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Oh No: The Fat Jew Movie Is Coming

Considering how Melania Trump is making news headlines today for plagiarizing a speech by Michelle Obama, it seems only right that Hollywood would share some movie news involving famous joke plagiarist Josh Ostrovsky AKA “The Fat Jew.” [...]

By Megh Wright

TBS Orders Late Night Pilot ‘Rob Riggle’s Sportsbook’

TBS just poached another Daily Show alum for its late night lineup. According to Deadline, the network has given a pilot order to a weekly late night show hosted by Rob Riggle. Called Rob Riggle's Sportsbook, the series will show "the humor in [...]

By Megh Wright

Rob Riggle Relives the Time He Bombed in Front of Martin Scorsese

Rob Riggle participated in a new installment of Tonight Show's ongoing web series "Worst I Ever Bombed," and he's got a painful standup story about opening a charity gala that resulted in Martin Scorsese, in Riggle's words, "looking at me like [...]

By Megh Wright

Rob Riggle and Pete Holmes Compare the Worlds of Standup and Improv

If you're looking to get into comedy but not sure whether you'd like to start as a standup or improv performer, take a look at Rob Riggle's careful breakdown on The Pete Holmes Show of the supportive, team-oriented experience he had in improv [...]

By Megh Wright

Rob Riggle to Star Opposite Rob Lowe in ‘The Pro’ NBC Pilot

Rob Lowe's NBC tennis comedy pilot The Pro is beginning to round out its cast. THR reports that Rob Riggle has signed on to star opposite Lowe as Bobby Welch, the former doubles champion opposite Ben Bertram (Lowe) who reunites with his partner [...]

By Megh Wright

Rob Riggle to Star in a New Fox Pilot Called ‘The Gabriels’

Rob Riggle is in final negotiations to star in the pilot for a new Fox family sitcom called The Gabriels, according to Deadline. Riggle will play the father of a neurotic, eccentric family trying to fit into a polite Midwest town. The pilot [...]

By Bradford Evans

This Week In Web Videos: ‘Coogan Auto’

We’re all nervous, constantly. I am and you are. Follow me on this. We’re comedy nerds, right? That means we like comedy (duh) and it also probably means that we’re fascinated by comedians’ ability to make others laugh and in harnessing their [...]

By Luke Kelly Clyne

Check Out Rob Riggle’s New Web Series ‘Coogan Auto’

The YouTube channel LOUD just released this, the first episode of a new six-part web series called Coogan Auto, written and directed by Rob Riggle. Riggle stars as Jerry Coogan, the head of a wacky auto dealership, with JB Smoove, Horatio Sanz, [...]

By Bradford Evans

Rob Riggle to Guest on ‘The New Girl’ for a Schmidt Off

Rob Riggle is going to swing by the lavish New Girl loft next season to play Schmidt. No, they aren't recasting and de-Jewishing the character, it's just that Riggle's character will also be named Schmidt. But how? But why? Riggle will be play [...]

By Jesse David Fox