HBO Is Developing a TV Adaptation of 1997’s ‘Wag the Dog’
HBO wants to turn the 1997 political satire Wag the Dog into a television series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, original director Barry Levinson is attached to adapt Wag the Dog for TV in the form of a half-hour comedy for the network, which is described as “an ode to the classic film, ... [Read More]
Kevin Hart is starring in a remake of 80s classic “The Great Outdoors”
Kevin Hart will star in a remake of John Candy’s classic summer family film The Great Outdoors, Deadline reports. Originally released… MORE Kevin Hart is starring in a remake of 80s classic “The Great Outdoors” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jeff Simmermon to release debut album, “And I Am Not Lying” on June 9th
Comedian Jeff Simmermon is set to release his debut stand-up comedy album, And I Am Not Lying on June 9th… MORE Jeff Simmermon to release debut album, “And I Am Not Lying” on June 9th appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jesse Eisenberg and J.J. Abrams Developing ‘The Market’ Comedy Series
Jesse Eisenberg is developing his own TV comedy with some help from J.J. Abrams. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Eisenberg is developing a single-cam comedy with Abrams’ production company Bad Robot, which he would write, star in, and direct. Titled The Market, the project centers on &ldq... [Read More]
Check Out a Teaser for Seeso’s ‘Tonight Show’ Comedy ‘There’s…Johnny!’
Paul Reiser and David Steven Simon’s upcoming Seeso show There’s…Johnny! doesn’t debut on the streaming network until late August, but ahead of its Tribeca Film Festival premiere tonight, a teaser of the series was released today. Ordered to series last year, the show is set... [Read More]
BET re-enters late-night talk sphere in Fall 2017 with Robin Thede’s “The Rundown”
BET hasn’t had a full-fledged late-night talk show since Mo’Nique went nightly back in 2009-2011. The network is diving back in this fall with Robin Thede’s The Rundown. BET is giving The Rundown an initial 24-week order; it’ll air weekly for a half-hour, with a launch d... [Read More]
BET re-enters late-night talk sphere in Fall 2017 with Robin Thede’s “The Rundown”
BET hasn’t had a full-fledged late-night talk show since Mo’Nique went nightly back in 2009-2011. The network is diving back in this fall with Robin Thede’s The Rundown. BET is giving The Rundown an initial 24-week order; it’ll air weekly for a half-hour, with a launch d... [Read More]
StandUp NBC announces open call dates for 14th annual diversity talent search, with NBCUniversal holding deal as top prize
NBCUniversal’s 14th annual diversity talent search, StandUp NBC, is about to get underway, so mark your calendars for the following open call dates and locations. 2017 SCHEDULE  CHICAGO Open Call: June 10, 2017 Showcase: June 11, 2017 Laugh Factory 3175 N. Broadway Chicago, IL 60657 SAN F... [Read More]
StandUp NBC announces open call dates for 14th annual diversity talent search, with NBCUniversal holding deal as top prize
NBCUniversal’s 14th annual diversity talent search, StandUp NBC, is about to get underway, so mark your calendars for the following open call dates and locations. 2017 SCHEDULE  CHICAGO Open Call: June 10, 2017 Showcase: June 11, 2017 Laugh Factory 3175 N. Broadway Chicago, IL 60657 SAN F... [Read More]
Seth Meyers on ‘Late Night’: “For Every Trump Action, There’s an Equal and Opposite Trump Clip”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at Trump’s first 100 days in office and how he’s either backtracked or made a complete 180 on pretty much every issue and promise he promoted during his campaign, especially when i... [Read More]