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New Web Series BOILING THE FROG with SENATOR AL FRANKEN Launches TodayNew Web Series BOILING THE FROG with SENATOR AL FRANKEN Launches Today
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Season 1 of the new series BOILING THE FROG with SENATOR AL FRANKEN involves six five-minute episodes. Each episode will be released every week on the Facebook pages of Funny Or Die and Years of Living Dangerously beginning July 10th. (more...)

truTV Shares Official Trailer for New Comedy Series I'M SORRYtruTV Shares Official Trailer for New Comedy Series I'M SORRY
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Created by and starring Andrea Savage (Veep, Episodes, Sleeping with Other People), the half-hour scripted comedy I'M SORRY follows seemingly confident, together comedy writer, wife and mom Andrea (played by Savage), who comically exposes her inner immaturity and neuroses through unexpected life situations. (more...)

Damon Wayans Jr. and Colin Kane Come to Comedy Works This WeekDamon Wayans Jr. and Colin Kane Come to Comedy Works This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Damon Wayans Jr. is an actor, writer and comedian.  He was last seen in the comedy film, How to Be Single with Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson and Alison Brie.  (more...)

City Unveils its 2017/18 Prime-Time ScheduleCity Unveils its 2017/18 Prime-Time Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Proven, powerful, and pedigreed. Today Rogers Media unveils City's 2017/18 programming schedule, building on last season's proven hits with bold new additions backed by some of the most creative minds in television today. (more...)

FOX Shares First Look Trailers for All-New Dramas & ComediesFOX Shares First Look Trailers for All-New Dramas & Comedies
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, FOX Television Group, yesterday unveiled the FOX primetime slate for the 2017-2018 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. (more...)

FOX Announces 2017-18 Season ft. New Dramas, Comedies & 2 Live Music Events!FOX Announces 2017-18 Season ft. New Dramas, Comedies & 2 Live Music Events!
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, today will unveil the FOX primetime slate for the 2017-2018 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. (more...)

truTV Announces Casting for Its Upcoming Scripted Series I'M SORRYtruTV Announces Casting for Its Upcoming Scripted Series I'M SORRY
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Turner's truTV has added a “who's who” of funny people to the cast of its upcoming scripted comedy series I'M SORRY from creator and writer Andrea Savage (Veep, Episodes, Sleeping with Other People). (more...)

Piven Theatre Workshop Gala to Honor Legendary Founder Joyce PivenPiven Theatre Workshop Gala to Honor Legendary Founder Joyce Piven
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Piven Theatre Workshop's celebrity alumni are coming home to Chicago for one big night to honor their favorite teacher-legendary founder, Joyce Piven. On Saturday, May 6, philanthropic leaders, community partners and friends of Piven Theatre Workshop from Hollywood, Broadway and around the world will pay tribute to Piven's remarkable 45 years in Chicago theatre at the inaugural Once Upon a Stage gala at Revel Fulton Market in Chicago's West Loop. Notable guests include Jeremy Piven, who will accompany his mother to the gala, Shira Piven, Adam McKay, Ed Asner, Paul Adelstein, Lili Taylor, Aidan Quinn and Chicago's own Billy Dec, Harry Lennix, James Vincent Meredith and Lucas Jade Zumann, among others. (more...)

Sarah Silverman to Star in Weekly Topical Half-Hour Show I LOVE YOU, AMERICA on HuluSarah Silverman to Star in Weekly Topical Half-Hour Show I LOVE YOU, AMERICA on Hulu
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Hulu has announced the straight-to-series pick-up of a new show from Funny or Die, starring Sarah Silverman titled I LOVE YOU, AMERICA (working title). (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps Drunk Voice Mail in DRUNK HISTORY Deleted SceneVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps Drunk Voice Mail in DRUNK HISTORY Deleted Scene
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 13, 2017

ET has shared an exclusive deleted scene from Lin-Manuel Miranda's appearance on the hit Comedy Central comedy DRUNK HISTORY. In the clip, the Tony winner dials up HAMILTON music director Alex Lacamoire to share an original rap (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Will Ferrell & Amy Poehler Star in New Comedy THE HOUSEVIDEO: First Look - Will Ferrell & Amy Poehler Star in New Comedy THE HOUSE
by Movies News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler star in the new comedy THE HOUSE, hitting theaters on  June 30, 2017. Check out the trailer below. (more...)

VIDEO: Funny or Die Presents 'City Slickers in Westworld' ft. Billy CrystalVIDEO: Funny or Die Presents 'City Slickers in Westworld' ft. Billy Crystal
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Years after their 'City Slickers' narrative was retired, Westworld hosts Mitch (Billy Crystal) & Phil (Daniel Stern) are still happily driving cattle, however Mitch has started to malfunction and it's up to Stubbs (Luke Hemsworth) to analyze why he has gone off his loop. (more...)

Damien Chazelle, Kenneth Lonergan & More to Be Honored at Santa Barbara Film FeestDamien Chazelle, Kenneth Lonergan & More to Be Honored at Santa Barbara Film Feest
by Movies News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Barry Jenkins, Damien Chazelle, Denis Villeneuve, and Kenneth Lonergan will receive the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award. (more...)

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival to Honor Outstanding Contributions in DirectingThe Santa Barbara International Film Festival to Honor Outstanding Contributions in Directing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Barry Jenkins, Damien Chazelle, Denis Villeneuve, and Kenneth Lonergan will receive the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award. They will each be celebrated individually for their films Moonlight, La La Land, Arrival, and Manchester by the Sea respectively.  The individual honors will be followed by a joint conversation between the directors on their craft and the landscape of modern day filmmaking.  The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, February 7th at the historic Arlington Theatre. (more...)

truTV Shares New Series Premiere Dates & Sneak Peeks Plus Projects in DevelopmenttruTV Shares New Series Premiere Dates & Sneak Peeks Plus Projects in Development
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

truTV announced today a series of premiere dates and new projects in development during its Television Critics Association Press Tour Panel. (more...)

Comedy Central Renews Emmy Award Winning Series DRUNK HISTORY for Fifth SeasonComedy Central Renews Emmy Award Winning Series DRUNK HISTORY for Fifth Season
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Comedy Central has renewed the Emmy® Award-winning series DRUNK HISTORY for a fifth season, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central. The 14-episode fifth season is scheduled to premiere in 2017. (more...)

Jury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film FestivalJury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Sundance Institute will convene 24 experts in film, art, culture and science to award feature-length work shown at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival (more...)

Reynolds Launches TEXT-MOM Help Line to Offer Holiday Support and Advice from Real Moms (But Call Your Actual Mom Because She Misses You)Reynolds Launches TEXT-MOM Help Line to Offer Holiday Support and Advice from Real Moms (But Call Your Actual Mom Because She Misses You)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

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Freeform to Present Holiday Shorts FUNNY OR DIE PRESENTS SANTA'S SHORTSFreeform to Present Holiday Shorts FUNNY OR DIE PRESENTS SANTA'S SHORTS
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year and in honor of their 20 years of Christmas cheer, Freeform is making this year's '25 Days of Christmas' the merriest one yet. (more...)

Freeform Promises Bigger & Better '25 Days of Christmas' Programming EventFreeform Promises Bigger & Better '25 Days of Christmas' Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year and in honor of their 20 years of Christmas cheer, Freeform is making this year's “25 Days of Christmas” the merriest one yet. (more...)

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