NBC orders more episodes of “Whitney” and “Up All Night”
It turns out the ratings for two of NBC’s new comedies, Whitney and Up All All Night have been strong enough to warrant full season commitments. Many times networks will test out new shows by committing to a certain number of episodes, promote ... [Read More]
“50/50″ stays true to its buzz; is equally funny and stark
It seems in a world of trailers designed to trick people into watching a different film than the one that was actually made, a movie delivering on what it promised would seem out of the question. 50/50 bucks that trend and fulfilled on what every TV ... [Read More]
The Office’s Jenna Fischer gives birth
If you’ve been watching The Office this season, you might have noticed that Pam and Jim are pregnant once again. Well, technically, just Pam. Turns out that was a very convenient storyline for Jenna Fischer, because it was announced today that she an... [Read More]
Watch Cartman deal with Asperger’s Syndrome in new “South Park” episode
South Park returns to Comedy Central on Wednesday (10 pm ET) with an all new episode. This one is called “Ass Bergers,” and is described by the network like this: “Cartman finds a unique way of coping with Asperger’s Syndrome. Even ... [Read More]
“Bucky Larson” actor Joey Diaz calls Nick Swardson flick the “worst movie of all time”
By now, we all know comedian Nick Swardson’s latest attempt at motion picture success — Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star — has been met with nothing but abysmal reviews. The go-to online movie rating site Rotten Tomatoes has the flic... [Read More]
Rejoice: There will be an Arrested Development movie, and new episodes!
After months — no, years! — of rumors and vague promises and speculation, we can say, without any doubt, there will be an Arrested Development movie. Also, there will be new Arrested Development episodes for television. That’s what ... [Read More]
It’s official: Ricky Gervais is back on Twitter
Since late yesterday, Ricky Gervais (or @RickyGervais, if you will) has been Tweeting non-stop. Before that time, the hugely famous comic was silent– since Jan. 9, 2010 when he signed off with, “I am sorry, but I am going to stop these tw... [Read More]
Comedian Matt Goldich launches Twitter talk show
As if you needed another reason to leave Facebook — with all of it’s unnecessary changes — Twitter, in addition to being mostly non-invasive, now has it’s own talk show. Former writer for the Late Show with David Letterman and... [Read More]
Tina Fey tops Forbes list of highest paid actresses, beats out Desperate Housewives
In Hollywood, where marginally talented actors and actresses are constantly rewarded for upholding stereotypes and maintaining the status quo, it’s nice to see someone like Tina Fey — a trailblazer in the comedy game — is the one on... [Read More]
Dane Cook tells Laughspin he’s “beyond aroused” to land development deal at NBC
Hugely successful Dane Cook has struck a development deal with NBC to produce a sitcom. The half-hour project, set to roll out next Fall, according to Deadline, would star Cook and would be produced by his production outfit SuperFInger Entertainment.... [Read More]