Check Out Mark Proksch and Jason Woliner’s Unaired 2013 Pilot ‘Good Morning Tri-State’
Back in 2013, Mark Proksch and Jason Woliner teamed up to create a half-hour pilot called Good Morning Tri-State, and while the project never made it to television, Proksch and Woliner released the full pilot online today so we can see what could’ve been. Proksch starred in the pilot as Toby D... [Read More]
The Secret Ingredient That Keeps ‘Archer’ and ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Fresh
There are countless examples of pivots in TV comedy history, some the creative conceit of showrunners, others foisted on shows by circumstances outside their producers’ control (think of Steve Carell leaving The Office, and the way that show changed, for better and worse, in his absence). Pivo... [Read More]
SXSW announces its initial 2017 comedy lineup
South By Southwest is one of the biggest pop culture events in the US and each year, literally hundreds of… MORE SXSW announces its initial 2017 comedy lineup appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel Might Retire from Late Night TV in 2019
According to Jimmy Kimmel, his days as ABC’s late night host might be numbered. Speaking to Variety, Kimmel revealed that he is considering retiring from his post at Jimmy Kimmel Live when his contract expires in fall 2019. “I know I will do the show for another three years,” he sa... [Read More]
Fox Renews ‘The Mick’ for a Second Season
Fox just handed out a renewal to its freshman comedy The Mick. According to Variety, the network has officially renewed the Kaitlin Olson-starring series for a second season. The show debuted on the network on New Year’s Day and is currently airing on Tuesday nights at 8:30pm. [Read More]
2017’s WGA Awards Winners Include ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and ‘Triumph’s Election Special’
The 2017 Writers Guild Awards were handed out over the weekend, and in addition to Donald Glover’s new FX show Atlanta winning two awards for Comedy Series and New Series, writers from BoJack Horseman, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Saturday Night Live, and ... [Read More]
On ‘The Detour’ with Jason Jones
Jason Jones doesn’t look at his new TV role on The Detour as much of a departure from his days as a correspondent for The Daily Show. In fact, one of his biggest takeaways from working with Jon Stewart is the driving force behind his new series, which he co-created with his wife Sama... [Read More]
Jordan Peele Talks ‘Get Out,’ Fatherhood, and His Barack Obama Impression on ‘Late Night’
Here’s a clip from Jordan Peele’s appearance on last night’s Late Night, where he revives his fantastic Barack Obama impression at Seth Meyers’s request to give the world a taste of what the former POTUS — now drunk and on vacation — would think about everything t... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert Honors the Nonexistent Victims of Sweden’s Nonexistent Terrorist Attack
Over the weekend, Donald Trump confused the world and particularly Sweden when he seemed to imply during his Florida rally that a terrorist attack happened in Sweden on Friday night, and even though nothing notably bad happened in Sweden in reality, that didn’t stop Stephen Colbert from honori... [Read More]
Title Card Tales: Netflix’s “One Day at a Time” end cards from Mike Royce and Snowpants Productions
Sitcom showrunner Mike Royce has generously donated his time and attention, not only to picking the title cards that appear at the end of each episode he produces, but also in sharing them with The Comic’s Comic and our readers. You can see previous Snowpants Productions cards of Royce and his... [Read More]