TV/Movies

Jenna Fischer’s pregnancy will be worked into “The Office”

Jenna Fischer’s pregnancy will be worked into “The Office”

By | July 15, 2011 at 9:23 am | One comment

Since the season finale of The Office (and Steve Carell's departure) earlier this year, every cast member of the hit NBC show has been disappointingly tight-lipped about what's to come for season eight. Sure, now we know Emmy giant James Spader has been cast as CEO of Sabre,...

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Louis C.K. gets four Emmy noms; “Community” gets snubbed, and more

Louis C.K. gets four Emmy noms; “Community” gets snubbed, and more

By | July 14, 2011 at 2:46 pm | No comments

This year’s Emmy Awards are loaded with a slew of quality comedy nominations. Outside of frequent nominees and winners such as The Office, The Daily Show and Saturday Night Live, many not-so-mainstream comedies are getting respect this year-- most impressively Louis C.K. as...

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Kristen Wiig will produce and star in suicide-themed comedy

Kristen Wiig will produce and star in suicide-themed comedy

By | July 12, 2011 at 8:37 pm | No comments

If the fact that Bridesmaids snagging $207 million worldwide wasn't enough to make you believe Saturday Night Live veteran Kristen Wiig has now become a power player in Hollywood, then there's this. A pet project of hers -- a dark comedy called Imogen, about a woman who fakes...

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Jay Mohr brings dude-centric debate show “Master Debaters” to Fuel TV

Jay Mohr brings dude-centric debate show “Master Debaters” to Fuel TV

By | July 12, 2011 at 11:05 am | One comment

Hey, Dudes. Get on the couch, scratch your balls, eat something fried and get ready for your very own television debate show. Fuel TV announced today that comedian and actor Jay Mohr will host a new project called Master Debaters with Jay Mohr. Get it? It's a debate show, and...

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Check out Japan’s version of Saturday Night Live

By | June 8, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 10 comments

I would be lying if I said I knew a bunch about the Japanese comedy community. Lying a lot. In fact, when I found out today that Japan just premiered its monthly version of Saturday Night Live, I wasn’t sure what that event meant. And then I watched the opening sequence (check...

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Alison Brie, Lizzy Caplan to star in indie comedy flick, ‘Save The Date’

By | June 3, 2011 at 5:08 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_29540" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Alison Brie"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_29541" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="Lizzy Caplan"][/caption] There’s no shortage of great TV series gone before their time: Firefly, My So-Called...

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Sarah Silverman snags television script deal

By | June 1, 2011 at 12:04 pm | No comments

Emmy award winner Sarah Silverman is certainly busy these days. She just signed a script deal with Imagine Television, reports The Hollywood Reporter. On the television front, Silverman is most well known for Comedy Central's The Sarah Silverman Program which aired for three...

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"Hangover Part II" breaks records with $138 million; but, what did you think?

By | May 30, 2011 at 10:38 am | 4 comments

No one is surprised that the comedy world's most anticipated movie sequel, The Hangover II, has shattered box office records in its opening weekend. And though the holiday weekend is still not officially over, the flick has made $138 million, according to Deadline. That means,...

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Jim Carrey to be named “Funniest M.F.” at Spike TV’s Guys Choice Awards

By | May 26, 2011 at 2:56 pm | No comments

Canadian-born comedy legend Jim Carrey will be awarded the “Funniest M.F.” award at this year’s Guys Choice Awards, presented by Spike TV. Beginning his mainstream career on In Living Color in the early 90’s, Jim quickly made a name for himself portraying notable leads...

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