ABC Orders a Family Comedy from Kenya Barris, Julie Bean, and Alec Baldwin
ABC just handed out a straight-to-series order to a new comedy from Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and Julie Bean with Alec Baldwin attached to potentially star. According to Deadline, the multi-cam series is written by Barris and Bean and centers on “a stuck-in-his-ways, opinionated, fading T... [Read More]
How to Be Good at Comedy, by Johnny G: Comedian and Owner of House of Yuks, Canton Ohio’s #1 Choice for Comedy, by Luke Schneider
So you’re funny around the water cooler, huh? You think you got what it takes to make it big in showbiz? Well, take some notes and listen closely, because you’re about to get some tips that’ll help you make the big time in this breakneck industry. A little about me: I’ve been... [Read More]
Tig Notaro on Louis C.K.’s Removal from ‘One Mississippi’: “It’s a Huge Relief”
Back in August, Tig Notaro spoke up about the long-running Louis C.K. rumors, saying in interviews with Time and The Daily Beast that she thought it was important for C.K. to “take care of” the rumors by addressing them directly. C.K. responded to Notaro’s comments soon after ... [Read More]
Inside ‘Snowy Bing Bongs Across the North Star Combat Zone’ with Cocoon Central Dance Team
In their new film, Snowy Bing Bongs Across the North Star Combat Zone, the ladies of Cocoon Central Dance Team execute the daintiest fart joke I’ve ever seen. Sunita Mani, Tallie Medel, and Eleanore Pienta stretch out luxuriously on a soundstage beach, their graceful movements undercut by exag... [Read More]
Check Out the Season 2 Trailer for Sharon Horgan’s HBO Comedy ‘Divorce’
Sharon Horgan’s HBO comedy Divorce returns next month, and today the network released the trailer. Renewed for a second season last year (alongside fellow freshman comedy Insecure from Issa Rae, which scored a season 3 renewal in August), the Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church-starri... [Read More]
‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ ‘Black-ish,’ and More Nominated for 2018 Golden Globes
The 2018 Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning, including a Best Television Series category that includes returning shows Black-ish and Master of None as well as new shows SMILF, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and NBC’s Will & Grace reboot. Pamela Adlon also received a nom for h... [Read More]
Little Pig Boy James Franco Hosts ‘SNL’
Seth Rogen said what we were all thinking: SZA was the thing to get stoked for last week on SNL. “This is my fourth time hosting,” admitted James Franco, “which is the most you can do without it being special.” And this was not a special night of television. It was a ver... [Read More]