'Alpha House' Is TV's Newest, Not Its Best, Political Comedy
by Bradford Evans The bar for political comedy on TV has been set pretty high by The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, and Veep, so it has to be an intimidating subgenre for any new show to tackle. Amazon's new sitcom Alpha House, one of the first ever original programs from the company alongside Sili... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon, John Goodman, and Paul Rudd to return host ‘Saturday Night Live’ in December
Saturday Night Live has announced who we can expect to see on its final episodes of 2013, and it includes familiar faces. Paul Rudd is up first, slated to host the December 7 episode with musical guest One Direction (cue screaming girls). Then John Goodman returns to host the December 14 show with m... [Read More]
Paul Rudd, John Goodman, and Jimmy Fallon to Host the Last Three 'SNL's of the Year
by Bradford Evans NBC announced today the hosts for the last three SNL episodes of the year: Paul Rudd, John Goodman, and Jimmy Fallon. Rudd will host the December 7th episode with musical guest One Direction, Goodman will host on the December 14th with musical guest Kings of Leon, and Jimmy Fallon ... [Read More]
Amazon's First Shows 'Alpha House' and 'Betas' to Premiere This Month; First 3 Episodes Free
by Bradford Evans Amazon announced today the premiere dates for its first two original comedies. The John Goodman-starring Alpha House, about a quartet of Washington D.C. senators living together, will debut November 15th. The Silicon Valley startup sitcom Betas, starring Jon Daly, will begin airing... [Read More]
Amazon set to premiere their first two original comedy series
Looks like Amazon isn’t ok with letting Netflix get all the original online show glory. Amazon is all set to premiere it’s first two comedies, Alpha House and Betas. The two shows are set to drop on November 15th and November 22nd, Deadline reports. While both shows may strike you as new... [Read More]
Yes, Bitter Can Be Funny: Bitter Party Of Five
Ever been bitter? How about the time you shot a TV pilot (along with Roseanne Barr and John Goodman) and you were sure it was going to be picked up, [...]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is an LA via Chicago comedian, writer and actor. You can find h... [Read More]
Amazon orders up series for sitcoms “Alpha House” and “Betas”
If you say it's all Greek to you when it comes to figuring out how Amazon.com's Amazon Studios would make sense of its first wave of sitcom pilots, then, well, congratulations. Your Amazon Studios Fantasy League picks of Alpha House and Betas made it... [Read More]
Joel McHale and John Goodman Talk Community Season 3
The hit comedy series Community will kick off NBC's Thursday night comedy lineup once again, with Season 3 premiering on September 22 at 8 PM ET. This year, Greendale Community College has a new addition with John Goodman joining the cast as Vice Dean Raybourne. John Goodman and series star Joel McHale recently held a conference call to discuss this new season of the hit comedy series. Here's what they had to say.. [Read More]
Video: Preview the premiere of “Community,” season three
NBC has been pretty gracious with the amount of Community video previews they’ve posted online. But this is the first one that has shown more than a few seconds of character interaction in the context of the first episode.. [Read More]
Community Scoop: John Goodman Registers as Greendale's Latest Foe
Michael K. Williams isn't the only actor making a swing through Greendale Community College in the upcoming season; John Goodman is also set to appear in at least six episodes. He'll play "Vice Dean Laybourne, the head of Greendale's air conditioning repair school, and he will become a major foe for both Dean Pelton and our favorite study group." [Read More]