George Carlin Smithsonian portrait to be unveiled, new Carlin website coming!
Fans of classic comedy – and, in particular, Carlin purists – are in for one hell of a George injection. On March 27, not only will the late comedian’s official website be re-launched, but his portrait is also to be unveiled at the Smithsonian National Gallery. Featured alongside p... [Read More]
Ellie Kemper Tells Ellen DeGeneres About Her Red Carpet Alter Ego
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from today's Ellen DeGeneres Show with Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Ellie Kemper, who tells DeGeneres what it's like being an actor who no one seems to care about on the red carpet, except at a recent event where a lot of photographers got excited thinking she was "Ann... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon, Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Carell, and Reese Witherspoon Play "Password"
by Megh Wright The Tonight Show's week in Los Angeles continued last night, and to mix things up Fallon played a game of "Password" with Ellen DeGeneres, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell. Unsurprisingly, Fallon and DeGeneres make the perfect team, but a lot of their success is probably thanks to ... [Read More]
Idina Menzel to star in Ellen DeGeneres comedy pilot “Happy Time”
An Ellen DeGeneres and Warner Bros TV studio called A Very Good Production may have just found a comedy winner. The studio is looking ahead towards the 2015-2016 development cycle with a half-hour comedy project set to star Frozen’s Idina Menzel. This comedy pilot, currently titled H... [Read More]
Ellen DeGeneres Is Producing a Half-Hour Comedy Starring Idina Menzel
by Megh Wright Ellen DeGeneres has another half-hour comedy in the works. Deadline reports that DeGeneres's production company A Very Good Production is currently developing a single-cam half-hour comedy starring Tony-winning actress/singer Idina Menzel called Happy Time, which will center on Menzel... [Read More]
NBC Orders Two Comedy Pilots from Jimmy Fallon and Ellen DeGeneres
by Megh Wright NBC just handed out two pilot orders. Variety reports that the network has ordered a single-cam workplace comedy executive produced by Jimmy Fallon called Sharing and an untitled multi-cam series executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres starring Parenthood's Monica Potter. Sharing will b... [Read More]
NBC at it again with two more pilot orders, one produced by Fallon
NBC places an order for two more pilots. First up is Sharing, which is a single-camera show about disparate groups of people who work side-by-side in a shared office space. Jeremy Bronson (The Mindy Project, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) wrote the pilot and exec produces with Fallon a... [Read More]
Watch the trailer for NBC’s “One Big Happy” from executive producer Ellen DeGeneres
On Tuesday March 17th at 9:30pm, NBC will premiere the Ellen DeGeneres executive produced One Big Happy which focuses on Lizzy (Elisha Cuthbert) and her lifelong friend Luke (Nick Zano) deciding to have a child together since they have yet to find their own spouses. But right before Lizzy disco... [Read More]
This Week on TV: The Larry Wilmore era begins tonight on Comedy Central with “The Nightly Show”
“It’s like ‘The Daily Show’, but Nightlier” says Larry Wilmore who’s new show aptly titled, The Nightly Show, begins tonight. Originally called The Minority Report, but ultimately changed, The Nightly Show is a spin-off of The Daily Show where Wilmore sp... [Read More]
Ellen DeGeneres responds to Christian leader Larry Tomczak ‘gay agenda’ editorial (Video)
In a Christian Post Op-Ed published on Jan. 8, panic-driven “cultural commentator” Larry Tomczak exclaims, “The indoctrination and propaganda coming from those advocating a gay lifestyle in our country, classrooms and culture are increasing,” before adding, “All of us n... [Read More]