'Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Ratings Don't Improve Despite Two Golden Globe Wins
by Bradford Evans Fox's acclaimed new comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine won some big awards this weekend, but that didn't effect its ratings for its first episode since the wins. At Sunday's Golden Globes, Brooklyn won more awards than any other comedy, taking home the "Best TV Series – Musical or Com... [Read More]
Paul Rudd to Star in Adam Scott's Fourth and Final 'Greatest Event in Television History'
by Bradford Evans Adam Scott's fourth Greatest Event in Television History special is set to air on Adult Swim next Thursday, January 23rd, and Entertainment Weekly has revealed that Paul Rudd will be co-starring with Scott in the new installment. The specials, which have been shot-for-shot rem... [Read More]
This Week In Web Videos: 'Are You a DILDO?'
by Luke Kelly-Clyne It’s another year and that means another batch of “This Week In Web Videos” installments. And this thing you’re reading now is the first of those. Except we’re starting off the year on a bit of an unusual note because I’m doing something I tol... [Read More]
Adult Swim Renews 'China, IL' for Season 3
by Bradford Evans Adult Swim announced today that they've renewed the animated comedy China, IL for a third season. There's no word yet on when Season 3 is expected to premiere or how many episodes long it'll be, but production is set to begin later this year. Created by Brad Neely, China, IL f... [Read More]
Rapper Eve Is Developing a Comedy for ABC
by Megh Wright For those of you who have been waiting for a semi-autographical comedy series starring rapper/actress Eve, your wish might actually come true. According to THR, ABC is currently developing a show with Eve for the 2014-2015 season that focuses on interracial relationships. Eve — ... [Read More]
Greg Proops talks parenting, education and the impact of podcasting (Exclusive Laughspin video)
The name of Greg Proops’ wildly popular podcast – The Smartest Man in the World – is somewhere between hyperbole and reality. The comedian, of course, is not the smartest man in the world (though how would we even quantify that, so maybe he is?), but he’s one of very few midd... [Read More]
Adam Sandler’s ‘Grown Ups 2′ leads Razzies with 8 nominations
It’s officially award season and that includes the Razzies, otherwise known as the award given to the worst of Hollywood films in any certain category (Worst Movie, Worst Actor, etc.) Leading the way this year for Razzie awards was Adam Sandler’s terrible Grown Up’s 2 with eight no... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders Victorian-Era Pilot Created by and Starring Natasha Leggero
by Megh Wright It's a good week for new Comedy Central shows, especially now with the news of their most recent pilot order from Ben Stiller's production company Red Hour created by and starring Burning Love staple and Tubbin' with Tash star Natasha Leggero. According to Deadline, Leggero will star ... [Read More]
Jason Woliner: Somewhere Between Mad Men & A Popeye Cartoon
If you’re any sort of respectable comedy nerd, you know who Jason Woliner is. He’s the guy who’s directed and written for some of your favorite comedy shows: Human Giant, Delocated, […]Author informationCaitlin KunkelCaitlin Kunkel is a writer and director as well as a ... [Read More]
How Zach Galifianakis Is Using His Success to Do More of What He Wants
by Bradford Evans Yesterday, FX announced that Zach Galifianakis is starring in a new pilot that he's co-writing with Louis C.K. On top of sounding like a comedy nerd's wet dream, the project is surprising in the sense that movie stars of Zach Galifianakis's caliber are usually too busy and are maki... [Read More]