‘Broad City’ and ‘Legit’ are the future of television comedy and here’s why
In 12 days, How I Met Your Mother will reach its expiration date after nine seasons and 208 episodes, the television equivalent of a long and prosperous life. Fear not, fan-clubbers: Although your favorite show is being put out to pasture, CBS will continue to milk the cash cow with the inevitable s... [Read More]
Talking to 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Co-Creator Dan Goor
by Bradford Evans Network TV's best new sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, sure has had a successful first season. In its inaugural year, Brooklyn won two Golden Globes, received an early renewal for a second season, and got to air an episode in the coveted post-Super Bowl slot. I recently chatted wi... [Read More]
Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda to reunite, star in new Netflix sitcom, “Grace and Frankie”
Netflix has announced a new 13-episode single-cam sitcom, Grace and Frankie, that reunites Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda as "long-time rivals brought together by a rather unusual change in their marital circumstances." Tomlin and Fonda famously teamed up with Dolly Parton in the 1980 movie musical, 9 T... [Read More]
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to Star in Netflix Comedy 'Grace and Frankie'
by Megh Wright Today Netflix announced that they've signed former Nine to Five co-stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to star in an upcoming original comedy series on the streaming network, Deadline reports. Titled Grace and Frankie, the half-hour series was created by Friends co-creator Marta Kaufmman... [Read More]
Dave Attell series ‘Comedy Underground’ and one hour special ‘Road Work’ will premiere in April
The long-awaited uncensored Dave Attell stand-up series finally has a premiere date. Comedy Underground with Dave Attell hits television sets on Saturday night, April 12 at 1 am EST on Comedy Central. The show marks Attell’s return to the network since his Insomniac series went off the air in ... [Read More]
'Late Night' to Reenact Cut 'SNL' Sketches in "Second Chance Theater"
by Megh Wright During his interview with fellow SNL alum Jason Sudeikis last night, Seth Meyers mentioned that in the near future, Late Night plans to round up SNL cast members to perform some of their weirdest sketches that were cut from the show in a segment called "Second Chance Theater." Will ... [Read More]
Laugh Tracks by Laughspin, episode 3: Jackie Kashian, Graham Elwood, Gareth Reynolds
Each week on Laugh Tracks we showcase a new state and the talented comedians that come from that state. This week we travel to Wisconsin to listen to three tracks from some of today’s best comics. GARETH REYNOLDS – You may know Gareth from his Travel Channel show Mancations with long ti... [Read More]
David Cross to Play the Dead Boss in Fox's Pilot 'Dead Boss'
by Bradford Evans David Cross has been cast in a Fox pilot, his first since Arrested Development. Cross will guest star in the pilot Dead Boss as the titular "dead boss," Deadline reports. Based on the British show of the same name created by Sharon Horgan and Holly Walsh, Dead Boss stars 30 Rock's ... [Read More]
‘The Incredibles’ sequel is happening and also ‘Cars’ but we’re way more excited about The Incredibles
A sequel to the heavily praised and now cult-followed animated feature The Incredibles is most certainly in the works, according to Walt Disney Company chairman Bob Iger, who told shareholders today there’s also a third Cars flick in development. The news of The Incredibles sequel is somewhat ... [Read More]
'The Daily Show's Jason Jones to Star in NBC Pilot from 'Borat' Co-Writer
by Bradford Evans Longtime Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones may be moving to network TV in the fall. THR reports that Jones has landed one of the lead roles in Love Is Relative, a single-camera comedy created by Dan Mazer, Sacha Baron Cohen's former writing partner who wrote on Borat, Brüno... [Read More]