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Netflix Adds a Standup Special from Marlon Wayans

Marlon Wayans is the latest comedian to get his own Netflix standup special. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wayans will tape a standup special for the streaming network sometime this fall in Washington DC. A premiere date for the special [...]

By Megh Wright

TBS Orders a Comedy Competition Show from Marlon Wayans

Last Comic Standing is returning to NBC this summer, but it won't be the only comedy competition reality show on the air. TBS has ordered eight episodes of a comedy competition show called Funniest Wins (working title) that will be produced and [...]

By Bradford Evans

Marlon Wayans Is Launching His Own Funny Or Die-Esque Video Site

Marlon Wayans is following Will Ferrell's lead. The comedian announced to THR this morning that he's launching Whatthefunny.com, a video site modeled after Ferrell's Funny or Die. Wayans even has FOD founder Randy Adams as COO. The site is live [...]

By Bradford Evans

The Richard Pryor Biopic’s 17 Years in Development Hell

Regarded by his peers as the greatest stand-up comedian of all-time, Richard Pryor also lived a fascinating life to match his larger-than-life reputation as a comic. Pryor’s tumultuous personal experiences are what fed his comedy, and it’s no [...]

By Bradford Evans

Marlon Wayans Is Developing A Genre-Spanning Comedy for ABC

Marlon Wayans is making a TV comeback! ABC's developing his "hybrid single/multi-camera comedy" about two brothers, which "has an odd couple/buddy cop comedy feel to it." I guess it's about a pair of brothers who are cop partners and also [...]

By Hallie Cantor