“Comedy Bang Bang” gets a second season with Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis, Andy Samberg, Adam Scott, Jessica Alba, Sarah Silverman and many more.
Billy Crystal might be getting old but his jokes are fresher than ever. After many decades of ruling the stand-up scenes, Crystal is set to star in FX comedy pilot for the half-hour series “The Comedians”.
The classic sitcom that used to make our days better is returning but not in the same formula. “Everybody Loves Raymond” is set to be remade in UK with Lee Mack in Ray Romano’s role and Catherine Tate as his beautiful wife. Lee Mack wrote the pilot for BBC. The action takes place in Cheshire and Mack is a sports journalist living too close to his parents and older brother.
After starring in many great movies and getting an Oscar, Jamie Foxx returns to the small screens as a producer for TBS's new comedy series called “Dad, Stop Embarrassing Me!”.
The show is based on the actor’s relationship with his 18 year old daughter Corrine and explores the life of a parent and his child.
“Comedy Bang! Bang!” returns July 12 with a second season hosted by Scott Aukerman and Regie Watts. 20 new episodes will feature Jessica Alba, Jim Gaffigan, Aziz Ansari, Zack Galifianakis, Rashida Jones, Anna Kendrick, Zoe Saldana, Sarah Silverman and many others.
The first ten episodes will air from July 12 - September 13, followed by a short fall hiatus before returning on October, 18 for more ten episodes.
“Beavis and Butt-head” creator Mike Judge is set to produce a live action comedy for HBO. The dark comedy series is co-wrote by Judge and John Altschuler and directed by Dave Krinsky. The story is set in the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.” They’re geniuses at programming computers, but are dismayed to learn that other people don’t respond like computers, no matter how fervently they mash their faces with their fingers.
“The Chris Gethard Show” is one bizarre and sad New York Talk show according to the website. Chris Gethard pulls a not kid-friendly show with special guests. “Park and Recreation” star, Amy Poehler is coming to the shoe as the second big name guest in a row following Zach Galifianakis last week.
NBC is not done yet with bad decision and cancelations. The network has passed on the John Mulaney sitcom. The show was supposed to star SNL writer John Mulaney, Elliot Gould, Nasim Pedrad and Martin Short. Produced by Lorne Michaels it looked pretty good but NBS is focusing on dramas and teenage series.
NBC trades “30 Rock” and “The Office” over two new comedy series “Sean Saves The World” and “The Michael J. Fox Show”. The network reunites familiar faces such as Sean Hayes f "Will and Grace" and Michael J. Fox of "Family Ties". The shows will join "Parks and Recreation" and "Parenthood," on NBC's Thursday night comedy schedule.
Kevin McDonald is coming to DSI Comedy Theatre this summer. On June 21, McDonald will perform at Cat’s Cradle and he will be joined by some of North Carolina’s to notch comedians.
After a 7 year brake, “Arrested Development” comes to make your Monday with new trailer for Season 4. The Bluth family (Michael - Jason Bateman, Lindsay - Portia de Rossi, Gob - Will Arnett, George-Michael -Michael Cera) and other members are reuniting onscreen.
The retired boxing champ, Mike Tyson is getting his own comedy series “Mike Tyson Mysteries”. Tyson is known for numerous appearances on screen and it will be fun to actually see him in an Adult Swim show with a talking pigeon solving mysteries each week.
Amy and Greg Poehler are planning big debut in Swedish television with a half-hour comedy series for TV4 “Welcome to Sweden”.
The story is based on Greg’s (Amy’s brother) life. He falls in love with a Swedish girl and follows her home. Bruce, a New York accountant whose romance with Emma (Josephine Bornebusch) will lead him on a Scandinavian adventure. Lena Olin will play Emma's mother Viveka, Illeana Douglas and Patrick Duffy will play Bruce's parents. Amy Poehler, Aubrey Plaza and KISS's Gene Simmons are set to make cameos.
Fox goes big on comedies this year. The network ordered Seth MacFarlane’s live action comedy called “Dads” and other 4.
UK comedian Harry Hill is joining Julie Walters, Matt Lucas, Sheridan Smith and others is “The Harry Hill Movie”. It will tell the story of a man pursued by a lunatic vet on a road trip with a sick hamster. He falls in love with a “shell person” whatever that means.
A brand new comedy series “Just Face It” brings Damon Wayans, Jr. ("Happy endings”) to the small screen. Writer Chadd Gindin and teamed up with MadeMan.com for eight episodes to run through June 4.
With a four block parade, the screaming fans and cast members celebrated the ending of “The Office” TV series. The northeastern Pennsylvania city of Scranton is now known as “The Office” city."The outward perception of the town is that we’re a hard-scrabble coal town, but nobody here identifies with that. The Office has put Scranton on the map. It’s helped make us cool,” said Michele Dempsey – organizer of “The Office” Wrap Party.
“Arrested Development” show gets a documentary thanks to a Kickstarter campaign initiated by two filmmakers and two fans, Neil Lieberman and Jeff Smith.
On March 18, 2013 Neil and Jeff brought the documentary to Kickstarter.com, a crowdfunding platform that has helped artists and filmmakers procure funding for independent projects.
“The Men’s Room” is Michael Wilson’s latest sketch comedy . The producer announced its latest work and launched a website for the series. Famous comedy troupes like Improv Olympic, The Second City, The Upright Citizens Brigade and The Groundlings are set to be featured in the weekly comedy. Wilson described it as a sketch-comedy show “By guys, for guys –And everyone who likes sketch comedy."
Kyle Kinane brings one of the funniest comedies for Comedy Central. “Going Nowhere” is a travel show following Kinane around San Francisco and hanging out with his wacky friends.
