Watch a Trailer for the New 'South Park' Video Game 'The Stick of Truth'
by Bradford Evans Here's the trailer for South Park: The Stick of Truth, a new role-playing game out November 19th on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows PC. Trey Parker and Matt stone wrote the script for the game and provided the voices of the characters, and it looks to be a cut above previous ... [Read More]
Coming soon to cable, ‘The Simpsons’
As inescapable as The Simpsons has been for the last two decades, what with its weekly Sunday airing and twice-nightly syndicated shows, you’ve seen them on Fox affiliates only. That’s about to change, as Twentieth Century Fox is getting set to shop the long-running cartoon to cable netw... [Read More]
The CW renews “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” opening door to more comedy programming in 2014
Only two weeks into its revival, Whose Line Is It Anyway? not only has proven to be a hit for The CW, but it's also revived the broadcast network's hopes to program actual sitcoms and other comedy series on its dial. The CW announced late Monday it had ordered a second season of Whose Line with Aish... [Read More]
Metta World Peace Is Doing a Standup Tour
by Bradford Evans Get excited, fans of athletes doing standup! The NBA's own Metta World Peace (formerly known as Ron Artest) has been promoting a new standup tour called "Metta World Peace Presents Ultimate Comedy" via Twitter, with a poster that says the shows are "hosted by your favorite athlete,... [Read More]
Watch the Amazing Trailer for Ben Stiller's 'Secret Life of Walter Mitty'
by Bradford Evans Here's the trailer for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Directed by and starring Ben Stiller, the movie is based on the classic James Thurber story about a man who disappears into his own vivid daydreams. Kristen Wiig, Sean Penn, Adam Scott, Shirley MacLaine, and Patton Oswalt rou... [Read More]
Annette Bening and Director Jay Roach Are Making a Comedy Aimed at HBO
by Bradford Evans Four-time Oscar nominee Annette Bening has teamed up with filmmaker Jay Roach for a new comedy series, Deadline reports. The show is called The Third Coast, and producers are preparing to pitch it to HBO but are doing an informal reading of the script first. The Third Coast would s... [Read More]
Watch the Trailer for 'Bad Milo,' a Horror-Comedy Starring Ken Marino and a Butt Demon
by Bradford Evans Here's the trailer for Bad Milo! a new horror-comedy that's set to debut on demand August 29th and in theaters October 4th. Produced by the Duplass Brothers, the movie stars Ken Marino as a guy with a demon living inside his butt and it features an impressive supporting cast that ... [Read More]
Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry 2013 at Just For Laughs: The case against Adam Carolla
Did Andy Kindler make any self-deprecating comments during his State of the Industry at Montreal's Just For Laughs festival? Did I need to include a year in that previous sentence? Rhetorical questions aside, Kindler's annual rhetorical roast of the year in comedy and show business again delighted a... [Read More]
Just For Laughs Montreal: Joan Rivers Gala
A 5:00 p.m. gala? Why not? Even before the first glimmer of her outfit’s first sequin was visible, Joan Rivers had the Place des Arts audience eating out of the palm of her hand. While the crowd skewed older, it wasn’t to the extreme you’d ex... [Read More]
'The Simpsons' Nears a Deal for Cable Syndication; Does This Mean the Show Is Ending Soon?
by Bradford Evans The Simpsons has been on for nearly 25 years, but reruns of the show have never aired on cable during that time… until now. TV Guide reports that Fox is nearing a deal to sell the long-running series into syndication to a cable network sometime soon. The network's other anim... [Read More]