ABC Orders ‘Single Parents’ and ‘Steps’ Comedy Pilots
Two new comedy pilots are in the works at ABC. According to Deadline, the network has given pilot orders to single-cam comedies called Single Parents and Steps. From New Girl’s Liz Meriwether and J.J. Philbin, Single Parents centers on a group of “dysfunctional single parents” who ... [Read More]
In the Era of Trump, Capitol Steps’ Twice-Yearly Podcast Is a Guilty Pleasure
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. If you’re like me, or, alternately, the venerable musical comedy troupe Capitol Steps, when something dramatic or important happens, you find yourself thinking, “Huh, I wonder how vene... [Read More]
The Best Web Video of 2016 (So Far)
Once my roommate, Doug, asked me if I’d seen this video, I knew it was too late for me to spin as a brilliant little nugget I discovered. Knowing he’d seen it was all I needed to understand it had gone radically viral, but I decided to cover it anyway because it&rsquo... [Read More]
Web Series Spotlight: The Next Steps
“The Next Steps” is a new web series that follows the real ups and downs of unmarried couple Chris and Beth’s long-term relationship. They are stuck in a rut, and [...]Author informationDavid DeanPublisher at Serial OptimistDavid is the publisher of Serial Optimist and writer of th... [Read More]