The Simpsons will debut a Lego episode, also Hot Wheels and Mr. Potato Head

The Simpsons will debut a Lego episode, also Hot Wheels and Mr. Potato Head

By | February 14, 2014 at 12:37 pm | No comments

On the heels of the blockbuster success of The Lego Movie and the release of The Simpsons real-life Lego set, Fox announced the longest-existing animated family (or any family) on television will get its own Lego episode in May. No other details about the episode’s plot or the...

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Joel McHale says White House Correspondents Association performance will be ‘equally offensive’ as Congress

Joel McHale says White House Correspondents Association performance will be ‘equally offensive’ as Congress

By | February 14, 2014 at 11:43 am | No comments

The White House Correspondents Association announced today that Joel McHale, star of Community on NBC and host of The Soup on E!, will be the featured entertainer at this year’s correspondents dinner. In case you’re not aware, this is the night a bunch of politicians make...

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Tenacious D classic F*ck Her Gently gets covered from a female perspective (Video)

Tenacious D classic F*ck Her Gently gets covered from a female perspective (Video)

By | February 14, 2014 at 10:57 am | No comments

Just in time for Valentine's Day, allow us to submit to you a new take on the Tenacious D classic "Fuck Her Gently," which comes from comedians Jesenia and Jenni Ruiza, aka The Comedy Girls. In their version, the idea of the evolution of marriage is at the center of the...

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Kevin Hart’s ABC pilot snags Romany Malco as its lead

Kevin Hart’s ABC pilot snags Romany Malco as its lead

By | February 14, 2014 at 9:51 am | No comments

Kevin Hart's untitled ABC semi-autobiographical comedy pilot now has a very funny lead. Romany Malco has been cast to play the role of Derek, a personal trainer and pseudo-entrepreneur who is a recently divorced father of two. Him and his ex-wife agree that it would be best for...

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John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

By | February 13, 2014 at 2:43 pm | No comments

We reported back in November that beloved Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondent John Oliver would leave the Comedy Central program to host his own weekly show on HBO. The premium cable network announced that Last Week Tonight With John Oliver will debut on Sunday, April 27....

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Greta Gerwig cast as lead on How I Met Your Mother spinoff

Greta Gerwig cast as lead on How I Met Your Mother spinoff

By | February 13, 2014 at 2:33 pm | One comment

The How I Met Your Mother spinoff pilot has chosen its star-- indie actress Greta Gerwig will play the lead role of Sally on How I Met Your Dad. Sally is "vibrant, messy and unpredictable" according to recently-leaked character breakdowns. She's "a female Peter Pan who has never...

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Groundbreaking comedian Sid Caesar dies at 91 (Videos)

Groundbreaking comedian Sid Caesar dies at 91 (Videos)

By | February 12, 2014 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Groundbreaking and iconic comedian Sid Caesar, who helped launch the careers of Carl Reiner, Woody Allen and Mel Brooks, has died at the age of 91. Caesar was one of the first comic voices to become a television star, as NBC premiered his variety show Your Show of Shows in...

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Will Ferrell’s production company starts division for female comedies, but does the label help or hurt?

Will Ferrell’s production company starts division for female comedies, but does the label help or hurt?

By | February 12, 2014 at 1:44 pm | 8 comments

News surfaced today that Gary Sanchez Productions – that’s Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy – will establish a production division in charge of developing female-centic movies. The new arm of the wildly successful company will be lead by Jessica Elbaum, who’s...

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Xbox is creating a comedy series about hip-hop legend Nas

Xbox is creating a comedy series about hip-hop legend Nas

By | February 12, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments

When you think of Xbox, you likely think of Grand Theft Auto or Splinter Cell or Halo. You probably don’t think about Xbox Entertainment Studios, which was launched in 2012 for the express purpose of developing original content to be viewed on your television. Its latest...

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