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Is the Future of Comedy the Comedy/Drama Hybrid?

In a recent Salon interview, Bob Odenkirk warns aspiring writers to “get out of comedy, because it’s about to collapse.” Sketch comedy, he says, is having its time in the sun now -- what with YouTube, Comedy Central’s burgeoning lineup and the [...]

By Chris Kopcow

Wyatt Cenac Feels Weird About Competing with Superstars

Here's a clip from Wyatt Cenac's visit to Conan from last night, where he reveals which big comedy star booked an upcoming show in Madison, Wisconsin not only the same night as his show, but in a theater across the street from where Cenac is [...]

By Megh Wright

Nashville Recap: Baby Boom

Last night’s Nashville will forever be called the “of course that happened” episode. 

By Max Weiss

Mike Epps Talks About Playing Richard Pryor on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

News broke back in August that Mike Epps officially landed the role of Richard Pryor in the upcoming Lee Daniels-directed biopic, and during last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Epps looked back on landing the role and getting to spend a year with [...]

By Megh Wright

Tina Fey and Fortune Feimster Are Developing a Comedy for ABC

Fortune Feimster might be getting her own semi-autobiographical sitcom. THR reports that Feimster has teamed up with Tina Fey, Matt Hubbard, and Robert Carlock for a multi-cam comedy based on Feimster's life with a script commitment from ABC. [...]

By Megh Wright

Maggie Carey Is Developing an ABC Comedy Called ‘The Big Hole’

The To Do List writer/director Maggie Carey just landed a script commitment from ABC. THR reports that Carey is developing a single-cam comedy for the network called The Big Hole, which will explore "the generational clash between an entitled [...]

By Megh Wright

Netflix Orders an Animated Series Created by and Starring Bill Burr

Not long after FX ordered a comedy pilot starring Bill Burr, the standup already has another series in the works over at Netflix. Deadline reports that the streaming network has greenlit a six-episode animated series created by Burr and [...]

By Megh Wright