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Fox orders 11 more episodes of “New Girl” with Zooey Deschanel

Fox orders 11 more episodes of “New Girl” with Zooey Deschanel

By | September 28, 2011 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments

So, what do execs do when when a new comedy series debuts as your network’s highest rated Fall show in the last 10 years and then follows up with a second episode that garners slightly lower numbers but still way more than was expected? Well, gosh darn it, you immediately...

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Dane Cook tells Laughspin he’s “beyond aroused” to land development deal at NBC

Dane Cook tells Laughspin he’s “beyond aroused” to land development deal at NBC

By | September 28, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 4 comments

Hugely successful Dane Cook has struck a development deal with NBC to produce a sitcom. The half-hour project, set to roll out next Fall, according to Deadline, would star Cook and would be produced by his production outfit SuperFInger Entertainment. Potential plot details for...

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Melissa McCarthy and Andy Samberg go outdoors in new SNL promo

Melissa McCarthy and Andy Samberg go outdoors in new SNL promo

By | September 28, 2011 at 2:53 pm | One comment

I think that maybe this is the first time a promo for Saturday Night Live was shot outside. I'm probably wrong. But if I'm right, boy am I going to look smart. Anyway, the new SNL is almost upon us. It's hump day and with all the humping comes SNL promos. In these, Bridesmaids...

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Watch the trailer for Comedy Central’s “South Park” documentary

Watch the trailer for Comedy Central’s “South Park” documentary

By | September 28, 2011 at 1:44 pm | No comments

We’ve been hearing vague details about the upcoming South Park documentary for weeks. The name of the program hadn’t even been announced. But today, we’re pleased to tell you it’s called 6 Days to Air: The Making of South Park. And it has an official trailer, so you’ll...

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Watch Funny Or Die take on “Toddlers & Tiaras” with help from Ashley Tisdale and Leah Remini

Watch Funny Or Die take on “Toddlers & Tiaras” with help from Ashley Tisdale and Leah Remini

By | September 28, 2011 at 12:15 pm | No comments

As a culture we’ve come to understand that “Little Miss…” pageants are generally pretty sleazy. Mothers vicariously live out their beauty dreams through their young daughters, which must surely be damaging to their developing brains. Thanks to Funny or Die, we can see...

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Can Rob Schneider reclaim his popularity in the comedy world?

Can Rob Schneider reclaim his popularity in the comedy world?

By | September 28, 2011 at 11:33 am | No comments

Rob Schneider will make his return to network television for the first time in 14 years with a CBS family sitcom due to premiere midseason. The show remains untitled, but we know it’s a multi-camera operation, and is co-written by Schneider himself, based on his real-life...

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Video: Rosie O’Donnell tells Russell Brand: “I have been marinating in you”

Video: Rosie O’Donnell tells Russell Brand: “I have been marinating in you”

By | September 27, 2011 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments

Rosie O'Donnell's new chat program The Rosie Show premieres on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network on Oct. 10. So, obviously, she's been making the press rounds trying to promote the project. She recently popped up on Access Hollywood and was asked -- in light of her former celebrity...

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Kevin Smith taping live special “Burn in Hell” for EPIX

Kevin Smith taping live special “Burn in Hell” for EPIX

By | September 27, 2011 at 2:35 pm | No comments

When Kevin Smith hits the stage tonight in Austin, the cameras will be rolling for a live taping to be aired on EPIX, the cross-platform entertainment company announced today, just hours before the filmmaker begins his performance. The show, titled Burn in Hell, will be...

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Watch a 10-minute deleted scene from “Bridesmaids,” proof that Kristen Wiig rules

Watch a 10-minute deleted scene from “Bridesmaids,” proof that Kristen Wiig rules

By | September 27, 2011 at 2:17 pm | One comment

Kristen Wiig is many things: great sketch performer, Saturday Night Live veteran, wonderful actress, talented writer, a vegetarian and one of the best improvisers the comedy world has seen. Don't believe us? Check out this deleted scene from Bridesmaids. And yes, it's 10-minutes...

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