TV/Movies

Ricky Gervais’ HBO show renewed for second season

By | March 23, 2010 at 10:28 pm | No comments

Despite slightly underwhelming reviews, HBO just announced that it would renew The Ricky Gervais Show for a second season, says The Hollywood Reporter. An animated take on Gervais's popular podcast with pals Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington, the show's tone and the Brit...

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Greg Behrendt, Variety Shac score shows on IFC

By | March 23, 2010 at 4:58 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_8786" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Greg Behrendt"][/caption] The Independent Film Channel is on a comedic roll these days. As part of IFC's "Always On. Slightly Off" network facelift,  which began with the announcement that new shows...

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And then there were none (comedians): Sinbad fired from 'Apprentice'

By | March 22, 2010 at 5:43 pm | No comments

Comedians are some of the hardest working people I know. Let me preface that. Successful comedians are some of the hardest working people I know. So why is it that comics on Celebrity Apprentice can not catch a break with Donald Trump? Last night on the show, Sinbad was chosen...

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Paul Provenza’s ‘Green Room’ will debut June 10 on Showtime

By | March 22, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments

In October we told you about veteran comedian and Aristocrats director Paul Provenza's new cable series. Now, we can let you know that The Green Room With Paul Provenza has officially been set to premiere June 10 on Showtime. Provenza's show will have a panel of comedians...

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Comedian pokes fun at Crocodile Hunter's daughter, outrage ensues

By | March 22, 2010 at 1:28 pm | No comments

Australian comic Fiona O'Loughlin is catching a ton of shit from viewers who saw her on Aussie television quiz show Spicks and Specks because she made fun of the late Steve Irwin's 11-year-old daughter, Bindi, who has become a TV personality herself. Irwin was killed in a...

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Pete Lee becomes CMT, Rooftop Comedy’s ‘Next Big Comic’

By | March 17, 2010 at 5:47 pm | No comments

Congratulations are in order for comedian Pete Lee, the winner of CMT (that’s right, Country Music Television) and Rooftop Comedy’s search for the Next Big Comic. Having survived through five weeks of stiff competition based on online voting, Lee earned himself a spot in the...

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Nick Thune and Kool Keith combine powers for Dick Towel video

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

Sometimes the universe lines up in a special kind of way. At least, that is the only explanation I have for the video I just watched, appropriately titled “Dick Towel” – a music video that combines the FX show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the hilarious Nick Thune,...

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Tracy Morgan will return as host of SyFy's 'Scare Tactics'

By | March 16, 2010 at 8:52 pm | No comments

It's hard to believe that a cable channel that boasts four different ghost hunting shows would even employ a guy like Tracy Morgan. But they did. And they're doing it again. It was announced today that the stand-up comedian and 30 Rock star will return as the host of the hidden...

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Comedian Carol Leifer fired from Celebrity Apprentice

By | March 16, 2010 at 4:20 pm | No comments

The other day, we introduced you to the two comedian contestants on this season of Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice. Well, in one episode's time, the comic representation as been cut in half, as the Donald axed comedian Carol Leifer on Sunday. Sinbad is now the lone comedian...

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