VIDEO: Laughspin Podcast with Robert Kelly, Rachel Feinstein, Kurt Metzger, Andrew Schulz
Since I started covering comedy in 2005 – when Laughspin was called Punchline Magazine – the world of comedy has exponentially grown in popularity. Back then there was a handful of comedy festivals in the United States; now, there’s well over 50. More comedians are headlining theat... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: The Return of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia
Late night TV is back in full swing and most of our favorite TV shows have returned to business. However, there are still a few that have yet to do so. This includes It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, which is having it’s season premiere, 10th season premiere, this Wed. Ja... [Read More]
 
Watch the teaser for season 2 of the web-series ‘The Undone Sweaters’
If you’re a Weezer fan (or just a comedy fan), you need to check out the web-series The Undone Sweaters. Created by and starring New York comedians Reid Faylor, Andrew Short, and Jim Tews, the series follows the trio as a struggling Weezer cover band. The series kicked off earlier this year wi... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: From Top Five to Co-host of The View
Fresh off her appearance in Chris Rock’s Top Five as a publicist, in theaters now, comedian and actress Rachel Feinstein has been tapped to guest co-host The View this Tuesday. Rachel’s future is bright and it’s only getting brighter.  2015 is going to be a big year for Rachel... [Read More]
 
Monroe Martin, Nina Agdal, Samantha Hoopes, more join Guy Code on MTV2 (EXCLUSIVE)
When Guy Code returns to MTV2 for its fifth season on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 11:30 pm ET, fan favorites Andrew Schulz, Charlamagne tha God & Lil Duval as well as Chris Distefano, Damien Lemon, Jordan Carlos and Jon Gabrus will be there welcoming eager viewers with open arms. But there’s als... [Read More]
 
TruTV Orders Its First Scripted Comedy Pilot 'Those Who Can't'
by Megh Wright After the success of its first sketch show Friends of the People, TruTV is adding its first scripted comedy pilot. Deadline reports that the network has ordered a pilot called Those Who Can't created by and starring Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl, and Ben Roy of the Denver comed... [Read More]
 
TruTV orders “Those Who Can’t” as network’s first scripted comedy pilot
TruTV continues to lean towards a comedy-heavy line-up by ordering their first scripted comedy pilot, Those Who Can’t. The show was originally part of Amazon’s first original pilot wave. While it got some buzz, Amazon decided not to take the show to series. According to Deadline, TruTV i... [Read More]
 
The Grawlix gets second chance at “Those Who Can’t” pilot with TruTV
If you feel like Amazon Studios snubbed The Grawlix by not picking up their sitcom pilot to series, then feel good about today, because today, truTV kept hope alive. TruTV has ordered a reshoot of the pilot for Those Who Can't, the sitcom Denver-based comedians Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orved... [Read More]
 
My Pod Week: Week ending 11/23/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! I WAS THERE TOO (Aliens with Ricco Ross) 1986 was... [Read More]
 
Fox is adapting comic strip ‘Jump Start’ into a sitcom
As Fox looks to expand its comedy line-up, Deadline reports that the network is looking to turn the comic strip Jump Start into their newest sitcom. The long-running comic strip is currently in development to be adapted into a single-camera comedy. Jump Start was created by Robb Armstrong and went i... [Read More]