Steve Coogan Will Return to BBC with a New Alan Partridge Series and 25th Anniversary Special
Steve Coogan’s Alan Partidge is returning to the BBC with two new television projects. Deadline reports that BBC Two will air a one-hour Alan Partridge special later this year to celebrate the character’s 25th anniversary since his 1992 BBC Radio debut. In addition to the speci... [Read More]
Hulu Adds High School Graduation Comedy Series ‘All Night’
Hulu just ordered a new ensemble comedy series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming network has given a 10-episode series order to a new show called All Night. The half-hour series is created by Jason Ubaldi and directed by Brian Dannelly and centers on “an overnight, lock-in gr... [Read More]
Nick Kroll’s Animated Netflix Show Features John Mulaney, Maya Rudolph, Jason Mantzoukas, and More
In June, Netflix picked up an animated comedy by Nick Kroll and Family Guy writer/producer Andrew Goldberg called Big Mouth, and today the streaming network released two teasers. Kroll and John Mulaney voice the main characters of the 10-episode series, and Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen, Jason Mantzouk... [Read More]
The First Trailer for Comedy Central’s ‘The Opposition with Jordan Klepper’ Has Arrived
Jordan Klepper’s Comedy Central late night show debuts next month, and today the network released the first trailer. Titled The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, the show was ordered to series back in April and will “satirize the hyperbolic, conspiracy-laden noise machine that is the alter... [Read More]
Australian Comedy ‘Rosehaven’ Makes Its US Debut Next Month on SundanceTV
Earlier this year, SundanceTV acquired US rights to the Australian comedy series Rosehaven, and today the network released the season 1 trailer. Created by and starring Luke McGregor and Celia Pacquola, the series centers on “two pals with big plans who find their friendship and... [Read More]
Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin to Star in Chuck Lorre Netflix Comedy ‘The Kominsky Method’
Chuck Lorre has a new comedy series in the works at Netflix with some big stars attached. According to Deadline, the streaming network is “finalizing a deal” with Lorre for a 10-episode comedy series called The Kominsky Method. Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin are attached to star in the s... [Read More]
Check Out the Trailer for Netflix’s New Comedy ‘Disjointed’ Starring Kathy Bates
Netflix just released the first full trailer for its new multi-cam pot comedy from Chuck Lorre and David Javerbaum. Ordered to series last year, Disjointed centers on Bates as Ruth, “a lifelong advocate for marijuana legalization who’s finally living her dream as the owner of a Los Angel... [Read More]
David Letterman’s Six-Episode Netflix Talk Show Debuts Next Year
David Letterman is returning to the talk show desk. According to The Wrap, Netflix has ordered six episodes of an hourlong talk show hosted by Letterman, which will each include longform interviews with a single guest as well as field pieces. The show – which doesn’t yet have a title &nd... [Read More]
Showtime Announces Fall Premiere Dates for ‘White Famous,’ ‘Shameless,’ and ‘SMILF’
Showtime has revealed the fall premiere date lineup for returning comedy series Shameless as well as two new half-hour series: the Jamie Foxx-produced White Famous starring Jay Pharoah and SMILF starring Frankie Shaw and Rosie O’Donnell, which was ordered to series back in May. First up is the... [Read More]
Justin Long on Playing Teenagers, ‘Dodgeball,’ and the Dangers of Viral Fame
Playing younger than he is has never really been an issue for Justin Long. At 22, he played geeky high school student Warren Cheswick in Ed. At 25, he went back to high school for a role, playing geeky high school student Justin in Dodgeball. Now 39, Long has again reverted back to playing a [&helli... [Read More]