Louis C.K. Visits the Doctor in a New 'Louie' Sneak Peek
by Megh Wright In case the three previous and very mysterious promos weren't enough, here's a peek at the new season of Louie, where C.K. pays his doctor a visit to complain about back pain and gets a pretty basic diagnosis. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Does FX's 'Fargo' Keep the Original's Darkness While Losing the Comedy?
by Brad Becker-Parton Many words have been written this week about Tuesday’s premiere of the FX eponymous miniseries adaptation of Fargo, particularly in regards to its faithfulness to the classic and nearly universally adored Coen Brothers original. Critics seem to agree that the show, with t... [Read More]
 
Here's a New Promo for Season 4 of 'Louie'
by Megh Wright Here's a promo for the newest season of FX's Louie, which premieres on May 5th after a two-year hiatus. Click through to watch the past two promos for the series. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Otto Peterson of Otto & George passes away suddenly at 53
Well, this sucks. Otto Petersen, the comedian who is the raunchy ventriloquist act Otto & George, passed away yesterday afternoon, he was 53 years of. As of now, there’s no reason given to what he passed away from but he had been hospitalized last year after contracting bacterial meningiti... [Read More]
 
Billy Crystal Is Reviving His 'SNL' Characters on FX Show 'The Comedians'
by Megh Wright If you've been clamoring for an encore performance of Billy Crystal's SNL characters from the mid-'80s, your dreams are about to come true. FX's upcoming Billy Crystal/Josh Gad show The Comedians — which follows a veteran comedian (Crystal) working on a late night talk show with... [Read More]
 
The Comedy Cellar to broadcast new weekly show on SiriusXM
Today SiriusXM announced a new addition to its recently revamped Raw Dog channel which now includes Ron & Fez. That new show is a show live from one of New York’s most renowned comedy clubs, The Comedy Cellar. Tomorrow, April 10th at 7pm ET The Comedy Cellar Show will launch on Raw Dog Sir... [Read More]
 
'The Simpsons' Will Launch on FXX with a 12-Day Marathon
by Megh Wright FX's sister site FXX has already announced that they've acquired rights to seasons 1-24 of The Simpsons to air this August, and according to Variety, today the network announced that they'll be kicking off the show's cable debut with a 12-day Simpsons marathon in what FX's chief execu... [Read More]
 
Talking to W. Kamau Bell About Standup, 'Totally Biased', and Diversity in Late Night
by Emma Soren Long established on the San Francisco comedy scene, W. Kamau Bell was relatively unknown nationally when he began hosting Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell on FX in 2012. But following the internet outrage over the show’s cancellation this past November, Bell and Totally Biased r... [Read More]
 
FXX signs Tracy Morgan with comedy from Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton
Saturday Night Live alum Tracy Morgan won’t fuddle around with a pilot for FXX. The comedy-centric sister channel of FX has given a straight-to-series order for a Morgan-starred show. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia creators Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton (along with wr... [Read More]
 
FXX orders new Tracy Morgan series in big renewal pact with RCG pushing It’s Sunny In Philadelphia to season 12
FXX so much wants It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia to be a part of its primetime programming for the next three years, that it not only renewed the sitcom for seasons 11-12 already, but also ordered an untitled Tracy Morgan sitcom straight to series with 10 episodes because the It's Always Sunny gu... [Read More]