TV/Movies

Bill Cosby reunites with Jell-O for new ad campaign

By | May 17, 2010 at 1:19 pm | No comments

Who’s face do you associate most with Jell-O? Yes, that’s right, Bill Cosby, and he is back after a 10 year hiatus from the brand. Kraft Foods decided to team up with Cosby again for their new “Hello Jell-O” campaign. Cosby says, "Reunited with strawberry, raspberry...

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Bob Newhart to be honored by Emmy organizers

By | May 17, 2010 at 12:17 pm | One comment

At 80, stand-up comedian Bob Newhart is finally getting official recognition for his contribution to the entertainment industry. On June 1st, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will celebrate the “first solo straight man’s” 50th year in show business. In simpler...

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Wanda Sykes Show canceled after one season, Fox's late-night struggles continue

By | May 14, 2010 at 1:02 pm | One comment

And another one bites the dust. In a never-ending string of late-night talk show failures, Fox has done it again. According to Deadline.com -- and confirmed by the Hollywood Reporter -- Fox has made the decision to cancel its latest attempt, The Wanda Sykes Show, after only...

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Aziz Ansari lines up studio and production team for new flick

By | May 12, 2010 at 10:31 am | No comments

A movie pitch by all-over-the-place comic Aziz Ansari and 30 Rock writer Matt Hubbard has been picked up by Mandate Pictures. According to Hollywood Reporter, the movie will co-star East Bound and Down's Danny McBride, and the script will be written by Parks and Recreation...

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As expected, Betty White rules on Saturday Night Live

By | May 10, 2010 at 10:17 am | No comments

Everything old was golden again for this week’s historic Saturday Night Live. Anticipation for host Betty White was sky-high. The hype, for a lesser star, could have meant disaster for the show. As you’ll see, the writers took the easy way out. The lines they wrote weren’t...

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An open letter to Joel McHale

By | May 7, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 6 comments

Hello, lover. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. You’re a laid-back kind of guy. I’ve come on too strong. Let me start again. (And if anyone reading this knows how to get this to Joel, that’d be super awesome. Thanks, guys! Hugs and kisses!) Hi, Joel! You are so funny....

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Jerry Seinfeld sings Greg Giraldo's praises; Giraldo plays well with Paltrow

By | May 6, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments

On tonight's episode of The Marriage Ref (NBC, 10 pm EST) -- executive produced by Jerry Seinfeld and hosted by comedian Tom Papa -- one of my top three favorite comedians Greg Giraldo will sit on the judges panel-- next to friggin' Gwyneth Paltrow. I never thought I'd see the...

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Watch 'Green Room with Paul Provenza' trailer from Showtime

By | May 5, 2010 at 3:13 pm | No comments

In March, we let you know that veteran comedian Paul Provenza's new show Green Room with Paul Provenza, would debut on Showtime June 10. Now, thankfully, the folks at the network have posted some video so that us anxious comedy fans can get a taste of what to expect. The show...

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Betty White, Kristen Wiig SNL video promo goes live

By | May 5, 2010 at 2:20 pm | No comments

This Saturday is the day-- the day the Internet masses have been waiting for. Betty White will host Saturday Night Live. And a new promo just hit the NBC site featuring the Golden Girl and show favorite Kristen Wiig. Of course, White plays to her adorable attributes perfectly....

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