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by WitStream Chase Mitchell Why are we talking about Renee Zellweger's face when we SHOULD be talking about ISIS, and how fat they're getting Bryan Donaldson Of course I got the invitation to y... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey and Fortune Feimster Are Developing a Comedy for ABC
by Megh Wright Fortune Feimster might be getting her own semi-autobiographical sitcom. THR reports that Feimster has teamed up with Tina Fey, Matt Hubbard, and Robert Carlock for a multi-cam comedy based on Feimster's life with a script commitment from ABC. The untitled series is set in Feimster's h... [Read More]
 
Exclusive: George Carlin Way street dedication unveiling video
It’s been about 3 years in the making. This this afternoon, at the end of 121st street between Amsterdam and Morningside the dedication of a street to the late, great George Carlin became a reality. We were present to witness the event. Among Carlin’s family, friends, comedians, and fans... [Read More]
 
Bob Odenkirk Plays the Heartbroken DJ Pollocktopus on 'The Birthday Boys'
by Megh Wright Here's a sneak peek from this Friday's episode of IFC's The Birthday Boys featuring executive producer Bob Odenkirk. It's the age-old classic tale — a loving Polish father named Stolof raises his seven sons to be successful hipster DJs, only to watch them all abandon his dream t... [Read More]
 
Steve Coogan Cast in Philip Seymour Hoffman's Role in Showtime Pilot 'Happyish'
by Megh Wright Back in January, Showtime ordered a new comedy pilot starring Philip Seymour Hoffman called Happyish centered on a man named Thom Payne who "is struggling with his new bosses being half his age and is having to choose between his antidepressants and his ED pills." While the pilot's fu... [Read More]
 
Nick Frost to Star as a World-Famous Jewel Thief in ABC Comedy 'The Finger'
by Megh Wright Nick Frost might be ABC's next comedy star. Deadline reports that the network has bought a single-cam comedy from Modern Family co-executive producer and Colbert Report co-creator Ben Karlin called The Finger, which will center on Frost as "Nick Ferguson aka The Finger, the world&rsqu... [Read More]
 
Bob Odenkirk Announces 'A Load of Hooey' Tour Dates
by Megh Wright To promote his brand new book A Load of Hooey, Bob Odenkirk is going on a nationwide tour that will be split between readings/book signings and live comedy shows featuring opening act Brandon Wardell. Stops in Seattle, Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, and New York wi... [Read More]
 
This Week In Web Videos: 'The Middle Ages'
by Luke Kelly-Clyne I made my first comedy video just over three years ago. Watching it again just now, a few things are apparent. Thing one: The script holds up. I wrote it in a UCB sketch 101 class and it still makes me laugh. Thing two (shitty sound) and three (my bad acting) make me cringe... [Read More]
 
Gary Gulman on Conan, “We whine everything into perfection”
Gary Gulman is no stranger to late night. He has performed on every late night show, and last night he returned to Conan. Gulman’s set was all about the technology revolution. Things were much different when his parents we’re growing up; orange juice has less pulp, books are on Kindle, m... [Read More]
 
Maggie Carey Is Developing an ABC Comedy Called 'The Big Hole'
by Megh Wright The To Do List writer/director Maggie Carey just landed a script commitment from ABC. THR reports that Carey is developing a single-cam comedy for the network called The Big Hole, which will explore "the generational clash between an entitled millennial and her baby boomer boss at a f... [Read More]