Yep, Ellen DeGeneres is creating a sitcom with a gay lead
Looks like Ellen DeGeneres is not done breaking down barriers for leading gay characters on TV. You may remember in back in 1997 when Ellen officially and fearlessly came out, and admitted she was gay, paving the way for tons of hit shows with gay main characters. However, while TV has made strides ... [Read More]
Key & Peele to take on Halloween
It’s that time of the year again, when everyone strips away any normalcy and brings you their craziest and goofiest Halloween specials. The Simpsons bring you Treehouse of Horror, Family Guy typically brings us something involving the trick or treat spirit, and well, frankly every other TV sho... [Read More]
Steel Panther launch crowdfunding campaign for new album
No longer on Universal, Steel Panther are hard at work on their third album, All You Can Eat. And they’re looking to you for help. The band have launched a Pledgemusic campaign for their new album, and in a little over an hour, have already gotten to 40% of their goal as of press time. [&helli... [Read More]
ABC Apologizes for a Kid's Remark in a 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Segment
by Bradford Evans ABC has apologized for an unscripted remark made by a child during a Jimmy Kimmel Live segment that aired earlier this month. The offending comment was made during the October 16th show in a segment called "Kids' Table," which involved Kimmel having a political conversation with a ... [Read More]
Get ready for the third ‘Greatest Event in Television History’
Adam Scott is at it again. The Parks and Recreation and Party Down actor will be unveiling part 3 of The Greatest Event in Television Historyon November 7th on Adult Swim. If you happened to catch the first two installments, after some narration, the first two episodes offered shot for shot recreati... [Read More]
Andrew Rannells Will Be Back on 'Girls' and May Become a Regular
by Elise Czajkowski Andrew Rannells, who plays Hannah's gay ex-boyfriend Elijah on Lena Dunham's HBO show Girls, will be returning to the show in its upcoming third season. He appeared in eight episodes of the first two seasons, and is likely to become a regular if the show is picked up for a fourth... [Read More]
How racist is Pete Holmes?
Yesterday (or technically, at the beginning of today) The Pete Holmes Show launched on TBS following Conan. And while you hopefully had some time to familiarize yourself with late night’s newest talk show host, yesterday was the first opportunity you’ve gotten to see him in his new role.... [Read More]
Vince Gilligan Held a Live Reading of His Unproduced Comedy About Racism with Will Ferrell
by Bradford Evans Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan held a live reading of his long-unproduced feature script 2 Face yesterday at the Austin Film Festival with Will Ferrell, Thomas Haden Church, Linda Cardellini, and Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito all participating. A comedy about racism origin... [Read More]
Ellen DeGeneres Is Developing a Sitcom with a Lesbian Lead at NBC
by Bradford Evans NBC is developing a new comedy produced by Ellen DeGeneres for the 2014-15 TV season, Deadline reports. Written by Liz Feldman, a gay alum of Ellen's writing staff who currently works on 2 Broke Girls, the untitled project follows a lesbian who is impregnated by her straight male b... [Read More]
Craig Ferguson Is Gonna Be a Game Show Host
by Bradford Evans Late night host Craig Ferguson is taking on hosting duties for a second show. He's been hired as the host of Celebrity Name Game, a new syndicated game show that'll debut in fall of 2014, THR reports. It's a half-hour show based on the board game Identity Crisis, and it's a fast-pa... [Read More]