‘People’ Asks Samantha Bee, Kate McKinnon, Tracee Ellis Ross and More: Why Aren’t Men Funny?
Finally tackling the problem we’re all too scared to talk about, People magazine has assembled a team of comics to answer the controversial question, why aren’t men funny? In a cheeky promo for the upcoming Emmys, People got nominees Samantha Bee, Kate McKinnon, Tracee Ellis Ross, Neicy ... [Read More]
‘People’ Asks Samantha Bee, Kate McKinnon, Tracee Ellis Ross and More: Why Aren’t Men Funny?
Finally tackling the problem we’re all too scared to talk about, People magazine has assembled a team of comics to answer the controversial question, why aren’t men funny? In a cheeky promo for the upcoming Emmys, People got nominees Samantha Bee, Kate McKinnon, Tracee Ellis Ross, Neicy ... [Read More]
Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman win comedy writing awards at 2014 Emmys
The top comedy writers on TV for 2014 were stand-up comedians, according to the Emmy Awards. Take that, comedy writers. In a telecast light on filler, viral videos or much in the way of surprises, the Emmy wins for Louis C.K. (writing, comedy series) and Sarah Silverman (writing, variety special) di... [Read More]
Melissa McCarthy’s new trailer for ‘Tammy’ finds ‘Mike & Molly’ star fleeing with Susan Sarandon
Melissa McCarthy will once again attempt to make summer box office gold—this time with a movie simply titled Tammy, which was co-written with her husband Ben Falcone, who also directed. Last year, McCarthy, alongside real-life pal Sandra Bullock killed it in cop comedy The Heat, bringing in ne... [Read More]
Good Kids, “Bad Words” and Ugly Intentions: Jason Bateman makes light of the darkness in his movie directorial debut
In Bad Words, Jason Bateman's big-screen directorial debut, Bateman plays a 40-year-old who crashes a local, regional and finally national spelling bee. His Guy Trilby exploits a loophole because he's on a personal vendetta. We're not told what or why he's on his mission for the first two acts of th... [Read More]
Yes, Bitter Can Be Funny: Bitter Party Of Five
Ever been bitter? How about the time you shot a TV pilot (along with Roseanne Barr and John Goodman) and you were sure it was going to be picked up, [...]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is an LA via Chicago comedian, writer and actor. You can find h... [Read More]
CBS greenlights Anna Faris comedy produced by Chuck Lorre
In what has to be the least surprising news this television season, CBS has greenlighted a full series order for Chuck Lorre’s new show Mom, according to Deadline. The series will star Anna Faris and Allison Janney. If you don’t know who Lorre is, he... [Read More]
Dan Aykroyd and Allison Janney to Join Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy'
Melissa McCarthy is lining up quite an impressive cast for Tammy, her first movie as director. Variety reports that Dan Aykroyd and Allison Janney are both in talks to join the cast, which also includes McCarthy, Mark Duplass, Susan Sarandon, and Kathy Bates. Tammy will mark the first movie as scr... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert, Allison Janney Join Voice Cast of 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman'
Stephen Colbert and Allison Janney have signed up for DreamWorks Animation's Mr. Peabody & Sherman, based on the iconic cartoon series. Also joining the project are Ellie Kemper (Bridesmaids, The Office), Ariel Winter (Modern Family) and Stephen Tobolowsky (Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, Californication). [Read More]