Check Out the Promo for Comedy Central’s ‘Hood Adjacent with James Davis’
Comedy Central’s new series from James Davis, Hood Adjacent, premieres next month, and today the network released the first promo. Originally put into development last year, the series follows the former Late Late Show writer as he “shares his perspective on the world he grew up in and t... [Read More]
Showtime Released the ‘I’m Dying Up Here’ Pilot Early This Week
Showtime’s new hourlong series about the ‘70s LA standup scene doesn’t premiere on TV until next month, but the network released the pilot episode online this week so you can get a head start. Ordered to series last year, the Jim Carrey-produced I’m Dying Up Here is based on ... [Read More]
Showtime Released the ‘I’m Dying Up Here’ Pilot Early This Week
Showtime’s new hourlong series about the ‘70s LA standup scene doesn’t premiere on TV until next month, but the network released the pilot episode online this week so you can get a head start. Ordered to series last year, the Jim Carrey-produced I’m Dying Up Here is based on ... [Read More]
Netflix’s Ensemble Comedy ‘Friends from College’ Premieres in July
Last year, Netflix added an ensemble comedy to its slate called Friends from College, and today the streaming network released a teaser trailer for the show. Co-created by Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco, the half-hour series follows “a group of friends who attended Harvard together and ar... [Read More]
Barry Rothbart on Standup, Acting, and ‘Downward Dog’
This year ABC’s Downward Dog became the first network sitcom ever to be accepted at the Sundance Film Festival. Not bad for a show about a talking dog. While the talking-animal concept is one critics generally deride, it’s the opposite for Downward Dog, which has received critical acclai... [Read More]
TBS Orders Simon Rich’s ‘Miracle Workers,’ a Super Deluxe Late Night Block, and More
Today TBS announced several new comedy projects in the works. First up is a Lorne Michaels-produced anthology comedy series created by Simon Rich called Miracle Workers, which will star Daniel Radcliffe and Owen Wilson. TBS has ordered seven episodes of the series, which is set in Heaven and based o... [Read More]
ABC Releases Trailers for New Comedies ‘Alex, Inc,’ ‘The Mayor,’ and ‘Splitting Up Together’
ABC just released a bunch of series trailers for some brand new comedy shows. In addition to the Zach Braff-starring comedy Alex, Inc. (formerly titled Start Up), the network also released trailers for the Daveed Diggs-produced musical comedy The Mayor as well as the Ellen DeGeneres-produced Splitti... [Read More]
The ‘Roseanne’ Revival Gets a Straight-to-Series Order at ABC
20 years later, the Roseanne revival is officially a go at ABC. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC has given an 8-episode, straight-to-series order to a revival of the classic ’90s sitcom, which was rumored to be in development last month. Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert, and John Goodman ar... [Read More]
The ‘Roseanne’ Revival Gets a Straight-to-Series Order at ABC
20 years later, the Roseanne revival is officially a go at ABC. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC has given an 8-episode, straight-to-series order to a revival of the classic ’90s sitcom, which was rumored to be in development last month. Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert, and John Goodman ar... [Read More]
Here’s the First Trailer for Netflix’s ‘GLOW’ Starring Alison Brie
Jenji Kohan’s new Netflix comedy GLOW premieres next month, and today the streaming network released the first full trailer. Based on the ’80s wrestling show of the same name, GLOW stars Alison Brie as Ruth Wilder, “an out-of-work actress who finds one last attempt to live her drea... [Read More]