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New Arrested Development season will have 13 — not 10 — episodes, says David Cross

New Arrested Development season will have 13 — not 10 — episodes, says David Cross

By | August 23, 2012 at 2:23 pm | One comment

We all know that Arrested Development's fourth season is coming to Netflix next year, and while we were previously promised 10 episodes, it seems there's just too much catching up to do with the Bluths to cram into that space. “I think it's going to be 13 episodes, not 10....

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Mike Birbiglia working on film adaptation of ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

Mike Birbiglia working on film adaptation of ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

By | August 21, 2012 at 11:22 am | No comments

Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me won the 2012 Audience Award at Sundance and is receiving an overwhelmingly warm response from critics and fans, both those who were already familiar with the comedian and those who weren't. Now, after the success of his auto-biographical debut...

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Aubrey Plaza, Nick Offerman, Ed Helms, more hate Malaria and they’re going to prove it (Video)

Aubrey Plaza, Nick Offerman, Ed Helms, more hate Malaria and they’re going to prove it (Video)

By | August 21, 2012 at 10:57 am | 2 comments

College Humor and the Malaria No More organization have teamed up for Malarious, a malaria prevention charity project, and they've got a lot of our favorite comedians on board. How does it work? Over at the Malarious page on College Humor, you'll find a long list of videos...

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Comedy icon Phyllis Diller dead at 95

Comedy icon Phyllis Diller dead at 95

By | August 20, 2012 at 4:07 pm | No comments

After a career as an actress and comedian than spanned over 40 years, Phyllis Diller has passed away at the age of 95 in her Los Angeles home. Diller began her career as a stand-up in 1955, and quickly became notorious as one of the most influential women in comedy....

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IFC ‘adopts’ comedian Chris Gethard (Video)

IFC ‘adopts’ comedian Chris Gethard (Video)

By | August 20, 2012 at 3:34 pm | No comments

Comedian and actor Chris Gethard has a new home on IFC thanks to the network's new Adopt-A-Comic program, in which they spotlight comics who share their “slightly off” credo. In their own words: “IFC has decided to adopt a comic every year. That's right, we will get to...

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Ron Howard will appear on screen in the new season of Arrested Development

Ron Howard will appear on screen in the new season of Arrested Development

By | August 18, 2012 at 1:20 pm | No comments

The wait for the new direct-to-Netflix season of Arrested Development gets more and more unbearable with every update. So far, we've seen photos from the set, the announcement that John Slattery has been added to the team and promises from the crew that the show will return as...

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Katt Williams to release his first comedy special in four years (Video preview)

Katt Williams to release his first comedy special in four years (Video preview)

By | August 18, 2012 at 10:39 am | 2 comments

Continuously embattled comedian Katt Williams has recorded a new stand-up special, Kattpocalypse, for Showtime. It will premiere on the network on Aug 24 with the DVD release scheduled for Sept. 18. Kattpocalypse will be Katt's newest hour since the release of It's Pimpin'...

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Check out two previews from Amy Schumer’s comedy special ‘Mostly Sex Stuff’

Check out two previews from Amy Schumer’s comedy special ‘Mostly Sex Stuff’

By | August 17, 2012 at 4:27 pm | No comments

Comedian Amy Schumer's star is rising fast-- in part, because she's an expert at hurting people's feelings at the roasts on Comedy Central. Schumer recently landed her own sketch series for the network, and they're putting the fearless comedian in the spotlight for her debut...

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Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

By | August 17, 2012 at 11:50 am | No comments

Logo, the Viacom-owned channel that produces programming geared towards the LGBT demographic, will be debuting two one-hour specials later this year from Wanda Sykes, in which she and a roundtable of guest panelists cover the topic of gay rights as it pertains to the upcoming...

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