Though Childish Gambino just dropped an 18 track mixtape us, one which Tina Fey spits a few bars on, Gambino decided to instead release a video for a track fro Camp instead. Here’s the sci-fi vid for “Fire Fly”. One he enlisted the video production group High 5 Collective.
If you can subtly read between the lines, the President of FOX may have stated that the much ballyhooed re-boots of In Living Color and The Flintstones are over before they even began.
In front of the Television Critics Association Monday night, FOX Entertainment President made mention between American Idol, Glee, and The Mindy Kaling Project chatter that both the re-boot of In Living Color and the Seth MacFarlane re-boot of The Flintstones are both not planning on airing any time soon. Though the network seems committed to bringing new comedy to its network, it just might be going for something original at this point.
This weekend Dane Cook will appear in the stage production of Mel Brook’s play, The Producers as Franz Liebkind.
The platinum-selling comic has certainly experienced his share of backlash. Will he be able to sing and dance his way to a new level of creativity? Here are 5 reasons to catch Cook in the play. Read the rest of this entry
Stephen Merchant is keeping up his long term relationship with HBO for the producer (The Office, An Idiot Abroad, Life’s Too Short) just had a new pilot, Hello Ladies, ordered by the network.
Merchant is slated to executive produce, write, and star in the show which he’ll portray an English lad looking for love in Los Angeles and is infatuated with the city’s polarizing world of beautiful people, which he’ll desperately attempt to crack. He wrote the pilot with Office writer-producers Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky. HBO will produce the project with ABC Studios.
On paper, I should love Bachelorette. The trailer says something different.
It has some very funny people in it – Isla Fisher is a fave, loved her in Wedding Crashers. Rebel Wilson was hilarious as one half of the creepy brother/sister roommate combo in Bridesmaids. And Lizzy Caplan… well don’t get me started on my adoration of her. Ever since I saw her in Mean Girls and all of her cancelled shows since I’ve rooted for her. I’ll even admit, I watched True Blood for her story arc and hoped she stuck around some more in New Girl.
The male cast seems equally competent – Adam Scott (who, with Kaplan will make a mini Party Down reunion) James Marsden, and mister can’t-catch-a-TV-series-break himself Kyle Bornheimer. Read the rest of this entry
If you find yourself in the Hollywood, CA area on a Thursday in August, you should use that time wisely and get feel The Burn. My terrible use of the English language aside, Jeff Ross will be taping episodes of his new Comedy Central TV show, The Burn. Tickets are available first come, first serve here. Use the promo code “BURN” at checkout. Do it.
Caleb Medley might not be a household name to many but he’s a member of the comedy community and is in need of assistance. Medley was one of the victims in the really senseless shooting in Aurora, CO last Friday. The comedian was having a terrific week professionally by advancing in a comedy contest in Denver and personally with the imminent birth of his first child, a boy named Hugo, due on July 22nd with is wife Katie. Update: baby Hugo was born today.
Before “officially” becoming parent’s the couple decided to do one last thing before their baby boy’s birth and that was to go see the midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises. We all know the events that transcribed in the Aurora, CO movie theater. Read the rest of this entry
According to The New York Post the newswoman was approached to participate in the annual “New York’s Funniest Reporter” contest and she’s weighing her options.
According to the contest’s co-creator, Ryan McCormick they’ve offered the invitation to Curry since 2006 and she hasn’t been able to make it. But this year is the first time Curry’s camp is showing interest. Read the rest of this entry