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Zach Braff and Bill Lawrence Are Developing a New Show
by Megh Wright The creator and the star of Scrubs are currently working on a new comedy series and have their eyes set on Netflix. According to The Independent, Zach Braff is currently in talks with Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence to create a new show together. "I've been talking about a new idea with ... [Read More]
@midnight taping week of shows in NYC for 2014 New York Comedy Festival
Comedy Central's late-night comedy "game show" and Twitter takeover expert, @midnight, is making its first road trip, heading to New York City to tape a week's worth of shows during the New York Comedy Festival, airing Nov. 3-6, 2014. Host Chris Hardwick and the crew will tape the four broadcasts at... [Read More]
First-ever Maui Comedy Festival partners with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
If you were to ask me where to go to feel better about myself and everyone around me, Maui definitely would be near the top of my list. Heck, any of the Hawaiian islands would do the trick. Heck, there's not even a trick to it. I even entertained a job offer many moons ago to live and work on the Bi... [Read More]
How FX's 'You’re the Worst' Has Quietly Become the Best New Comedy on Television
by Josh Sorokach The summer television season used to be reserved for the ignoble combination of network miscalculations and obligatory burn offs as the Big Four reserved their more acclaimed pilots for the prestigious fall season. Luckily, the television landscape is slowly evolving. While the upco... [Read More]
“Saturday Night Live” taps Darrell Hammond to succeed Don Pardo as announcer
SNL alum, and man of many voices has been tapped to succeed the late, legendary Don Pardo as the show’s official announcer. Pardo had been with the show since it began on the air, he passed away this summer at the age of 96. Hammond has acted as a substitute for Pardo when he was […] &l... [Read More]
Darrell Hammond returns to SNL as its announcer, succeeding the late Don Pardo
Saturday Night Live's longest-serving cast member has returned to the fold. Darrell Hammond, 58, will belt out the names of cast members old and new when SNL kicks off its 40th anniversary season on Sept. 27, 2014. Hammond has appeared onscreen in a record 280 episodes of SNL, both as a regular cast... [Read More]
Tina Fey Got Alec Baldwin Masks for Her Daughter's Birthday Party
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Tina Fey's visit to the Late Night desk last night, in which she tells Meyers about her older daughter's recent surprise Lemony Snicket-themed birthday party that accidentally resulted in a bunch of little girls wearing Alec Baldwin masks. Click through for some mor... [Read More]
Darrell Hammond Is Officially the New 'SNL' Announcer
by Megh Wright Following the death of SNL's longtime announcer Don Pardo last month, former cast member (and occasional Pardo fill-in) Darrell Hammond said he'd be "honored and thrilled" to take over Pardo's duties on the show going forward, and now that change has officially been made. The New York... [Read More]
Comedy festival and suicide prevention, Maui Comedy Festival partners with The American Federation for Suicide Prevention
Suicide is a serious condition that many struggle with. Things once again hit the comedy community all too close the recent death of Robin Williams. It’s in his honor that the Maui Comedy Festival has announced a partnership with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In addition to donat... [Read More]