Netflix’s Ensemble Comedy ‘Friends from College’ Premieres in July
Last year, Netflix added an ensemble comedy to its slate called Friends from College, and today the streaming network released a teaser trailer for the show. Co-created by Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco, the half-hour series follows “a group of friends who attended Harvard together and ar... [Read More]
Sasheer Zamata Becomes The Latest Person To Leave SNL
Not sure what this means for SNL but next season we can expect to see some new faces on the screen. It has now been revealed that SNL feature Sasheer Zamata will not be returning to Saturday Night Live. This news comes after it was also announced that SNL members Vanessa Bayer and Bobby Moynihan we... [Read More]
John Oliver Recaps a Crazy Week of “Stupid Watergate” News
Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver recaps a truly insane week of news updates about the Trump administration and the ongoing investigation about Trump’s ties to Russia – or as Oliver calls it, “Stupid Watergate” – as well as... [Read More]
NBC Renews ‘Trial & Error’ for a Second Season
NBC recently handed out a season renewal to one of its freshman comedies. Deadline reports that the network officially renewed Jeff Astrof and Matt Miller’s Trial & Error over the weekend for a second, 10-episode season. The anthology comedy was ordered to series last year and wrapped up i... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live bids fond farewell to Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer and Sasheer Zamata
After the final goodbyes at the end of the 42nd season finale of Saturday Night Live, after the NBC cameras turned off, the cast and guest stars paid one last tribute to departing cast members Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer and Sasheer Zamata. Moynihan, after nine seasons, will star in his own CBS si... [Read More]
FOX to test out comedian-based daytime talk show “Punchline” during summer 2017
Daytime TV already has hourlong talk shows hosted by Ellen Degeneres and Steve Harvey, and panel discussions including the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood. But what about a half-hour whiz-bang of a show in which comedians just riff jokes about the day’s he... [Read More]
Maria Bamford commencement address to University of Minnesota class of 2017
Maria Bamford graduated from the University of Minnesota with a creative writing degree in 1993, and returned 24 years later to deliver a creative and meta commencement address to the class of 2017. In her speech, Bamford described exactly how she ended up getting invited and paid to speak. “W... [Read More]
HBO Renews ‘Animals’ for a Third Season
HBO’s animated comedy Animals just got another season. HBO announced today that it’s handed out a season 3 renewal to the show, which is co-created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, was originally given a double-season series order back in 2015, and premiered its second season earlier t... [Read More]
Andy Samberg’s HBO Mockumentary ‘Tour de Pharmacy’ Premieres in July
Andy Samberg heads to HBO next month with his second mockumentary for the network. Following 2015’s tennis-themed 7 Days in Hell costarring Kit Harington, Samberg has written a new sports special with Matt Murray set in the world of professional cycling in the ‘80s called Tour de Pharmac... [Read More]
Andy Samberg’s HBO Mockumentary ‘Tour de Pharmacy’ Premieres in July
Andy Samberg heads to HBO next month with his second mockumentary for the network. Following 2015’s tennis-themed 7 Days in Hell costarring Kit Harington, Samberg has written a new sports special with Matt Murray set in the world of professional cycling in the ‘80s called Tour de Pharmac... [Read More]