New sitcom “Friends From College” with Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, and Fred Savage gets a trailer
Between releases of stand-up specials and a new series of half hours, Netflix is about to debut the sitcom Friends From… MORE New sitcom “Friends From College” with Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, and Fred Savage gets a trailer appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Upfronts Follow-Up: The realities of pilot season and the odds of making a hit sitcom (2013-2017)
The annual song and dance of broadcast network Upfronts presentations sells advertisers on the need each May to book their 30 and 60-second commercials in primetime on their TV networks come September, with appearances by each network’s big stars and news personalities to make them feel all wa... [Read More]
TBS orders new comedies from Simon Rich, Tim and Eric, and Super Deluxe
As the upfronts continue, more news on networks’ upcoming comedy offerings keeps pouring in. Today, TBS has announced an exciting… MORE TBS orders new comedies from Simon Rich, Tim and Eric, and Super Deluxe appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
TBS extends Conan to 2022, brings Super Deluxe into late-night TV and orders four new series for 2017-2018
Conan will reign in late-night on TBS for at least five more years, as the network just announced a deal keeping Conan O’Brien and Team Coco in the fold through 2022, along with a new 90-minute late-night block of programming for Super Deluxe, and orders for four new primetime series. Turner&r... [Read More]
TBS extends Conan to 2022, brings Super Deluxe into late-night TV and orders four new series for 2017-2018
Conan will reign in late-night on TBS for at least five more years, as the network just announced a deal keeping Conan O’Brien and Team Coco in the fold through 2022, along with a new 90-minute late-night block of programming for Super Deluxe, and orders for four new primetime series. Turner&r... [Read More]
TBS Orders Simon Rich’s ‘Miracle Workers,’ a Super Deluxe Late Night Block, and More
Today TBS announced several new comedy projects in the works. First up is a Lorne Michaels-produced anthology comedy series created by Simon Rich called Miracle Workers, which will star Daniel Radcliffe and Owen Wilson. TBS has ordered seven episodes of the series, which is set in Heaven and based o... [Read More]
Justin Theroux and Jimmy Kimmel will stage a live reading of a classic sitcom on ABC
One of the more unusual announcement out of ABC Upfronts yesterday wasn’t the Roseanne reunion — because that news leaked out a little while ago — but the live primetime special that could become a series of specials in which Jimmy Kimmel and Justin Theroux will perform episodes fr... [Read More]
Justin Theroux and Jimmy Kimmel will stage a live reading of a classic sitcom on ABC
One of the more unusual announcement out of ABC Upfronts yesterday wasn’t the Roseanne reunion — because that news leaked out a little while ago — but the live primetime special that could become a series of specials in which Jimmy Kimmel and Justin Theroux will perform episodes fr... [Read More]
Bill Cosby tells Michael Smerconish he will not testify at rape trial against him
Bill Cosby, the 79-year-old comedy legend whose iconic status has been shattered by revelations and allegations of sexual assault and rape, told SiriusXM radio host Michael Smerconish that he would not testify at the upcoming trial against him. Cosby explained: “When you have to deal with... [Read More]
CBS orders sitcom “Me, Myself & I” starring SNL cast member Bobby Moynihan
CBS started handing out series orders to its pilot contenders today, and among them is the new sitcom, Me, Myself & I, which stars current Saturday Night Live cast member Bobby Moynihan. Of course, CBS will lay out its planned Fall 2017 and Midseason 2018 schedules next week during the tradition... [Read More]