Netflix postpones the release of Bill Cosby’s new stand-up special for the foreseeable future
Yikes! With Bill Cosby currently not winning in the court of public opinion stemming from the resurgence of sexual assault allegations, Netflix has decided to postpone the planned release of Cosby’s new stand-up special, Bill Cosby 77 for the foreseeable future. In a statement released today t... [Read More]
Janice Dickinson accuses Billy Cosby of rape, Netflix pulls ‘Bill Cosby 77′ (Video)
Former supermodel Janice Dickinson has accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in 1982. Dickinson, talking to Entertainment Tonight, explained that she was on a modeling shoot in Bali, Indonesia when Cosby gave her call from Lake Tahoe, where he was performing stand-up comedy. Cosby told Dicki... [Read More]
You Can Now Spy on the Netflix Viewing Histories of 'Arrested Development' Characters
by Megh Wright Netflix recently added a brand new Arrested Development easter egg on its website that Reddit users were quick to notice, and it's a fun one: Arrested Development viewers' Netflix homepages now include recently viewed titles from some of the show's characters, including Gob, Buster, a... [Read More]
Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Chelsea Peretti talks Netflix special, Khal Drogo, Golden Girls (Laughspin Interview)
If you haven’t seen Chelsea Peretti’s stand-up, her work on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, or her Twitter account, it’s time for you to catch up. Her observations are honest, sometimes dark, yet her laugh makes you feel like you’ve been taking life way too seriously. I chatted with Pere... [Read More]
This week on TV: One of the greats
We’re smack dab in the middle of sweeps! That means decisions are being made about some of this season’s sitcoms. So far, four shows have been canceled. Which, depending how you feel about Bad Judges and Selfies is a good thing or a bad thing. Of the specials premiering this week, we&rsq... [Read More]
Portlandia season 5 sneak peek: Goths love funerals (Video)
Just in time for Halloween, IFC has released a sneak peek for Portlandia’s fifth season, set to premiere in Janauary 2015. It’s here that we find Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein as an over-the-top Goth couple reveling in planning their respective funerals. They want something special,... [Read More]
Here's the Trailer for Chelsea Peretti's New Standup Special 'One of the Greats'
by Megh Wright Chelsea Peretti's brand new standup special One of the Greats premieres on Netflix November 14th, and the streaming network dropped the trailer today with a few sneak peeks. On choosing the name of her special, Peretti told us last month: "I like the idea of positioning myself as lege... [Read More]
Watch the trailer for Chelsea Peretti’s Netflix special ‘One of the Greats’
Stand-up comedian and Brooklyn Nine-Nine star, Chelsea Peretti has a new comedy special premiering this fall. Part of a great line-up of comedy specials hitting Netflix, Peretti’s One of the Greats was filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Today, Netflix released the first t... [Read More]
Wyatt Cenac: Standup, Writer, Puppet Aficionado
by Monique Madrid Wyatt Cenac is best known as being a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as well as writing for King of The Hill. He’s also been in films such as Sleepwalk With Me and Darren Grodsky’s independent film Growing Up (and Other Lies). Working more on his own ... [Read More]
Netflix snags Bill Burr animated series
Bill Burr will finally star in his own comedy series— but the hilarious red head will only be heard, not seen. Burr’s new animated series F is for Family will release exclusively on Netflix next year. The half-hour cartoon comes from Burr and Michael Price (The Simpsons) and will follow ... [Read More]