TV/Movies

Ricky Gervais develops new show about dwarf actor for BBC and HBO

By | April 21, 2010 at 3:50 pm | No comments

The good times never stop rolling for Ricky Gervais. After the smashing success of English television laugh factories like The Office and Extras, it was announced today that Gervais will be sticking his hand in the BBC pudding once again. The new show, being developed for both...

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Now that Louis C.K.'s show has a premiere date, let's watch some teasers!

By | April 21, 2010 at 1:45 pm | No comments

Yesterday, FX finally announced the premiere date of Louis C.K.'s highly anticipated new series Louie. It's happening June 29 at 11 pm EST, by the way. As you probably know, the show will focus on Louie's life as a newly-divorced single dad living in the New York City with his...

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George Lopez: Conan wanted to make sure he didn't "Leno" me

By | April 20, 2010 at 8:32 pm | No comments

It's amazing. Between George Lopez being besties with Sandra Bullock -- you might have heard she's in the midst of a bit of a scandal -- and Conan O'Brien sliding onto TBS, Lopez's profile has risen dramatically. And he's just hosting his show the same way he has been since last...

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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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