On my radar: Gemma Cairney’s cultural highlights
The multi-talented presenter on her favourite cry-laughing comedian, her love of men’s tailoring and her admiration for rapper Little SimzBirmingham-born Brit School graduate Gemma Cairney began her career as a fashion stylist, turning to radio following a course at Point Blank music college. ... [Read More]
Johnny Knoxville Is Producing a ‘Hawaiian Dick’ TV Adaptation for NBC
NBC has put a new comedy into development from executive producer Johnny Knoxville. According to Variety, the network is working on an hourlong series based on the Hawaiian Dick graphic novels by B. Clay Moore and Steven Griffin. Written by Paul Lovett and David Elliott (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra)... [Read More]
Snoop Dogg Taking GGN Comedic Series To Revolt TV
Snoop Dogg and P. Diddy look to have put their past rap beef from the 90’s to the side, especially now that the two are teaming up for Snoop’s GGN series.  The comedic talk show which features Snoop as the host has now found a home on RevoltTV. Snoop Dogg could teach a college cour... [Read More]
Comedy team of June Raphael and Casey Wilson developing new ABC comedy “Crystal”
The longtime duo of June Diane Raphael (Burning Love) and Casey Wilson (Saturday Night Live) are developing a new comedy for ABC called Crystal. Writer and podcaster Elizabeth Laime (Totally Laime) is writing the show for the television network where the duo has a deal. With Raphael and Wilson super... [Read More]
Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael Developing ‘Crystal’ Comedy at ABC
Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael are behind a new comedy in the works at ABC. According to The Wrap, the two have sold a comedy to the network called Crystal, which follows “a hustler from the wrong side of the trailer park who, fresh out of prison, lands a job in the suburbs as […] [Read More]
The top five things to do this week: Les Mason, Carl Barron, Future Classic
The graphic design pioneer’s retrospective launches in Melbourne, Carl Barron drinks with a fork in Darwin and Future Classic teams up with the MCALes Mason: Solo, in Melbourne Continue reading...... [Read More]
Shaved and savage: has comedian Margaret Cho finally gone too far?
She has bust every taboo going. But has the caustic comic gone too far with her new song about rape? She talks about being accused of racism, falling out with Tracey Emin – and why she loves British audiencesMargaret Cho’s latest single is called I Want to Kill My Rapist. In the video, C... [Read More]
Mila Kunis and Rob Zombie Are Producing a Horror Comedy by ‘Arrested Development’s Joey Slamon
Starz has put a new show into development from an interesting trio. According to Deadline, the network is currently developing a half-hour horror comedy co-executive produced by Mila Kunis and Rob Zombie, who is also attached to direct. Called Trapped, the show is created and written by former Arres... [Read More]
Thomas Middleditch was clowning on McDonald’s in 2006, got paid for his viral video parody
Years before Thomas Middleditch was an award-nominated star of HBO's Silicon Valley, he was just another comedian hustling for fame in Chicago, and in 2006, he didn't imagine that his rap video mocking McDonald's chicken mcnuggets would amount to as much as it has. Because McDonald's bought the vide... [Read More]
A Comedy With Lil Duval And DC Young Fly Should Happen, According To T.I.
Early this morning T.I. stopped by Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club to share and discuss his latest. This year we saw the Atlanta raised rapper alongside Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell for the comedy, Get Hard. As he explained upcoming network projects, T.I. went on to express another comedy he ... [Read More]