Funny or Die will takeover Saturday night programming for IFC with FODtv
IFC will become FODtv (Funny Or Die Television) on Saturday nights, starting this Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. The network announced the venture today. “IFC has been hacked, but we are not calling IT,” said Blake Callaway, EVP, Marketing and Digital Media, IFC.  “FOD... [Read More]
I Used Funny or Die’s Pitch App for a Month, and This Is What It Was Like
I touched the olive-colored olive icon and was in: Pitch, the invite-only joke-writing app developed by Funny or Die. It was the first day of its wide release, in late July, when there were about 900 users. Everyone, but especially the app’s creator, Matt Klinman, and the app’s editor, T... [Read More]
Making a Pitch for comedy writers at Funny or Die
In ye olden times, you’d hear about a comedy friend or friend of a friend claiming to write for The Tonight Show or Letterman, sending in jokes by fax. In 2017, what’s a fax? Funny or Die has not only made an app for that, but also perhaps revolutionized the process of finding new comedy... [Read More]
The Chris Gethard Show will livestream and interact with Reddit for special event episode
Getting on the front page of Reddit is a huge deal. Taking over Reddit for a livestream is a first! And The Chris Gethard Show will be first to attempt a live interactive TV/internet experience this Thursday in a partnership between Turner’s truTV network and Reddit. This week’s episode ... [Read More]
Celebrating Ten Years of Funny or Die with CEO Mike Farah
You’ve probably heard by now that Funny or Die is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The comedy behemoth founded by Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, and Chris Henchy has come a long way since putting out its initial viral video, “The Landlord.” This internet sensation emphaticall... [Read More]
Episode #166: Natalie Morales
Natalie Morales is an actress best known for her supporting roles in sitcoms such as Parks and Recreation, Trophy Wife, Girls, and The Grinder. She’s also done drama with White Collar, and action-adventure with The Middleman. She directed a webseries for Funny or Die about James Joyce&rsq... [Read More]
Justin Long on Playing Teenagers, ‘Dodgeball,’ and the Dangers of Viral Fame
Playing younger than he is has never really been an issue for Justin Long. At 22, he played geeky high school student Warren Cheswick in Ed. At 25, he went back to high school for a role, playing geeky high school student Justin in Dodgeball. Now 39, Long has again reverted back to playing a [&helli... [Read More]
First sitcom for CBS All Access will be Funny or Die’s adaptation of Australian comedy, “No Activity”
CBS All Access, the streaming platform for CBS, has announced its first exclusive sitcom for the network, and it’s an adaptation of an Australian series made by the funny folks at Funny or Die. No Activity will premiere before the end of 2017, bracketing the two chapters of the first major CBS... [Read More]
First sitcom for CBS All Access will be Funny or Die’s adaptation of Australian comedy, “No Activity”
CBS All Access, the streaming platform for CBS, has announced its first exclusive sitcom for the network, and it’s an adaptation of an Australian series made by the funny folks at Funny or Die. No Activity will premiere before the end of 2017, bracketing the two chapters of the first major CBS... [Read More]
@midnight will end Comedy Central run Aug. 4, 2017, after Episode #600
The comedy game show that earned “POINTS!” for its comedians by mocking memes and daily headlines will end its run on Comedy Central after 600 episodes. @midnight with Chris Hardwick debuted Oct. 21, 2013, in a trial run for Comedy Central, and earned not only multiple renewals, but also... [Read More]