Steve Harvey sued for $20 million

Steve Harvey sued for $20 million

By | November 24, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments

Steve Harvey is being sued for $20 million by videographer Joseph Cooper, who’s claiming the veteran comedian is preventing him from selling videos that he’s legally permitted to distribute. Cooper, of Close Up Video Productions, entered into a contract with Harvey in March...

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Seth MacFarlane’s American Dad will return to TBS for 12th season

Seth MacFarlane’s American Dad will return to TBS for 12th season

By | November 24, 2014 at 11:26 am | One comment

American Dad isn't going anywhere. Seth MacFarlane's animated comedy series about a government agent father has been renewed by TBS for a 12th season. Season 11 premiered to 2.5 million viewers on its first night at its new home. American Dad has jumped to different networks and...

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Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC

Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC

By | November 21, 2014 at 7:05 pm | One comment

In a very surprising turn of events, Netflix has snagged Tina Fey and Robert Carlock's cult comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The series, starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), was scheduled to air its 13-episode first season on NBC next year. Now Netflix has announced it bought...

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Lucy Ricardo hologram to be unveiled at Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Jerry Seinfeld headlines

Lucy Ricardo hologram to be unveiled at Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Jerry Seinfeld headlines

By | November 21, 2014 at 5:44 pm | No comments

Jerry Seinfeld will headline the 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena. The comedy festival in the I Love Lucy star's hometown takes place each summer to celebrate Lucille Ball's spirit of laughter. The comedian helped organize...

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Sullivan & Son won’t return to TBS, had impressive three season run

Sullivan & Son won’t return to TBS, had impressive three season run

By | November 21, 2014 at 5:29 pm | No comments

TBS will not renew Steve Byrne's sitcom Sullivan & Son for a fourth season. Sullivan & Son averaged about 1.6 million viewers in its third season, losing more than 20% of its audience. The show from comedian Steve Byrne was one of TBS' first successful original comedies....

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Patrice O’Neal benefit will feature Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, Michael Che, Jim Norton and many more

Patrice O’Neal benefit will feature Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, Michael Che, Jim Norton and many more

By | November 21, 2014 at 4:42 pm | No comments

Just a week and a half before the anniversary of his passing, the 3rd annual Patrice O’Neal Comedy Benefit was announced, taking place at the New York City Center. In its third year, the benefit began as the brainchild of close friend and fellow comedian Bill Burr as a way to...

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Bill Cosby fake cries, says, ‘Parents are taking their children home saying ‘Bill Cosby is an evil man’

Bill Cosby fake cries, says, ‘Parents are taking their children home saying ‘Bill Cosby is an evil man’

By | November 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm | One comment

Bill Cosby, who is now facing a total of 21 sexual abuse allegations (by our count), opened a show in the Bahamas last night – a fundraiser for a women’s organization – by fake crying into his hands and exclaiming, “Parents are coming and taking their children home,...

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Iliza Shlesinger snags ‘Forever 31′ deal with ABC

Iliza Shlesinger snags ‘Forever 31′ deal with ABC

By | November 21, 2014 at 11:10 am | One comment

Iliza Shlesinger, who’s profile has risen dramatically over the past few years, has been tapped by ABC to develop a series titled Forever 31, based on the comedian’s life as a touring comedian. Shlesinger, who will turn 32 in February, will write the script and co-executive...

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Funny Or Die casts Evan Rachel Wood as Tom Hanks character in Big, horrible things occur (Video)

Funny Or Die casts Evan Rachel Wood as Tom Hanks character in Big, horrible things occur (Video)

By | November 20, 2014 at 5:19 pm | No comments

For reasons still not fully explained the 1988 Tom Hanks hit Big, wherein a pre-pubescent boy magically turns into an adult and fucks Elizabeth Perkins, is considered a family comedy. Well, the folks at Funny or Die enlisted Evan Rachel Wood and Glee star Darren Criss to flip...

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