The In-Your-Face Friendship of "Power Violence"
by Daniel Kurland We like watching friends be funny together. We want to feel like we’re apart of that group of friends. That we’re in they’re clique, too, and by watching comedians with long histories together be insular and banter can be a surprisingly cathartic experience. &ldqu... [Read More]
Louis CK’s new project I’m a Cop: He’ll write, direct and star in the feature film
Louis C.K. will write, direct and star in a feature film I’m a Cop. It’s not the Louie star’s first time making a movie but it’s been 14 years since the comedian/actor/writer/maker-of-all-things has been behind the camera on a feature film. His last time was on the 2001 artis... [Read More]
Psychoanalyzing 'It's Always Sunny's Dysfunction Through Its Bottle Episode
by Daniel Kurland ‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to save money) from a comedy series is examined “And this is also a great opportunity for you to see how crazy my asshole... [Read More]
FOX promotes Golan The Insatiable to primetime for summer 2015, recasts main voices
FOX has promoted Golan The Insatiable from its "Animation Domination High-Def" block to become a half-hour primetime series this summer, with the first of six episodes premiering Sunday, May 31, 2015, at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. As part of the promotion, the network also has recast the main voices, with Rob... [Read More]
Jenny Slate and Ari Graynor team up for FX road-trip comedy
Details have finally emerged about Jenny Slate’s FX pilot we reported on back in early March. It’s now been revealed that Slate will team up with For a Good Time, Call… star Ari Graynor. And they’ll be hitting the road. The pair will play two New York friends who a... [Read More]
Jenny Slate and Ari Graynor to Star in an FX Road Trip Comedy Pilot
by Megh Wright Back in March it was revealed that Jenny Slate and her Obvious Child collaborators Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm were developing a pilot for FX, and today Deadline has more details on the project. The untitled pilot centers on Jenny Slate and Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher, Garfunk... [Read More]
Simon Rich Signs a Two-Year Overall Deal with FX
by Megh Wright SNL alum and Man Seeking Woman creator Simon Rich is sticking with FX for the next two years. The Wrap reports that Rich has signed a two-year overall deal with the network less than two months after his FXX series landed a second season renewal. "They've given us more creative freedo... [Read More]
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]