TV/Movies

Craig Ferguson does away with studio audience

By | February 26, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments

Craig Ferguson on Tuesday tried a little something different on his CBS show the Late Late Show. He did away with his studio audience for the entire length of the broadcast. Check out some of the results below. The first clip is of Ferguson's opening monologue; the second is of...

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Kevin James joins Vince Vaughn in Ron Howard flick

By | February 26, 2010 at 4:42 pm | No comments

Former King of Queens star and stand-up comedian Kevin James, is set to star opposite Vince Vaughn in Universal’s new flick Your Cheating Heart. The Hollywood Reporter, released details of the story earlier this week confirming James is in negotiations with Universal. Your...

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The Daily Show's Jason Jones lands ABC pilot deal

By | February 25, 2010 at 2:31 pm | One comment

Jason Jones, one of Comedy Central's favorite correspondents from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, inked a deal to star as the lead in a new ABC comedy pilot called How To Be A Better American. The Hollywood Reporter explains the show's premise: "[It] centers on a father (Jones)...

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Former Saturday Night Live cast member Casey Wilson lands ABC pilot deal

By | February 24, 2010 at 1:09 pm | No comments

It was a bit of a surprise when Casey Wilson was dumped from the cast of Saturday Night Live in September of last year, 19 months after landing the gig. But if a just-announced project for Wilson ends up hitting the airwaves, the comedy lords at NBC might regret their...

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Bo Burnham first to record under Comedy Central, Live Nation’s new alliance

By | February 23, 2010 at 4:53 pm | No comments

As Punchline Magazine reported earlier this month, Comedy Central and the House of Blues music venue chain are teaming up to create Comedy Central’s House of Comedy Live from House of Blues. Comedy Central is producing a series of monthly live stand-up shows to occur at House...

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Sarah Palin, Chelsea Handler, more to be first guests on Leno’s new Tonight Show

By | February 22, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 5 comments

Whether or not you're happy about it, Jay Leno and his incarnation of the Tonight show are gonna be back; and this time, they're bringing Sarah Palin with them. Yup, you read that right – the disasta from Alaska is one of the many guests who will be featured in the first two...

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Kristen Wiig and Judd Apatow team up for film

By | February 22, 2010 at 4:03 pm | One comment

Two of the hottest names in comedy, Kristen Wiig and Judd Apatow, will be paired together with Freaks and Geeks (rest its TV soul) creator Paul Feig. They're coming together for as a yet untitled movie project. Written by Wiig and Annie Mumolo, the movie is said to be about two...

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Russell Simmons, JB Smoove land stand-up comedy series with Comedy Central

By | February 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | One comment

[caption id="attachment_7417" align="alignright" width="150" caption="JB Smoove"][/caption] Russell Simmons, you sly old dog, you've done it again. But this time, what he's done isn't some hot, edgy rap beat; instead, the end product of Simmons' tireless effort to bring hip-hop...

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Ricky Gervais Show entertaining, but no more than the podcast

By | February 22, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments

The Ricky Gervais Show premieres airs every Friday at 9 pm EST on HBO. One of the biggest surprises about HBO’s The Ricky Gervais Show comes during the end credits of each episode. That’s where you find out that it takes 17 animators to bring to visual life, Gervais’...

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