Unofficial word on the Sarah Silverman Program: There will be a season 3
Via Twitter, comedian Steve Agee — he plays "Steve," Brian Posehn's ("Brian") boyfriend on the show — announced (but disclaimed that this is not an official statement) at about 8:30 pm EST the following: "i was just told by director and co-creator that we WILL have a season 3! Ten episodes. Writing starts soon." [Read More]
The Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy Recap
You won't get to see The Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy until it airs March 15 at 10pm/9c, but today you get your first glimpse at the event which taped last night. There were no punches pulled, and the guest of honor took all of the barbs in stride. Here are some of best jokes of the night: [Read More]
Rebellion on Sarah Silverman set
The economic downturn is jeopardizing "The Sarah Silverman Program," one of Comedy Central's signature series. The show's creators -- Silverman, Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab -- have threatened to quit after the cable network told them the budget for their series would be slashed by more than 20%. [Read More]
Patton Oswalt's new babies: CD, Comedy Central special, and actual baby
"I'm expecting a daughter at the end of April...(applause break)...I just hope she gets my looks and personality!" -- Patton Oswalt, last weekend at Carolines in New York City, during a set full of material about how he'll have to change his lifestyle once he becomes a father. [Read More]
Comedy Central Picks Up Michael and Michael Have Issues
Michael and Michael Have Issues has been greenlit and will premiere in July! Executive produced by Black, Showalter, Jim Biederman ("Whitest Kids U Know," "I'm With Busey") and Lou Wallach, "Michael and Michael Have Issues" stars Black and Showalter in a new twist on narrative and sketch comedies that features the long-time comedic partners as the hosts of their own fictitious sketch show. [Read More]
Demetri Martin debut tops Comedy Central's chart
Comedy Central's "Important Things With Demetri Martin" was the network's most-watched series premiere since "Chappelle's Show" in 2003. [Read More]
Talent Announced for Roast of Larry the Cable Guy
This year's Roasters include Drew Carey, Nick DiPaolo, Jeff Foxworthy, Greg Giraldo, Toby Keith, Lisa Lampanelli, Dan Marino, Jeffrey Ross, among many others to be announced. [Read More]
'Important Things with Demetri Martin' Review
Comedy Central's new sketch comedy series Important Things with Demetri Martin premieres next week, but I was fortunate enough to get a screener of the first two episodes. So the big question is: Should you check the show out, or will it be one of the many Comedy Central series to disappear off the radar immediately after debuting? [Read More]
Demetri Martin on Important Things - LA Weekly Interview
Important Things With Demetri Martin (premieres on February 11), which features skits, songs and throwing water balloons at passersby. We caught up with Martin in New York, via e-mail, to chat about semi-important things. [Read More]
Demetri Martin Geeks Out on Simple, Funny Things
As a writer for Conan O'Brien and a trend-spotting nerd for The Daily Show, comedian Demetri Martin has come off like a cute John Hodgman. But now he's getting a chance to stretch out and show off with his own show, Important Things With Demetri Martin, debuting Feb. 11 on Comedy Central. [Read More]