ABC Developing Serial Killer Comedy ‘Boring, OR’ Produced by Jack Black
ABC has a new show in the works about a small-town serial killer. According to Variety, the network has put into development a single-cam ensemble comedy titled Boring, OR, which centers on a police officer named Jonna “who is determined to stop the killings while the rest of the townspeople r... [Read More]
Julia Scotti on releasing her first comedy album, a year after coming out transgender on “America’s Got Talent”
A year ago, Julia Scotti was coming off of a career high Rick Scotti could only dream about. Rick had headlined comedy clubs and opened for the likes of Lou Rawls and Frankie Valli, but this Jersey funny boy wasn’t living in the truth. Approaching age 50, the comedian transitioned and became J... [Read More]
TBS announces live programming as part of 2017 New York Comedy Festival
In its first year as the TV partner for the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), TBS will create the TBS Comedy HUB inside the new PUBLIC Hotel in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The TBS Comedy HUB will serve as NYCF HQ, where fans and festivalgoers alike can check out comedy panels and more for free... [Read More]
CBS Developing ‘Big Men’ Comedy from Rene Gube and Aline Brosh McKenna
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator/showrunner Aline Brosh McKenna has teamed up with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend writer/actor Rene Gube for a new comedy at CBS. Variety reports that the network has put into development a single-cam comedy written and executive produced by the duo called Big Men, which cent... [Read More]
Taran Killam on ‘SNL’s Relationship with Trump: “It Certainly Feels Like There’s Some Hypocrisy There”
NPR has a new interview out today with former SNL cast member Taran Killam to promote his feature directorial debut Killing Gunther, and when asked about Trump’s now-infamous SNL hosting stint in 2015, Killam offered a candid response. “It was rough. It was not enjoyable at the time and ... [Read More]
Taran Killam on ‘SNL’s Relationship with Trump: “It Certainly Feels Like There’s Some Hypocrisy There”
NPR has a new interview out today with former SNL cast member Taran Killam to promote his feature directorial debut Killing Gunther, and when asked about Trump’s now-infamous SNL hosting stint in 2015, Killam offered a candid response. “It was rough. It was not enjoyable at the time and ... [Read More]
Comedy Central orders up two new comedy series: “The Other Two” and “South Side”
The former co-head writers of Saturday Night Live didn’t have to wait long to launch their next project, as Comedy Central has ordered The Other Two from Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider to series. The network simultaneously announced the order of South Side, from brothers Bashir and Sulta... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders ‘The Other Two’ and ‘South Side’ to Series
Comedy Central just gave series orders to two new shows. First up is half-hour comedy The Other Two, which is crated, written, and executive produced by Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, who recently left their jobs as co-head writers at Saturday Night Live. Here’s the logline: Created by, writ... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders ‘The Other Two’ and ‘South Side’ to Series
Comedy Central just gave series orders to two new shows. First up is half-hour comedy The Other Two, which is crated, written, and executive produced by Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, who recently left their jobs as co-head writers at Saturday Night Live. Here’s the logline: Created by, writ... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. Spends a Day with Chicago Anti-Violence Group CeaseFire on ‘The Daily Show’
The Daily Show kicked off its week of Chicago shows last night, and the episode featured the above segment starring correspondent Roy Wood Jr., who heads to the South Side to meet some of the ex-gang members who now work for CeaseFire, a program that mediates gang conflict and patrols dangerous neig... [Read More]