Adam McKay News

MTV Unveils Contents of 2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS Talent Gift Bags
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

MTV today revealed the exclusive contents included in the custom-designed "2014 MTV Movie Awards" gift bag for attending celebrity nominees, presenters and performers. (more...)

Amy Poehler, Jason Bateman & More Set for NBC's COMEDY PLAYGROUND Advisory Board
by TV News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

In an unprecedented effort to discover fresh comedic voices, NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke announced “NBC Comedy Playground,” a grassroots initiative designed to invest in new cutting-edge comedy (more...)

NBC to Showcase Aspiring Comedy Writers With New NBC COMEDY PLAYGROUND Initiative
by TV News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

In an unprecedented effort to discover fresh comedic voices, NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke announced 'NBC Comedy Playground,' a grassroots initiative designed to invest in new cutting-edge comedy through a groundbreaking national campaign that offers aspiring comedy writers from across the country the opportunity to take their concepts from pitch to broadcast. The announcement was made today at a press conference in Pasadena, Calif. (more...)

ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES Debuts on 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack Today
by Movies News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES arrives today, April 1, 2014 on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and VOD from Paramount Home Media Distribution. (more...)

GET HARD with Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart Begins Filming
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart join forces on the feature comedy 'Get Hard,' which began filming on location in New Orleans Monday, March 17, for director Etan Cohen. (more...)

Anne Heche Signs On for USA Network Thriller DIG
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Anne Heche has signed to the cast of USA Network's upcoming six-episode thriller DIG (more...)

Director Adam McKay Reveals ANCHORMAN 3 Won't Happen
by Movies News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Despite the huge success of the franchise's latest installment, director Adam McKay tells Empire magazine that a third full length feature is not in the cards. (more...)

ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES to Debut on 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, 4/1
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES arrives April 1, 2014 on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and VOD from Paramount Home Media Distribution. (more...)

Adam McKay On 'Huge' Musical Number In ANCHORMAN 2 Re-Release
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 22, 2014

While internationally recognized funnyman and former SNL star Will Ferrell has already proven his mettle on the Great White Way with his solo show YOU'RE WELCOME AMERICA, the ANCHORMAN 2 star figures into another theatrical trope as well - an elaborate musical number filmed but cut from the new feature film comedy but set to be a central component of the Alternate Cut, set for re-release in theaters for a limited time later this month. (more...)

"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues: Super Sized R Rated Version" Hitting Theaters
by Movies News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Paramount Pictures and Gary Sanchez Productions today announced an unprecedented theatrical release of an all new cut of the hit film “ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES,” starring Will Ferrell, in theaters in the U.S. and U.K. beginning February 28th for one-week only. (more...)

Krysten Ritter to Star in NBC's Astronaut Comedy, Mission Control
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Krysten Ritter is back on TV and set to star in NBC's space comedy, Mission Control. (more...)

Krysten Ritter to Star in, Produce NBC's MISSION CONTROL
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Deadline reports that Krysten Ritter is set to star in and produce NBC's MISSION CONTROL workplace comedy pilot. (more...)

NBC Orders Comedy Pilots MISSION CONTROL and LOVE IS RELATIVE
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

According to TVGuide, NBC has picked up two pilots from Will Ferrell and Dan Mazer: MISSION CONTROL and LOVE IS RELATIVE. (more...)

THE SPOILS OF BABYLON Premieres to Nearly 2.6 Million Total Viewers on IFC
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

The premiere night of IFC's newest original comedy, The Spoils of Babylon, delivered a combined audience of nearly 2.3 million total viewers and nearly 1.2 million Adults 18-49 on Thursday, January 9. The first half-hour episode of the two-episode back-to-back premiere delivered 911,000 total viewers and 477,000 adults 18-49. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristen Wiig & More in IFC's SPOILS OF BABYLON, Debuting Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Grab a bottomless glass of scotch and hold onto your leather library chair for The Spoils of Babylon, a momentous and sweeping tale of forbidden love, betrayal, corruption and bloodshed. (more...)

ANCHORMAN Sequel Opens with $40 Million Total at Box Office; THE HOBBIT Takes Top Spot
by Movies News Desk - Dec 22, 2013

Ron Burgundy returned to theaters this week in ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES - the film, starring Will Ferrell, took second at the weekend box office, however, with THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG holding on to the top spot. (more...)

ANCHORMAN Sequel Sets Release for Today, 2013
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

According to Deadline.com, Paramount has set Anchorman 2's release date for December 20, 2013. (more...)

Giuliana Rancic Hosts E!'s ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

The scotch has been poured, the suits have been steamed, and the hair has been permed for an exclusive one-hour E! special with the cast of 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,' hosted by E! News' Giuliana Rancic. (more...)

Adam McKay On 'Huge' Musical Number In ANCHORMAN 2 Re-Release
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 17, 2013

While internationally recognized funnyman and former SNL star Will Ferrell has already proven his mettle on the Great White Way with his solo show YOU'RE WELCOME AMERICA, the ANCHORMAN 2 star figures into another theatrical trope as well - an elaborate musical number filmed but cut from the new feature film comedy but set to be a central component of the Alternate Cut, set for re-release in theaters for a limited time later this month. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Clip from THE SPOILS OF BABYLON
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2013

IFC today released a new clip for its miniseries parody, The Spoils of Babylon, featuring Tobey Maguire and Kristin Wiig. Get a first look below! (more...)

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