Review: Orny Adams, “More Than Loud” on Showtime
You may not have heard a lot about Orny Adams since Comedian came out some 15 years ago, although younger audiences have seen him on MTV’s Teen Wolf, and he has continued to headline clubs and theaters over the years, as well as multiple performances at Just For Laughs Montreal. Adams talked t... [Read More]
Review: Lavell Crawford, “Home for the Holidays” on Showtime
Lavell Crawford and I had a great time catching up this summer when he was visiting New York City, telling me about losing weight so he could stay healthy for his kids. You probably best know Crawford from Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul as Saul’s bodyguard. Maybe you remember he finished ru... [Read More]
Showtime Renews ‘SMILF’ for a Second Season
Showtime’s freshman comedy SMILF is getting another season. The network announced today that it’s handed out a season 2 renewal for Frankie Shaw’s show, which was ordered to series back in May and debuted its first season earlier this month. Production for season 2 is slated to beg... [Read More]
Showtime Renews ‘SMILF’ for a Second Season
Showtime’s freshman comedy SMILF is getting another season. The network announced today that it’s handed out a season 2 renewal for Frankie Shaw’s show, which was ordered to series back in May and debuted its first season earlier this month. Production for season 2 is slated to beg... [Read More]
Episode #183: Orny Adams
Orny Adams played Coach Bobby Finstock for six seasons of MTV’s Teen Wolf. But to comedy fans, Orny is famously and infamously known as the co-star of Jerry Seinfeld’s documentary, Comedian. While Seinfeld developed a new hour of stand-up from scratch, Comedian followed Orny’s obse... [Read More]
Inside ‘White Famous’ with Jay Pharoah
White Famous, Showtime’s new Jamie Foxx-produced dramedy series, premieres this Sunday night at 10:00pm. The show stars Jay Pharoah as Floyd Mooney, a rising comedic star who is at a point in his career where he has to weigh his artistic integrity and personal principles against the calcified ... [Read More]
Inside ‘White Famous’ with Jay Pharoah
White Famous, Showtime’s new Jamie Foxx-produced dramedy series, premieres this Sunday night at 10:00pm. The show stars Jay Pharoah as Floyd Mooney, a rising comedic star who is at a point in his career where he has to weigh his artistic integrity and personal principles against the calcified ... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Frankie Shaw’s Showtime Comedy Series ‘SMILF’
Back in May, Showtime ordered a half-hour comedy series starring and executive produced by Frankie Shaw called SMILF, and today the network released the trailer. The semi-autobiographical series is based on Shaw’s award-winning 2014 short of the same name and centers on Shaw as Bridgette, &ldq... [Read More]
Showtime acquires BBC comedy, “Ill Behaviour,” starring Chris Geere and Lizzy Caplan
Fans of Lizzy Caplan won’t have to wait much longer to see her back on Showtime. The pay-cable network has acquired the BBC series Ill Behaviour, starring Chris Geere (FX/FXX’s You’re The Worst) and Caplan (Masters of Sex). Ill Behaviour will air on Showtime on Monday nig... [Read More]
Showtime to Premiere BBC Comedy ‘Ill Behaviour’ Next Month
BBC comedy series Ill Behaviour is set to make its American debut next month. Showtime announced today that it’s acquired the six-part comedy thriller series, which stars Chris Geere, Lizzy Caplan, Tom Riley, and Jessica Regan and is written by Peep Show’s Sam Bain and directed by S... [Read More]