TV/Movies

FX sets premiere date for Louis C.K.'s show, Ricky Gervais to guest star

By | April 20, 2010 at 7:02 pm | One comment

The premiere of Louis C.K.'s new show on FX, Louie, is, to say the least, one of the most anticipated events for stand-up comedy fans this year. In February we reported that the originally announced premiere date of April 1 would be pushed back to June; but nothing more specific...

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It's official: Curb Your Enthusiam will return to HBO

By | April 20, 2010 at 4:13 pm | No comments

Since this year's season of Curb Your Enthusiasm -- right, the one with the faux Seinfeld reunion -- ended, fans have been clamoring to know: Will there be another season? The answer came today from HBO. And the answer is "yes." Production will begin this summer on the eighth...

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It’s official: Aziz Ansari will host MTV Movie Awards

By | April 19, 2010 at 9:48 pm | No comments

Comedian Aziz Ansari has been popping up everywhere lately. This past year he’s had his own Comedy Central stand-up special, and of course we all know his memorable role as Raaaaaaaandy in the Adam Sandler flick “Funny People.” Well you can tack on host of the 2010 MTV...

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Tina Fey honored at women’s conference

By | April 19, 2010 at 9:44 pm | No comments

Congratulations goes out to the hilarious Tina Fey, who was honored today at the 40th Annual Matrix Awards. The awards luncheon was held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, and honors the top women in communications. Fey continues to produce countless formats of comedy,...

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Nick Thune replaces Patton Oswalt in Matthew Broderick NBC pilot

By | April 18, 2010 at 8:00 am | No comments

Two days ago we reported that fast-rising comedian Nick Thune was in the running -- along with two other actors -- to replace a role in the NBC pilot, Beach Lane that had been vacated by Patton Oswalt. It looks like Thune got the gig, according to Deadline Hollywood, who, we...

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Chris Rock recalls sage advice from Richard Pryor

By | April 16, 2010 at 5:06 pm | No comments

Chris Rock is a major MVP in the late guest department, and his recent appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon was up to his usual standard of excellence. When the subject of Rock producing a Richard Pryor biopic came up, Rock recalled a crude piece of advice he got from...

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Cheech & Chong's concert film hits theaters and everything else

By | April 15, 2010 at 5:30 pm | No comments

Since it was one of the best selling comedy tours of 2008 and 2009, there’s a decent chance you may have caught the reunion of legendary comedy duo Cheech & Chong in your city. But if you want more access or just plain missed the veteran pot enthusiasts you’ll be able...

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Sarah and Laura thrown down in a Holocaust memorial dual on Sarah Silverman Program finale

By | April 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | One comment

On tonight's season -- or is it series? -- finale of the Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central, sisters Laura and Sarah duke it out to see who throws the best Holocaust memorial. Yay! And Ed Asner guest stars as a Nazi. Double yay! Check out a clip below. And be sure to tune...

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Comedy Central picks up Onion Sports Network series

By | April 15, 2010 at 10:23 am | No comments

Comedy Central announced that it has officially picked up The Onion Sports Network for a 10 episode season. The announcement to pick up the pilot adapted from The Onion’s popular, sports world-lampooning webseries, was made by Kent Alterman, Comedy Central’s head of original...

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