Now this is parallel thinking: “Key & Peele,” “Friends of the People” both imagine the true story behind Urkel on “Family Matters”
All of the talk this week about Saturday Night Live's new Tina Turner sketch looking a little too much like The Groundlings new Tina Turner sketch been getting you down? We have another, better example of parallel thinking in sketch comedy to examine already! I bet the folks at TruTV and new sketch ... [Read More]
First look at TruTV’s new sketch comedy show, “Friends of the People” (video)
Earlier this year TruTV greenlit its first sketch comedy show, Friends of the People. With the cast being made up from many of the comedians and writers from the defunct In Living Color reboot. While the debut season of the show doesn’t premiere until this fall, a first look at the sketch show... [Read More]
TruTV orders its first-ever sketch comedy show
TruTV has added a new sketch comedy show to its comedy line-up. Friends Of The People will launch this summer with a 10-episode order from the network. The sketch show stars an impressive line-up of comedians, who will also serve as writers and executive producers: Kevin Barnett (pictured, Guy Code)... [Read More]
truTV orders new sketch series, ‘Friends of The People’ featuring most of the cast/writers from the ill-fated ‘In Living Color’ reboot
truTV is moving beyond its scripted reality TV and ordered a sketch comedy TV show called Friends of the People. The show will feature comedians Kevin Barnett, Jennifer Bartels, Jermaine Fowler, Lil Rel Howery, The Lucas Brothers, and Josh Rabinowitz. The network ordered 10 episodes including the pi... [Read More]
truTV Orders a Sketch Comedy Show Starring The Lucas Brothers, Jermaine Fowler, and More
by Megh Wright Reality show network truTV has greenlit its first-ever sketch comedy show. According to Deadline, the channel has ordered 10 episodes of Friends of the People, a blend of scripted sketches and man-on-the-street segments that will star The Lucas Brothers, Kevin Barnett (Guy Code), Josh... [Read More]
Nikki Glaser, Brody Stevens, Jonah Ray and 14 more comedians to film half-hour specials for Comedy Central
Comedy Central will kick off its second year of filming its new half-hour comedy special series, plainly titled The Half Hour, which replaced the network’s original 30-minute stand-up series Comedy Central Presents. All shows will tape in Boston Feb.... [Read More]
The revamped In Living Color: Meet the first four cast members (Videos)
We reported in October of last year that Fox was re-launching groundbreaking sketch comedy series In Living Color, which originally aired on the network from 1990 – 1994. Since that time, Fox and comedy club The Laugh Factory held open auditions to h... [Read More]