Mason Pryor, son of Richard, booed off Showtime at the Apollo
You can tell by the look on Steve Harvey’s face that things are not going well for Mason Pryor, the young son of the late comedy legend Richard Pryor, on this episode of Showtime at the Apollo. After a big buildup and an opening “hello!” from Mason, the audience loses interest in h... [Read More]
‘In Living Color’ Gets Its Own History Book with ‘Homey Don’t Play That’
When In Living Color premiered on Fox in 1990, the sketch series represented the beginning of a wave of Black network programming unlike any seen on television in decades (arguably ever). In 1994, In Living Color ended along with four other Black series on Fox alone (the syndicated talk show The Ars... [Read More]
Nathan Lee Graham on Eartha Kitt, Bottle Episodes, and the Lost Glamour of Air Travel
Comedy fans may best know Nathan Lee Graham as Todd, the panicky assistant of Jacobim Mugatu in Zoolander and Zoolander 2. But that is merely scratching the latte-drenched surface of Graham’s body of work. He has added his certain level of glamour to guesting roles on Absolutely Fabulous, Scru... [Read More]
Kobi Libii Checks in on Fox News, “Television’s Home for Black History Month,” on ‘The Opposition’
Black History Month has begun, so during last night’s The Opposition, Jordan Klepper welcomed Citizen Journalist Kobi Libii to check in on how Fox News, AKA “television’s home for Black History Month,” is handling things: “All across Fox News, they’re taking advan... [Read More]
Fox Orders ‘Bless This Mess’ Pilot from Liz Meriwether and Lake Bell
Liz Meriwether is keeping super busy these days. According to The Wrap, Fox has ordered a pilot produced by the New Girl creator and Lake Bell called Bless this Mess. The single-cam show, which has been in development at Fox since last year, centers on “a newlywed couple that gives up their dr... [Read More]
Fox Orders Steve Dildarian Comedy Pilot ‘Dan the Weatherman’
Fox just added another comedy pilot — this time about how tough it is, apparently, to be a white guy in the world today. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has ordered a single-cam pilot written and executive produced by The Life & Times of Tim creator Steve Dildarian called ... [Read More]
Fox Orders Steve Dildarian Comedy Pilot ‘Dan the Weatherman’
Fox just added another comedy pilot — this time about how tough it is, apparently, to be a white guy in the world today. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has ordered a single-cam pilot written and executive produced by The Life & Times of Tim creator Steve Dildarian called ... [Read More]
Fox Orders ‘Daddy Issues’ Comedy Pilot Produced by Liz Meriwether
New Girl’s Liz Meriwether has a new pilot in the works at Fox. According to Deadline, the network has given a pilot order to a comedy produced by Meriwether titled Daddy Issues with Erin Foster (Barely Famous) set to write and star. Based on Foster’s life, Daddy Issues centers on Fo... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper Chats with Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on ‘The Opposition’
Here’s a clip from last night’s The Opposition, where Jordan Klepper sits down with former Mexican President Vicente Fox to discuss Donald Trump’s racist comments against Mexicans and the border wall and why he’s taken it upon himself to speak out against Trump on Twitter. &n... [Read More]
Fox Orders ‘Rel’ and ‘Our People’ Comedy Pilots
Fox has two new comedy pilots in the works. According to Deadline, the network has given pilot orders to a single-cam comedy titled Our People as well as a multi-cam comedy starring Lil Rel Howery called Rel. From Lee Daniels and Vali Chandrasekaran, Our People is based on Israel’s Nevsu: A Yo... [Read More]