Glenn Close to Star in George Saunders Amazon Comedy Pilot ‘Sea Oak’
George Saunders has a new half-hour comedy pilot in the works at Amazon, and the project just cast the leading role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Glenn Close has signed on to star in Sea Oak, which was ordered to pilot back in March. Here’s the logline from THR’s report: Sea Oak&... [Read More]
Stop What You’re Doing and Watch Conner O’Malley and Joe Pera’s ‘TruthHunters.com’ Pilot
It’s been a while since we last heard from Conner O’Malley’s Trump superfan character Mark Seevers from TruthHunters, but thankfully, the wait was worth it. So worth it that O’Malley just released a half-hour TV pilot he made with Joe Pera called TruthHunters.com, w... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien and Robert Smigel Look Back on Their ‘Lookwell’ Pilot Starring Adam West
In honor of the late Adam West, Entertainment Weekly recently released an interview with Conan O’Brien and Robert Smigel, where they look back on their 1991 NBC comedy pilot starring West, Lookwell, one of the funniest TV pilots ever made. The interview was conducted before West passed aw... [Read More]
NBC Passes on Tina Fey’s Pilot Starring Casey Wilson and Busy Philipps
A Tina Fey and Robert Carlock-produced comedy pilot is not moving forward at NBC. According to Deadline, the network has officially passed on The Sackett Sisters, which was ordered to pilot back in January. Written by Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Luke Del Tredici, the pilot starred Casey Wilson and Bu... [Read More]
Showtime Released the ‘I’m Dying Up Here’ Pilot Early This Week
Showtime’s new hourlong series about the ‘70s LA standup scene doesn’t premiere on TV until next month, but the network released the pilot episode online this week so you can get a head start. Ordered to series last year, the Jim Carrey-produced I’m Dying Up Here is based on ... [Read More]
Showtime Released the ‘I’m Dying Up Here’ Pilot Early This Week
Showtime’s new hourlong series about the ‘70s LA standup scene doesn’t premiere on TV until next month, but the network released the pilot episode online this week so you can get a head start. Ordered to series last year, the Jim Carrey-produced I’m Dying Up Here is based on ... [Read More]
Upfronts Follow-Up: The realities of pilot season and the odds of making a hit sitcom (2013-2017)
The annual song and dance of broadcast network Upfronts presentations sells advertisers on the need each May to book their 30 and 60-second commercials in primetime on their TV networks come September, with appearances by each network’s big stars and news personalities to make them feel all wa... [Read More]
Adult Swim Orders Stop-Motion Pilot ‘The Shivering Truth’ from Vernon Chatman
PFFR’s Vernon Chatman has a new project in the works at Adult Swim. The network announced today that it’s given a pilot order to a stop-motion show created by Chatman called The Shivering Truth, and Chatman, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, and Starlee Kine will voice the main cast. Here’... [Read More]
Tiffany Haddish joins Tracy Morgan’s new TBS sitcom
Carmichael Show star / stand-up / Tina Turner doppekganger Tiffany Haddish has been cast in Tracy Morgan’s latest project, a… MORE Tiffany Haddish joins Tracy Morgan’s new TBS sitcom appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Tiffany Haddish joins Tracy Morgan’s new TBS sitcom
Carmichael Show star / stand-up / Tina Turner doppekganger Tiffany Haddish has been cast in Tracy Morgan’s latest project, a… MORE Tiffany Haddish joins Tracy Morgan’s new TBS sitcom appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]