Anthony Jeselnik to headline the 2015 High Plains Comedy Festival
The first wave of comics that will be performing at the 2015 High Plains Comedy Festival in Denver, now in it’s third year, have been announced including Anthony Jeselnik. He’ll be headlining the historic Paramount Theater. Back in March it was announced that Jeselnik will be h... [Read More]
Watch a sneak peek at TruTV’s new show, “Those Who Can’t” from The Grawlix
TruTV is getting into the scripted comedy mix by greenlighting The Grawlix TV show, Those Who Can’t and now we have a first look at the show. The show stars Adam Cayton-Holland, Ben Roy, Andrew Orvedahl, Maria Thayer, Rory Scovel, Kate Berlant and directed by The Nix Bros. It’s set to pr... [Read More]
truTV orders Adam Conover’s “Adam Ruins Everything” to series, more from #Upfronts 2015
truTV showed up for its part of the Turner Networks 2015 Upfront presentations today with two new series ordered up, an extended trailer for another new comedy series and plenty of pilots in the offing. "In just over six months, we have turned over a whole new network, building momentum with a premi... [Read More]
Here’s the 2015 class of comedians taping Comedy Central Half Hour specials
Every year Comedy Central selects a handful of some up-and-coming comedians and gives them a half-hour special. It’s a great and long-running series the network has utilized to showcase the next wave of comedians and give some of them their first look at screen time. This year’s class of... [Read More]
Comedy Central’s The Half Hour list, Class of 2015
In recent years, Comedy Central has recorded seasons of The Half Hour stand-up specials in late February in Boston, but things didn't go according to schedule in 2015 -- which probably was the best for all parties concerned considering how snowed in Boston was this winter! So instead of February, it... [Read More]
R.I.P. “The Riv,” The Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas, Nevada
The Riviera Comedy Club died tonight* after fighting a lengthy battle with economics. The club is survived by hundreds of mourning comics: Some great, some hacks, some geniuses, some frauds, some journeymen and women, some who became successful, some who did not, some who went on to write ... [Read More]
Marshall Henderson Mocking Erin Andrews Was Amazing! After Boyfriend Jarret Stoll’s Drug Possession Arrest, Former Ole Miss Star Trolled Fox Sports Reporter On Twitter
Marshall Henderson is mocking Erin Andrews as revenge for her comments about his drug use two years ago. Now that Andrews’ boyfriend, NHL player Jarret Stoll, has been arrested for possession, Henderson took the opportunity to troll the DWTS host. Stoll, a member of the Los Angeles K... [Read More]
Judd Apatow to Produce a Movie Starring and Co-Written by Andrew Rannells
by Megh Wright Grammy winner and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells has a new movie in the works. According to Deadline, Universal Pictures has put into development an untitled comedy that will be co-written by Rannells and Jersey Boys' Mike Doyle with Rannells potentially attached to star. Details on the... [Read More]
Andrew Rannells to star in and co-write comedy for Judd Apatow
Universal Pictures has acquired an untitled comedy pitch that Girls co-star Andrew Rannells and Jersey Boys castmember Mike Doyle will write. Judd Apatow will produce it under Apatow Productions. The plot as of now is hush-hush, but the studio and Apatow are keen to make it work with Rannells who ha... [Read More]
Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig Made a Secret Lifetime Movie Called 'A Deadly Adoption'
by Megh Wright Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig are headed to Lifetime. According to THR, the pair recently found time in their busy schedules to secretly film a two-hour Lifetime movie called A Deadly Adoption. The movie centers on "a successful couple who house and care for a pregnant woman (Jessica ... [Read More]