Sarah Silverman wonders why Comedy Central’s #FrancoRoast targeted her age, as a woman
Comedy Central Roasts are all in good fun, "but it's brutal!" So said Sarah Silverman, interviewed by W. Kamau Bell on Thursday night's Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. "I think the secret about roasts is, everybody laughs. People were saying mean things about me, I was like, 'Ha-ha-hahaha-ha,' an... [Read More]
T.J. Miller Got Super Weird on Canadian Morning TV
by Elise Czajkowski T.J. Miller went on breakfast TV in Edmonton, Canada this morning with some crazy hair and a too-small jacket to promote his local gigs. In under eight minutes, he managed to play with knives, drink from four glasses of orange juice, and defend Yogi Bear 3D a... [Read More]
Fox Is Remaking Sharon Horgan's BBC Show 'Dead Boss'
by Elise Czajkowski Sharon Horgan is about to get her fourth American pilot. Best known stateside for her turn in The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, the Irish writer and actress is remaking her BBC3 prison comedy Dead Boss, which she created with British standup Holly Walsh. The ... [Read More]
Without 'Totally Biased', "None of This Exists Anywhere on TV"
by Elise Czajkowski “If we don’t put that out there, none of this exists anywhere on TV [...] And that’s when Totally Biased feels like it’s doing what it’s supposed to do." - Buzzfeed has a great profile of W. Kamau Bell and Totally Biased's move to a nightly... [Read More]
Looking Back at Chris Elliott's Family Sitcom/Gritty Crime Drama 'Action Family'
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]
Billy Crystal Reminisces, Tells a Sweary Story on 'The Daily Show'
by Elise Czajkowski The legendary Billy Crystal stopped by The Daily Show last night to tell some charming, too-explicit-for-cable-TV stories about his early days in standup, the eccentric act of Lenny Schultz, and the best advice he got as a young comic. It's been a good week for Jon Stewart ... [Read More]
Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael New Show is About 'DINKS'
by Elise Czajkowski The premise of Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael's ABC show in development has been announced. DINKS, which stands for Double Income, No Kids, will follow a thirty-something couple who, obviously, have no children. The duo, who met at NYU and have worked together for ... [Read More]
Conan O'Brien Is "The Sommelier Of Weirdness"
by Elise Czajkowski "There's good random, and there's bad random. There's good silly and there's bad silly, and you've gotta know the difference. It's like being a sommelier — you know when a wine is ready. And if there's nothing else I can claim after twenty years, it's that I'm the sommelier... [Read More]
John Oliver to Reprise His Role on 'Community' This Year
by Elise Czajkowski John Oliver will be returning to Greendale Community College when the fifth season of Community returns to NBC this year, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Having completed his extremely successful summer hosting gig over at The Daily Show, Oliver will once again app... [Read More]
'30 Rock' and 'Pitch Perfect' Writer Gets CBS Pilot Deal
by Elise Czajkowski 30 Rock, Pitch Perfect, and New Girl writer Kay Cannon is teaming up with Modern Family director Jason Winer for a new CBS pilot called The Runt, Deadline reports. The single camera sitcom is about the youngest in a group of five adult siblings who, despite being t... [Read More]