The Leno 501: Jay Leno’s all-denim automobile
Jay Leno loves denim jeans almost as much as he loves automobiles, often sporting all-denim outfits. So it was only a matter of time before Leno debuted the "Leno 501," the first all-denim car. Even if it's only a joke for Funny or Die. What took so long, though? "Every piece of denim on this [&hell... [Read More]
Two Writers Are Accusing MTV and CollegeHumor of Stealing Their Talk Show Idea
A war is brewing between the writers/producers behind a rejected 2013 FX pilot and brand new show premiering on MTV. On Twitter yesterday, writer Van Robichaux accused CollegeHumor’s Spencer Griffin of ripping off What’s Going On?, a Funny or Die-produced pilot he co-created with Jack Al... [Read More]
A latesummer’s night with the stand-up all-stars of Funny or Die’s Oddball Festival
Stand-up comedians generally frown upon shows that have them performing outside and in the daylight. But Funny or Die's Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival, now in its third summer run of dates across North America, offers just that to lure aspiring comics to its second stage. Not that the mainsta... [Read More]
How Funny or Die Made a Comedic Reality TV Competition About Weathermen Actually Work
The Funny or Die empire continues to expand its reach, this time partnering with producer Mark Burnett for a brand new reality competition series that promises to deliver America’s next great weatherperson to the masses. Do we really need another reality show, or another television weather per... [Read More]
Here’s that “True Comedian” parody of “True Detective” you were expecting?
The second season of HBO's True Detective miniseries anthology takes place in the pits of despair just south of downtown Los Angeles, and so, why wouldn't there already be a parody centered on the comedy business? This is True Comedian. Written by Andy Kozol and Brian Moreno, featuring Kozel, Moreno... [Read More]
Watch the First Trailer for HBO and Funny or Die’s ‘Ferrell Takes the Field’
Will Ferrell is headed to HBO this September in a new special called Ferrell Takes the Field, and the first trailer was released today. The Funny or Die-produced series follows Ferrell as he plays every baseball position on the field for ten different MLB teams, which he completed during spring trai... [Read More]
Watch the First Trailer for Funny or Die’s TBS Series ‘America’s Next Weatherman’
Funny or Die and TBS are teaming up for a new reality competition series next month called America’s Next Weatherman, and the first trailer was released today. Hosted by Matt Oberg, the show follows 12 contestants as they compete to win $100,000 and a chance to forecast the weather on CNN&rsqu... [Read More]
Here’s the First Teaser for HBO’s ‘Ferrell Takes the Field’
Will Ferrell is headed to HBO this September with the Funny or Die-produced Ferrell Takes the Field, a new special that documents Ferrell as he played every baseball position on the field for ten different MLB teams earlier this year, and the network recently released the first teaser. Ferrell Takes... [Read More]
Funny or Die Announces the 2015 Oddball Festival Lineup Including Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, and More
Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival returns next month, and the full tour dates and lineup were revealed today. Some of the comedians set to perform during the festival include Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, John Mulaney, Nick Kroll, Anthony Jeselnik, Jay Pharoah, Nikki Glaser, J... [Read More]