HBO renews Duplass Brothers family comedy “Togetherness” for second season
The Duplass Brothers get the green-light for season two of their HBO show Togetherness. According to HBO, the premiere episode averaged 2.6 million viewers across multiple platforms. The Duplass brothers have said, “We began our love affair with HBO in our parents’ living room in 19... [Read More]
 
SNL Mega-Marathon Begins Tomorrow
by Tina Jett   (image via VH1) Snowed-in sketch lovers rejoice! Beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, January 28, VH1 kicks off their Saturday Night Live mega-marathon, SNL REWIND: 2015–1975. For 19 days – 433 hours – 40 years of SNL episodes will air b... [Read More]
 
Mel Brooks, “Live At The Geffen” debuts Saturday, January 31st
Mel Brooks, one of the most iconic voices in American comedy has done a tremendous amount of things during his career. This Saturday, January 31st he’s going to do something he hasn’t done in his lifetime, and that is tape a one-man show for HBO. Saturday at 9pm is the release of Mel Bro... [Read More]
 
Craig Ferguson Signs a Development Deal with Lionsgate Television
by Megh Wright Craig Ferguson just signed a TV development deal. Variety reports that the former Late Late Show host will develop scripted and unscripted series for Lionsgate Television via his production company Green Mountain West. No specific projects have been announced yet, but Ferguson could p... [Read More]
 
“Rush Hour” comedy action pilot ordered by CBS
Yes, that Rush Hour. CBS announced three pilot orders on Monday, one being a series remake of the popular blockbuster comedy. The hour-long action comedy will follow a similar plot as the popular 1998 film starring Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan. Centering around a stoic, by-the-bo... [Read More]
 
TBS comedy pilot “Wrecked” to star Zach Cregger of sketch group Whitest Kids U Know
Described as Lost meets It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, The TBS comedy Wrecked follows a group of extremely diverse survivors of a plane crash on a remote island who must adjust to life in a dangerous new world that poses unique threats. They must navigate this new society with no Wi-F... [Read More]
 
Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo reunite in ABC comedy pilot “Chev & Bev”
Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo are back at it again. Stars of the 1983 classic National Lampoon’s Vacation are reuniting for a new ABC comedy pilot called Chev & Bev. The show will be a single-camera project that will feature the duo as two baby boomers who are fun, relev... [Read More]
 
NBC at it again with two more pilot orders, one produced by Fallon
NBC places an order for two more pilots. First up is Sharing, which is a single-camera show about disparate groups of people who work side-by-side in a shared office space. Jeremy Bronson (The Mindy Project, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) wrote the pilot and exec produces with Fallon a... [Read More]
 
Adam Scott to reunite with Rashida Jones in new TBS comedy “Angie Tribeca”
Former Parks and Recreation co-stars Adam Scott and Rashida Jones will be reunited on Jones’ new TBS show Angie Tribeca. It follows Rashida Jones’ character, a 10-year veteran of the LAPD, and the various members of the police department that help her solve crimes. Scott will p... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: Key & Peele Super Bowl Special on Comedy Central
This week on TV, gear up for Key & Peele Super Bowl Special on Comedy Central. If this trailer is any indication of what’s to come, we’re in for a treat. These two are unstoppable when it comes to sketch comedy. And their football sketches have been some of the best over the course o... [Read More]