Jerrod Carmichael puts two sitcoms into development at FOX, one with Lil Rel, one with Nate Bargatze
Jerrod Carmichael locked in a two’fer at FOX this week. Carmichael recently inked an overall development deal with the network… MORE Jerrod Carmichael puts two sitcoms into development at FOX, one with Lil Rel, one with Nate Bargatze appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Chelsea Handler calling it quits on her Netflix talk show
After a year and a half off of TV and onto Netflix, Chelsea Handler has had enough of the talk show circuit. Handler called it quits today, although weekly episodes of Chelsea will continue on Netflix through the end of 2017. The next episode shows up Friday, so expect to hear her talk much more [&h... [Read More]
Mindy Kaling Is Producing Two Comedies in Development at NBC
Mindy Kaling is staying very busy in the TV development world these days. According to Variety, NBC has put two comedy series in development executive produced by Kaling and her Mindy Project collaborators. First up is an untitled series from Mindy Project writer, director, and co-executive producer... [Read More]
Watch the trailer for Louis C.K.’s upcoming film “I Love You, Daddy”
This past summer when we learned that Louis C.K. had been quietly writing and directing a new film we got… MORE Watch the trailer for Louis C.K.’s upcoming film “I Love You, Daddy” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Hulu’s ‘Dana Carvey Show’ Documentary ‘Too Funny to Fail’
The Dana Carvey Show now has its very own documentary, and thanks to Hulu you can check it out this weekend. Titled Too Funny to Fail, the documentary features Carvey and former Carvey Show cast members/writers Stephen Colbert, Robert Smigel, Steve Carell, Louis C.K., Charlie Kaufman, Jon Glaser, an... [Read More]
Fox Is Developing a Jerrod Carmichael-Produced Comedy Starring Lil Rel Howery
Last month, Jerrod Carmichael signed a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television to develop and produce new TV projects, and his first project for the network was announced today. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Carmichael and his fellow Carmichael Show executive producer Mike Scul... [Read More]
Joel Kim Booster’s Unlikely Path to Standup Stardom
Joel Kim Booster is the prince of unusual beginnings. As a baby, he was adopted by white, conservative, religious Midwesterners, an experience he sums up this way: “As you can imagine, it was a little weird growing up in the Midwest with this face and that family. I literally knew I was gay be... [Read More]
The Star-Studded Season 2 Trailer for Maria Bamford’s ‘Lady Dynamite’ Has Arrived
Maria Bamford is here to make another dark week here in the US a little brighter, because Netflix just dropped the season 2 trailer for her show Lady Dynamite, which was renewed last year not long after season 1 debuted. The trailer features Bamford alongside a pile of funny people like Ana Gasteyer... [Read More]
Freeform Renews The Lonely Island’s ‘Alone Together’ Ahead of Its Series Premiere
Freeform’s upcoming comedy produced by The Lonely Island has earned a season 2 renewal before season 1 even has a chance to premiere. The network announced today that it’s greenlit a second season of the show, which was ordered to series last year and is set to premiere on Wedn... [Read More]
The ‘unSOLVABLE’ Talents of Betsy Kenney and Dara Katz
We’ve called them “Genre Queens,” and we stand by it. Between Bounty Hunters , The Place We Live (TPWL), and now unSOLVABLE, co-creators Betsy Kenney and Dara Katz have flexed their parody muscles on action flicks, ’90s dramas about twenty-somethings built for ... [Read More]