Review: “2 Dope Queens,” many dope perspectives in HBO variety series
Turning a podcast into a TV special, let alone a four-part series, doesn’t make sense for most podcasts. But 2 Dope Queens isn’t any podcast. The hit WNYC podcast from Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams is part two-woman comedy duo, part improv, part chat show, part stand-up storytelli... [Read More]
‘Friends of the People’s Josh Rabinowitz and Kevin Barnett Are Creating an “Odd Couple” Comedy for NBC
Friends of the People head writers/castmembers Josh Rabinowitz and Kevin Barnett are developing a new sitcom for NBC that they’ll be writing and starring in. Here’s how Deadline describes the show: The project is described as an odd couple story of two best friends (Rabinowitz, Barnett) ... [Read More]
Friends Of The People’s Josh Rabinowitz & Kevin Barnett Working On NBC Comedy
Friends Of The People costars are having a great year. With Lil Rel Howery on The Carmichael Show, Jermaine Fowler landing a CBS project, The Lucas Bros. , and Jennifer Bartels it’s safe to say that the series is introducing some of our future comedy stars. Most recently, two other comedian f... [Read More]
“Friends of the People” castmates Josh Rabinowitz and Kevin Barnett land new gig with NBC
NBC has tapped into the New York comedian market yet again. Josh Rabinowitz and Kevin Barnett, the head writers from truTV’s hit show, are teaming up again for a new NBC sitcom. Both stars will write and produce the new project which as been described by Deadline as, “an odd couple story... [Read More]
Renewals for “Playing House,” “Friends of the People,” “The League” and “Almost Royal”
It's been a big 24 hours for cable sitcom renewals, with two newcomers in particular -- USA's Playing House and truTV's Friends of the People -- earning season renewals with a little help from their friends and fans in the digital and On Demand spaces. Season 2 of Playing House will debut each of it... [Read More]
Laughspin chat with truTV’s Friends of the People producers, cast members Kevin Barnett, Josh Rabinowitz
If you haven’t been watching truTV’s newest and first sketch comedy series Friends of the People, you are truly missing out. Fear, not, though. You can right your past wrongs by tuning into the stellar new series every Tuesday at 10 pm ET on truTV or by checking out the show’s offi... [Read More]
Win $250 Amazon Gift Card from truTV’s Friends of the People!
TruTV premiered its very first sketch comedy series Friends of the People this past Tuesday. And if you haven’t peeped it, make sure to head on over to the show’s official site to watch some videos. We promise you’ll love it. To celebrate the premiere Friends of the People executi... [Read More]
Friends of the People premieres on truTV
We're overflowing from so much comedy on our electronic screens, there's even a sketch TV boom exploding from within the current comedy boom. While Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th season this year, Comedy Central is bringing the buzz and the heat with Key & Peele, Inside Amy Schumer, Kro... [Read More]
'Friends of the People': A New Sketch Show Finds Its Voice
by Zachary McDermott Since truTV greenlighted Friends of the People, their new sketch comedy show set to anchor the network’s crossover into original comedic programming, the storyline that’s occasionally popped up is that the series’ inception came to fruition after the In Living ... [Read More]