Ramy Youssef getting his own autobiographical sitcom, Ramy, on Hulu
Get ready for a lot more Ramy in your life. Hulu announced at its annual upfronts presentation today that it’s ordering Ramy, a sitcom based on the real life of stand-up comedian Ramy Youssef. The series takes viewers into the world of Ramy, a first generation American Muslim who is on a spiri... [Read More]
Hulu Orders Mindy Kaling’s ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ and Ramy Youssef and Jerrod Carmichael’s ‘Ramy’
Hulu just announced a bunch of news, including series orders for comedies from Mindy Kaling and Ramy Youssef. First up is an order for a limited series written and executive produced by Kaling and Matt Warburton based on the 1994 romantic comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral, which will follow “... [Read More]
Aidy Bryant and Lorne Michaels Are Developing a Hulu Comedy Based on Lindy West’s Memoir ‘Shrill’
Lindy West’s 2016 memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman might turn into a comedy series at Hulu starring SNL’s Aidy Bryant. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bryant and Lorne Michaels are developing a single-cam comedy based on the memoir, which Bryant w... [Read More]
Aidy Bryant and Lorne Michaels Are Developing a Hulu Comedy Based on Lindy West’s Memoir ‘Shrill’
Lindy West’s 2016 memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman might turn into a comedy series at Hulu starring SNL’s Aidy Bryant. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bryant and Lorne Michaels are developing a single-cam comedy based on the memoir, which Bryant w... [Read More]
Aidy Bryant and Lorne Michaels Are Developing a Hulu Comedy Based on Lindy West’s Memoir ‘Shrill’
Lindy West’s 2016 memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman might turn into a comedy series at Hulu starring SNL’s Aidy Bryant. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bryant and Lorne Michaels are developing a single-cam comedy based on the memoir, which Bryant w... [Read More]
Hulu Picks Up New Comedy Produced by The Lonely Island
Hulu has given the green light for a straight-to-series, 10 episode order of PEN15, a new comedy series that will be executive produced by The Lonely Island. The series is created by, starring, and co-written by Maya Erskine (Casual, Man Seeking Woman) and Anna Konkle (Maron, Man Seeking Woman)... [Read More]
Episode #196: Brian Volk-Weiss
Brian Volk-Weiss is the founding president of Comedy Dynamics, which grew out of New Wave Entertainment to become the largest independent stand-up comedy production and distribution company. You see the Comedy Dynamics logo on almost every new stand-up special you see these days, no matter where you... [Read More]
The Fourth and Final Season of Hulu’s ‘Casual’ Premieres in July
Over the weekend, Hulu announced the premiere date for the fourth and final season of Casual, and the wait is a long one. The series, which was renewed back in October, will return for its 8-episode final season on July 31st. Casual was one of Hulu’s first original series when it debuted back ... [Read More]
Hulu Orders ‘Search and Destroy’ Comedy Pilot from Carrie Brownstein
Carrie Brownstein has a new comedy series in development. According to Deadline, Hulu has given a pilot order to a half-hour comedy written and directed by Brownstein called Search and Destroy. Loosely based on Brownstein’s life and her bestselling 2015 memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, th... [Read More]