Steve Martin, Kermit the Frog have a banjo-off
Why are there so many songs about rainbows? No, seriously, why? That’s a question that that would probably be better suited to ask the frog that originally posed it. However, Kermit the Frog is too busy shredding it up with Steve Martin. Actually, they’re dueling. The frog and author/com... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld on Why Modern Late Night Talk Shows Make Him Sad
by Bradford Evans The Hollywood Reporter has an excellent, lengthy interview with Jerry Seinfeld out today, and in it, he talks about why modern late night talk shows just aren't the same: "Most talk shows leave me with a sad feeling, and I don't think that's the goal. When I was a comic in the 1980... [Read More]
Tom Lennon and Ben Garant Share Details About Their 'Baywatch' Movie
by Bradford Evans The State and Reno 911! duo Tom Lennon and Ben Garant have been working on rebooting the cheesy 90s lifeguard drama Baywatch as a comedy movie for Paramount since last year, and the pair spoke to Collider this week about what to expect from the project. The movie is calle... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais Wants to Make a David Brent Movie
by Bradford Evans The Hollywood Reporter has a profile on Ricky Gervais out today, and in it, they mention that he's hoping to star in a movie as David Brent, his character from The Office. Earlier this year, Gervais revived the character for a short that aired on BBC's Comic Relief and for a w... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt, Bob Odenkirk join cast of ‘Kitchen Sink’
Just based off of Patton Oswalt and Bob Odenkirk‘s involvement, Kitchen Sink has just become a must-see movie. The duo have joined the cast of the genre mash-up, which also includes Joan Cusack, Denis Leary, Nicholas Braun and more, Deadline reports. In the film, humans, vampires and zombies f... [Read More]
Andy Samberg and Aziz Ansari Will Also Be Roasting James Franco
by Bradford Evans The list of comedians performing at Comedy Central's upcoming Roast of James Franco keeps getting more and more impressive. Andy Samberg and Aziz Ansari have both been added to the lineup, EW reports, joining previously announced roasters Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, Natasha... [Read More]
TBS renews it’s comedy lineup ‘Sullivan & Son,’ ‘Men at Work,’ and ‘Deal With It’
If TBS and its comedy is your thing well today is your day. That’s because the network announced that it has renewed three shows that make up it’s comedy programming – comedian Steve Byrne’s Sullivan & Son, the Danny Masterson led Men At Work, and the Howie Mandel produce... [Read More]
Dick Van Dyke survives car fire with sense of humor intact
Used Jag for sale REAL CHEAP!! pic.twitter.com/SpQMsg3s2O — Dick Van Dyke (@iammrvandy) August 20, 2013   If there’s one thing that Dick Van Dyke proved yesterday, it’s that he’s resilient. If there’s another, it’s that both he and his wife are tech-savvy whe... [Read More]
Fox Ignores Pleas to Make 'Dads' Less Racist
by Bradford Evans Last week, an Asian-American watchdog group called for Fox to reshoot offensive scenes in the pilot of its new Seth MacFarlane-produced sitcom, Dads. Today, Fox execs wrote a public letter back that didn't mention reshooting the scenes, meaning that the pilot will most likely go un... [Read More]
'Breaking Bad's Jonathan Banks Joins the Cast of 'Community'
by Bradford Evans Breaking Bad star Jonathan Banks is coming to Community. Banks, who plays Mike Ehrmantraut on Breaking Bad, will appear in 11 episodes of Community's upcoming 13-episode fifth season as Pat Nichols, "an intense criminology professor with a mysterious background in mi... [Read More]