Tina Fey Talks to Jimmy Fallon About the Potential Future of ’30 Rock’
Tiny Fey was on The Tonight Show on Thursday to promote the Mean Girls musical, and she addressed a rumor — that she started — regarding a 30 Rock reboot. Fey told reporters on the red carpet for the Mean Girls Broadway opening that “maybe” she would consider a reboot of... [Read More]
Peabody Awards honor Hasan Minhaj, Issa Rae, John Oliver, SNL, Mrs. Maisel
Congrats to Hasan Minhaj, Issa Rae, John Oliver, and the staffs at SNL and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, for you’re all now Peabody Award winners! Five of this year’s nine recipients came from the comedy world (six if you count Bob Odenkirk’s Better Call Saul!) The Peabody Awards will... [Read More]
Leslie Jones to Star in ‘Baby Nurse,’ Lorne Michaels’ First Film at Universal
After 26 years of releasing his movies at Paramount Pictures, Lorne Michaels and Universal have announced a first-look production deal for their new comedy Baby Nurse starring Leslie Jones and Colin Jost. The film stars Jones as “a special agent assigned to the most humbling undercover ro... [Read More]
Leslie Jones to Star in ‘Baby Nurse,’ Lorne Michaels’ First Film at Universal
After 26 years of releasing his movies at Paramount Pictures, Lorne Michaels and Universal have announced a first-look production deal for their new comedy Baby Nurse starring Leslie Jones and Colin Jost. The film stars Jones as “a special agent assigned to the most humbling undercover ro... [Read More]
Aparna Nancherla on The Late Late Show with James Corden
Aparna Nancherla performed on Wednesday’s Late Late Show with James Corden, and she joked about how much she enjoys seeing babies at these protest marches. As for herself, she’s subconsciously been protesting against her own body, even though she knows she should be drinking more water. ... [Read More]
‘At Home with Amy Sedaris’ Gets Second Season Order from truTV
At Home with Amy Sedaris debuted on truTV last fall to positive reviews and so naturally the network wanted to see more of it, which is why they ordered a 10-episode season two, it was announced on Wednesday. Created by Sedaris and Strangers with Candy co-creator Paul Dinello, At Home features Sedar... [Read More]
Idris Elba to Star in Netflix Comedy Series ‘Turn Up Charlie’
Idris Elba has made his mark as one of the industry’s most sought after choices for gritty dramas like The Wire and Luther, but his next TV series will apparently show his more comedic side; Elba will star in and executive produce Turn Up Charlie, a comedy series for Netflix about a DJ, it was... [Read More]
Jim Carrey Surprises ‘Dumb and Dumber’ Co-Star Jeff Daniels on ‘Conan’
Jeff Daniels was on Conan on Tuesday to promote his new series The Looming Tower, but the focus immediately shifted — to Daniels’ surprise — over to the guy behind the curtain: Jim Carrey. Daniels appeared genuinely unaware that Carrey was waiting to crash the interview and th... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders Sketch Show from ‘Broad City’ Cast Member
The Broad City comedy tree continues to grow, with Comedy Central announcing a series order for Alternatino with Arturo Castro on Tuesday during the unveiling of their 2018-2019 development slate. Castro plays Ilana’s roommate Jaime in Broad City, and was recently in the third s... [Read More]
Comedy Central orders stand-up series from The Comedy Cellar, sketch series with Arturo Castro
Comedy Central released its development slate today for 2018-2019, and topping the list are two new series: Alternatino with Arturo Castro and This Week at the Comedy Cellar. “With an exciting mix of established and emerging talent, our current development slate continues Comedy... [Read More]