Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog to Buddy Up for Adult Swim Series
by Megh Wright In one of the most inspired TV pairings in a while, Adult Swim has ordered a buddy comedy series starring Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, THR reports. The untitled half-hour series is created by Robert Smigel (who voices Triumph), Michael Koman, and David Feldman and f... [Read More]
Louis C.K., Kate McKinnon, Amy Poehler, and More Snag American Comedy Awards
by Megh Wright The American Comedy Awards were last night, you can watch Craig Robinson's grand opening musical act for the show above. Among the winners were Maria Bamford, Kate McKinnon, Amy Poehler; TV shows Parks and Recreation and Modern Family; and films The Heat and This Is the End. Click thr... [Read More]
How I Met Your Dad nearly a series, CBS denies
It seems like audiences will see How I Met Your Dad on CBS this fall. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news of the series order, but quickly updated to note that CBS bigwigs and 20th Century Fox Television deny that such a decision has been made.  How I Met Your Mother ended in M... [Read More]
CBS Orders 'How I Met Your Dad' Pilot to Series (UPDATE)
by Bradford Evans CBS has given a series order to How I Met Your Dad, THR reports. The show, a spinoff of the network's long-running sitcom How I Met Your Mother, is the first new comedy CBS has ordered for the 2014-15 TV season. How I Met Your Dad stars Greta Gerwig as the title character... [Read More]
Rashida Jones, Casey Wilson romantic comedies greenlit by NBC
The day after the Rashida Jones-led comedy Angie Tribeca is greenlit by TBS, the former Parks and Recreation star’s romantic comedy A To Z received a series order from NBC. Jones will produce the show alongside Will McCormack. A To Z is set in the world of an online dating company that details... [Read More]
TBS greenlights Steve Carell’s police comedy starring Rashida Jones
Steve Carell and wife Nancy’s police comedy Angie Tribeca starring Rashida Jones received a 10-episode first season order from TBS. Carell’s project is a single-camera show that focuses on an eccentric but brilliant group of LAPD detectives who investigate crime and refuse to rest until ... [Read More]
NBC Orders Cristin Milioti Comedy 'A to Z' to Series
by Bradford Evans NBC is continuing to load up on new comedies for the fall. The network has given a series order to A to Z, a sitcom starring Cristin Milioti (the titular mother from How I Met Your Mother) and Ben Feldman (Michael Ginsberg from Mad Men). The romantic-comedy series follows a couple ... [Read More]
Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner join forces for USA Network comedy series
Amy Poehler hopes to make Fuse host Billy Eichner a sitcom star at the USA network. The Saturday Night Live alum has signed on to executive produce Difficult People, created by and starring Eichner. USA wants a pilot presentation from the show about two best friends and frustrated comedians in New ... [Read More]
Katt Williams to return to HBO with a new special directed by Spike Lee
He’s back. Comedian Katt Williams will be returning to HBO with a new stand-up special. This will be Williams fourth special with HBO having  previously appeared on the network with his hour specials The Pimp Chronicles Pt.1 in 2006, followed up by It’s Pimpin’, Pimpin’ ... [Read More]
Comedy Central Will Air 'Archer' Reruns Starting Next Year
by Bradford Evans There's going to be a lot more Archer on TV in 2015. Comedy Central has obtained off-network syndication rights to the FX series and will start airing reruns of it in May 2015, Deadline reports. Comedy Central previously signed a similar deal to air reruns of FX's It's Always Sunny... [Read More]