris Updates David Letterman on Her Pet Rabbit Tina
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Late Show regular Amy Sedaris's visit with Letterman last night, in which she grills the late night host about his recent decision to get a second dog and updates him on her destructive rabbit Tina, who is apparently about the size of "an Italian meatloaf or maybe a... [Read More]