Paul Feig News

Will Ferrell & More Among Winners of AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2014

The 'American Comedy Awards' aired last night, Thursday, May 8 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC. The awards honor those who have achieved new heights during the past year in both film and television and pay tribute to some of comedy's most enduring personalities. (more...)

The Mirage Presents Comedian Bill Burr, 6/27-28
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

The Mirage welcomes back comedian Bill Burr when he makes his Aces of Comedy return at the Terry Fator Theatre June 27 – 28. Burr is one of the top comedic voices of his generation, achieving success in television and film as well as the live stage. The comedian recently had a recurring role on the hit AMC show “Breaking Bad” and appeared in the Paul Feig film “The Heat” alongside Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. (more...)

Allison Janney to Join Melissa McCarthy & Jude Law in Paul Feig's SPY
by Movies News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

According to Deadline, Allison Janney has signed on to join SPY, starring Melissa McCarthy and written and directed by Paul Feig. (more...)

Yahoo to Offer Two Original TV-Length Comedy Series Exclusively on Its Website and Mobile App
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's chief executive, announced Monday evening that Yahoo is commissioning two original TV-length comedy series. These two series will be shown exclusively on its websites and mobile apps. (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...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 06, 2014

With Broadway's 2014 season now in full swing, there's a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Spring. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

Bobby Cannavale and Nia Long in Talks For SPY with Melissa McCarthy
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Bobby Cannavale and Nia Long are in talks to join SPY, starring Melissa McCarthy and written and directed by Paul Feig. (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

FOX Acquires Pitch for Ensemble Musical from Paul Feig
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Deadline reports that Fox has acquired a pitch for an ensemble musical to be written by Yana Gorskaya and Maia Rossini. (more...)

Second Season of MARON Debuts 5/8 on IFC
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

This spring, comedian, writer and podcaster Marc Maron is bringing his world of problems, attempts at redemption and brood of cats back to IFC for 13 new half-hour episodes of his comedy series Maron. Revolving around Marc's life and his successful WTF podcast (www.wtfpod.com), each episode lays bare the misguided attempts of a man who is trying to grow, but often finds himself asking, 'We good?' Maron season two premieres May 8 at 10:00pm ET/PT on IFC. (more...)

MODERN FAMILY, SNL, VEEP, HER & More Among 2014 AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS Nominees
by TV News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

NBC and Don Mischer Productions announced today the nominations for the 'American Comedy Awards,' airing May 15 (9-11 p.m. ET/PT) on NBC. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Give in to Your Nerdy Side with BAND GEEKS at Broadway Rose
by Patrick Brassell - Feb 03, 2014

Band Geeks is the kind of show you start out scoffing at for its simple-minded depiction of teenage problems, but the darn thing sneaks up on you, and you walk out cheering. (more...)

Fitz and the Tantrums Perform on Ellen DeGeneres' Birthday Show Today
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Fitz and The Tantrums will be rocking the party tomorrow as 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' celebrates its host's birthday. (more...)

Fitz and the Tantrums to Perform on Ellen DeGeneres' Birthday Show, Today
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Fitz and The Tantrums will be rocking the party tomorrow as 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' celebrates its host's birthday. (more...)

HBO to Pass on Patti LuPone's PEOPLE IN NEW JERSEY Pilot
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The cable network has decided not to move forward with the project which was described as 'a hilarious, poignant look at life today as seen through the prism of a brother and sister living in New Jersey. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Host Ellen DeGeneres in All-New OSCAR Trailer!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

The trailer will run in theaters nationwide beginning JANUARY 3, 2014 but you can view it right now! (more...)

VIDEO: Ellen DeGeneres Dances Through the Streets in First Promo for the Oscars!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

The Academy launched its Oscar season with a trailer starring show host Ellen DeGeneres and 250 tuxedo-clad men and women dancing to “The Walker” by indie pop band Fitz and The Tantrums. Check out the promo below! (more...)

HOW I ROCK IT Bows 11/20 on Esquire Network
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Every man has a personal style, but it's more than just what he wears. It's a connection to what inspires him. A passion. A story. From executive producers Ryan Seacrest Productions and Citizen Jones comes HOW I ROCK IT, a new original series profiling the athletes, musicians, celebrities, designers, influencers and street-style icons who are setting a stylish new standard for today's man. The six-part series, hosted by NBA superstar Baron Davis, makes its world premiere on Esquire Network Wednesday, November 20 at 10p e/p. (more...)

THE HEAT Tops DVD & Blu-ray Sales, Week Ending 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Rentrak Corporation today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-Ray sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending Oct. 20, 2013. (more...)

Jason Statham in Talks to Join Melissa McCarthy in Paul Feig's SUSAN COOPER
by Movies News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

The film is currently being billed as a realistic comedy, lead by a female James Bond-type. Should the film do well at the box office, the film will reportedly become a franchise. (more...)

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