Yvette Nicole Brown leaves the cast of “Community”
While cult favorite sitcom Community has been revived by Amazon, not everyone will be returning for season six. According to TV Guide, Yvette Nicole Brown will be leaving the show for personal reasons. Brown has been a regular member of the cast playing Shirley Bennett since the first season in 2009... [Read More]
 
Bill Lawrence and Brett Ratner Are Developing a 'Rush Hour' TV Series
by Megh Wright Yet another big-screen comedy is currently in development as a TV series. Deadline reports that an hourlong action comedy based on the hit Rush Hour film franchise is currently in the works at Warner Bros. TV. The series will be written and executive produced by Bill Lawrence, with or... [Read More]
 
Yvette Nicole Brown Has Left 'Community'
by Megh Wright Shirley sadly won't be returning to Community next season. TV Guide reports that Yvette Nicole Brown — who has played Shirley Bennett since the show's 2009 premiere — has officially left the cast prior to the filming of its sixth season on Yahoo. According to the report, B... [Read More]
 
Artie Lange: The Stench of Failure premieres Oct. 18 on Comedy Central
Most comedians are tortured artists and there are few more tortured than Artie Lange. The 46-year-old veteran comic, former Howard Stern Show star and two-time best selling author has been to hell. But he’s come back, albeit scathed both physically and psychologically, over the last few years.... [Read More]
 
Fox Is Developing a TV Adaptation of the 1988 Movie 'Big'
by Megh Wright Proving that the future of television comedy will contain no more original ideas, Fox has gone and added yet another movie-to-TV remake to its lineup. Deadline reports that the network has given a script commitment to an adaptation of the 1988 comedy classic Big starring Tom Hanks fro... [Read More]
 
FX Renews 'You're the Worst' and 'Married,' Moves 'You're the Worst' to FXX
by Megh Wright FX just handed out season renewals to two of its new comedy series. The network announced today that both Stephen Falk's You're the Worst and the Judy Greer/Nat Faxon-starring Married have both been renewed for second 13-episode seasons. Married will remain at FX, while You're the Wor... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan responds to Walmart: I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident they caused
Tracy Morgan has responded to yesterday’s charges from Walmart, who claim the comedian should’ve been wearing a seatbelt and that perhaps he wouldn’t have suffered such serious injuries had be been practicing proper passenger safety on June 7 when Walmart truck driver Kevin Roper s... [Read More]
 
Michael Ian Black, Brett Gelman, David Wain, and More Join Comedy Central's 'Another Period'
by Megh Wright Back in January, Comedy Central ordered a new show from Ben Stiller's company Red Hour created by and starring Natasha Leggero, and its cast has been revealed. Called Another Period, the series will star Leggero and Garfunkel and Oates' Riki Lindhome in a Victorian-era reality show sp... [Read More]
 
The First-Ever Maui Comedy Festival to Feature Reggie Watts, Tig Notaro, James Adomian, and More
by Megh Wright The very first Maui Comedy Festival takes place in Lahaina from October 30th through November 2nd, and a bunch of great comedy names are set to show up during the three-day event. The festival, which will donate a portion of its proceeds to the American Foundation for Suicide Preventi... [Read More]
 
Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm: I haven’t given up hope on season nine
Though it’s been more than three years since Curb Your Enthusiasm aired its final episode of its eighth season, series creator and star Larry David hasn’t ruled out a ninth season for HBO. During the Q&A portion of a conversation on Sunday hosted by once-recurring Curb Your Enthusias... [Read More]