Jim Carrey News

Jim Carrey to Star in New Showtime Series KIDDING, Directed by Michel GondryJim Carrey to Star in New Showtime Series KIDDING, Directed by Michel Gondry
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Today, SHOWTIME announced the pick-up of new half-hour comedy series KIDDING, starring Golden Globe winner Jim Carrey (The Truman Show) in his first series regular role in more than two decades and reuniting him with Oscar winner Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), who will direct the project. (more...)

Keke Palmer & More Join Cast of MTV's SCREAM Season ThreeKeke Palmer & More Join Cast of MTV's SCREAM Season Three
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

MTV and Dimension TV today announced new roles and casting for SCREAM the TV series which begins production this Monday in Atlanta. (more...)

Netflix Acquires  Chris Smith's JIM & ANDY: THE GREAT BEYONDNetflix Acquires Chris Smith's JIM & ANDY: THE GREAT BEYOND
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Netflix announced today, out of this year's Toronto International Film Festival, that it has acquired worldwide rights to director Chris Smith's fascinating deep dive into actor Jim Carrey's time spent portraying famed and complicated comedian Andy Kaufman. (more...)

Jim Carrey Spoofs WEST SIDE STORY & More During TERMS OF MY SURRENDER AppearanceJim Carrey Spoofs WEST SIDE STORY & More During TERMS OF MY SURRENDER Appearance
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Thursday night, comedian Jim Carrey made a guest appearance in Michael Moore's one-man Broadway show THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER. (more...)

Showtime Picks Up I'M DYING UP HERE for Second SeasonShowtime Picks Up I'M DYING UP HERE for Second Season
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

SHOWTIME is picking up its drama series about the art of comedy, I'M DYING UP HERE, for a second season, it was announced today by Gary Levine, President of Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. The fictional series explores L.A.'s famed '70s stand-up comedy scene. Season one starred Academy Award® winner Melissa Leo (The Fighter, Treme), Ari Graynor (Bad Teacher), Michael Angarano (The Knick), Clark Duke (Hot Tub Time Machine), Andrew Santino (Mixology), Erik Griffin (Workaholics), RJ Cyler (Power Rangers), Al Madrigal (The Daily Show) and Jake Lacy (Obvious Child) as part of a large ensemble cast. Created and executive produced by Dave Flebotte and executive produced by Golden Globe® winner Jim Carrey, Michael Aguilar and Christina Wayne, the series will go back into production in the fall, with 10 episodes premiering in 2018. (more...)

Stars, Activists, Politicians and More Join Michael Moore Onstage in THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDERStars, Activists, Politicians and More Join Michael Moore Onstage in THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Stars, activists, and political bigwigs are joining the resistance nightly as 'Special Guest Stars' in Michael Moore's hit Broadway show, The Terms of My Surrender. (more...)

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS Hop Into Casa MananaMR. POPPER'S PENGUINS Hop Into Casa Manana
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

President and Executive Producer Wally Jones is thrilled to announce that Mr. Popper's Penguins will kick off the 2017-2018 Children's Theatre season, presented by Regions and sponsored by Frank Kent Cadillac. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Bernadette Peters & More Set for THE CAROL BURNETT 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL on CBSKristin Chenoweth, Bernadette Peters & More Set for THE CAROL BURNETT 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL on CBS
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

CBS will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Carol Burnett's classic, award-winning comedy series with THE CAROL BURNETT 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, a new two-hour star-studded event featuring Burnett, original cast members and special guests, on Sunday, Dec. 3 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Breaking: Phillipa Soo and Marton Csokas Join Uma Thurman in Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMANBreaking: Phillipa Soo and Marton Csokas Join Uma Thurman in Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The producers of The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon, announced today that Marton Csokas (Loving, The Lord of the Rings) and Tony Award nominee Phillipa Soo (Hamilton, Amelie) will join Uma Thurman, Josh Lucas and Blair Brown to complete the cast, playing the characters of 'Peter' and 'Rebecca' respectively. Mr. Csokas will be making his Broadway debut. (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 8/25 - 9/1 on CBSScoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 8/25 - 9/1 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Aug 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 8/25 - 9/1, airing on CBS (more...)

Celebrate Halloween with Tony Clifton at the IridiumCelebrate Halloween with Tony Clifton at the Iridium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

In a rare appearance, the famous lounge lizard Tony Clifton will perform a pair of Halloween shows at The Iridium in New York City. (more...)

Leading Talent and Global Stars to Descend on the City for this Year's Toronto International Film FestivalLeading Talent and Global Stars to Descend on the City for this Year's Toronto International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® today revealed the hundreds of special guests and talent that will attend the Festival this September. (more...)

Ellen's Stardust Diner Showcase, Anna Nalick, Tony Clifton and More Coming Up at The IridiumEllen's Stardust Diner Showcase, Anna Nalick, Tony Clifton and More Coming Up at The Iridium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Iridium has revealed four just-announced shows, plus its upcoming lineup. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Melissa Peterman, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Teresa Ganzel and Sarah Gilman to Lead HEARTBREAK HELP at LA's Theatre RowMelissa Peterman, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Teresa Ganzel and Sarah Gilman to Lead HEARTBREAK HELP at LA's Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Director Stan Zimmerman has found his quartet of actors for the first major revival of Justin Tanner's acclaimed comedy play, Heartbreak Help. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN on CBS - Thursday, August 10, 2017- Friday, August 25, 2017Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN on CBS - Thursday, August 10, 2017- Friday, August 25, 2017
by TV Scoop - Aug 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN, airing on CBS on Thursday, August 10, 2017! (more...)

Velma V. Morrison Family Theatre Series AnnouncedVelma V. Morrison Family Theatre Series Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Morrison Center presents Velma V. Morrison Family Theatre Series. Tickets are $6.50! Price does not include applicable fees. On sale: Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Tickets available at: Morrison Center Box Office, MorrisonCenter.com or (208) 426-1110. (more...)

Erik Knowles 'High AndTight' Stand-Up Comedy CD Out NowErik Knowles 'High AndTight' Stand-Up Comedy CD Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of 'HIGH AND TIGHT' by ERIK KNOWLES. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash., 'HIGH AND TIGHT' provides a hilarious glimpse into the life of Erik Knowles. (more...)

Tony Winner Angela Lansbury Teases MURDER SHE WROTE RevivalTony Winner Angela Lansbury Teases MURDER SHE WROTE Revival
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 7, 2017

In a new interview with the Sunday Post, Dame Angela Lansbury hints at the possibility of a revival of her acclaimed detective series MURDER SHE WROTE. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival Announces Documentary LineupToronto International Film Festival Announces Documentary Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival's® 2017 documentary programme presents a distinct collection of works from award-winning directors with an increased number of World Premieres and potential awards contenders. (more...)

Kevin Hart, Jim Carey, Ali Wong, Trevor Noah Headline JUST FOR LAUGHSKevin Hart, Jim Carey, Ali Wong, Trevor Noah Headline JUST FOR LAUGHS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Quebec, successfully upped the ante on hilarity with more artists and TV tapings than ever before, popping the cork over an astounding 42 sold-out shows. With a flood of television tapings, social media coverage, and international press, JFL experienced more worldwide exposure than ever before! JFL's name is synonymous with comedy. You can't turn your head without catching stand-up captured at the festival; major players include Netflix, HBO, The Comedy Network, CBC, Showtime, The CW, CNN, Hulu, CBS, Comedy Central, LOL, TruTV and countless other media outlets from across the globe. (more...)

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