Showtime Orders Seven More Episodes of ‘Our Cartoon President’
Showtime’s half-hour animated Trump series Our Cartoon President isn’t leaving TV anytime soon. The network announced today that it’s ordered seven additional episodes of the Stephen Colbert-produced show, which will air sometime this summer. The series premiered on Showtime l... [Read More]
Mason Pryor, son of Richard, booed off Showtime at the Apollo
You can tell by the look on Steve Harvey’s face that things are not going well for Mason Pryor, the young son of the late comedy legend Richard Pryor, on this episode of Showtime at the Apollo. After a big buildup and an opening “hello!” from Mason, the audience loses interest in h... [Read More]
The Fighter from comedy/sports podcast “The Fighter & The Kid” gets Showtime digital talk show
Showtime announced today that Brendan Schuab will host a sports and pop culture talk show, Below The Belt, which will present 30-minute episodes twice a month, starting Feb. 28, 2018, on YouTube and Facebook. The launch is timed to preview and promote Showtime Boxing’s next main event, a ... [Read More]
Review: Eddie Griffin, “Undeniable,” on Showtime
One of my friends says Eddie Griffin is his favorite comedian. He doesn’t put Griffin in his all-time top five, but still, cites Griffin as his fave and his own inspiration for getting into stand-up comedy. I don’t see the same things in Griffin as my friends do, but after watching Unden... [Read More]
Not My ‘Cartoon President’
The first satirical portrayal of Hitler on film was in 1940, when Moe Howard lampooned Hitler in the Three Stooges short You Nazty Spy! Later that year, Charlie Chaplin played Adenoid Hynkel in his classic The Great Dictator. At the end of The Great Dictator, Chaplin’s Jewish barber-masqueradi... [Read More]
Regina Hall, Casey Wilson, Paul Scheer, and More Join Showtime Pilot ‘Ball Street’
Showtime’s comedy pilot Ball Street is rounding out its cast. The network announced today that Casey Wilson, Regina Hall, Paul Scheer, Kurt Braunohler, and Eugene Cordero have joined the cast of the half-hour pilot, which was ordered back in September. Produced and directed by Seth Rogen and E... [Read More]
Showtime has cancelled Dice
After two seasons, Showtime has decided to stop rolling the Dice with Andrew Dice Clay’s semi-autobiographical sitcom. The formal announcement came Tuesday, but the writing had been on the wall, ever since its notable absence at the winter TCA sessions. Ratings also were never great for the si... [Read More]
Showtime Cancels ‘Dice’ After Two Seasons
Showtime is not moving forward with Andrew Dice Clay’s semi-autobiographical series Dice. According to The Wrap, the network has officially canceled the series starring Dice, Natasha Leggero, Kevin Corrigan, and more after two seasons. Created by Scot Armstrong, the series was originally ... [Read More]
Check Out the Trailer for Showtime’s Stephen Colbert-Produced ‘Our Cartoon President’
Showtime’s new animated Trump show now has a full trailer. Ordered to series back in July, the 10-episode half-hour series, titled Our Cartoon President, is based on The Late Show’s recurring “Cartoon Trump” segments, and Stephen Colbert and Late Show EP Chris Licht are ... [Read More]
Check Out the Trailer for Showtime’s Stephen Colbert-Produced ‘Our Cartoon President’
Showtime’s new animated Trump show now has a full trailer. Ordered to series back in July, the 10-episode half-hour series, titled Our Cartoon President, is based on The Late Show’s recurring “Cartoon Trump” segments, and Stephen Colbert and Late Show EP Chris Licht are ... [Read More]