MADtv will celebrate its 20th anniversary on TV, but on The CW instead of on FOX
MADtv debuted on Oct. 14, 1995, 20 years after Saturday Night Live -- and though the upstart FOX sketch comedy ensemble never unseated NBC's SNL in the battle for late-night Saturday TV viewers, the show named for the long-running animated satirical magazine managed to produce plenty of comedy ... [Read More]
The Laugh Button interview with Michael McDonald
You probably know Michael McDonald best as the longest running cast member on FOX’s MADtv. Since then, he’s continued to star in film (The Heat) and television while also trying his hand at directing with credits including Cougar Town and Scrubs. On top of that, he still makes time to to... [Read More]
The 12 Days of Burgundy, Day 8: Ron like the wind with Robin Thicke
On the seventh day of Burgundy, Will Ferrell gave to me, a scotch toss game in his RV! The countdown to the much anticipated debut of Anchorman: The Legend Continues is getting closer, and it seems that all of pop-culture is overflowing with the antics of San Diego’s finest news team. Anchorma... [Read More]
Moviegoers felt ‘The Heat’ this weekend
In general, comedy movies have not fared well in the box office so far this year. One of the few exceptions has been Melissa McCarthy whose buddy copy movie The Heat starring alongside Sandra Bullock pulled in a cool $40M in its opening weekend. McCarthy’s other film, Identity Thief is one of ... [Read More]
Longtime "MADtv" cast member Michael McDonald now doing standup | Louisville Courier Journal
There's a chance that Improv Louisville audiences may see the memorable "MADtv" character Stuart Larkin when his creator, Michael McDonald, does a standup turn Sept. 18-20. But only if the mood strikes. [Read More]