Kathy Bates to Star in Chuck Lorre’s Netflix Pot Comedy ‘Disjointed’
Chuck Lorre’s pot dispensary comedy has found its star and TV home. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has given a 20-episode order to the project, which now has a name: Disjointed. Co-written by Lorre and David Javerbaum (The Daily Show, The Late Late Show), the multi-cam series sta... [Read More]
Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons is your new God
Four-time Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons will play God in the new Broadway comedy 
An Act of God, scheduled to begin performances May 5 at Studio 54. Published in 2011, The Last Testament: A Memoir By God was penned by Emmy Award-winning writer from The Da... [Read More]
Ken Jeong to Star in the Comedy 'International Incident,' Produced by Steve Carell
by Bradford Evans Ken Jeong is set for his first lead role in a movie. THR reports that Jeong is attached to a comedy called International Incident, about five United Nations delegates who go on a road trip to find one of their lost loves. David Javerbaum, The Daily Show's former head writer who wor... [Read More]
Paul F. Tompkins Is Hosting a Political Panel Show with Puppets, Starting Tonight
by Bradford Evans The incredibly funny Paul F. Tompkins is hosting a brand new TV show that debuts on the new cable channel Fusion tonight at 9:30. Called No, You Shut Up, it's a political panel show hosted by Tompkins, but the entire panel is made up of puppets. As previously reported, the half-hou... [Read More]
New network, ‘Fusion,’ launches today; will have comedy elements
It’s no secret that a main news source for many Generation Y and millennials are Comedy Central’s shows The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. It’s in that spirit that a new cable network is launching today. Fusion, a joint venture between ABC and Spanish language network Univision... [Read More]
New Cable Channel Fusion Will Feature Puppet Comedy Talk Show, Paul F. Tompkins Is Involved in Some Way
by Elise Czajkowski Today sees the launch of Fusion, a cable news channel aimed at 18 to 34 year olds which is described as a blend of "hard news, satire and pop culture." Along with first day interviews with both President Barack Obama and Texas Senator Ted Cruz, the channel will launch a... [Read More]