Here's What the "Simpsons World" FXX App Will Look Like
by Megh Wright Back in April it was announced that a comprehensive digital Simpsons app called "Simpsons World" was in the works at FXX to coincide with the network's 12-day marathon next month, and at TCA today the network revealed more details. Here are just some of the features that Simpsons Worl... [Read More]
 
FXX to launch complete 552-episode marathon of The Simpsons plus the movie
If you're looking to join the completists who claim to have watched every episode of The Simpsons at least once, then you best prepare yourself for Aug. 21, 2014. That's when FXX will start a marathon that airs all 25 seasons of The Simpsons in chronological order -- with The Simpsons Movie airing a... [Read More]
 
Fall Sitcoms 2014 and the rise of the BBF: Bearded Best Friend
Three isn't just the magic number. Three also makes a trend, so what to make of the Bearded Best Friend who'll pop up on at least three new sitcoms this fall? Note: It'd be four or more in 2014 if NBC renews Undateable (featuring Ron Funches), and if you count Al Madrigal's character on NBC's About ... [Read More]
 
John Mulaney and Nasim Pedrad talk their departure from “Saturday Night Live” for “Mulaney” sitcom
This weekend was the Television Critics Association there was a panel about John Mulaney’s upcoming sitcom (set to premiere Oct 5th). While there were many questions asked and talked about, two of the best takeaways from the Mulaney panel were critics are already comparing the show to another ... [Read More]
 
John Mulaney and Nasim Pedrad Talk Leaving 'SNL' for Fox's 'Mulaney'
by Megh Wright At TCA over the weekend, former SNLers John Mulaney and Nasim Pedrad got the opportunity to talk about leaving the long-running NBC sketch show to work on the upcoming Fox sitcom Mulaney, which is set to premiere on Sunday, October 5th. Aside from making a joke about how he directly c... [Read More]
 
'The Simpsons' Are Crossing Over with Basically Every Other Fox Cartoon This Season
by Megh Wright Over the course of last year, several big events slated for the 26th season of The Simpsons were revealed including a Futurama crossover episode, a Family Guy crossover episode, and the death of a character who has appeared on the show at least twice. At TCA over the weekend, a few mo... [Read More]
 
Meet The Comics: Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, & Dan Perlman
It’s that time again ladies and gents to Meet the Comics!  In this edition, AmericasComedy got to hang with three up and coming comics who rock the mics in New York City and are on their grind daily.  Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, and Dan Perlman keep full schedules by balancin... [Read More]
 
A Live 'Simpsons' Show Is Coming This September with Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Jon Lovitz, and More
by Megh Wright The Simpsons will be celebrating the premiere of its 26th season this September, and to coincide with the event there will be a live Simpsons show at Hollywood Bowl on September 12th, 13th, and 14th, Rolling Stone reports. The event will be hosted by Simpsons voice regular Hank Azaria... [Read More]
 
Steve Hofstetter wins late-night Saturday trial with FOX for his stand-up showcase, “Laughs”
The first time I heard about Steve Hofstetter, he was promoting a cure for The Cable Guy? Was it Prilosec? Was it Netflix? Who knows now. The second time I heard from Hofstetter, he was in the comedy club owning business, bringing "The Laughing ___" franchise up from Atlanta to Long Island City. Now... [Read More]
 
Noel Wells, John Milhiser also one-and-done, out of SNL; Nasim Pedrad leaves for “Mulaney” on FOX
We all knew it wouldn't last. Saturday Night Live enjoyed its largest cast in more than two decades for season 39, but with the coming plans for a big 40th anniversary celebration -- and an interview with creator/executive producer Lorne Michaels saying just last month: "Oh, yeah, yeah, yeah. We&rsq... [Read More]