The 20-minute (19:27) pilot presentation opens with the comedian in a sex-toy shop dressed up in latex, meets a dominatrix, a bigfoot hunter and two wizards.
Billy Crystal comes back to the small screen with a yet-untitled comedy from FOX. The comedian and actor is attached to star in the project written by Matt Nix (“Burn Notice”) and directed by Larry Charles (“Borat”)
The project is based on a European format so we expect nothing but an edgy comedy spiced with Crystal’s legendary humor.
Comedian, actress and singer Anjelah Johnson will bring her stand-up comedy show to the Performing Arts Center at Cal Poly at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10.
The “Bon Qui Qui” singer, Johnson recorded in June 2009a one-hour special for Comedy Central and Warner Brothers Records, and a second special is set to be released from her hometown of San Jose this year.
HBO network announced that they have picked up their top-rated comedy series “Veep” for a third collection of episodes. The decision came with the announcement that the new season which will air at some point in the first half of 2014.
Comedian Louie Anderson joins the celebrities on ABC’s diving show "Splash". "My thing was just to get me moving," said Anderson about joining the show. "I just needed to get me moving. I didn't realize it would inspire people."
Big and flourishing times are yet to come for the popular podcaster and stand-up comedian, Chris Hardwick. He currently has three shows in production at three different networks. AMC is developing the YouTube-based series “All Star Celebrity Bowling” as a television show while Hardwick already hosts “Talking Dead”, the “Walking Dead” after-show for the network.
BBC follows Comedy Central’s footsteps and orders two comedy series and eight new online pilots. Nick Helm will star in “Uncle” series as the world’s most irresponsible uncle while “People Just Do Nothing” is a part of last year’s BCC mockumentary.
After six years, Bob Saget will release another comedy special on May 10 on Showtime. His last HBO work “That Ain’t Right” brought back the comedy veteran and former “Full House” star to the stage and now we get to watch him again and see if he still has it.
The show is called “That’s What I’m Talking About” and will follow Saget as he delivers brilliant classic jokes. He is currently on tour and working on a book which will be released by HarperCollins in 2014.
The writer, actress and comedienne Sarah Kate Silverman will headline her first HBO comedy special in her satirical style.
Michael Lombardom president of HBO Programming announced that the show will take place in L.A this May and will be an exclusive presentation called “Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles”.Presented in association with Funny Or Die and, the comedy special will debut this fall.
Comedian Bo Burnham makes his debut as co-creator, executive producer, writer and star with MTV’s new scripted comedy series “Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous”. Burnham will play a high-school graduate who wants to be famous instead of going to college. He has no talent, no other quality to be famous, just the will.
Comedy Central goes all-in on this year’s TV shows. Every week we have a new announcement of another tV show or Comedy specials from Comedy Central. Now, we have some renewed shows: “The Jeselnik Offensive” and “Nathan for You” get a second season.
Kristen Wiig will return to her old home of "Saturday Night Live" to host the show on May 11. This will be the first time that Wiig has hosted "SNL" since ending her 7-season run on the show last year.
"SNL" executive producer Lorne Michaels named her as one of the "top three or four" cast members of all time. Her last episode, in which Mick Jagger serenaded her with "She's a Rainbow" as she danced with each cast member, was one of the most memorable moments on the show in recent years.
Comedian Marc Maron is bussier than ever having a new scripted sitcom to debut on May 3. In adittion, his other show from Spiegel & Grau “Attempting Normal,” comes out from right after MAron reached episode no. 400 of his popular podcast, “WTF With Marc Maron” on April, 30.
MTV’s late night chat show “Nikki & Sara live” has been renewed for a second season. Nickky Glaser and Sara Schaefer will be on MTV for another 12 episodes this summer.The two girls make something familiar to College Humor sketches with pop culture jokes in each episode.
“Inside Amy Schumer” is going to air on April 30 on Comedy Central. The comedienne became an iconic name, one of the few women to make such a great performance in this manly field. While others try to defend and to keep the feminism up in stand up by responding to men’s insensitive jokes, Amy Schumer proves that you are not judged by other comedians just because you are a woman.
David Koechner has signed on to star in a new half-hour comedy project. “Whitey” comes from A+E networks and will be produced by Leslie Gried. Koechner will star as Guy White “Whitey” – a conservative and serious yet frustrated guy struggling in his 40s to understand his country and the world. He spent his adult years being married to his high school sweetheart and working at a local engine factory until he was laid off. His unemployment status may be what causes him to open his eyes and look around at the state of the country.
After 14 years and 7 seasons, Planet Express crew will land its ship. Comedy Central has decided (for the third time) to end Futurama for good. In its seven seasons on the air, Futurama has won multiple awards and has even inspired a mathematical theorem.
D.L. Hughley and Michael Ian Black have signed to host the TBS series “Trust Me, I’m A Game Show Host” slated to premiere this fall.
“TRUST ME, I'M A GAME SHOW HOST” is the first game show in which two hosts duel to deceive contestants. Hughley and Black will present the single contestant with weird or embarrassing facts (one is true, the other isn’t). The contestant must choose the true fact to be rewarded in the game with a pocket full of cash.
Brace yourself for the upcoming statement: The former rapper/film star/metal-head/wrestler/homeless’ hater/wife beater is back! The "Ice Ice Baby" singer, born Robert Van Winkle, will star "Vanilla Ice Goes Amish," set to debut on DIY network this year.
Stand up comedian and the 2010 AVN Awards Show host Dave Attell will be hosting a new show starting Thursday night on Showtime. The comedy show called Dave’s Old Porn is a 30 minutes celebration of the most known porn movies made in the late ’70s and early ’80s and will run eight episodes a week from 11:30 p.m.