Go behind the scenes with the cast and crew of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is nearing the end of its fourth season on FOX, and the cop comedy shows no sign of… MORE Go behind the scenes with the cast and crew of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
NBC renews, “The Good Place” for a second season
NBC has decided a second season in purgatory is a good thing as the network just announced it’s picking up… MORE NBC renews, “The Good Place” for a second season appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
‘The Good Place’s Optimism Is a Salve for Despair in the Trump Era
On Thursday, January 19, 2017, the day before Donald Trump’s inauguration, I found myself filled with dread about the weeks, months, and years to come. His cabinet’s Senate confirmation hearings had begun, and many of Trump’s appointees appeared uninformed about and unqualified to ... [Read More]
The Refreshing Artifice of ‘The Good Place’
I spent many weekends of my childhood watching and re-watching Monty Python & The Holy Grail with audio commentary. Like all little girls do. And I’ll never forget one story that John Cleese related about making that movie. Holy Grail was co-directed by Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam, who w... [Read More]
The Refreshing Artifice of ‘The Good Place’
I spent many weekends of my childhood watching and re-watching Monty Python & The Holy Grail with audio commentary. Like all little girls do. And I’ll never forget one story that John Cleese related about making that movie. Holy Grail was co-directed by Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam, who w... [Read More]
The Refreshing Artifice of ‘The Good Place’
I spent many weekends of my childhood watching and re-watching Monty Python & The Holy Grail with audio commentary. Like all little girls do. And I’ll never forget one story that John Cleese related about making that movie. Holy Grail was co-directed by Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam, who w... [Read More]
Review: Neal Brennan, “3 Mics”
Neal Brennan knows it's odd to give John Legend top billing as the presenting executive producer of his new show, 3 Mics, which officially opened its Off-Broadway run Thursday night at the Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker). Brennan could poke fun at Legend with a zinger. He could tell a ... [Read More]
Aziz Ansari re-teams with Parks & Rec showrunners for new Netflix series
Aziz Ansari is teaming up with some producers from his former series, Parks & Recreation for a new sitcom at Netflix. The show, currently untitled, has been given a 10 episode order from the video streaming service, and will star Ansari. The series also stars Eric Wareheim (Tim & Eric), H. J... [Read More]
Netflix Orders a New Comedy Series from Aziz Ansari and Mike Schur
by Megh Wright Aziz Ansari is headed to Netflix with his very own show. According to THR, the streaming network has ordered a 10-episode half-hour comedy series starring Ansari, co-created by former Parks and Recreation Alan Yang, and executive produced by Parks and Rec co-creator Mike Schur. No plo... [Read More]
How 'Parks and Rec' Transcended its Mockumentary Roots
by Brad Becker-Parton NBC’s Parks and Recreation ended its seven-season run Tuesday night and will go down as undoubtedly my favorite sitcom of its era. Created as a spinoff of The Office by writers Greg Daniels and Michael Schur, the first season mostly mimicked that mockumentary style and ev... [Read More]