NBC Is Developing a 'Problem Child' Sitcom Adaptation
by Megh Wright Hit 1990 film Problem Child is getting the sitcom treatment at NBC. Deadline reports that the network has put a single-cam comedy adaptation in development based off the film starring John Ritter and Amy Yasbeck as a couple tricked into adopting a seven-year-old boy who wreaks havoc w... [Read More]
 
Finally, the Saturday Night Live Credit Card You've Been Waiting For
by Megh Wright Considering the amount of commercial tie-ins Saturday Night Live used last season (Remember those Jeep commercials with Cecily Strong and Michael Che? Synergy!), it looks like the show has made the next logical step in brand partnership by teaming up with MasterCard to create the Satu... [Read More]
 
11 Standup Comedians Who Became 'SNL' Cast Members
by Megh Wright In addition to the recent hiring of standup Michael Che as co-anchor of Weekend Update, yesterday SNL revealed some surprising hiring news with the announcement that young standup Pete Davidson has been added to the cast as a featured player. SNL has an unpredictable history with hiri... [Read More]
 
Bill Hader and Seth Meyers Look Back on Their 'SNL' Days
by Megh Wright Bill Hader finally visited the Late Night desk last night, where he and Meyers looked back on their years working together at SNL, one of Hader's impressions that never made it on the show, and the origins of his beloved Weekend Update regular Stefon. Check out more clips from the int... [Read More]
 
Adam and Naomi Scott Land a TV Development Deal with Universal
by Megh Wright Adam Scott and his wife Naomi, who are the brains behind Adult Swim's The Greatest Event in Television History specials, have signed a first-look deal with Universal Television. According to THR, Adam and Naomi have signed on with Universal via their production company Gettin' Rad Pro... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: Premieres and pickles
This is one of our favorite times of year. Mainly because during the next few weeks all the new TV shows will make their premieres. Returning favs and new ones we get to pick apart (we’ll be launching our Fall TV Comedy Guide shortly). But in the meantime, revel in the fact that lots of [&hell... [Read More]
 
“Saturday Night Live” hires comedian Pete Davidson as its newest featured player
Here’s some awesome news to get your Monday morning going. We’ve heard from a few different sources that comedian Pete Davidson is the newest featured member of Saturday Night Live when season 40 begins in a few weeks. The 20-year-old comedian will not be the youngest cast member to ever... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Hires Standup Pete Davidson as a Featured Player
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live just added a new cast member. An SNL spokesperson has confirmed that Pete Davidson, a rising 20-year-old standup who was named one of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch this year, has officially joined the cast as a featured player. According to Deadline, Davidson is the... [Read More]
 
Kurt Braunohler Talks Biscotti, PT Cruisers, and More on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Here's Kurt Braunohler's standup set from Friday's Tonight Show, which covers everything from his opinion on biscotti to a lady at the dog park who he could've benefited from earlier on in life to one time his clothes got stuck in a UK "washing machine." 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Kurt Braunohler on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Kurt Braunohler recently hopped on a Jet-Ski in Chicago and rode it all the way down along the Mississippi River to New Orleans, for charity. And for a webseries, "Roustabout," that you'll be able to watch online via Comedy Central. On Friday night's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Braunohle... [Read More]