Netflix nabs Ellie Kemper’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” from NBC for two-season commitment
In a stunning move, NBC has agreed to free one of its upcoming sitcoms from the clutches of its "drama-heavy" primetime slate to find an audience and grow for at least the next two years on Netflix. Netflix announced Friday night it had picked up Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt -- starring Ellie Kemper an... [Read More]
 
Spike TV spins off “Lip Sync Battle” from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Can you imagine a whole half-hour of Jay Leno's JayWalking? How about a weekly half-hour of the late Johnny Carson's Carnac the Magnificent? This is a first: A signature bit from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and now The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has been spun-off into its own weekly half-ho... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper sitcom “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” jumps from NBC to Netflix
Well nobody saw this one coming. Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s sitcom Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, starring Ellie Kemper, is moving from NBC to Netflix. The series was originally in development with the network, home of Fey’s former jobs SNL and 30 Rock, and scheduled for a March 2015. Acc... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC
In a very surprising turn of events, Netflix has snagged Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s cult comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The series, starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), was scheduled to air its 13-episode first season on NBC next year. Now Netflix has announced it bought exclusive rights ... [Read More]
 
Fahim Anwar on Late Night with Seth Meyers
Fahim Anwar is not Korean but he lives in Koreatown in Los Angeles, which is unsettling, but mostly because of the thin nature of his apartment walls. What's going on on the other side of that wall? Anwar joked about that and more on Thursday's Late Night with Seth Meyers. He's a professional comedi... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey's Show 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Is Moving from NBC to Netflix
by Megh Wright Great news for Tina Fey fans: While Fox passed on Fey's show Cabot College, her NBC show starring Ellie Kemper is making a move to streaming. Deadline reports that the Fey and Robert Carlock-created Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (previously titled Tooken) has now moved from NBC to Netflix... [Read More]
 
Stephen Merchant Tells Jimmy Fallon About His Brush with Ebola in Norway
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from last night's Tonight Show with guest Stephen Merchant, who tells Fallon about his recent guest spot on a late night show in Norway in which he was a guest alongside a novelist, a brain scientist, and a woman recovering from Ebola. Thankfully Merchant survived the or... [Read More]
 
Jim Gaffigan on The Tonight Show, “We all aspire to be forgiving”
It’s always a treat when Jim Gaffigan drops in on late night for a stand-up spot. Last night he appeared on The Tonight Show to talk about family life, feminism, and forgiveness. Take it away Jim. Jim Gaffigan on The Tonight Show, “We all aspire to be forgiving” appeared first on T... [Read More]
 
Jim Gaffigan on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Jim Gaffigan was a late addition to Wednesday night's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, but Gaffigan had plenty of jokes at the ready. It always helps to sleep with your writing partner. It's his wife. Don't worry. Gaffigan will explain it to you, and also let you know that there's so much his wif... [Read More]
 
Rashida Jones, Rob Lowe, and Jon Hamm Will Show Up in the Final Season of 'Parks and Rec'
by Megh Wright NBC's Parks and Recreation is gearing up for its grand finale, and some old friends are set to show up throughout the season. In addition to previously announced guest stars Megan Mullally, Rachel Dratch, and Werner Herzog, Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe are confirmed to make a one-episod... [Read More]