Here’s a sneak peek at Another Period, Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome’s new historical sitcom
While we were at SF Sketchfest last month we got the opportunity to sit in on a panel for the new Natasha Leggero / Rikki Lindhome Comedy Central series, Another Period. We previewed a few new episodes and we can guarantee that it will soon be one of your favorite new shows. Think Keeping Up [&helli... [Read More]
Moontower Comedy Festival announces its daily show schedule for April 22-25
As March comes to a close, the comedy calendar turns yet another page with plenty to look forward to in the month of April. One of those said events is the annual Moontower Comedy Festival down in Austin, TX. Today the fest, now in it’s fourth year, announced it’s day-by-day schedule. Th... [Read More]
Denis Leary ‘Benders’ hockey comedy headed to IFC
Denis Leary gets another TV show greenlit as IFC has ordered eight episodes of Benders. The half-hour hockey comedy developed under the title Uncle Chubby’s follows a group of friends bonded by an undying obsession with their amateur hockey league. None of the members are near-professional or ... [Read More]
FOX renews New Girl for a fifth season
New Girl returns with new episodes tonight along with some fantastic news for fans of the show, as it’s been picked up for a fifth season. The show is also set to celebrate its 100th episode during the upcoming 2015-16 season. Created by Liz Meriwether (No Strings Attached) with Meriwether, Da... [Read More]
Comedian Damienne Merlina responds to Ari Shaffir after he blasts her in Comedy Central special (Video)
When Comedy Central fans tuned in to watch Ari Shaffir’s one hour special, Passive Aggressive, they may have been taken aback by the smattering of nervous laughter that greeted the comedian during his set. Nervous because opening your big moment as a comedian, your hour-long special, with a pr... [Read More]
IFC orders Benders, new comedy produced by Denis Leary
IFC has picked up the hockey-themed comedy series Benders from Denis Leary’s Apostle production outfit. The half-hour series revolves around a group of beer-swilling friends who participate in a amateur hockey league. Benders was created by Tom Sellitti and Jim Serpico, who is Leary’s lo... [Read More]
Find out what Melissa McCarthy’s mom use to write in her lunchbox in latest Spy trailer
Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent... [Read More]
Kevin Hart will be honored with Comedic Genius Award at MTV Movie Awards
Amy Schumer is set to host the annual show, and confirmed attendees thus far include Hot Pursuit co-stars Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara, Fast & Furious star Vin Diesel, plus Insurgent’s Miles Teller and Trailblazer Award recipient Shailene Woodley. Kevin Hart, whose comedy Get H... [Read More]
The jokes you didn’t hear from the Roast of Justin Bieber writing team
One of our favorite things to do here during a Comedy Central Roast is follow Jesse Joyce’s twitter timeline @jessejoyce. Joyce, one of the writers for many years now starting with 2007’s burn of Flavor Flav, tweets out all of his unused jokes from the show. And they are fantastic. ... [Read More]
IFC Orders Eight Episodes of Denis Leary Hockey Comedy 'Benders'
by Megh Wright IFC just added another scripted comedy to its lineup. The network announced today that it's ordered eight half-hour episodes of Benders from Denis Leary's production company Apostle. Previously titled Uncle Chubby's, the series centers on "several friends bonded by an irrational obses... [Read More]