IFC orders new “Spoils” six-episode miniseries from Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Funny or Die
The post-WWII era shall be spoofed again by author "Eric Jonrosh" and an all-star cast, as IFC announced Monday it'd ordered a second six-episode miniseries from Funny or Die's "Spoils" franchise. The Spoils Before Dying will bring back Jonrosh (Will Ferrell) to open and close each of the six episod... [Read More]
 
IFC orders a second “Spoils” saga from Funny or Die, “The Spoils Before Dying”
Earlier this year, IFC premiered the comedy mini-series The Spoils of Babylon from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Funny or Die productions. Spoofing the epic-scale “TV events” of yore, The Spoils series adapts great novels by the wine-loving auteur, Eric Jonrosh (Ferrell). With the ... [Read More]
 
FXX orders “Man Seeking Woman,” starring Jay Baruchel, to series in 2015
Jay Baruchel is FXX's newest leading man, starring in the upcoming Man Seeking Woman, ordered to a 10-episode season today by the cable network. Coming in 2015, Man Seeking Woman stars Baruchel as Josh Greenberg, "a naive romantic on a desperate quest for love" -- based on Simon Rich's book of short... [Read More]
 
TJ Miller, Pete Holmes, Kate Berlant and more headline the 2014 High Plains Comedy Festival
Denver, CO probably has the most underrated comedy scene. For the past few years, Denver has been closing in on rivaling the city of Chicago as one of the best second-tier scenes. Thanks to Denver comics Adam Cayton-Holland and Andy Juett, Denver has drawn even more attention with the High Plains Co... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central’s CC: Studios releases its first full-length movie “Jason Nash is Married”
Comedy Central’s CC: Studios makes history today with the release of their first full-length film, Jason Nash is Married. The film, originally conceived as a web-series, stars comedian Jason Nash who also wrote and directed the film. “Jason is stuck living in the shadows of his more succ... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: Segway to heaven
Unfortunately last week marked the end of The Pete Holmes Show so good ol’ Petey pants will not longer be bringing new material to the airwaves late at night. While it does bum us out that the show is gone, we cannot forget the good times it offered us – New Material Seinfeld, the EX-Men... [Read More]
 
My First Time: Kevin Saucier does Crom Comedy Festival
The road to becoming a great comedian is filled with many challenges and opportunities. There are certain milestones every comedians hopes to hit at various points of their journey. “My First Time,” is all about comedy firsts; those milestones from your first headlining gig, first tour, ... [Read More]
 
Six Comics Aziz Ansari Is Joining as Madison Square Garden-Worthy
by Megh Wright Yesterday, The Wrap confirmed earlier reports that standup Aziz Ansari is set to headline at New York's Madison Square Garden as part of his new tour Modern Romance, which also includes stops in Dallas, Houston, D.C., Philadelphia, and Las Vegas, not to mention a book slated for a Sep... [Read More]
 
Lil Duval, Chris Distefano, more talk live concert Guy Code etiquette tonight on MTV2 (Exclusive preview)
Have you ever wondered if live concerts are Guy Code-free zones? Well, the comedians of MTV 2′s Guy Code will help you suss it out as they share the do’s and don’t's of enjoying that Beyonce show you spent $400 on– and it’s all going down on tonight’s brand n... [Read More]
 
Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)
Iconic comedian Don Rickles will be celebrated tomorrow as Spike TV premieres One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles at 9 pm ET. Laughspin was in attendance when it was shot at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. So we know what’s in store for viewers– and... [Read More]