Taran Killam, Leighton Meester, and Brad Garrett to Star in ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Single Parents’
Taran Killam, Leighton Meester, and Brad Garrett have joined the cast of a comedy pilot in the works at ABC. According to Variety, the three have signed on to star in Single Parents, which was ordered by the network last month. The single-cam project, which is created by New Girl’s Liz Meriwet... [Read More]
Kat Dennings to Star in an ABC Comedy Pilot Based on ‘How May We Hate You?’
A TV adaptation of Anna Drezen and Todd Dakotah Briscoe’s book How May We Hate You? is getting a second chance on another network. According to Deadline, 2 Broke Girls star Kat Dennings has signed on to star in an ABC pilot based on the book, which was originally developed as a multi-cam comed... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel Calls on Trump and the GOP to Pass Gun Control Laws: “Do Something Now. Not Later, Now”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, where Kimmel reflects on the horrific high school shooting in Florida earlier this week and calls on Trump and the GOP politicians who “stuff their pockets with money from the NRA” to take action in the form of gun contr... [Read More]
ABC Orders ‘Three Rivers’ Comedy Pilot from Sherry Bilsing-Graham and Ellen Kreamer
ABC just added another comedy pilot. Deadline reports that the network has given a pilot order to a single-cam comedy from former Friends writers/producers Sherry Bilsing-Graham and Ellen Kreamer called Three Rivers. Here’s the logline: Three Rivers centers on Rebecca who left her family&... [Read More]
Billy Eichner and Funny or Die Team Up to Launch “Glam Up the Midterms”
During his appearance on last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, Billy Eichner revealed that he’s teamed up with Funny or Die to launch a campaign ahead of November’s midterm elections called “Glam Up the Midterms.” According to Eichner, the aim of the campaign is to ... [Read More]
ABC Orders ‘Single Parents’ and ‘Steps’ Comedy Pilots
Two new comedy pilots are in the works at ABC. According to Deadline, the network has given pilot orders to single-cam comedies called Single Parents and Steps. From New Girl’s Liz Meriwether and J.J. Philbin, Single Parents centers on a group of “dysfunctional single parents” who ... [Read More]
Natasha Leggero reveals James Toback harrassed her, too #MeToo
Natasha Leggero, eight months pregnant with her first child with husband Moshe Kasher, appeared last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote the third season of Another Period, which premieres on Comedy Central next Tuesday. When Leggero jokingly mentioned not naming the baby Harvey Weinstein, Kimmel ... [Read More]
Why It Matters That Roseanne and Dan Voted for Trump
At this year’s TCA, Roseanne Barr announced that on the forthcoming revival of her sitcom Roseanne, her character Roseanne Conner will have, like Barr herself, voted for Trump. She decried political polarization, and she and Sara Gilbert discussed the ways families are divided over this electi... [Read More]
ABC Will Air the ‘90s-Set ‘Goldbergs’ Spin-Off Pilot Later This Month
It’s not common for a major network to air a pilot of a show it didn’t order to series, but its 1990s-set Goldbergs spin-off is a lucky exception. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC will air the pilot episode of the series, titled Schooled, later this month during The Goldbergs&rsq... [Read More]
ABC Renews ‘The Gong Show’ for a Second Season
ABC’s revival of The Gong Show is returning with another batch of episodes. According to The Wrap, the network has officially renewed the Will Arnett-produced series, which was originally ordered back in October 2016, for a second season, which will go into production sometime later this year.... [Read More]