Emily V. Gordon to Write Amazon Feature ‘The Nest’ Produced by Jill Soloway
Fresh off her Oscar nomination for co-writing The Big Sick, Emily V. Gordon has landed another movie gig. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gordon has signed on to write a movie for Amazon called The Nest. The film is based on Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s 2016 novel of the same name... [Read More]
Amazon renews The Tick, but cancels One Mississippi, I Love Dick and Jean-Claude Van Johnson
Amazon, in the wake of ousting its programming chief for sexual harassment and more, is moving forward without some of its better-loved female-fronted programming. Say what? I know. And yet. Amazon has renewed The Tick, while cancelling Tig Notaro’s One Mississippi after two seasons, and I Lov... [Read More]
Amazon renews The Tick, but cancels One Mississippi, I Love Dick and Jean-Claude Van Johnson
Amazon, in the wake of ousting its programming chief for sexual harassment and more, is moving forward without some of its better-loved female-fronted programming. Say what? I know. And yet. Amazon has renewed The Tick, while cancelling Tig Notaro’s One Mississippi after two seasons, and I Lov... [Read More]
Amazon renews The Tick, but cancels One Mississippi, I Love Dick and Jean-Claude Van Johnson
Amazon, in the wake of ousting its programming chief for sexual harassment and more, is moving forward without some of its better-loved female-fronted programming. Say what? I know. And yet. Amazon has renewed The Tick, while cancelling Tig Notaro’s One Mississippi after two seasons, and I Lov... [Read More]
Amazon Cancels ‘One Mississippi,’ ‘I Love Dick,’ and ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson’
It’s a bad week for Amazon comedy series. According to Deadline, the streaming network has canceled Tig Notaro’s One Mississippi, Jill Soloway’s I Love Dick, and the Jean-Claude Van Damme-starring Jean-Claude Van Johnson. One Mississippi wrapped up its second season back in Septemb... [Read More]
Tig Notaro relieved to have Louis CK relieved of his executive producer duties on One Mississippi
It’s no secret that Louis CK helped Tig Notaro break through into the mainstream by putting out her “Live” CD on his website, then by helping her sell her TV series One Mississippi to Amazon. But when Notaro learned about CK’s secret, about how he had abused other women in co... [Read More]
‘Mrs. Maisel’ Is Marvelous
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is an incredibly joyful show. Given, of course, that it takes place in 1958 and the protagonist’s husband leaves her and their two children on erev Yom Kippur. And given, of course, that when she starts to channel her rage and hurt into standup comedy, she’s rep... [Read More]
Two Women Creators Have Reminders for Men
Men are undergoing a bit of a renaissance right now. A bad one. The Bad Renaissance, as it shall henceforth be known. Whereas the 14th Century European Renaissance we all know and love is famous for its revival and proliferation of forward-thinking art, literature, and learning… shining ... [Read More]
Two Women Creators Have Reminders for Men
Men are undergoing a bit of a renaissance right now. A bad one. The Bad Renaissance, as it shall henceforth be known. Whereas the 14th Century European Renaissance we all know and love is famous for its revival and proliferation of forward-thinking art, literature, and learning… shining ... [Read More]
Molly Shannon and Will Ferrell Will Provide Live Coverage of 2018’s Rose Parade for Amazon
Amazon is teaming up with Funny or Die, Will Ferrell, and Molly Shannon for this year’s Rose Parade on New Year’s Day. The Saturday Night Live alums will provide live coverage of the parade this year for the streaming network in character in a special event called The 2018 Rose Parade Ho... [Read More]