Image of Jeff Goldblum Joins NBC's Sarah Silverman Comedy Pilot
Jeff Goldblum Joins NBC's Sarah Silverman Comedy Pilot
Jeff Goldblum is going from playing father to Glee's Rachel Berry to Sarah Silverman's ex-boyfriend. The actor, who's currently guest starring on the Fox musical dramedy, has been tapped to guest star in NBC's Silverman comedy pilot [Read More]
 
EPIX to Broadcast Amnesty International’s Star-Studded Secret Policeman’s Ball
EPIX, the premium TV venture of Viacom, Lionnsgate and MGM, announced that it will be the exclusive U.S. broadcaster of Amnesty International’s Secret Policeman’s Ball which will take place at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, Sunday March 4, at... [Read More]
 
Image of Tig Notaro joins cast of Sarah Silverman’s pilot for NBC, will play lesbian mother
Tig Notaro joins cast of Sarah Silverman’s pilot for NBC, will play lesbian mother
We reported last month that the casting process had begun for Sarah Silverman’s single-camera comedy pilot for NBC . Well, its been announced that comedian and Sarah’s BFF Tig Notaro has joined the cast! [Read More]
 
Meet the first two stars of Sarah Silverman’s new pilot for NBC
The casting process has begun for Sarah Silverman’s upcoming, still-untitled single-camera comedy for NBC. Harris Wittels will play Harris Wittels, a tenant in Silverman’s character’s apartment building, and June Diane Raphael is set to play Chelsea,... [Read More]
 
Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art
After watching three episodes of Showtime’s new behind-the-curtain series, Inside Comedy, any rational entertainment goer will conclude, whether you like the series or not, that documentarian Ken Burns doesn’t need to do a series called C... [Read More]
 
Tig Notaro, “Good One”
Tig Notaro's "Good One" wound up on multiple best-of lists in 2011. The CD certainly opens with a bang, as Notaro is brought onstage by good friend Sarah Silverman (how many stand-up comedians can match that starpower in an introduction?), and in les... [Read More]
 
NBC Picks Up Show Starring Comedian Sarah Silverman
After a grueling bidding war, NBC won and started to create the pilot episode of a half-hour show loosely based on and starring Sarah Silverman as a woman readjusting to the single life after a 10 year live-in relationship. The untitled show, which c... [Read More]
 
The Top 10 Hottest Female Comedians
This list comprises women who are real stand-up comics, or at least have stand-up comedy experience before moving on to bigger and better things. It’s a run-down that strives to stay true to the medium at hand. We’re not cherry picking Ho... [Read More]
 
Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler’s new TV gigs, Diablo Cody revamping ‘Sweet Valley High’
Amidst all the uproar of the most recent half-naked picture of Kristen Wiig in GQ for being “bro of the year” and the NY Times letting the whole world know that female comedians are pushing the boundaries of taste and succeeding, there i... [Read More]
 
Showtime changes name of David Steinberg/Steve Carell documentary series to “Inside Comedy,” announces air dates
David Steinberg's latest comedian interview show -- with Steve Carell on-board with him as a fellow executive producer -- has a new name, Inside Comedy, and a debut date on Showtime (Jan. 26, 2012). With ten, half-hour episodes, the series will have ... [Read More]