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Comedian Andy Daly inks pilot deal with Comedy Central

Comedian Andy Daly inks pilot deal with Comedy Central

By | October 17, 2011 at 2:08 pm | One comment

Comedy Central has ordered a half-hour pilot to star Andy Daly called Review with Forrest MacNeil, an adaptation of the Australian series Review with Myles Barlow, in which the titular character uses a one-to-five-star review format to critique “difficult life experiences”...

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Margaret Cho’s “Cho Dependent” premieres on Showtime Oct. 15; DVD to follow

Margaret Cho’s “Cho Dependent” premieres on Showtime Oct. 15; DVD to follow

By | October 14, 2011 at 12:09 am | No comments

Margaret Cho returns to premium cable this weekend with another stand-up special, her sixth. Cho Dependent captures a December 2010 Atlanta performance from the comedian’s tour in support of her musical comedy album by the same name. The new special will feature, as is to...

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Watch Cartman lead a game of Texans vs. Mexicans on new episode of “South Park”

Watch Cartman lead a game of Texans vs. Mexicans on new episode of “South Park”

By | October 10, 2011 at 1:35 pm | No comments

Cartman turns his sights on border-crossing Mexicans in this week’s new South Park episode, "The Last of the Meheecans." In the preview clip below, the boys are playing a relatively innocent game of ‘Texans vs. Mexicans.’ But this is South Park, so chances of things...

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Snoop Dogg inks a sitcom deal with NBC; would you watch?

Snoop Dogg inks a sitcom deal with NBC; would you watch?

By | October 6, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments

A couple of weeks ago we discussed Snoop Dogg’s comedy history in light of news that he was developing a family-oriented sitcom. Now the show is becoming a reality, having found a home—and a script commitment—at NBC. The as-yet-untitled project is set to feature Snoop...

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Party Down’s Lizzy Caplan joins Zooey Deschanel in “New Girl”

Party Down’s Lizzy Caplan joins Zooey Deschanel in “New Girl”

By | October 5, 2011 at 5:46 pm | No comments

Fox’s New Girl starring Zooey Deschanel is a huge hit, but apparently one hipster dream girl at a time isn’t enough for some viewers. The show is bringing in Party Down’s Lizzy Caplan for three episodes. Caplan will guest star as Julia Baker, a new love interest for...

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Watch Abby Elliott’s club jam ode to balls

Watch Abby Elliott’s club jam ode to balls

By | October 5, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 6 comments

Saturday Night Live's Abby Elliott is obsessed with balls. That’s the gist of this aptly titled music video, "Balls!" in which Elliott plays a Britney sound-alike who is intensely fascinated by testicles. But it’s not a sexual obsession; it’s just that they’re so weird....

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Coen Brothers bring their dark comedy roots to television with “Harve Karbo”

Coen Brothers bring their dark comedy roots to television with “Harve Karbo”

By | October 5, 2011 at 8:26 am | One comment

Joel and Ethan Coen are bringing their cinematic magic to the small screen. The Oscar-winning filmmakers—along with Cedar Rapids writer Phil Johnson—have co-created an hour-long comedy series for Fox called Harve Karbo. The series is about a Los-Angeles-based private...

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