Netflix to Premiere a Talk Show Hosted by Chelsea Handler in 2016
by Megh Wright Chelsea Handler's next talk show home is officially Netflix. According to Deadline, the E! late night host has set a deal with the streaming network for a talk show, hour standup special, and four docu-comedy specials. The standup special will premiere on Netflix on October 16th and t... [Read More]
Netflix signs Chelsea Handler to talk-show deal in 2016, and specials starting now
Perhaps there will be no such thing as a late-night talk show in 2016. Perhaps there isn't even now, when you consider how much of the content produced by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman and Conan O'Brien is passed around online the following day. So why not Netflix?! Chelsea Handler and... [Read More]
David Wain reveals ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ prequel details on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)
David Wain visited Late Night with Seth Meyers last night to promote his new movie They Came Together, which hits theaters June 27 and stars Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd. Also starring the likes of Cobie Smulders, Ed Helms and Michael Ian Black, it’s a romantic comedy that basically rails against... [Read More]
Shane Mauss
Shane Mauss’s new special, Mating Season, finishes with the very beginning of his live performance. (It’s him firing a t-shirt gun into the audience in lieu of a warm-up act.) With this in mind, it feels fair to start with the end of his special, when it becomes clear that Mauss’s ... [Read More]
Myq Kaplan on Late Night with Seth Meyers
Myq Kaplan puts enough thought into his jokes that he's thought out the arguments and counterarguments, and those are all part of the jokes, too. In this set from Thursday's Late Night with Seth Meyers, Kaplan fills us in on Facebook's thoughts on adding a second button as an alternative to "Like," ... [Read More]
The Hollywood Reporter hosted the 2014 comedy showrunners roundtable
For the last few years Emmy time, The Hollywood reporter has held roundtable discussions with many TV luminaries. Our favorite is the sitcom TV showrunners because it’s a lot of our favorite comedy people talking about their shows. The 2014 edition just hit the internet and it’s packed f... [Read More]
Here's the Trailer for the Netflix Animated Series 'BoJack Horseman' Starring Will Arnett and Amy Sedaris
by Bradford Evans This is the trailer for BoJack Horseman, Netflix's newest comedy, an animated show about a washed-up former sitcom star who's also a talking horse (voiced by Will Arnett). Set to debut on August 28th, BoJack was created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg (Splitsider's Exquisite Corpse P... [Read More]
Watch the trailer for Netflix’s new animated comedy “BoJack Horseman”
Netflix has been a popular alternative to cable television for a while and their original programming has been knocking it out of the park. Aside from bringing back cult favorite Arrested Development, Netflix is now debuting their first original comedy series BoJack Horseman. An adult-oriented anima... [Read More]
Hulu may order the sixth season of “Community”
The show that could, Community just never seems to be one to lie down and die a quiet death. The dream of #sixseasonsandamovie seems to still have a glimmer of hope. Reports are that Hulu is in early talks with Sony to produce a sixth season of the show, which was cancelled by NBC a […] Hulu ... [Read More]
“Wet Hot American Summer” headed to Netflix as a series
The nostalgia trip keeps flowing for Netflix as it appears the DVD/streaming company is looking to once again capitalize on the resurrection of a cult classic. The show, which was a who’s who of comedic talent showcased before many of them became household names – Paul Rudd, David Wain, ... [Read More]