Edinburgh award winners revealed today
Steve Coogan to present accoldaes [Read More]
Bridget Christie wins Edinburgh award
John Kearns best newcomer [Read More]
ABC Family to Produce Three New Comedy Pilots
ABC Family is adding some new comedy series to their line-up.  Michael Riley, ABC Family president, announced today that the network will be producing three new comedy pilots: Work Mom, Mystery Girls, and Young & Hungry. “We have seen great success with our comedy series and look to g... [Read More]
 
Jim Norton speaks his dirty little mind as an “American Degenerate” on EPIX, releases “Please Be Offended” on CD
Jim Norton hopes you watch his new EPIX stand-up special, American Degenerate, but as the title of his 2012 special for the cable channel went, Please Be Offended. Please don't waste your time writing on Facebook, Tumblr or whatever blogging/social media platform you use to let Norton and us know if... [Read More]
 
Colin Jost In ‘Staten Island Summer’
Lorne Michaels will produce a new comedy called Staten Island Summer. The movie will be written by SNL’s co-head writer—probable soon to be head writer when Seth Meyers leaves—Colin Jost [...]Author informationJazmine HillAssociate Editor at Serial OptimistFuture writer director. 2... [Read More]
 
Michael Ian Black Will Be a Series Regular on the New Fox Sitcom 'Us & Them'
by Bradford Evans There's going to be a little bit of a The State reunion on TV this season. Michael Ian Black has been added as a series regular on Fox's midseason sitcom Us & Them, in which he'll play the brother of a character played by fellow State alum Kerri Kenney, THR reports. Black was a... [Read More]
 
‘Blue Is The Warmest Color’ & The NC-17 Stigma
A few days ago, one of the year’s most highly anticipated, yet controversial movies Blue is the Warmest Color was rated NC-17 by the MPAA for explicit sexual content. The [...]Author informationJohn Michael SimkoContributing EditorJohn Michael Simko is a pop culture enthusiast born in the wron... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Writer Michael Patrick O'Brien Is Also Joining the Cast as a Featured Player
by Bradford Evans Saturday Night Live writer Michael Patrick O'Brien will be joining the cast of the show this fall, Deadline reports. O'Brien, who has been with the show as a writer since 2009, will be the fifth new addition to the cast this season as as a featured player after Beck Bennett, J... [Read More]
 
Critics Really Like Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright's 'The World's End'
by Elise Czajkowski It's been a pretty good summer for apocalyptic comedies, and The World's End, the third film in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, is getting rave reviews from critics, earning a 92% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 82 out of 100 on Metacritic. The film,... [Read More]
 
Good Neighbor Is the New Lonely Island: 'SNL' Hires Director Dave McCary Alongside Two Cast Members
by Adam Frucci In 2005, when SNL hired the three members of existing sketch group The Lonely Island — Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg, and Jorma Taccone — it was something that the show had never done before. But it sure worked, with the trio creating the SNL Digital Short format that becam... [Read More]