Fusion Orders Two Web Series and ‘The Democracy Handbook’ Starring Bassem Youssef
Fusion just added some new shows to its slate, including a series starring Bassem Youssef AKA “the Jon Stewart of Egypt.” The network announced today that it’s signed a production deal with Youssef, which includes an order for a new digital series/television special combo called Th... [Read More]
Fusion Orders Two Web Series and ‘The Democracy Handbook’ Starring Bassem Youssef
Fusion just added some new shows to its slate, including a series starring Bassem Youssef AKA “the Jon Stewart of Egypt.” The network announced today that it’s signed a production deal with Youssef, which includes an order for a new digital series/television special combo called Th... [Read More]
Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond organizing Lorne Michaels tribute at Lincoln Center to benefit American Songbook
The husband-wife team of Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond are organizing an all-star tribute to Lorne Michaels at Lincoln Center on Feb. 11, 2016, to benefit the center's American Songbook series. So far they've lined up Tituss Burgess, Jimmy Fallon, Cheyenne Jackson, Taran Killam, Jane Krakowski, Au... [Read More]
Trevor Noah Is Writing a Book of Essays About Growing Up in South Africa
The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah has a book in the works. According to Yahoo, Noah has signed on to write a collection of personal essays about growing up in South Africa, and the book will be published through Spiegel & Grau in November. The book doesn’t yet have a title, but Noah&rsquo... [Read More]
A Lorne Michaels Biography Is in the Works from Susan Morrison
There are plenty of books out there for SNL fans, and now there’s a new one to look forward to: an authorized biography of Lorne Michaels. According to The New York Times, Random House has acquired a biography of Michaels, which will be written by New Yorker editor and former assistant to Jim ... [Read More]
The Three Michael O’Donoghue Books You Should Read Before You Die
If you are anything like me, you were watching Sarah Jessica Parker host Saturday Night Live in 1994 for some reason, and about two-thirds of the way through the show, Bill Murray walked out and said Michael O’Donoghue had died. Here is one whole paragraph that Bill Murray said: He had a treme... [Read More]
The Three Michael O’Donoghue Books You Should Read Before You Die
If you are anything like me, you were watching Sarah Jessica Parker host Saturday Night Live in 1994 for some reason, and about two-thirds of the way through the show, Bill Murray walked out and said Michael O’Donoghue had died. Here is one whole paragraph that Bill Murray said: He had a treme... [Read More]
The Three Michael O’Donoghue Books You Should Read Before You Die
If you are anything like me, you were watching Sarah Jessica Parker host Saturday Night Live in 1994 for some reason, and about two-thirds of the way through the show, Bill Murray walked out and said Michael O’Donoghue had died. Here is one whole paragraph that Bill Murray said: He had a treme... [Read More]
Isy Suttie webchat – as it happened
The author, comedian and Peep Show star joined us to answer your questions in a live webchat – from comedy to food via why she’d love to star in Batman, catch up with her answers here 2.05pm GMTHuge thanks to Isy and to everyone who submitted questions. Until next time! Thanks for all yo... [Read More]
Isy Suttie webchat – post your questions now
The author, comedian and Peep Show star is joining us to answer your questions in a live webchat from 1pm GMT onwards on Tuesday 19 January – post them in the comments below 10.55am GMTIsy Suttie will be known to many as Dobby, the “IT misfit” on Peep Show, whose romance with Mark ... [Read More]