‘SNL’ and ‘SCTV’ Alum Tony Rosato Dies at 62
A former cast member of Saturday Night Live and SCTV has passed away. The Toronto Star confirmed today that Canadian-born Tony Rosato — who was a cast member at SNL in the early ’80s after a stint on season 3 of SCTV — died last night reportedly from a heart attack. The news was an... [Read More]
The Pilot Script Checklist
As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV production company with Jack Black. Now she writes and produces on her own, but she still encounters a tidal wave of comedy hopefuls looking for the advice, information... [Read More]
The Pilot Script Checklist
As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV production company with Jack Black. Now she writes and produces on her own, but she still encounters a tidal wave of comedy hopefuls looking for the advice, information... [Read More]
R.I.P. Ricky Harris (1962-2016)
Ricky Harris, a comedian, actor and childhood friend of Snoop Dogg who provided background vocals on the seminal debut rap albums of both Snoop and Ice Cube, died on Monday. Harris was 54. Harris died of a heart attack, his manager reported. Harris had suffered another heart attack two years ago. He... [Read More]
R.I.P. Alan Thicke (1947-2016)
Alan Thicke was never known as a comedian, but his playful sense of humor allowed him to impact our collective comedy psyche for more than a generation — as a writer/producer of a cult classic talk-show parody, songwriter for classic 1980s sitcoms, host of an infamous late-night talk show chal... [Read More]
R.I.P. Alan Thicke (1947-2016)
Alan Thicke was never known as a comedian, but his playful sense of humor allowed him to impact our collective comedy psyche for more than a generation — as a writer/producer of a cult classic talk-show parody, songwriter for classic 1980s sitcoms, host of an infamous late-night talk show chal... [Read More]
Actor, Songwriter, and Sitcom Star Alan Thicke Dies at 69
Sad news: Canadian actor, singer, songwriter, and sitcom star Alan Thicke passed away yesterday in Los Angeles. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Thicke was reportedly playing hockey with one of his sons when he had a heart attack, and he was pronounced dead later in the afternoon after he was ta... [Read More]
Actor, Songwriter, and Sitcom Star Alan Thicke Dies at 69
Sad news: Canadian actor, singer, songwriter, and sitcom star Alan Thicke passed away yesterday in Los Angeles. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Thicke was reportedly playing hockey with one of his sons when he had a heart attack, and he was pronounced dead later in the afternoon after he was ta... [Read More]
R.I.P. Adrianne Tolsch
Adrianne Tolsch, a Brooklyn native who influenced the New York City comedy scene in the 1970s as the first female MC at Catch A Rising Star and later the club's booker and manager for years, has died from esophageal cancer. Tolsch was 78. Her husband, longtime David Letterman writer Bill Scheft, bro... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: “Mitch Hedberg: The Complete Vinyl Collection”
Mitch Hedberg’s singular style and absurd observations about everyday life turned him into a comedy legend. Now you can relive his entire body of work whenever you want. Mitch Hedberg: The Complete Vinyl Collection includes all three of his original albums (Strategic Grill Locations, Mitch All... [Read More]