Nick Offerman’s ‘American Ham’ hits Netflix Dec. 12, ‘mediocre songs, ribald japes and minor nudity guaranteed’
In a bold move that will undoubtedly spread his earthy manliness across the world, Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman will release American Ham on Dec. 12 exclusively through Netflix. Described as a “master class in life, love, woodworking, meat eating and being a man,” American Ham... [Read More]
 
South Park’s ‘My Bitch Ain’t No Hobbit’ vinyl available on Record Store Day Black Friday
Vinyl records are all the rage these days and Comedy Central’s South Park is getting in on the action. Comedy Central Records is releasing a limited edition 7-inch vinyl picture disc in coordination with Record Store Day Black Friday on Nov. 28. The vinyl album will feature the songs “Ja... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC
In a very surprising turn of events, Netflix has snagged Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s cult comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The series, starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), was scheduled to air its 13-episode first season on NBC next year. Now Netflix has announced it bought exclusive rights ... [Read More]
 
Lucy Ricardo hologram to be unveiled at Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Jerry Seinfeld headlines
Jerry Seinfeld will headline the 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena. The comedy festival in the I Love Lucy star’s hometown takes place each summer to celebrate Lucille Ball’s spirit of laughter. The comedian helped organize its firs... [Read More]
 
Sullivan & Son won’t return to TBS, had impressive three season run
TBS will not renew Steve Byrne’s sitcom Sullivan & Son for a fourth season. Sullivan & Son averaged about 1.6 million viewers in its third season, losing more than 20% of its audience. The show from comedian Steve Byrne was one of TBS’ first successful original comedies. Byrne cr... [Read More]
 
Jay Leno headlining gun group’s annual Shot Show, National Shooting Sports Foundation boasts $1,250 ticket packages
Jay Leno will headline the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s annual Shot Show State of the Industry dinner, for which ticket packages run up to $1,250; individual tickets are $115-$135. The stand-up gig goes down Tuesday, Jan. 20 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, where the yearly annual ... [Read More]
 
Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong to host White House Correspondents’ Dinner
The White House Correspondents’ Association announced Saturday Night Live comedian Cecily Strong to be the headliner of their annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner in the spring. Strong showcased her political commentaries alongside Seth Meyers behind the Weekend Update desk before b... [Read More]
 
Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner’s ‘Difficult People’ goes to Hulu
The Amy Poehler empire continues to expand. Poehler received a straight-to-series order from Hulu for the Billy Eichner-led comedy Difficult People. Difficult People comes from the Billy on the Street host and his head writer Julie Klausner. The two also star in the series as best friends and strugg... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan suffered severe brain injury in Walmart crash, may never be the same Tracy Morgan, says lawyer
Nearly five months after sustaining massive injuries in a car accident involving a Walmart truck, Tracy Morgan is nowhere near fully recovered. And he may never be, according to his lawyer Benedict Morello. “He’s fighting to get better, and if there’s a chance for him to be back to... [Read More]
 
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 trailer with Kevin James depicts somber, understated departure from first Paul Blart: Mall Cop (Just kidding)
When a movie snags nearly $186 million at the worldwide box office, you make a sequel— no matter how inane the first one is. And that is why come April 17, 2015, the second installment of Paul Blart: Mall Cop will hit theaters. Former King of Queens star Kevin James will reprise his 2009 ... [Read More]