‘Charter Communications’ Eyeing ‘Bad Boys Series’ With Union And Alba
We recently shared that NBC decided to not move forward with ‘LA’s Finest’, which serves as a spin-off series of the Bad Boys franchise. The project stars actresses Gabriel Union and Jessica Alba as detectives. Well, according to reports, Union and Alba’s series could be pick... [Read More]
‘Charter Communications’ Eyeing ‘Bad Boys Series’ With Union And Alba
We recently shared that NBC decided to not move forward with ‘LA’s Finest’, which serves as a spin-off series of the Bad Boys franchise. The project stars actresses Gabriel Union and Jessica Alba as detectives. Well, according to reports, Union and Alba’s series could be pick... [Read More]
Howie Mandel’s Just For Laughs with ICM announces full 2018 lineup
Howie Mandel showed up to join Just For Laughs COO Bruce Hills and the new team running the show at JFL (which includes Mandel and powerhouse agency ICM) to announce the full details for Montreal’s Just For Laughs fest this coming July. Among the new notable items: The Keynote Address returns ... [Read More]
SiriusXM to broadcast three “lost” Richard Pryor albums as part of a new tribute to the comedy legend
SiriusXM will honor the late Richard Pryor with three new weeks of special programming dedicated to the late star, including a new audio documentary and the exclusive broadcast of three recently discovered stand-up albums by the legendary comedian. “Richard Pryor: Still Outrageous” start... [Read More]
Festival submissions roundup: Deadlines approaching for Pittsburgh, Femme Fest, and 10,000 Laughs
My friend JC Coccoli is helping produce this year’s Pittsburgh Comedy Festival back in her Three Rivers hometown, and she wanted me to remind you comedy kids out there that you still have a week or so to submit your stand-up act, improv group or workshop! Submissions are open until Sunday, May... [Read More]
Netflix producing new half-hour stand-up showcase series, “The Degenerates”
Netflix has ordered up another round of half-hour stand-up comedy specials, this time with a twist. Instead of calling them The Standups, Netflix is calling these comedians The Degenerates. What does that mean, exactly? Here’s the official description: The country’s funniest, delinquent ... [Read More]
Netflix producing new half-hour stand-up showcase series, “The Degenerates”
Netflix has ordered up another round of half-hour stand-up comedy specials, this time with a twist. Instead of calling them The Standups, Netflix is calling these comedians The Degenerates. What does that mean, exactly? Here’s the official description: The country’s funniest, delinquent ... [Read More]
Damon Wayans To Now Share The Screen With Seann William Scott For ‘Lethal Weapon’
‘Lethal Weapon’ appeared to have had some internal problems they wanted to address before returning for a new season at FOX. As noted, actor Clayne Crawford appeared to be a problem on set, so much that they have now replaced him with actor Seann William Scott. You may remember Scot... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart going out together on stand-up tour
First, Dave Chappelle joined Chris Rock to help Rock launch his first stand-up tour in several years. Now Chappelle is doing the same for Jon Stewart. Chappelle and Stewart will share the stage for an exclusive, limited run of shows this June in Boston, Houston and El Paso. All tickets will be sold ... [Read More]
R.I.P. Sadiki Fuller
Sadiki Fuller, a stand-up comedian from Houston who got his start in comedy in San Francisco, has died unexpectedly. He was found in his bed Saturday morning. Fuller started doing comedy in 1999. In his even younger days, Sadiki worked as a professional mascot for the Golden State Warriors. Off the ... [Read More]