“Filthy Sexy Teen$” gets series order to jumpstart FOX’s digital development slate
FOX's new digital comedy development ventures received a boost today with the announcement that high-school soap opera parody Filthy Sexy Teen$ would receive an eight-episode order from Fullscreen. It's one of several projects coming from Keith Quinn and Jonathan Stern, but unique in that ... [Read More]
 
Dispatches from the MSG Garden of Laughs with Dane Cook, Billy Gardell, Michael J. Fox, Will Arnett, Lewis Black and John Oliver
I consider myself lucky in that I get to cover some very special events. One of those was the recent sold-out Garden of Laughs event at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden Exec. Produced by my old friend Rory Rosegarten of The Conversation Company. He who handles Ray Romano, Robert Klein, Brian Reg... [Read More]
 
Fox Renews Will Forte's 'Last Man on Earth' for a Second Season
by Megh Wright Great news, Forte fans: The Last Man on Earth has survived its first season and just landed a renewal from Fox. THR reports that the network has ordered another 13-episode season of the Chris Miller and Phil Lord-directed series starring Forte, Kristen Schaal, January Jones, and Mel R... [Read More]
 
Last Man on Earth gets a Season 2 Renewal from Fox
Fox has picked up Will Forte’s hit comedy The Last Man on Earth for a second season. “We knew we had something special with The Last Man on Earth. It’s one of those rare shows that continues to add depth and dimension to its unique premise, week after week,” said David Madden... [Read More]
 
SNL alum Nasim Pedrad to create and star in FOX comedy project
Nasim Pedrad has inked a deal with Fox to write, create and star in her own show on the network. Pedrad left Saturday Night Live after five seasons to join the Fox family, co-starring in the sitcom Mulaney. She currently has a recurring on the New Girl, now in its fourth season. Best ... [Read More]
 
Nasim Pedrad to Create, Write, and Star in Her Own Fox Comedy
by Megh Wright Nasim Pedrad might star in her very own Fox comedy. THR reports that Pedrad has signed a talent holding and development deal at the network with the goal of creating, writing, and starring in her own show. "Nasim’s an undeniable creative force in front of the camera and a brilli... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: The Late Late Show with James Corden hits the ground running with Hanks and Kunis
The time for James Corden (Gavin & Stacey, Into the Woods) to take over for the departed Craig Ferguson as host of CBS’s later late-night talk show has finally arrived. Tonight he hits the ground running as the brand new and permanent host of The Late Late Show with guests Tom Hanks a... [Read More]
 
Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy team up for own SiriusXM comedy channel
Two of the "Blue Collar" comedy guys are going to be heard loud and clear no matter whether their stand-up tours take them to a city near you in 2015. Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy will team up for their own brand-new round-the-clock comedy channel on SiriusXM satellite radio, titled "Jeff ... [Read More]
 
Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy to launch Jeff and Larry’s Comedy Roundup on SiriusXM
SiriusXM announced today that standup comedy superstars Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy will lead their own 24/7 comedy channel on SiriusXM to be called Jeff and Larry’s Comedy Roundup. Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy will executive produce the channel and contribute new, ex... [Read More]
 
Andy Samberg will host 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards for FOX
As the Emmy Awards rotate among the four major broadcast networks each year, each network usually turns to its late-night talk show host or its brightest comedy star to host the ceremonies. FOX doesn't offer a late-night talk show, but it does have a comedy star with late-night experience at Saturda... [Read More]