W. Kamau Bell, Samantha Bee and James Corden take home Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Saturday Night Live was the biggest show winner last weekend during the “creative arts” portion of the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Guest Actor and Actress nods for both Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy for their guest appearances last season, but W. Kamau Bell, S... [Read More]
Episode #171: Dave Smith
Dave Smith is a native New Yorker and key member of the emerging new platform, GaS Digital Network. You’ve likely heard Dave as one-third of the Legion of Skanks alongside Big Jay Oakerson and Luis J Gomez, or as host of the podcast Part of the Problem, which combined receive hundreds of thous... [Read More]
Fox Orders ‘Cool Kids’ Comedy Pilot from Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney, and Glenn Howerton
It’s Always Sunny’s Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney, and Glenn Howerton are developing a new comedy series at Fox. According to Variety, the network has ordered a multi-cam pilot produced by the trio called Cool Kids, which centers on “three guy friends in a retirement community w... [Read More]
What ‘The Simpsons’ Lost by Firing Alf Clausen
Earlier this week, it was announced that Simpsons composer Alf Clausen—the man who put the Spring in Springfield, who reminded us that we needed the Kwik-E-Mart, and who understood us when our wives did not—had been fired after 27 years of service. Simpsons producers have stated that Cla... [Read More]
Fox Developing Live Interactive Comedy Series ‘Immediate Family’
Fox is getting experimental with the multi-cam sitcom format. According to Deadline, the network is developing a live, multi-cam family comedy by New Girl co-executive producers Dave Finkel and Brett Baer called Immediate Family. On top of being live, the series also will have an interactive el... [Read More]
Fox Developing Live Interactive Comedy Series ‘Immediate Family’
Fox is getting experimental with the multi-cam sitcom format. According to Deadline, the network is developing a live, multi-cam family comedy by New Girl co-executive producers Dave Finkel and Brett Baer called Immediate Family. On top of being live, the series also will have an interactive el... [Read More]
Nahnatchka Khan and ‘Grace and Frankie’ Writer Billy Finnegan Are Developing an Untitled Fox Comedy
Fox has a new single-cam comedy in the works. According to Variety, the network has given a put-pilot commitment to an untitled comedy from Billy Finnegan, and the logline for the show doesn’t give away much: “Girl meets boy, boy very much doesn’t notice. Girl meets bus, ... [Read More]
‘Raising Hope’ Is Where Silly Comedy Meets Genuine Humanity
There’s been so much variety of good comedy TV in the past few years that it’s dumb to pick a sub-genre. Smart and edgy shows like Silicon Valley are great. Shows that mine comedy from the absurdity of existence like Atlanta are great. Sitcoms that unabashedly pack as much humor, jokes, ... [Read More]
Amy Poehler Is Developing an Animated Comedy at Fox with Mike and Julie Scully
Amy Poehler has a new TV project in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Poehler has teamed up with Mike Scully and Julie Scully to develop an animated comedy at Fox, which has ordered a script and pilot presentation. Poehler is attached to voice “multiple characters” in ... [Read More]
Michael Showalter and Nahnatchka Khan Developing ‘Revival’ Fox Comedy
Fox is developing a comedy series about something that we’ve seen way too much of in recent years, and it has some big names attached to make it happen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox has given a put-pilot order to a single-cam comedy produced by Michael Showalter and Nahnatchka Khan... [Read More]