CBS inks sitcom deals with Melissa McCarthy, Martin Lawrence, Nick Stoller
It seems CBS is on a shopping spree for comedy pilots. This comes on the heels of the nominal success of the series premiere of Rob Schneider’s new project ¡Rob!. The broadcast network bought two sitcom deals a piece for Martin Lawrence and Mik... [Read More]
Melissa McCarthy Sells Another Comedy Project to CBS Network
Melissa McCarthy’s Emmy hasn’t even gathered dust yet, but she is already busy turning more projects into gold. She is a hot commodity these days and Hollywood is not going to ignore that fact. The Mike & Molly network has bought a ha... [Read More]
Watch Ben Stiller come up short in new Saturday Night Live promo
We’re just a few days away from Saturday Night Live‘s third episode of the season. Ben Stiller will be hosting and Foster The People will play the part of musical guest. As far as I’m concerned, SNL‘s Win-Loss record this year... [Read More]
All eyes will be on Melissa McCarthy as season two of “Mike & Molly” premieres tonight
During Mike & Molly‘s break after its first season on CBS, its co-star Melissa McCarthy snagged herself the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. It’s a blessing and a curse, for sure, since all eyes will be on McCart... [Read More]
Alec Baldwin To Host SNL Season Premiere
Coming off the heels of Lorne Michaels' announcement that all current "Saturday Night Live" cast members will return for the 37th season, the "SNL" executive producer has also announced Alec Baldwin as the host of the upcoming season premiere, according to Bill Carter of The New York Times. The second episode of the season will be hosted by "Bridesmaids" scene-stealer (and Emmy nominee for "Mike and Molly") Melissa McCarthy. [Read More]
A Brief Oral History of Melissa McCarthy's Huge Bridesmaids Performance
This spring, in a career-making performance, TV veteran Melissa McCarthy ("Gilmore Girls," "Mike & Molly") stole Bridesmaids as Megan, a self-made woman of great machismo, voracious sexual appetites, mysterious financial resources, and a truly atrocious wardrobe. To discover how the role came together, we spoke with McCarthy, Bridesmaids director Paul Feig, and her castmates—many of whom first met a decade ago doing improv with L.A.'s renowned Groundlings troupe. [Read More]
Bridesmaids' Melissa McCarthy & Annie Mumolo Sell Hockey Comedy Pitch To Paramount
Mike & Molly star Melissa McCarthy and Annie Mumolo have sold to Paramount Pictures an untitled laffer pitch that will be written as a star vehicle for McCarthy. McCarthy and Mumolo star in the Judd Apatow-produced Bridesmaids, which Mumolo wrote with Kristen Wiig. [Read More]
Bridesmaids Video Interviews - talked to the director and cast of the hilarious new comedy, Bridesmaids, hitting theaters this Friday, May 13. You can watch the interviews with director Paul Feig, Kristen Wiig (who also co-produced and co-wrote), Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ellie Kemper and Melissa McCarthy. [Read More]