Browsing Posts of Author

Daniel Tosh will executive produce new animated series for Comedy Central

Daniel Tosh will executive produce new animated series for Comedy Central

By | August 15, 2011 at 11:49 am | No comments

Daniel Tosh will be at the helm of yet another Comedy Central project, but this time he won't be in front of the camera as he is on the wildly popular Tosh.0. The network has greenlighted a new, original animated series called Brickleberry, centered around "a group of...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Adam Carolla’s “Crank Yankers” character, Birchum gets new life at Fox

Adam Carolla’s “Crank Yankers” character, Birchum gets new life at Fox

By | August 15, 2011 at 10:35 am | No comments

Former Man Show host and current podcast king Adam Carolla has teamed up with former King of the Hill executive producers John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky to start work on The Birchums, an animated series which has landed a presentation order from Fox. The Birchums is based on...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Demetri Martin working on animated series for Fox

Demetri Martin working on animated series for Fox

By | August 12, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments

If all goes according to plan, multi-faceted comedian Demetri Martin will join a long, successful tradition of animated comedy at Fox, which boasts The Simpsons, Family Guy and most recently Bob's Burgers. According to Deadline, Martin is finalizing a deal with the network,...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Jane Kaczmarek joins cast of Whitney Cummings’ NBC sitcom

Jane Kaczmarek joins cast of Whitney Cummings’ NBC sitcom

By | August 12, 2011 at 1:35 pm | One comment

Even with the Sept. 22 premiere of Whitney fast approaching, execs at NBC are shuffling around castmembers on comedian Whitney Cummings' network star vehicle. And this time, it’s a big one. Former Malcolm in the Middle star Jane Kaczmarek has been tapped to play Whitney’s...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Laughspin interview: Catching up with Kyle Kinane

Laughspin interview: Catching up with Kyle Kinane

By | August 3, 2011 at 2:28 pm | No comments

Last year, comedian Kyle Kinane released one of the best albums of the year Death of the Party. And since then, he's been quickly rising in the world of comedy, having made appearances on Conan, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show and his own Comedy Central Presents. Now he's...

Posted in: Interviews, News

Kevin Smith looks to host his own, daily television talk show

Kevin Smith looks to host his own, daily television talk show

By | July 27, 2011 at 1:58 pm | One comment

Clerks director and cult comedy legend Kevin Smith is set to host a talk show pilot. The show is planned to be a daily, half hour, syndicated program that would blend discussion with celebrities and comedy. The show is tentatively titled The Kevin Smith Project, and the...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

“Futurama” gets two more seasons at Comedy Central

“Futurama” gets two more seasons at Comedy Central

By | July 25, 2011 at 10:00 am | No comments

Comedy Central has renewed Futurama for two more full seasons, show creator David X. Cohen told an excited audience at Comic-Con in San Diego this weekend. "The mood is better now,” he said, adding “the pressure’s off now that we’re in our second life – we didn’t...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

PBS special will feature Jerry Seinfeld, Carol Burnett, George Lopez, Lisa Lampanelli and more

PBS special will feature Jerry Seinfeld, Carol Burnett, George Lopez, Lisa Lampanelli and more

By | July 21, 2011 at 11:38 am | No comments

Mary Tyler Moore is set to host a PBS tribute to The Ed Sullivan Show entitled Ed Sullivan’s Comedy Legends. The retrospective airs on Aug. 6 and will feature Ed Sullivan veterans such as Carol Burnett, Rich Little, Jackie Mason, Anne Meara, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers and Jerry...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Marc Maron’s “This Has To Be Funny” to be released Aug. 9 through Comedy Central Records

Marc Maron’s “This Has To Be Funny” to be released Aug. 9 through Comedy Central Records

By | July 18, 2011 at 12:37 pm | One comment

Comedy Central Records has set a release date on Marc Maron’s new album, This Has To Be Funny. The album -- his fourth -- is set to drop Aug. 9 and will be available on CD and digital format (naturally). This marks Maron's first album with Comedy Central. Since his last album,...

Posted in: News, Podcasts

© 2011-2013 Laughspin. Some rights reserved. Hosted by ServInt