Chris Rock’s movie “Top Five” will hit theaters this December
Chris Rock’s new movie Top Five just got a theater premiere date not too long after it made a screening at the Toronto International Film Festival where it earned rave reviews. The film was picked up by Paramount who just set a limited release on the film for December 5th with it going nationw... [Read More]
 
Former 'Office' Writer/Producer Justin Spitzer Is Developing a Workplace Comedy for NBC
by Megh Wright Former Office writer and co-executive producer Justin Spitzer just sold a new workplace comedy to NBC. THR reports that the network has given a script commitment to The Greatest Love Story Ever Told, a single-cam comedy by Spitzer centered on "a disparate group of employees working at... [Read More]
 
W. Kamau Bell Announces New Standup Tour 'Oh, Everything!'
by Megh Wright Comedian and former host of Totally Biased W. Kamau Bell is going on tour. Titled Oh, Everything!, the tour kicks off this November and runs through the end of January 2015 with over 30 stops in Los Angeles, Kansas City, Austin, Cincinnati, D.C., Portland, New York, and more. Presale ... [Read More]
 
Adam McKay, Seth Rogen, and Ben Schwartz Are Working on a New Movie
by Megh Wright Actor/writer Ben Schwartz has written a new comedy and teamed up with Adam McKay and Seth Rogen for the project. Variety reports that McKay is officially attached to direct the untitled comedy, while Seth Rogen is set to star. Schwartz — who most recently appeared on Parks and R... [Read More]
 
Aubrey Plaza will voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime Christmas movie
Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza will lend her signature grumpy-girl voice to the Internet’s favorite feline. Plaza will voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime’s holiday movie Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever. The star of the most famous cat meme on the Internet, whose real name is Ta... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock's New Movie 'Top Five' Will Be Released in Theaters December 5th
by Megh Wright Chris Rock's new film Top Five has landed an official premiere date not long after screening at the Toronto International Film Festival to rave reviews. THR reports that Top Five has been acquired by Paramount and is set for a limited release on December 5th followed by a nationwide r... [Read More]
 
A Bunch of Classic 'MST3K' Episodes Are Now on Vimeo
by Megh Wright Mystery Science Theater 3000 just got a new home on the internet. Variety reports that 80 classic episodes of the series are now available on Vimeo, with about a dozen new episodes slated to premiere throughout the next year. The 80 episodes currently on Vimeo are available to purcha... [Read More]
 
Zach Braff and Bill Lawrence Are Developing a New Show
by Megh Wright The creator and the star of Scrubs are currently working on a new comedy series and have their eyes set on Netflix. According to The Independent, Zach Braff is currently in talks with Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence to create a new show together. "I've been talking about a new idea with ... [Read More]
 
Jerry Lewis talks Nutty Professor, makes faces with Jimmy Fallon (Video)
In what was a great convergence of the old guard and the new, Jimmy Fallon hosted comedy legend Jerry Lewis on The Tonight Show. Lewis stopped by to promote the 50th anniversary Blu-ray release of arguably his most memorable film, The Nutty Professor. At 88, Lewis kept up with Fallon with vintage qu... [Read More]
 
“Saturday Night Live” taps Darrell Hammond to succeed Don Pardo as announcer
SNL alum, and man of many voices has been tapped to succeed the late, legendary Don Pardo as the show’s official announcer. Pardo had been with the show since it began on the air, he passed away this summer at the age of 96. Hammond has acted as a substitute for Pardo when he was […] &l... [Read More]