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David Cross Announces the ‘Oh Come On’ Tour

David Cross is hitting the road this summer. Today the North American dates were announced for the David Cross: Oh Come On Tour, which officially kicks off at the Chicago Theatre on June 1st and makes stops in San Francisco, Boston, [...]

By Megh Wright

Hulu Picks Up New Comedy Produced by The Lonely Island

Hulu has given the green light for a straight-to-series, 10 episode order of PEN15, a new comedy series that will be executive produced by The Lonely Island. The series is created by, starring, and co-written by Maya Erskine (Casual, Man [...]

By Kenneth Arthur

‘Weird Movies’: This Week in Insane Animation

Written and voiced by Steven Markow and animated by Felipe Di Poi Tamargo, Weird Movies will take over your brain. No, really. I've watched it seven times --it's David Firth's Salad Fingers for a new generation. It's depraved but evolved in its [...]

By Luke Kelly Clyne

‘At Home with Amy Sedaris’ Gets Second Season Order from truTV

At Home with Amy Sedaris debuted on truTV last fall to positive reviews and so naturally the network wanted to see more of it, which is why they ordered a 10-episode season two, it was announced on Wednesday. Created by Sedaris and Strangers [...]

By Kenneth Arthur

Idris Elba to Star in Netflix Comedy Series ‘Turn Up Charlie’

Idris Elba has made his mark as one of the industry's most sought after choices for gritty dramas like The Wire and Luther, but his next TV series will apparently show his more comedic side; Elba will star in and executive produce Turn Up [...]

By Kenneth Arthur

Comedy Central Orders Sketch Show from ‘Broad City’ Cast Member

The Broad City comedy tree continues to grow, with Comedy Central announcing a series order for Alternatino with Arturo Castro on Tuesday during the unveiling of their 2018-2019 development slate. Castro plays Ilana's roommate Jaime in Broad [...]

By Kenneth Arthur

Jason Mantzoukas Road Trip Comedy Set to Debut in November

The Long Dumb Road, a comedy starring Jason Mantzoukas and Tony Revolori and directed by Hannah Fidell, has sold its North American distribution rights to Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group, according to Deadline. In the film, [...]

By Kenneth Arthur

Tim Meadows to Star in Spinoff of ‘The Goldbergs’

ABC has picked up a spinoff from The Goldbergs that will be set in 1990 and star Tim Meadows (Saturday Night Live), Bryan Callen (Mad TV), and A.J. Michalka (Super 8), it was announced on Monday. The pilot of the new show aired as an episode of [...]

By Kenneth Arthur

‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Duo Get Order for New Pilot, ‘Arranged’

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend showrunner Aline Brosh McKenna is set to take on another project with the announcement of Arranged, a pilot she has co-created with Crazy Ex-Girlfriend writer Sono Patel, getting picked up by Pop TV. Patel will serve as a [...]

By Kenneth Arthur