Understanding the Hushed Beauty of Ben Jones’ Duck Stoner Series, 'Stone Quackers'
by Daniel Kurland Ben Jones has been quietly killing it under your noses all year. His animated series, Stone Quackers, was the newest program to hit FXX's ADHD animation block, paired up with the Lucas Bros Moving Co. to create a more than wonderful double dose of absurdity every week. Created alon... [Read More]
This Week on TV: New comedy special from Chris D’Elia, documentary from Tig Notaro, and Paul Feig’s Other Space premieres
It’s a big week for TV in the spectrum of comedy, and that’s saying a lot as last week was as busy as can be. This week gives us a plethora of guests on all of the talking head shows as well as the premiere of comedian Chris D’Elia’s new special on Netflix entitled Incorrigib... [Read More]
FX sets premiere date of July 16 for Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll; Watch the main title sequence
Sample the sound of The Heathens. Check out the main title sequence for FX’s new series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll. The show will debut on Thursday, July 16 at 10pm and stars Denis Leary, Robert Kelly, John Corbett, Elizabeth Gillies, Elaine Hendrix, and John Ales. FX sets premiere date o... [Read More]
Thank You Internet! “Chewie” is the “Louie” spoof we were looking for
Dammnit! It was right there under all of our noses this entire time! With Louis C.K.’s excellent TV show Louie returning for a forth season this week and the folks at Nerdist decided to drop this perfectly toned Star Wars / Louie intro mash-up to get us even more excited for the season premier... [Read More]
FX Announces Premiere Dates for Denis Leary's 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll' and 'Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store'
by Megh Wright FX announced a bunch of premiere dates today, including Denis Leary's new comedy and a standup special from Louis C.K. According to The Wrap, Leary's series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll premieres on Thursday, July 16th at 10:00pm followed by the season 2 premiere of Married, while ... [Read More]
Inside the Job of a Showrunner with 'The Comedians' Ben Wexler
by Ian Goldstein For the past decade television audiences have become increasingly aware of the showrunner, the individual responsible for the day-to-day operations of a television show. Ben Wexler has built his career working on shows like Community and Arrested Development, where the showrunners c... [Read More]
This Week on TV: Amy Schumer hosts the 2015 MTV Movie Awards alongside 7 comedy show premieres
It’s a big week for comedy on TV with seven shows premiering and one comedian hosting an awards show. Let’s start with Amy Schumer and the 2015 MTV Movie Awards. The comedian, writer, and actress will be hosting and is having a huge year with one of the most talked about and anticipated ... [Read More]
Sean “Diddy” Combs and FX are developing an animated comedy series
It’s time to meet your new classmates. Sean “Diddy” Combs is developing an animated comedy series called Brightmoor with FX. The show is created and written by Chip Hall (King of the Hill) and Detroit comedian Chris Powell a.k.a. Comedian CP, and is described as South Park meets in... [Read More]
Sneak peek of what’s in store for Louie Season 5 on FX
There’s never a dull moment. Usually. Louie’s back for an all new season Thursday, April 9 at 10:30p on FX. Sneak peek of what’s in store for Louie Season 5 on FX appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Sean Combs Is Developing an Animated Comedy for FX
by Megh Wright Sean Combs aka P. Diddy has a new comedy in the works at FX. Deadline reports that Combs is executive producing an animated comedy called Brightmore Elementary for the network written by King of the Hill's Chip Hall and Detroit comedian Chris Powell, also known as Comedian CP. The ser... [Read More]