Don Rickles to receive Legend Award from TV Land
Don Rickles has been tapped to receive the Legend Award at the TV Land Awards. Kudos will be taped April 19 from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City and aired 8 p.m. April 26 on TV Land. [Read More]
Comic TV Appearances: Mon, 3/30 - Sun, 4/5
Comic television appearances include Denis Leary, Jim Gaffigan, Judah Friedlander, Craig Shoemaker, Lisa Lampanelli, Henry Cho and Nick Thune. [Read More]
Comic TV Appearances: Mon, 3/23 - Sun, 3/29
Jim Gaffigan: King Baby comedy special premieres Sunday, March 29 at 9pm on Comedy Central. Comic television appearances this week include George Wallace, Frank Caliendo, Greg Proops, Jo Koy and Loni Love. [Read More]
David Cross pens C4 pilot
American comic David Cross has written a sitcom pilot for Channel 4. The Arrested Development actor will also star in The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, about a US businessman who finds himself out of his depth when he is mistakenly sent to run his company's UK arm. [Read More]
Comic TV Appearances: Mon, 3/16 - Sun, 3/22
Comic television appearances this week include Don Rickles, Craig Ferguson, D.L. Hughley, Steven Wright, Jim Norton, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Jim Mendrinos. [Read More]
SNL'S Andy Samberg to Host 2009 MTV Movie Awards
Saturday Night Live star Andy Samberg is set to host the eighteenth annual MTV Movie Awards, This will be Samberg's first time hosting the award show. A roster of former hosts includes Jimmy Fallon, Ben Stiller, Mike Myers , and Jack Black. [Read More]
MTV ramping up scripted comedy slate
MTV's next target: scripted comedy. The cable network is developing an unprecedented number of scripted half-hour projects, including greenlighting a new series and ordering five pilots. "We're going to apply the same tenets of creativity and genre-busting to scripted comedy that 'Laguna Beach' used to make over the documentary," MTV head of programming Tony DiSanto said. [Read More]
Comic TV Appearances: Tues, 3/10 - Sun, 3/15
Comic television appearances include Larry the Cable Guy, Jeff Foxworthy, Tracy Morgan, Patton Oswalt, Ken Jeong, Jeffrey Ross, Greg Giraldo, Mike Birbiglia and Donnell Rawlings. [Read More]
Super Dave gets summer series on Spike
Bob Einstein, older brother of Albert Brooks, got an early break as a writer for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, but on his own, he has made a lasting contribution to multiple generations of comedy fans with his creation of daredevil Super Dave Osborne. Spike TV has granted him the chance to let four death-defying stunts go horribly awry this summer. [Read More]
Comic TV Appearances: Mon, 3/2 - Sun, 3/8
Comic television appearances this week include Larry the Cable Guy, Artie Lange, Frank Caliendo, Russell Brand, Tom Green, Jimmy Carr, John Caparulo, Lavell Crawford, Brian Kiley and Erin Foley. [Read More]