BET re-enters late-night talk sphere in Fall 2017 with Robin Thede’s “The Rundown”
BET hasn’t had a full-fledged late-night talk show since Mo’Nique went nightly back in 2009-2011. The network is diving back in this fall with Robin Thede’s The Rundown. BET is giving The Rundown an initial 24-week order; it’ll air weekly for a half-hour, with a launch d... [Read More]
Freeform orders Iliza Shlesinger talk show for “Truth & Iliza”
Iliza Shlesinger has made no secret of her desire to join the ranks of late-night talk show hosts. Come May, she’ll have her chance, starting with a six-week trial run of Truth & Iliza on Freeform. “I’m so grateful to Freeform for inviting me to create a show that occupies a sp... [Read More]
Hulu orders weekly talk show from Sarah Silverman, “I Love You, America”
Sarah Silverman has spoken at the 2016 Democratic national convention, offered her opinions on late-night talk shows, and showed up with sage advice and counsel last night for Pete Holmes on HBO’s Crashing. Now she’s ready to share her thoughts, jokes and love with the rest of us on a we... [Read More]
Hulu Orders ‘I Love You, America’ Talk/Variety Show Hosted by Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverman is headed to Hulu with her own show. According to Deadline, the streaming network has ordered a weekly half-hour comedy/talk/variety show starring Silverman called I Love You, America. The series is produced by Funny or Die, and the first season will consist of 10 episodes. Here&rsqu... [Read More]
Sneak peek at Guy Branum’s “Talk Show the Game Show” on truTV
Guy Branum‘s Talk Show the Game Show, which showcased a live version of the upcoming truTV series over the weekend at SXSW, now has an official TV trailer and lineup of guests/contestants for the first 16-episode season on truTV, premiering April 5, 2017. Talk Show the Game Show, based on Bran... [Read More]
AMC will keep Chris Hardwick “Talking” year-round on Sunday nights
When Chris Hardwick isn’t talking walkers and zombies and survivors on AMC, he’ll still have a spot on the cable channel for all of the other Sunday nights, too. AMC announced Talking with Chris Hardwick, which premieres 11 p.m. ET/PT on April 9, 2017, the week following the seventh-seas... [Read More]
SiriusXM snags Craig Ferguson for weeknight talk show on satellite radio’s “Comedy Greats” channel
Craig Ferguson will start broadcasting a weeknight talk show once again. Only this time he’ll be in primetime. And on satellite radio! Broadcast live from Los Angeles, in a studio SiriusXM built in Ferguson’s home, “The Craig Ferguson Show” will debut on Comedy Greats ch... [Read More]
truTV orders Talk Show The Game Show with Guy Branum, renews other series
Congrats to Guy Branum, whose live comedy showcase, Talk Show The Game Show, has been picked up as a TV series for truTV! You might have guessed good things were in the offing for Branum, since he appears already in the new truTV ad campaigns. At any rate, here's the official description for his sho... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Carolla and Bill Simmons on the future of late-night TV, podcasting
The abrupt series finale of HBO's Any Given Wednesday weekly talk show hosted by Bill Simmons brought with it many jokes, thanks to his guests and longtime friends Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla -- who not only made fun of Simmons for waiting too long to invite them on his program, but also about how... [Read More]
Comedy Central orders Moshe Kasher’s “Problematic” to series for 2017
Comedy Central may no longer have the Emmy-winning Key & Peele, but the cable network will have Kasher and Leggero both on display in 2017. Comedy Central announced a series order today for Problematic with Moshe Kasher, a weekly talk show that will debut in 2017. Kasher's wife, Natasha Leggero,... [Read More]