“Best Time Ever” is over at NBC, but Neil Patrick Harris may live to showcase again
Neil Patrick Harris brought the primetime variety show back to broadcast network TV. But when NBC already had one successful live variety showcase in primetime (America's Got Talent) and one very successful showman promising the best night ever every weeknight in late-night (The Tonight Show Starrin... [Read More]
NBC Cancels ‘Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris’
NBC has decided not to move forward with Neil Patrick Harris’s live variety show Best Time Ever. According to Variety, the network has officially canceled the series, which wrapped up its eight-episode run in November. This won’t be the end of Harris at NBC, though, because Variety repor... [Read More]
Best Time Ever: The comedic successes of Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris is a star. A star that has shined bright upon television, film, theater, the internet, and even video games. Yes, video games. And tonight comes the debut of his latest gig, Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris on NBC. But before the American adaptation of the British variety ... [Read More]
Just For Laughs Gala lineups announced, a 9th show for Dave Chappelle, and two more Nasty Shows.
Some of the biggest and most anticipated shows of the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal every year are the Galas. Insane lineups all hosted by some of the biggest names stretching across the entertainment landscape. And this year is no exception. This years hosts include Neil Patrick Ha... [Read More]
NBC Orders a Live Third Season of 'Undateable,' Sets Comedies to Friday Nights
by Megh Wright Things have only gotten worse for NBC comedy since the network killed its Thursday night comedy block last year, and from the looks of its newly unveiled fall lineup, there's not much hope for NBC comedies in the 2015-2016 season, either. Aside from a season 3 renewal of Undateable co... [Read More]
33rd edition of the Just For Laughs Festival includes Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Mike Myers, Neil Patrick Harris and Trevor Noah
There are line-ups and then there are line-ups. The Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal has been the home to some of the greatest comedy this world has ever seen and that tradition carries on with the 33rd year of the fest. If you’ve never been this would be a great year to head up […]... [Read More]
The 16 Best Comedy Books of 2014
by Brian Boone To add to your diet of comedy consumption which is likely already at critical mass, what with the comedy movies, sitcoms, sketch comedy shows, web videos, Twitter feed, and novelty T-shirts, here's your reading list: the best comedy books of 2014. This year had an especially deli... [Read More]
Neil Patrick Harris wants to be the next Ed Sullivan
"In a perfect world, in five years I'm Ed Sullivan." That's Neil Patrick Harris, describing his career ambitions in a new interview with Charlie Rose, just after NBC announced that it'd ordered a 10-episode variety series fronted by NPH to bow in 2015. Roll the clip to see what else Harris thinks, h... [Read More]
NBC orders American adaptation of ITV variety series, Neil Patrick Harris to host
NBC has been searching for a new variety series franchise for the past couple of years. Neil Patrick Harris has been looking to front a variety series, and even talked to CBS about such a gig back in May. NBC, meet NPH! The Peacock Network confirmed today, as first reported by friend of the site Jos... [Read More]