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Fox Is Remaking Sharon Horgan’s BBC Show ‘Dead Boss’

Sharon Horgan is about to get her fourth American pilot. Best known stateside for her turn in The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, the Irish writer and actress is remaking her BBC3 prison comedy Dead Boss, which she created with [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: The Original UK Series ‘Pulling’

Earlier this week a few changes were announced in the cast of ABC's comedy pilot Pulling. Mandy Moore left the pilot and the already-cast June Diane Raphael was joined by Jenny Slate and Kristen Schaal, making the Pulling into one of the more [...]

By Jenny Nelson

June Diane Raphael Cast in ABC’s Pilot ‘Pulling’

June Diane Raphael, star of Adult Swim's NTSF:SD:SUV and Yahoo's Burning Love, has just been cast in a new ABC pilot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The single-camera show is Pulling, based on the British series of the same name about a [...]

By Bradford Evans

TV Comedy’s Ten Most Tragic Characters

There is a very fine line between comedy and tragedy. Like sleep and death, laughter and crying are cousins. However, deep sadness isn’t always easy to show in television comedy; there’s only so much a non-sociopathic audience can see one [...]

By Liam Mathews and Kristina Monllos

Mind the Gap: A Series on Awkward Women in Comedy

We want to talk about life before Bridesmaids. You might be fatigued from all the talk about women in comedy, from sentences like “women aren’t funny” and “WOMEN AREN’T FUNNY?” or even “this movie won’t make you grow breasts,” (the strangest [...]

By Danielle Roderick and Lili Loofbourow