Fox Announces Fall Premiere Dates for ‘Ghosted,’ ‘The Mick,’ and More
Fox just announced a round of fall premiere dates. On the lineup is a new sci-fi series from Seth MacFarlane called The Orville, Ghosted starring Adam Scott and Craig Robinson, and new seasons of Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons, Family Guy, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Will Forte’s The L... [Read More]
Breaking Down the Role of Each Belcher on ‘Bob’s Burgers’
In a 2008 interview, Kerri Kenney described her role on Reno 911! thusly: Certain characters’ job is to move things along. Tom [Lennon]’s job, as a character [Lt. Dangle], is to keep things moving. He’s the boss he’s got to keep things on track. My job is to stop things in th... [Read More]
When ‘Bones’ Tried Standup
Many episodes of the long-running procedural Bones follow the same formula: the grossest corpse you’ve ever seen on television is found by two dinguses. Turns out, this dead person was involved in a freaky-deaky subculture. Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan (nicknamed Bones because sh... [Read More]
When ‘Bones’ Tried Standup
Many episodes of the long-running procedural Bones follow the same formula: the grossest corpse you’ve ever seen on television is found by two dinguses. Turns out, this dead person was involved in a freaky-deaky subculture. Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan (nicknamed Bones because sh... [Read More]
Episode #156: Tom Shillue
Tom Shillue can be seen on FOX News, where he hosted the late late-night comedy panel show, Red Eye, and still appears regularly in other hours, offering his homespun comedic values to the day’s news.Shillue has been featured on Comedy Central’s Broad City, and he can be seen and heard f... [Read More]
FOX to test out comedian-based daytime talk show “Punchline” during summer 2017
Daytime TV already has hourlong talk shows hosted by Ellen Degeneres and Steve Harvey, and panel discussions including the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood. But what about a half-hour whiz-bang of a show in which comedians just riff jokes about the day’s he... [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]
Fox Renews ‘New Girl’ for a Seventh and Final Season
The end is near for New Girl. According to Deadline, Fox has officially renewed the show for a seventh and final season. Jake Johnson tweeted out the news yesterday, revealing that the final season will also be an abbreviated one with just 8 episodes: #NewGirl has been picked up for 8 final episodes... [Read More]
Fox Renews ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ for a Fifth Season
More Brooklyn Nine-Nine is in the works at Fox. According to The Wrap, the network has officially renewed the ensemble comedy for season 5. Season 4 of the show debuted back in September and is currently airing Tuesday nights on Fox, with the season finale slated to air later this month on May 23rd.... [Read More]
Fox Cancels ‘Making History’ and ‘Son of Zorn’
Two of Fox’s freshman comedies will not survive for another season. According to Deadline, the network has officially canceled live-action/animated hybrid Son of Zorn as well as Making History due to low ratings. Both shows were co-produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, with Son of Zorn wrapp... [Read More]