Why Is 'The Simpsons' STILL Not Available to Stream Online?
by Elise Czajkowski Time called it the the best television show of the 20th century, and Vulture voted it the greatest sitcom ever. It’s the longest-running animated show, sitcom, and scripted primetime TV show in US history. It's won 28 Emmys and last year scored its first Oscar nominati... [Read More]
South Park to stream all 234 past episodes in back-to-back marathon before 17th season debuts on Comedy Central
AMC is rebroadcasting all five-plus seasons of Breaking Bad beginning next week so everyone can get all caught up in time for the explosive series finale of one of the greatest ever dramatic series to grace our television sets. So why not also sit down and laugh out loud for a marathon review of the... [Read More]
Seth Meyers's Animated Series 'The Awesomes' Renewed for a Second Season
by Bradford Evans There are more episodes of Seth Meyers's animated superhero series The Awesomes on the way. Hulu had decided to renew the show for a second season consisting of 10 more episodes, THR reports. Originally developed for MTV, The Awesomes started its 10-episode first season in August. ... [Read More]
Ranking Yahoo's 5 New Comedy Shows, from Worst to First
by Bradford Evans We're still in the very early days of web TV, with Amazon, Yahoo!, Netflix, and Hulu having emerged as the first generation of high-quality streaming content creators. Yahoo! rebranded its video site "Yahoo! Screen" in 2011 and soon got into the comedy game with Ken Marino and Eric... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari Is Releasing His New Standup Special Exclusively on Netflix November 1st
by Bradford Evans Netflix recently announced that they're expanding into original comedy specials, and now, the streaming service is prepping to release its biggest standup special yet: Aziz Ansari's latest, Buried Alive, which debuts exclusively on Netflix November 1st, according to The NY Tim... [Read More]
Watch Trailers for Yahoo!'s Five New Comedy Shows from Jack Black, Ed Helms, and Other People
by Bradford Evans After getting into the original programming game last year with shows like Ken Marino's Burning Love and Seth Morris's First Dates with Toby Harris, Yahoo! is amping up their comedy lineup with five new shows that are set to debut September 9th. The new shows come from people like ... [Read More]
Spotify teams with Official Comedy to curate new comedy playlist app
The Internet-based music streaming service Spotify, is bringing users something new with the partnering and launch of their Official Comedy app. Spotify is teamed up with the folks at Official Comedy to curate some comedy playlists that will suit anyone’s mood. The app features bits from comed... [Read More]
Spotify Launches Official Comedy App For the Masses
This week, Official Comedy launched a new app on the Spotify platform. If you somehow are not already familiar with Spotify thanks to the deluge of Facebook & Twitter posts about what your friends are listening to or the furor of excitement leading up to it’s long-awaited US debut two year... [Read More]
Fred Armisen to direct Kings of Leon concert stream
Now that he’s done with Saturday Night Live for good, Fred Armisen has a little more time on his hands. So next up on his plate will be a directing gig. More specifically, the comedian/Portlandia co-star will direct a live stream of an upcoming Kings Of Leon concert. The show will take place o... [Read More]
Netflix Will Start Making Original Standup Specials
by Bradford Evans Netflix is getting into the standup special game. "Beyond series, we will be expanding our Originals initiative to include broadly appealing feature documentaries and standup comedy specials," the company announced yesterday in a letter to shareholders. Standup specials are already... [Read More]