Parker Posey and Eugene Mirman Cast in Comedy Central's 'Crazy House'
by Megh Wright The cast of Nick Turner and Lee Rubenstein's Comedy Central pilot Crazy House is beginning to take shape with some great names, Variety reports. Parker Posey has signed on to appear in the pilot as Dr. Krimmens, the head of the mental hospital where the two main characters are staying... [Read More]
TBS orders pilot presentation of The Weekly Awards With Jimmy Pardo
TBS has ordered a pilot presentation from Jimmy Pardo (finally). The long-time opener for Conan will host an unscripted show called The Weekly Awards With Jimmy Pardo, described by producers as Pardo honoring “all the news, clips, personalities and oddities of the week, in a tux.” The pr... [Read More]
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are Making a Movie About the '90s Nintendo/Sega Battle
by Megh Wright Just when you thought that Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg were too busy for another project, Collider reports that the duo has been brought on to write and direct a movie adaptation for Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo and the Battle that Defined a Generation, a behind-the-scenes oral histo... [Read More]
Dave Foley Is Returning to Network TV as the Star of Canada's 'Spun Out'
by Bradford Evans Kids in the Hall and NewsRadio star Dave Foley is returning to network TV next month, with a starring role in a new Canadian sitcom. Called Spun Out, it's a multi-camera workplace comedy with an ensemble cast that will have Foley at its center. Foley will play the head of the publi... [Read More]
Molly Shannon to Star in ABC Comedy Pilot from 'Happy Endings' Writer
by Bradford Evans Molly Shannon is taking her first regular TV job in years. She's been cast as one of the leads in an untitled ABC sitcom pilot that was created by Happy Endings writer Brian Gallivan, THR reports. The comedy, which has a working title of Bambi Cottages, follows a father who, sick o... [Read More]
The Simpsons to releases ‘Simpsonized’ Celebrity action figures to celebrate 25th anniversary
There has been a lot of talk in the toy world recently, with The LEGO Movie’s success to Ghostbusters, and to The Simpsons getting their own LEGO sets. To celebrate it’s 25th year anniversary, The Simpsons plan on releasing a set of “Simpson-ized” celebrity action figures fro... [Read More]
Will Ferrell says a super-sized and R-rated version of ‘Anchorman 2′ will be in theaters February 28th
Last night Will Ferrell was the guest on The Tonight Show and would you believe that the most interesting part of his appearance was not when he dressed in drag with Jimmy Fallon and performed a sketch with the First Lady of the United States. Rather later during his interview segment Ferrell showed... [Read More]
When Edward R. Murrow Visited Sid Caesar's Place
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]
Tim Meadows, Nick Thune, and Krysten Ritter Cast in NBC Comedy Pilots
by Megh Wright Pilot season is in full swing, and NBC's comedy selections are continuing to round out their casts. According to Deadline, SNL alum Tim Meadows has been cast in David Caspe's pilot Marry Me starring Casey Wilson and Ken Marino. He'll be playing Kevin, one of Annie's (Wilson) two gay d... [Read More]
'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues: Super-Sized R Rated Version' Is Coming February 28th
by Megh Wright During his visit to Jimmy Fallon on last night's Tonight Show, Will Ferrell confirmed the news that on February 28th, an alternate R-rated version of Anchorman 2 will hit theaters for one week. The film will be notably longer than the 1 hour, 59 minute original and include a whopping ... [Read More]