SNL alum Nasim Pedrad to create and star in FOX comedy project
Nasim Pedrad has inked a deal with Fox to write, create and star in her own show on the network. Pedrad left Saturday Night Live after five seasons to join the Fox family, co-starring in the sitcom Mulaney. She currently has a recurring on the New Girl, now in its fourth season. Best ... [Read More]
Nasim Pedrad to Create, Write, and Star in Her Own Fox Comedy
by Megh Wright Nasim Pedrad might star in her very own Fox comedy. THR reports that Pedrad has signed a talent holding and development deal at the network with the goal of creating, writing, and starring in her own show. "Nasim’s an undeniable creative force in front of the camera and a brilli... [Read More]
This Week on TV: The Late Late Show with James Corden hits the ground running with Hanks and Kunis
The time for James Corden (Gavin & Stacey, Into the Woods) to take over for the departed Craig Ferguson as host of CBS’s later late-night talk show has finally arrived. Tonight he hits the ground running as the brand new and permanent host of The Late Late Show with guests Tom Hanks a... [Read More]
Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy team up for own SiriusXM comedy channel
Two of the "Blue Collar" comedy guys are going to be heard loud and clear no matter whether their stand-up tours take them to a city near you in 2015. Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy will team up for their own brand-new round-the-clock comedy channel on SiriusXM satellite radio, titled "Jeff ... [Read More]
Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy to launch Jeff and Larry’s Comedy Roundup on SiriusXM
SiriusXM announced today that standup comedy superstars Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy will lead their own 24/7 comedy channel on SiriusXM to be called Jeff and Larry’s Comedy Roundup. Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy will executive produce the channel and contribute new, ex... [Read More]
Andy Samberg will host 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards for FOX
As the Emmy Awards rotate among the four major broadcast networks each year, each network usually turns to its late-night talk show host or its brightest comedy star to host the ceremonies. FOX doesn't offer a late-night talk show, but it does have a comedy star with late-night experience at Saturda... [Read More]
Andy Samberg set to host the Emmy Awards this September
Brooklyn Nine-Nine star and Saturday Night Live alum, Andy Samberg, is about to take it to the next level. He’s set to host the 2015 Emmy Awards. With Fox renewing Brooklyn Nine-Nine for a third season in January, the rumor had been floating around that Samberg might be the... [Read More]
Andy Samberg to Host the 2015 Emmy Awards
by Megh Wright Say hello to your new Emmy Awards host. The Wrap reports that Andy Samberg has officially signed on to host the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, which airs on Fox in September. "It’s wonderfully fitting that we have Andy Samberg, an Emmy Award winner himself, as our host for this yea... [Read More]
FOX announces summer debut of game show Boom!, hosted by Tom Papa, plus return of Jeff Foxworthy’s Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
FOX has announced its summer programming plans for 2015, which include the return of one game show and debut of another, both of which are hosted by stand-up comedians. Tom Papa will host the new primetime game show, Boom!, that's based on an Israeli format -- it's a quiz show in which teams of thre... [Read More]
Nasim Pedrad Joins Ryan Murphy's Fox Horror-Comedy 'Scream Queens'
by Megh Wright SNL alum and Mulaney star Nasim Pedrad just landed new television role. Deadline reports that Nasim has joined the cast of Glee co-creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan's upcoming horror-comedy anthology Scream Queens, which got a 15-episode, straight-to-series order las... [Read More]