Adam McKay News

Comedy Central Renews DRUNK HISTORY & NATHAN FOR YOU
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

History aficionados and business experts…we give you reason to cheer. Comedy Central's acclaimed series “Drunk History” and “Nathan For You” have each been renewed for a third season, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central. These two renewals continue the #1 brand in comedy's 2014 momentum as they join the previously announced renewals of “Broad City” (more), “Kroll Show” (more), “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Review” and “Trip Tank” (more) and an extended fourth season of “Key & Peele” (more). (more...)

Joaquin Phoenix to Lead Mavel's DOCTOR STRANGE?
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel is currently in talks with Joaquin Phoenix to lead their upcoming live-action DOCTOR STRANGE film. As previously reported, Scott Derrickson will direct. (more...)

Comedy Central Premieres Season Two of DRUNK HISTORY
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Time to crack open the history books, because America's favorite inebriated storytellers are returning for a second season! (more...)

IFC Scores Record Eight EMMY AWARD Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy®Award nominations, honoring IFC with a record eight nominations. (more...)

The FIAT Brand and Funny Or Die Create Web Series 'Neighbors'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

IFC Orders Will Ferrell Mine-Series THE SPOILS BEFORE DYING
by TV News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Following the popularity and success of this year's The Spoils of Babylon, IFC has ordered a second round of Funny Or Die's epic storytelling from the “Spoils” franchise. (more...)

The World's Biggest Comedy Tour Returns:  Funny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Live Nation and Funny Or Die announced today the return of the world's biggest comedy tour for the second consecutive year. This summer's Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014 will feature performances by the world's greatest comedians, including: Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari, Bill Burr, Brent Morin, Chris Hardwick, Dave Attell, Demetri Martin, DJ Trauma, Hannibal Buress, Jeff Ross, Jermaine Fowler, Jerrod Carmichael, Jim Gaffigan, Jim Jefferies, Julian McCullough, Louis C.K., Marc Maron, Michael Che, Moshe Kasher, Nate Bargatze, Reggie Watts, Ron Funches, Rory Scovel, Sarah Silverman, Whitney Cummings, Second Stage Hosted by Brody Stevens and more.* (more...)

The World's Biggest Comedy Tour Returns: 'Funny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Live Nation and Funny Or Die announced today the return of the world's biggest comedy tour for the second consecutive year. This summer's Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014 will feature performances by the world's greatest comedians, including: Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari, Bill Burr, Brent Morin, Chris Hardwick, Dave Attell, Demetri Martin, DJ Trauma, Hannibal Buress, Jeff Ross, Jermaine Fowler, Jerrod Carmichael, Jim Gaffigan, Jim Jefferies, Julian McCullough, Louis C.K., Marc Maron, Michael Che, Moshe Kasher, Nate Bargatze,Reggie Watts, Ron Funches, Rory Scovel, Sarah Silverman, Whitney Cummings, Second Stage Hosted by Brody Stevens and more.* (more...)

Second Season of Comedy Central's DRUNK HISTORY to Premiere 7/1
by TV News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Time to crack open the history books, because America's favorite inebriated storytellers are returning for a second season! Ten episodes of the hit Comedy Central series 'Drunk History' begin on Tuesday, July 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the second season premiere of 'Nathan For You.' For fans that want to relive every sloshed moment of season one, all episodes are now available on the Comedy Central App and atcc.com/drunk. (more...)

Marvel Finally Secures a New Director for ANT-MAN
by Movies News Desk - Jun 07, 2014

Marvel has had a difficult time moving forward with their Ant-Man project. They first lost director Edgar Wright, who put in 8 years of work on the film. Adam McKay was the runner-up; however, he recently declined. After much searching, Marvel has hired Peyton Reed as the new director of Ant-Man. (more...)

Scott Derrickson to Helm Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE
by Movies News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Doctor Strange is one step closer to taking over the big screen. (more...)

Adam McKay Backs out of Directing Marvel's ANT-MAN
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Adam McKay was in talks with Marvel to direct the upcoming Ant-Man movie. McKay would have replaced Edgar Wright who recently left the project due to artistic differences. Since Marvel wants to keep their July 2015 release date, they've been trying to replace Wright as quickly as possible. However, McKay suddenly backed out of the project. (more...)

Comedian Brody Stevens Headlines ROAD 2 ODDBALL TOUR, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

'ROAD 2 ODDBALL TOUR' presented by Redd's Apple Ale features Brody Stevens, Howard Kremer & Adam Cayton-Holland, May 22, 2014. (more...)

NURSE JACKIE's Liz Brixius to Run NBC's BAD JUDGE
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

The move marks a reunion for Brixius and network president Bob Greenblatt, who helped developed 'JACKIE' while he was still showtime. Brixius co-created the show with Linda Wallem. (more...)

The Second City and Thruline/Tagline Pictures Announce Partnership
by Movies News Desk - May 19, 2014

Management & production company Thruline Entertainment/Tagline Pictures has formed a strategic alliance with The Second City, the Chicago-based empire whose list of alumni reads like a Who's Who of Comedy. As part of the partnership, The Second City intends to develop original content in collaboration with Tagline (Psych, The Burn with Jeff Ross, Saint Francis). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NBC's New Fall Comedies & Dramas
by BWW Special Coverage - May 12, 2014

Coming off a season in which the network catapulted to No. 1 in the 18-49 demo and saw double-digit improvement in many prominent timeslots, NBC has announced a line-up of popular returning series, inventive new comedies, compelling new dramas and season seven of the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series 'The Voice.' (more...)

NBC Announces its Fall 2014-15 Schedule; Full Show Descriptions & First Look Videos!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 12, 2014

Coming off a season in which the network catapulted to No. 1 in the 18-49 demo and saw double-digit improvement in many prominent timeslots, NBC has announced a line-up of popular returning series, inventive new comedies, compelling new dramas and season seven of the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series 'The Voice.' (more...)

UPDATE: NBC Orders Comedies BAD JUDGE, ONE BIG HAPPY & MISSION CONTROL to Series
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2014

NBC has given a midseason series order to Liz Feldman's ONE BIG HAPPY, starring Elisha Cuthbert and Nick Zano, according to Deadline. Ellen DeGeneres produces the comedy. The network has also picked up MISSION CONTROL, starring Krysten Ritter. (more...)

Yabba Dabba Doo! Will Ferrell to Bring Animated FLINTSTONES Reboot to Big Screen
by Movies News Desk - May 08, 2014

Will Ferrell and Adam McKay will bring an all-new animated FLINTSTONES reboot to the big screen for Warner Bros. (more...)

Warner Bros. Bringing THE FLINTSTONES Back to the Big Screen
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio is currently developing a new animated feature 'FLINTSTONES' film, with Chris Henchy penning the script. Will Ferrella nd Adam McKay will executive produce. (more...)

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