‘At Home with Amy Sedaris’ Gets Second Season Order from truTV
At Home with Amy Sedaris debuted on truTV last fall to positive reviews and so naturally the network wanted to see more of it, which is why they ordered a 10-episode season two, it was announced on Wednesday. Created by Sedaris and Strangers with Candy co-creator Paul Dinello, At Home features Sedar... [Read More]
Idris Elba to Star in Netflix Comedy Series ‘Turn Up Charlie’
Idris Elba has made his mark as one of the industry’s most sought after choices for gritty dramas like The Wire and Luther, but his next TV series will apparently show his more comedic side; Elba will star in and executive produce Turn Up Charlie, a comedy series for Netflix about a DJ, it was... [Read More]
Jim Carrey Surprises ‘Dumb and Dumber’ Co-Star Jeff Daniels on ‘Conan’
Jeff Daniels was on Conan on Tuesday to promote his new series The Looming Tower, but the focus immediately shifted — to Daniels’ surprise — over to the guy behind the curtain: Jim Carrey. Daniels appeared genuinely unaware that Carrey was waiting to crash the interview and th... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders Sketch Show from ‘Broad City’ Cast Member
The Broad City comedy tree continues to grow, with Comedy Central announcing a series order for Alternatino with Arturo Castro on Tuesday during the unveiling of their 2018-2019 development slate. Castro plays Ilana’s roommate Jaime in Broad City, and was recently in the third s... [Read More]
Comedy Central orders stand-up series from The Comedy Cellar, sketch series with Arturo Castro
Comedy Central released its development slate today for 2018-2019, and topping the list are two new series: Alternatino with Arturo Castro and This Week at the Comedy Cellar. “With an exciting mix of established and emerging talent, our current development slate continues Comedy... [Read More]
Chris Gethard on the importance of interacting with fans of The Chris Gethard Show
The Chris Gethard Show prides itself on having as much loyalty to its fans as the fans do to the show. On last week’s live broadcast on truTV, Gethard locked himself in a clear box for a stunt in which guest Matt Walsh (Veep) had to convince fans to answer revealing questions via phone and [&h... [Read More]
Tim Meadows to Star in Spinoff of ‘The Goldbergs’
ABC has picked up a spinoff from The Goldbergs that will be set in 1990 and star Tim Meadows (Saturday Night Live), Bryan Callen (Mad TV), and A.J. Michalka (Super 8), it was announced on Monday. The pilot of the new show aired as an episode of The Goldbergs in January and was directed by […]... [Read More]
Starz has acquired several former Seeso series and specials
Good news for fans of Seeso programming! Starz, a cable channel/network still in operation and continuing into the foreseeable future, has acquired several series and specials launched during the brief era of Seeso, NBCUniversal’s short-lived hope for a comedy streaming platform. We already kn... [Read More]
‘SNL’ Is Always Better When John Mulaney Writes It
Photo: Will Heath/NBC John Mulaney has been putting up #tbt pics of his SNL years all week, and he has barely aged. And although his face has remained that of an ageless lifesize doll, Mulaney has grown a lot as a performer. When he did “I Love It” on Update back in his writer days, [&he... [Read More]
Netflix Announces ‘A Little Help with Carol Burnett’ Release Date, Guest List
Carol Burnett’s new Netflix show A Little Help with Carol Burnett is premiering all 12 half-hour episodes on May 4, the network announced on Monday. The show will be co-hosted by standup comic and actor Russell Peters. As seen in the announcement trailer, A Little Help will feature Burnett and... [Read More]