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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...)

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...)

Sneak Peek - Lin-Manuel Miranda Narrates Tonight's DRUNK HISTORY on Comedy CentralSneak Peek - Lin-Manuel Miranda Narrates Tonight's DRUNK HISTORY on Comedy Central
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda transports viewers back in time to hang with the founding fathers as he narrates the rivalry between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. (more...)

Santa Barbara Film Fest to Honor LA LA LAND's Emma Stone & Ryan GoslingSanta Barbara Film Fest to Honor LA LA LAND's Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling will be presented with the 2017 Outstanding Performers of the Year award (more...)

AMC Network Acquires Minority Ownership Stake in FUNNY OR DIEAMC Network Acquires Minority Ownership Stake in FUNNY OR DIE
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

AMC Networks Inc., which owns and operates the comedy network IFC, today announced that it has acquired a minority ownership stake in FUNNY OR DIE, which will allow two strong, leading comedy brands to expand their collaboration and create smart, culturally relevant comedy across television, digital and social platforms. (more...)

VIDEO: Patti LuPone, Jesse Tyler Ferguson & More Team for Funny or Die's 'Holy Sh*t You've Got to Vote!VIDEO: Patti LuPone, Jesse Tyler Ferguson & More Team for Funny or Die's 'Holy Sh*t You've Got to Vote!
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

In the new Funny Or Die video below, Rachel Bloom, Moby, Elizabeth Banks and more perform OLY SH*T (You've Got To Vote). (more...)

VIDEO: Ben Schwartz & Samantha Newman Spoof Morning TV Fare in THE EARLIEST SHOWVIDEO: Ben Schwartz & Samantha Newman Spoof Morning TV Fare in THE EARLIEST SHOW
by - Oct 27, 2016

Below, check out Ben Schwartz and Samantha Newman's morning talk show spoof THE EARLIEST SHOW, co-produced by Funny or Die. (more...)

VIDEO: Will Ferrell Reprises George W. Bush Impersonation on @MIDNIGHTVIDEO: Will Ferrell Reprises George W. Bush Impersonation on @MIDNIGHT
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

In the segment, the former president opened up to Chris about his feelings on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the 2016 election. (more...)

Fox Makes Pilot Commitment for New Comedy Series Inspired by Real Life Experiences of Dwayne JohnsonFox Makes Pilot Commitment for New Comedy Series Inspired by Real Life Experiences of Dwayne Johnson
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Fox Television announced today that it has made a put pilot commitment forThe Untitled Dwayne Johnson/Brian Gewirtz/Andrew Gurland Wrestling Project, acomedy series inspired by the real life experiences of Dwayne Johnson and former WWE head writer, Brian Gewirtz. (more...)

DSI Comedy Theater Heats Up Late Fall and Early Winter With Line-Up of Touring ComediansDSI Comedy Theater Heats Up Late Fall and Early Winter With Line-Up of Touring Comedians
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

DSI Comedy Theater heats up the late Fall and early winter with a line-up of touring comics that is sure to appeal to every comedy fan. Friday, November 4, the comedy spot welcomes back North Carolina native Jane Borden for an evening of stand-up comedy.  (more...)

Kam Franklin Presents ANCHORMAN: THE LEGEND OF RON BURGUNDY for MFAH's Movies Houstonians Love Film SeriesKam Franklin Presents ANCHORMAN: THE LEGEND OF RON BURGUNDY for MFAH's Movies Houstonians Love Film Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

As part of the popular Movies Houstonians Love film series at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, (MFAH), Kam Franklin, lead vocalist for The Suffers presents ANCHORMAN: THE LEGEND OF RON BURGUNDY, director Adam McKay's 2014 cult comedy classic, on Monday, October 24, 2016, at 7 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS' David Harbour Reveals He Originally Wanted Role of ElevenVIDEO: STRANGER THINGS' David Harbour Reveals He Originally Wanted Role of Eleven
by - Oct 10, 2016

Before he was Chief Jim Hopper, actor David Harbour was first interested in a very different role on the hit TV series 'Stranger Things'. Now for the first time ever, watch his audition tape for the role of Eleven, the mysterious girl with psychic powers! (more...)

SCHACHNER VS. SCHACHNER - Abby Schachner Presents her One Woman Show of Divorce Gone WrongSCHACHNER VS. SCHACHNER - Abby Schachner Presents her One Woman Show of Divorce Gone Wrong
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Writer and performer Abby Schachner presents her true-life tale about a divorce gone wrong in Schachner Vs. Schachner, as part of Beyond The Encores-a hand picked selection of Hollywood Fringe favorites. (more...)

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