Here’s the 2015 class of comedians taping Comedy Central Half Hour specials
Every year Comedy Central selects a handful of some up-and-coming comedians and gives them a half-hour special. It’s a great and long-running series the network has utilized to showcase the next wave of comedians and give some of them their first look at screen time. This year’s class of... [Read More]
Coming To The Stage premieres today, with Sara Schaefer and Ian Abramson
Today marks the premiere date of the new original stand-up series, Coming To The Stage. The weekly series, hosted by comedian Dan Levy showcases new upcoming stand-up talent. Each week you, dear comedy fans will get to check out some stand-up from a comedian you might not’ve heard of yet, but ... [Read More]
IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang! gets renewed for a fifth season
IFC has picked up Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang! Bang! for a fifth season. The show is a unique hybrid of mock talk show combined with offbeat sketches. The fifth season, slated for next year, will contain 20 new half-hour episodes. The show originally premiered back in 2012 and has had appeara... [Read More]
The Simpsons gets a renewal order for two more seasons while Springfield comes to life at Universal Studios Hollywood
The longest-running primetime scripted series, The Simpsons, can tack on two more years sending it through 28 seasons in total to date. This marks the latest multi-season renewal for TV’s longest-running hit. Following prolonged negotiations with its voice cast, the network reached n... [Read More]
Jimmy Pardo lands a deal with Conan O’Brien’s Conaco
Actor-comedian Jimmy Pardo has signed an overall deal with Warner Bros TV Group-based Conaco. That’s Conan O’Brien’s development and production banner. The deal is to develop scripted and unscripted projects. Pardo has a long relationship with O’Brien. He has been the warm-up... [Read More]
David Fincher’s 1980s music video comedy gets ordered from HBO
The two-time Oscar nominee (The Social Network, Benjamin Button) has landed a series order for his 1980s music video comedy from HBO which we first caught wind about back in December of last year. Details are currently on lock down mode. However, here’s what we do know. Set in 1983 Los Angeles... [Read More]
British sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf returns for two more seasons
Calling all US Red Dwarf fans. The classic British sci-fi sitcom is returning for two new seasons in the run-up to the show’s 30th anniversary. Stars Chris Barrie (who plays Rimmer), Craig Charles (Lister), Danny John-Jules (Cat) and Robert Llewellyn (Kryten) will be reunited for seasons 11 an... [Read More]
Take a sneak peak at Inside Comedy’s season 4 premiere with Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart
Here’s a 2 clip sneak peak into the first episode of Inside Comedy Season 4 coming to showtime tomorrow 11p. The show is hosted by David Steinberg and in the premiere episode he sits down with Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart. Other notable guests this season include Michael Keaton, Dan Aykroyd... [Read More]
This Week on TV: A David Letterman farewell special on CBS
Howard Stern will be among the many who turn up Monday night as part of CBS’ early goodbye to David Letterman. The special is called David Letterman – A Life On Television and will be hosted by longtime Letterman pal, Ray Romano. Letterman’s production company World Wide ... [Read More]
Scarlett Johansson hosted Saturday Night Live: It was rom coms for Black Widow
We’re not sure if you know this, but Scarlett Johansson is in a movie that opens this weekend. So if you were under a rock these last few months, now is probably your last chance to get up to speed on The Avengers movie prepping to take over the world. So with the entire cast […] Scarle... [Read More]