TBS Orders Two More Seasons of ‘American Dad’
TBS wants more American Dad. In a press release, the network announced today that it’s renewed Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman’s animated series for two more seasons (44 episodes total), which will keep the show on the air on TBS and Adult Swim through 2018. TBS last rene... [Read More]
Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and Seth Meyers Made a Very Awkward Panel Discussion Hilarious
To promote the premiere of IFC’s Documentary Now! last week, creators/stars Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, and Rhys Thomas sat down for a panel discussion with The Atlantic’s Steve Clemons and MSNBC’s Alex Wagner, and if you haven’t seen it yet, the chat is a solid 40... [Read More]
Jon Stewart attacks John Cena with steel chair at SummerSlam, turns heel
Jon Stewart would be the lead story today on The Daily Show and not for reasons one would expect after leaving the chair he sat in for the last 16 years. Instead, he occupied a chair by different means. Stewart hosted last night’s WWE extravaganza known as SummerSlam. This year it took place i... [Read More]
Hulu Orders Comedy Pilot ‘Future Man’ From Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg & Sony
Hulu has landed Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's half-hour comedy Future Man with a pilot order. Future Man originated as a feature script Hunter and Shaffir wrote for frequent collaborators Rogen and Goldberg. The high-concept comedy centers on a janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night who is tasked with preventing the extinction of humans after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion. [Read More]
Seth Rogen pilot “Future Man” is heading to Hulu
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have been busy shopping a new half-hour comedy entitled Future Man. They were able to achieve interest all across the board from cable, premium cable, and streaming services. The winner, Hulu. Future Man originated as a feature script specifically for Rogen and Goldberg.... [Read More]
Humorous homages, deep laughs: From SNL to IFC and “Documentary Now!”
It's no secret that some of Saturday Night Live's most striking work in recent years has not come via live TV, but come alive via lightning-quick production of thrilling tributes to film via short films. Think of the Wes Anderson Halloween tribute "New Horror Trailer," Louis CK as Lincoln, or I... [Read More]
Hulu Orders ‘Future Man’ Pilot from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg
One of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s projects might be headed to Hulu. According to Deadline, the streaming network has given a pilot order to a half-hour comedy executive produced by Rogen and Goldberg called Future Man. Written by Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir, the series follows “a j... [Read More]
Keegan-Michael Key and Seth Meyers Get Flirty on ‘Late Night’
If you’re looking for some new flirting tips, look no further than this clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers and guest Keegan-Michael Key decide to break out their flirtation skills in a segment called “One O’Clock in the Morning.” Sure, they’re bo... [Read More]
From sketch to series: “Documentary Now!” from Seth Meyers starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader comes to life on IFC
The seed was planted firmly in the ground on April 13, 2013. The location, Saturday Night Live. The idea, a documentary about the history of punk. Footage detailed the political leanings of punk rocker Ian Rubbish, a character depicted by Fred Armisen who was a staunch anarchist except where the lif... [Read More]
Joe Piscopo and Seth Meyers Look Back on ‘SNL’s 40th Anniversary Show
Here’s a clip from Joe Piscopo’s visit to last night’s Late Night, where he gives a little history behind his Frank Sinatra impression and looks back on SNL’s 40th anniversary special back in February. Watch another clip from the interview below, where Piscopo describes what ... [Read More]