Comedy Central releases Franco Roast snippets
Well, we’re almost there. We’re almost to Monday, September 2nd, while some of you will be enjoying the day off and barbecuing, we’ll be anxiously hovering by the TV, as that’s when the roast of James Franco will premiere. Comedy Central knows you can’t wait, so they we... [Read More]
How not to use social media to promote your venue
It’s The Female Half of the Staff’s birthday today! And, along with all the other well-wishes, she found this: Happy birthday Traci, Craig Glazer here, to celebrate this week I have four free passes to see Tim Gaither this weekend. Inbo... [Read More]
'Happy Endings' Writer Brian Gallivan Sells a Show to ABC
by Bradford Evans Brian Gallivan, a staff writer for the recently-canceled ABC sitcom Happy Endings, has just sold another show. Deadline reports that Gallivan is writing an untitled comedy about a father who, dreaming of being on vacation all year, moves his family to New Hampshire where they open ... [Read More]
‘Thursdays’ coming to NBC, thanks to Breckin Meyer
Recently Breckin Meyer has been all over the TV scene, having been a creator of Franklin & Bash on TNT and TBS’s Men At Work. Well, he’s back with a new TV show for NBC called Thursdays. NBC gave the script order for the show, which is an ensemble comedy about a group of male [&helli... [Read More]
Johnny House is in the house!
From Ask The Past, a website that provides wisdom on contemporary problems from “old books,” comes this advice on “How to Tell Jokes”: “Where your pleasantries are not rewarded with the laughter of listeners, cease and d... [Read More]
Hulu gives green light to new comedy show, ‘Deadbeat’
Hulu has officially ordered up ten episodes of an all-new supernatural comedy series, Deadbeat. Deadline reports that the show will take place in New York and it will be about a medium that attempts to help ghosts complete any unfinished business they left behind. Cody Heller and Brett Konner (Wilfr... [Read More]
Cozy Morley, comedian
Comedy fans of a certain age in the Philadelphia/South Jersey area know Cozy Morley, who died last week at age 87.  Morley was, “an iconic part of the South Jersey entertainment scene, a jokester who could pack his 1,200-seat Club Avalon i... [Read More]
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler asked to host the Golden Globes again
The current queens of comedy, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, have officially been asked to host the Golden Globes for a second time. This should come as no surprise, since last year they nailed it. The ratings were high, critics were happy, and most importantly, everyone who watched was talking about it,... [Read More]
Danny McBride Wants to Cast Lindsay Lohan in His New HBO Show
by Bradford Evans Earlier this month, we reported that Lindsay Lohan is guest starring in the upcoming fourth and final season of Danny McBride's Eastbound & Down, but it looks like McBride and Lohan may not be done working together just yet. TMZ reports that McBride was so impressed with L... [Read More]
Mitch Hurwitz Says the 'Arrested Development' Movie Is Next, Then Another Season of the Show
by Bradford Evans Mitch Hurwitz has big plans for the future of Arrested Development. The creator of the beloved series tells Rolling Stone he wants to do a movie next and another season of the show after that. Here's a quote from Hurwitz: I'm working on the movie right now. I can't get into mu... [Read More]