FOX to test out comedian-based daytime talk show “Punchline” during summer 2017
Daytime TV already has hourlong talk shows hosted by Ellen Degeneres and Steve Harvey, and panel discussions including the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood. But what about a half-hour whiz-bang of a show in which comedians just riff jokes about the day’s he... [Read More]
Upfronts Follow-Up: The realities of pilot season and the odds of making a hit sitcom (2013-2017)
The annual song and dance of broadcast network Upfronts presentations sells advertisers on the need each May to book their 30 and 60-second commercials in primetime on their TV networks come September, with appearances by each network’s big stars and news personalities to make them feel all wa... [Read More]
Fox Renews ‘New Girl’ for a Seventh and Final Season
The end is near for New Girl. According to Deadline, Fox has officially renewed the show for a seventh and final season. Jake Johnson tweeted out the news yesterday, revealing that the final season will also be an abbreviated one with just 8 episodes: #NewGirl has been picked up for 8 final episodes... [Read More]
Fox Renews ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ for a Fifth Season
More Brooklyn Nine-Nine is in the works at Fox. According to The Wrap, the network has officially renewed the ensemble comedy for season 5. Season 4 of the show debuted back in September and is currently airing Tuesday nights on Fox, with the season finale slated to air later this month on May 23rd.... [Read More]
Fox Cancels ‘Making History’ and ‘Son of Zorn’
Two of Fox’s freshman comedies will not survive for another season. According to Deadline, the network has officially canceled live-action/animated hybrid Son of Zorn as well as Making History due to low ratings. Both shows were co-produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, with Son of Zorn wrapp... [Read More]
Fox Cancels ‘Making History’ and ‘Son of Zorn’
Two of Fox’s freshman comedies will not survive for another season. According to Deadline, the network has officially canceled live-action/animated hybrid Son of Zorn as well as Making History due to low ratings. Both shows were co-produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, with Son of Zorn wrapp... [Read More]
‘The Mick,’ ‘It’s Always Sunny,’ and the Magic of Kaitlin Olson
During the Rashomon-esque, ninth season episode of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, “The Gang Saves the Day,” we get a brief glimpse of what each member of the Gang envisions their lives being like after surviving a robbery attempt. In Deandra “Sweet Dee” Reynolds&rsq... [Read More]
‘The Mick,’ ‘It’s Always Sunny,’ and the Magic of Kaitlin Olson
During the Rashomon-esque, ninth season episode of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, “The Gang Saves the Day,” we get a brief glimpse of what each member of the Gang envisions their lives being like after surviving a robbery attempt. In Deandra “Sweet Dee” Reynolds&rsq... [Read More]
‘The Mick,’ ‘It’s Always Sunny,’ and the Magic of Kaitlin Olson
During the Rashomon-esque, ninth season episode of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, “The Gang Saves the Day,” we get a brief glimpse of what each member of the Gang envisions their lives being like after surviving a robbery attempt. In Deandra “Sweet Dee” Reynolds&rsq... [Read More]
Fox Renews ‘The Last Man on Earth’ for a Fourth Season
Will Forte’s Fox comedy The Last Man on Earth is returning for another season. According to Deadline, the network has officially renewed the show — which wrapped up its third season on Sunday night — for a fourth season. The Last Man on Earth makes Fox’s second comedy renewal... [Read More]