Maybe See TV? Pilot Season 2015 for network, cable sitcoms
Despite proclamations last year that "pilot season" was dead or dying, it's alive and well as we head into the final week of January 2015. After wrapping up a busy December in development deals, the world of "Maybe See TV" for the broadcast networks and cable channels has heated up. Here is a runnin... [Read More]
 
Bob’s Burger cast prepping another live comedy/panel/screening tour for Spring 2015
The cast of Bob's Burgers is heading back out on the road for a formal spring tour, with eight dates in eight cities lined up so far in mid-to-late March through the Midwest and Northeast Corridor. The fifth season began earlier this winter on Sunday nights, and FOX just renewed the animated sitcom ... [Read More]
 
Michael Kosta on making “Comedy For Attractive People”
Michael Kosta’s time as a New Yorker was short-lived, as he moved back to Los Angeles last fall after Fox Sports 1 pulled the plug on Crowd Goes Wild, the live sports talker Kosta co-hosted with Regis Philbin. But one year was enough to have an impact on Kosta’s comedy. “I definite... [Read More]
 
The Cast of 'Bob's Burgers' Is Going on a Live Tour in March
by Megh Wright Fox's Bob's Burgers is hitting the road. The show revealed today that creator and executive producer Loren Bouchard will join voice cast H. Jon Benjamin, Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman, Dan Mintz, and John Roberts on a live multi-city tour starting in March that will include standup, f... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: The Larry Wilmore era begins tonight on Comedy Central with “The Nightly Show”
“It’s like ‘The Daily Show’, but Nightlier” says Larry Wilmore who’s new show aptly titled, The Nightly Show, begins tonight. Originally called The Minority Report, but ultimately changed, The Nightly Show is a spin-off of The Daily Show where Wilmore sp... [Read More]
 
Fox Renews 'Bob's Burgers' for a Sixth Season
by Adam Frucci Fox just did the right thing and renewed its animated series Bob's Burgers for a 22-episode sixth season. Here's the official statement from Fox network chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman:We can't help but love the Belcher family. This gem of a series is a rare feel-good blend of sh... [Read More]
 
Judd Apatow's 25-Year-Old 'Simpsons' Episode Airs This Sunday
by Megh Wright Back in 2012, Judd Apatow revealed that the first script he ever wrote was a 1990 Simpsons spec script about Homer acting like a 10-year-old kid again and becoming best friends with Bart after a hypnotist dies of a heart attack in the middle of performing on him. The news led to Simps... [Read More]
 
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Fans Rejoice: “Kwazy Cupcakes!” App Is Live
“Cupcake Smash!” Dreams do come true. And life does imitate art. The fictional mobile game of the hit comedy TV series Brooklyn Nine-Nine is up a running. Be jealous of Gina no more. Get ready to be full blown addicted to Kwazy Cupcakes! Complete with a backwards “w&rdquo... [Read More]
 
Maybe See TV? The month in pilots, script commitments and development deals (Dec. 27, 2014)
You'll hear a lot in the trades and the trade winds from now through pilot season, which starts in earnest in January, all the way up to the cable Upfronts in the spring and the broadcast network Upfronts in May -- when TV programmers present their new and returning lineups to impress and attract ad... [Read More]
 
The Lucas Brothers to rock Fox with one-two punch while bringing us “A Better Bushwick”
Rising stars and already busy, the Lucas Brothers, are going to get even busier. Alongside their animated show The Lucas Bros. Moving Co. on FXX and sketch comedy series Friends Of the People on truTV, A Better Bushwick will find the brothers in a live action comedy about dropping out of NYU an... [Read More]