Geechy Guy has talent | Shecky Magazine on Guy's appearance on NBC’s America’s Got Talent
Often the comedians who dare to appear on NBC’s America’s Got Talent are met almost immediately with boos. There’s something very Showtime at the Apollo about the crowds they recruit for AGT. They have a hair-trigger and they̵... [Read More]
Tina Fey, Cheyenne Jackson and NBC Give Tracy Morgan the Side Eye
Despite Tracy Morgan's apology for that hilarious bit about stabbing his son if he were to come out as gay, Tina Fey, Cheyenne Jackson and NBC are taking pains to make it clear that they were not just thoughtfully nodding along in the audience. [Read More]
Tina Fey says Tracy Morgan’s ‘violent imagery’ in anti-gay tirade was ‘disturbing’
In a statement to the press, Tina Fey, star and executive producer of NBC’s 30 Rock, on which Tracy Morgan co-stars, reacted to Morgan’s anti-gay tirade he delivered during a stand-up show in Nashville. [Read More]
‘The Office’ Showrunner Paul Lieberstein Signs 3-Year Overall Deal With UMS
The Office showrunner/executive producer Paul Lieberstein has signed a three-year overall deal with series producer NBC Universal Studios. Under the pact, Lieberstein will continue to run the comedy, working closely with The Office developer/executive producer Greg Daniels. Later in the life of the deal, Lieberstein's first overall, he is expected to develop new projects. But for the time being, he will be focused entirely on The Office, which is undergoing a major transition following the recen... [Read More]
NBC will debut game show, "It's Worth What?" with host Cedric the Entertainer, on July 12, 2011
Cedric the Entertainer hosts new NBC game show, It's Worth What?, which will debut at 8 p.m. (Eastern/Pacific) on July 12, 2011. A description from NBC: "Through set imagery and a never-ending flow of collectibles, antiques and near-priceless tr... [Read More]
Ben Bailey Set As Host Of NBC Game Show "Who's Still Standing?"
Comedian Ben Bailey, host of Discovery Channel's Cash Cab, has been tapped as host of NBC's upcoming game series Who’s Still Standing? Based on the Israeli series Still Standing, it offers a contestant the chance to win a cash prize of up to $1,000,000 by taking down each of their opponents in fast-paced trivia battles. [Read More]
“Good chance” Joe Rogan will return to ‘Fear Factor’
the folks at NBC might just come back to Joe Rogan with an offer he can’t refuse. Entertainment Weekly broke the news that the network will reboot the ground-breaking reality show, wherein contestants are challenged to do incredibly horrendous things in order to win money.. [Read More]
Roseanne Barr in Talks With Chelsea Handler to Appear on NBC's 'Are You There, Vodka?'
Roseanne is in talks to appear on NBC’s newly ordered midseason comedy Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea. “I’m talking to Roseanne Barr to do some guest episodes as my aunt,” show creator/executive producer Chelsea Handler told The Hollywood Reporter. “She’s interested in doing it, so it should be fun.” [Read More]
Whitney Cummings Defends the Laugh Track of NBC's Whitney
..since trailers for Whitney came online, she's been getting a lot of flack for the show being a traditional multi-cam affair with a studio audience rather than a single-cam show like the rest of NBC's comedy lineup. So she took to the internet to defend her decision. [Read More]
Watch Laura Prepon get raunchy as a younger version of Chelsea Handler
Last week, NBC greenlighted Chelsea Handler’s series based on her second best selling book, Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea.The show is loosely based around Handler’s life as a fun-loving, promiscuous woman in her 20s. Check ... [Read More]