IFC to Air Canadian Series ‘Baroness von Sketch Show’ This Summer
Canadian series Baroness von Sketch Show is set to make its US debut this summer. IFC announced today that it’s acquired the all-female sketch comedy series and will air 13 episodes of season 1 and 2 in sometime in late summer. The half-hour show is written by and starring Meredith MacNeill, C... [Read More]
IFC to Air Canadian Series ‘Baroness von Sketch Show’ This Summer
Canadian series Baroness von Sketch Show is set to make its US debut this summer. IFC announced today that it’s acquired the all-female sketch comedy series and will air 13 episodes of season 1 and 2 in sometime in late summer. The half-hour show is written by and starring Meredith MacNeill, C... [Read More]
IFC to Air Canadian Series ‘Baroness von Sketch Show’ This Summer
Canadian series Baroness von Sketch Show is set to make its US debut this summer. IFC announced today that it’s acquired the all-female sketch comedy series and will air 13 episodes of season 1 and 2 in sometime in late summer. The half-hour show is written by and starring Meredith MacNeill, C... [Read More]
R.I.P. Gary Austin, founder of The Groundlings (1941-2017)
Growing up in the 1970s and 1980s, there were two places to go to find the best sketch comedians and improvising funny people in America: The Second City in Chicago and The Groundlings in Los Angeles. Gary Austin put The Groundlings on the map, founding the sketch and improv troupe and nonprofit sch... [Read More]
Episode #145: Jay Chandrasekhar
Jay Chandrasekhar has spent the past two decades writing, directing and acting in film and television. With his group Broken Lizard, he has co-written, co-starred and directed their feature films, Super Troopers, Beerfest and Club Dread. He’s also directed the big-screen version of Dukes of Ha... [Read More]
Happy birthday, Kurt Cobain: Check out the Nirvana singer’s “sketch comedy routine”
Today – February 20, 2017 – would have been Kurt Cobain’s 50th birthday. The singer and songwriter, frontman of the… MORE Happy birthday, Kurt Cobain: Check out the Nirvana singer’s “sketch comedy routine” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Episode #127: Kevin McDonald
Kevin McDonald is one of the original founders of The Kids in the Hall, the legendary sketch comedy troupe that started in Toronto, then became internationally famous over five seasons in the late 1980s and early 1990s thanks to HBO and later CBS. McDonald’s recurring characters included The K... [Read More]
HBO Orders a Six-Episode Sketch Comedy Series Starring Tracey Ullman
Tracey Ullman is headed to HBO this fall with a brand new sketch comedy show. The network announced today that it’s ordered a six-episode half-hour sketch series called Tracey Ullman’s Show, which will star Ullman as “a wide array of everyday people and famous faces” and &ldq... [Read More]
HBO Orders a Six-Episode Sketch Comedy Series Starring Tracey Ullman
Tracey Ullman is headed to HBO this fall with a brand new sketch comedy show. The network announced today that it’s ordered a six-episode half-hour sketch series called Tracey Ullman’s Show, which will star Ullman as “a wide array of everyday people and famous faces” and &ldq... [Read More]
Fox Cancels Sketch Show ‘Party Over Here’ After One Season
Fox has cancelled the Lonely Island-produced sketch show Party Over Here after one season. The late night show, which starred Jessica McKenna, Nicole Byer, and Alison Rich and featured Paul Scheer as showrunner, aired before SNL on Saturday nights. It never really caught on, according to Fox TV Grou... [Read More]