TV Land Orders 'The Gaffigan Show' to Series
by Megh Wright Despite not getting picked up by CBS in May, Jim Gaffigan's new show has finally found a home. Deadline reports that TV Land has ordered 10 episodes of The Gaffigan Show, which centers on Gaffigan's life as a standup and father "who struggles with an insatiable appetite" and is co-cre... [Read More]
Marc Maron’s ‘river of rage’ flows freely at Just For Laughs
MONTREAL – “Yes, there are problems.” The cold opening to Marc Maron’s intimate Place des Arts show drew huge laughs. The line was unexpected, yet not – after all, Maron traffics in problems, to heartwarming and introspective effect. And indeed, we really couldn’t... [Read More]
Season 6 of 'The League' Premieres on FXX September 3rd
by Megh Wright The League is coming back on FX's sister network FXX, and it now has a confirmed premiere date. Paul Scheer tweeted out the news today that the show's 13-episode sixth season will kick off on Wednesday, September 3rd at 10:00pm followed by new episodes of Ali G Rezurection at 10:30. H... [Read More]
Citi Comedy Series to launch with Larry David on September 28th
Created in partnership with Caroline’s on Broadway, Citi will launch a series of comedy events exclusively for cardmembers. To kick off the series, David Steinberg will sit down for a rare interview with Curb You Enthusiasm star Larry David, as reported by Billboard. David recently wrapped up ... [Read More]
Gary Gulman has officially performed on every late night show; announces tour and new special
In an exclusive interview with The Village Voice, comedian Gary Gulman reveals a late night milestone: having performed on every current late-night talk show. With Gulman’s appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers in the spring, he has hit all seven late night shows: The Tonight Show, The Lat... [Read More]
Paul Scheer Is Hosting an Interactive Improv Sketch Show for CC:Studios
by Megh Wright Comedy Central's digital wing CC:Studios has greenlit a new improv sketch show that will take audience suggestions via Twitter. Titled CC: Social Scene, the six-episode series is hosted by Paul Scheer and features improv performers from both The Groundlings (Lee Newton, H. Michael Cro... [Read More]
Comedy Central renews “Nathan For You” and “Drunk History”
Two of Comedy Central’s newest gems have been renewed for third seasons. Drunk History and Nathan For You were runaway hits last year, and after only being a month into their respective second seasons, CC is locking them down for more. It’s really not a surprise to see CC make either of ... [Read More]
Ron Livingston to Star in AMC's 'We Hate Paul Revere' Comedy Pilot
by Megh Wright It's been over a year and a half since AMC announced that they were working on a Colonial Boston-themed comedy pilot by Whitney writer/producers Adrian Wenner and Ethan Sandler called We Hate Paul Revere, but today The Wrap reports that the network has finally signed on a star to play... [Read More]
#PalinTVShows Tweets Hilarious! Twitter Mocks New Sarah Palin Channel (VIDEO)
As if Sarah Palin did not have enough media exposure, the former Vice Presidential candidate has decided to start her own online video channel. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this led to the hilarious #PalinTVShows Twitter trend. “I want you to talk directly to me,” Sarah Palin said when ... [Read More]
Chris Gethard and more will headline The Fest 13
Independent underground music festival, The Fest, hits Gainesville, FL this fall for its thirteenth year. For the past four years, The Fest has included a comedy element and announced its 2014 line-up last week. This year, NY comedian and host of The Chris Gethard Show, Chris Gethard will headline. ... [Read More]