Amazon Orders an Untitled Comedy Series Starring Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph
Amazon has a few new comedy projects in development, including a new series starring frequent SNL collaborators Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph. According to Deadline, the streaming network has given a series order to an untitled, half-hour, single-cam series co-created by Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard&n... [Read More]
Fox Is in “Preliminary Conversations” to Revive ‘King of the Hill’
Greg Daniels and Mike Judge’s animated series King of the Hill might be making a comeback at Fox. According to TVLine, the network has had “preliminary conversations” with Judge and Daniels about possibly reviving the show, which originally ran for 13 seasons on the network from 19... [Read More]
How ‘King of the Hill’s “Meet the Propaniacs” Accidentally Predicted Meme Culture
A recurring theme throughout King of the Hill‘s run is that Hank and Bobby had little in common. The show made it clear that the pair loved each other, but Hank could never quite relate to his son, and Bobby couldn’t help but find Hank’s love of propane woefully boring. Then, in se... [Read More]
‘People of Earth’ Is a High-Concept Comedy with a Grounded Foundation
I like to imagine the 2016 fall comedy landscape as a turf war from West Side Story. On one side, the dramedies: Transparent, Atlanta, One Mississippi, etc. Grounded stories examining different facets of society with an unflinching eye. These shows just play it cool, boys. Real cool. On the other si... [Read More]
TBS Greenlights ‘People of Earth’ Starring Wyatt Cenac, Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nunez, and More
Samantha Bee and Jason Jones aren’t the only Daily Show alums with their own in-the-works shows at TBS. According to Variety, TBS has given a 10-episode series order to a single-cam ensemble comedy produced by Conan O’Brien’s Conaco, and Wyatt Cenac is onboard to star. Called Peopl... [Read More]
TBS Greenlights ‘People of Earth’ Starring Wyatt Cenac, Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nunez, and More
Samantha Bee and Jason Jones aren’t the only Daily Show alums with their own in-the-works shows at TBS. According to Variety, TBS has given a 10-episode series order to a single-cam ensemble comedy produced by Conan O’Brien’s Conaco, and Wyatt Cenac is onboard to star. Called Peopl... [Read More]
Greg Daniels Is Developing a Romantic Sci-Fi Comedy for HBO
King of the Hill and The Office producer Greg Daniels has a new show in the works at HBO. According to USA Today, Daniels is currently developing an untitled show for the pay-network that’s described as “about romance and the ‘minutiae of daily existence in a sci-f afterlife.'&rdqu... [Read More]
TBS Orders Alien Comedy from Greg Daniels and Conan O'Brien
by Megh Wright Longtime friends and collaborators Conan O'Brien and Greg Daniels have a new show in the works at TBS. According to THR, the network has ordered a comedy from O'Brien and Daniels called The Group, which follows " a support group for people who think they have been abducted by aliens, ... [Read More]
Celebrate 'The Office's 10th Anniversary with an Oral History of "Diversity Day"
by Megh Wright Today marks ten years since the American Office debuted on NBC, and to celebrate Uproxx put together a thorough oral history of the show's second (and arguably best ever) episode "Diversity Day" written by B.J. Novak and featuring consulting producer Larry Wilmore as Mr. Brown. Here's... [Read More]
None of the Best Comedies on TV Would Exist Without 'King of the Hill'
by Daniel Kurland With Parks and Recreation gracefully leaving our television screens this year, showrunner Mike Schur has been getting a lot of attention. Not only for his series coming to a close, but for the sort of careful, respectful character-driven approach that Parks is not only heralding th... [Read More]