Amy Poehler News

Scoop: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on NBC - Saturday, May 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 15, 2014

Get all the scoop on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, airing on NBC on Saturday, May 3, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on NBC - Saturday, April 19, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 15, 2014

Get all the scoop on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, airing on NBC on Saturday, April 19, 2014! (more...)

Reggie Watts to Appear at Town Hall as Part of BLUE NOTE JAZZ FESTIVAL, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Comedian/ vocalist/ beatboxer/ actor / musician/ improvisor extraordinaire Reggie Watts will be performing his highly-anticipated, first full NYC show of the year this summer. After a sold out show at Irving Plaza last December, Reggie will be bringing his mindblowing improvisional mix of music and comedy to NYC's Town Hall for a headlining show on Wednesday, June 18 as part of the Blue Note Jazz Festival. Tickets are on sale tomorrow, Tuesday April 15 at http://www.livenation.com/events/353154-jun-18-2014-reggie-watts, A portion of the proceeds will benefit JazzReach. (more...)

Off-Broadway's TIL DIVORCE DO US PART Plays Final Performance on 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, will conclude its 10-week engagement at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street in Union Square) after the matinee on Sunday, April 13th, prior to a national tour, which is soon to be announced. Mark Waldrop is the director with concept, lyrics and choreography by Ruthe Ponturo and music by John Thomas Fischer. The musical comedy revue opened to acclaim from critics and audiences alike. Among the raves, The New York Times exclaimed: 'The show is buoyant and high spirited. Revenge is truly sweet!' The New Yorker acclaimed: 'Laugh-Out-Loud Funny!' and New York Magazine called Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical 'a wacky and clever musical comedy.' For tickets call (212) 239-6200 or visit www.telecharge.com (more...)

STAGE17 Launches TERRIBLE BABYSITTERS Season 2; Next Episode Out 4/16
by TV News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

STAGE17, Chairman David Stoller (Executive Chairman of Reach4Entertainment), and President and Executive Producer Ondine Landa Abramson are pleased to present Season 2 of Upright Citizen's Brigade (UCB) alums Michael Kayne and D'Arcy Carden's Terrible Babysitters. STAGE17, a new digital entertainment destination for episodic fiction and reality programming, launched the series on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, and will release the subsequent episodes each Wednesday through May 14, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Host Seth Rogen Promos This Week's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by TV News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Below, check out a promo for this week's show featuring Rogen and SNL cast member Aidy Bryant! (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...)

Amy Poehler, Tina Fey to Co-Star in New Comedy THE NEST
by Movies News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Besties Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will team up on Jason Moore's comedy THE NEST. (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld Among Winners of 6th Annual SHORTY AWARDS; Full List Announced
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 08, 2014

The 6th Annual Shorty Awards, handed out in New York last night, honor the best of social media, recognizing the people and organizations producing real-time short form content (more...)

Anjelah Johnson Comes to Honolulu, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Live Nation welcomes comedian Anjelah Johnson to the Blaisdell Concert Hall in Honolulu, HI on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 7pm. (more...)

THE MEL & EL SHOW to Return to Stage 72, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Hilarious music duo MEL & EL are back with a brand new edition of their long- running monthly comedy show. THE MEL & EL SHOW returns to NYC at Stage 72, 158 W. 72 Street, on Friday, April 25th at 7:00PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Promos SNL Hosting Debut!
by TV News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

On April 5, Anna Kendrick will make her SNL hosting debut. (more...)

Scoop: PARKS AND RECREATION on NBC - Thursday, April 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on PARKS AND RECREATION, airing on NBC on Thursday, April 17, 2014! (more...)

Mike O'Malley & More Cast in New Original STARZ Series SURVIVOR'S REMORSE
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

STARZ has cast several roles for the upcoming half-hour scripted comedy series 'Survivor's Remorse' from LeBron James, Tom Werner, Mike O'Malley, Maverick Carter and Paul Wachter. The network announced today that Jessie T. (more...)

NBC Sets Summer Slate: AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, TAXI BROOKLYN, WORKING THE ENGELS & More
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Continuing NBC's summer dominance, which for the past three years has been led by 'America's Got Talent,' the network spreads its wings to bring a content-rich summer schedule to build off strong anchor shows that also include the emerging hit 'American Ninja Warrior' and returning favorite 'Last Comic Standing.' (more...)

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART Will End Run at DR2 Theatre on 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, will conclude its 10-week engagement at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street in Union Square) after the matinee on Sunday, April 13th, prior to a national tour, which is soon to be announced. Mark Waldrop is the director with concept, lyrics and choreography by Ruthe Ponturo and music by John Thomas Fischer. The musical comedy revue opened to acclaim from critics and audiences alike. Among the raves, The New York Times exclaimed: 'The show is buoyant and high spirited. Revenge is truly sweet!' The New Yorker acclaimed: 'Laugh-Out-Loud Funny!' and New York Magazine called Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical 'a wacky and clever musical comedy.' For tickets call (212) 239-6200 or visit www.telecharge.com (more...)

Scoop: PARKS AND RECREATION on NBC - Thursday, April 10, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on PARKS AND RECREATION, airing on NBC on Thursday, April 10, 2014! (more...)

Anna Kendrick & Seth Rogen Will Host SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE in April
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

'Saturday Night Live' returns March 29 with Emmy Award winner Louis C.K. in his second Turn as host. Musical guest Sam Smith will make his SNL debut. The UK chart topper's first studio album, 'In the Lonely Hour,' will be released on June 17. (more...)

Mary Testa Guest Stars Web Series THE ACTRESS Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Season 3 of the critically-acclaimed web series The Actress, created and written by husband and wife team Ann Carr and Warren Holstein, launches its 2nd episode today online at www.theactresstheseries.com. It will be curated through the Barnacle Studios (Little Horribles) YouTube Channel. (more...)

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