Comedy Central orders up two new comedy series: “The Other Two” and “South Side”
The former co-head writers of Saturday Night Live didn’t have to wait long to launch their next project, as Comedy Central has ordered The Other Two from Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider to series. The network simultaneously announced the order of South Side, from brothers Bashir and Sulta... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders ‘The Other Two’ and ‘South Side’ to Series
Comedy Central just gave series orders to two new shows. First up is half-hour comedy The Other Two, which is crated, written, and executive produced by Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, who recently left their jobs as co-head writers at Saturday Night Live. Here’s the logline: Created by, writ... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders ‘The Other Two’ and ‘South Side’ to Series
Comedy Central just gave series orders to two new shows. First up is half-hour comedy The Other Two, which is crated, written, and executive produced by Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, who recently left their jobs as co-head writers at Saturday Night Live. Here’s the logline: Created by, writ... [Read More]
Sean Hughes imagines his death: 'I know how boring funerals can be'
In a poem that has been widely shared by fans after his death, the comic thinks of his ashes being scattered in a bar – and getting a mention in the Guardian‘Charming, soulful, a proper comic’: Sean Hughes tributes I want to be cremated Continue reading...... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. Spends a Day with Chicago Anti-Violence Group CeaseFire on ‘The Daily Show’
The Daily Show kicked off its week of Chicago shows last night, and the episode featured the above segment starring correspondent Roy Wood Jr., who heads to the South Side to meet some of the ex-gang members who now work for CeaseFire, a program that mediates gang conflict and patrols dangerous neig... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. Spends a Day with Chicago Anti-Violence Group CeaseFire on ‘The Daily Show’
The Daily Show kicked off its week of Chicago shows last night, and the episode featured the above segment starring correspondent Roy Wood Jr., who heads to the South Side to meet some of the ex-gang members who now work for CeaseFire, a program that mediates gang conflict and patrols dangerous neig... [Read More]
'Charming, soulful, a proper comic': Sean Hughes tributes – and his funniest jokes
By his mid-20s he had scooped the Perrier award and landed his own TV show. But Sean Hughes never wanted to be a stadium standup. Mark Steel and Rhona Cameron pay tribute to a troubled talent – and we pick some of his best gagsSean Hughes: comedian dies aged 51Sparky comedy gadfly in a league ... [Read More]
Comedy On Comics: Yvonne Orji Could Star In A Marvel Superhero Movie, As ‘Spectrum’
Sure, we all know Yvonne Orji as Molly in Insecure. But, she would make for an excellent addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Given the power of social media, anything is possible. The character in mind for Orji: Spectrum. You may not be familiar with Spectrum, Yvonne might not be either. So l... [Read More]
Comedy On Comics: Yvonne Orji Could Star In A Marvel Superhero Movie, As ‘Spectrum’
Sure, we all know Yvonne Orji as Molly in Insecure. But, she would make for an excellent addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Given the power of social media, anything is possible. The character in mind for Orji: Spectrum. You may not be familiar with Spectrum, Yvonne might not be either. So l... [Read More]
Farewell to Sean Hughes, sparky comedy gadfly in a league of his own
From the bumbling misadventures of Sean’s Show to the jaunty misanthropy of his later standup material, Hughes – who has died aged 51 – was a master of telling messy truths There were two distinct chapters to Sean Hughes’ career: the comedy prodigy and ubiquitous TV star, the... [Read More]