Happy 20th anniversary to the U.S. edition of Whose Line Is It Anyway
When people talk about the longest-running TV shows in American history, will they remember to mention Whose Line Is It Anyway? Before August 1998, improvisational comedy wasn’t even really seen on television. Certainly not as the main attraction. But on Aug. 5, 1998, Whose Line made the move ... [Read More]
Happy 20th anniversary to the U.S. edition of Whose Line Is It Anyway
When people talk about the longest-running TV shows in American history, will they remember to mention Whose Line Is It Anyway? Before August 1998, improvisational comedy wasn’t even really seen on television. Certainly not as the main attraction. But on Aug. 5, 1998, Whose Line made the move ... [Read More]
You won’t need Netflix to watch BoJack Horseman in Fall 2018, as series reruns will air on Comedy Central
Here’s something you haven’t seen before: A Netflix series making the leap from streaming back to cable. Critical darling BoJack Horseman is going into syndication, and Comedy Central has nabbed the rights to air the animated series on the “regular” TV. And by regular, we sti... [Read More]
You won’t need Netflix to watch BoJack Horseman in Fall 2018, as series reruns will air on Comedy Central
Here’s something you haven’t seen before: A Netflix series making the leap from streaming back to cable. Critical darling BoJack Horseman is going into syndication, and Comedy Central has nabbed the rights to air the animated series on the “regular” TV. And by regular, we sti... [Read More]
Emma Sidi: 'You can only fully write a character if you can love them'
The character comic switches roles like a regenerating Time Lord in her new Edinburgh show, Faces of Grace – from a wannable Love Island contestant to a cat-loving lonerIt became clear to Emma Sidi this year that her interpretive dance about NHS waiting times would have to go. The 27-year-old ... [Read More]
This week in comedy: “Wrecked” returns
This week, we’re treated to the season 3 premiere of the quietly great Wrecked. A sitcom about a plane of… MORE This week in comedy: “Wrecked” returns appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Aidy Bryant to star in Lindy West’s “Shrill” for Hulu
Production began over the weekend in Portland, Ore., for Shrill, a six-episode limited series on Hulu starring Saturday Night Live‘s Aidy Bryant based on journalist Lindy West’s 2016 memoir. The shooting schedule, much like Portlandia before it, will not prevent Bryant from starring in S... [Read More]
Amazon Prime taps Eugenio Derbez to host Mexican comedian competition, “LOL: Last One Laughing”
Mexican comedy star Eugenio Derbez will host a new Amazon Prime Video competition in which 10 Mexican comedians match wits and witty lines in pursuit of one million Mexican pesos. LOL: Last One Laughing will premiere later this year. It’s adapted from a Japanese TV series, Hitoshi Matsumo... [Read More]
Katie Hannigan’s network TV debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Katie Hannigan performed as a New Face last month at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival, and last night, introduced her face to many millions more with her network TV debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She’s got the look, she’s got the voice, and she’s got the joke... [Read More]
Katie Hannigan’s network TV debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Katie Hannigan performed as a New Face last month at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival, and last night, introduced her face to many millions more with her network TV debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She’s got the look, she’s got the voice, and she’s got the joke... [Read More]