comedy

The ‘Bad Moms’ actress will play a woman with a dark sense of humor and an anger problem in the 10-episode streaming series. Christina Applegate is returning to television. The former Married with Children actress will star in Dead to Me, a new Netflix dark comedy series from executive producers Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. The casting
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The 10-episode comedy inspired by Curtis Sittenfeld’s upcoming short-story collection You Think It, I’ll Say It, is on hold as producers regroup. Kristen Wiig won’t be returning to the small screen anytime soon. The actress has dropped out of her planned starring role in Apple’s untitled comedy inspired by Curtis Sittenfeld’s upcoming short-story collection You Think
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Behind some of TV’s top new comedies — from ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ to ‘GLOW’ — are female writers who are using their shows to explore thoughtful takes on the issues of gender, dating and sex. In The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s pilot, viewers learn just how perfect 1950s housewife Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) used to
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The husband-and-wife collaborators, up for best original score and book, respectively, discuss the evolution of their work for the stage and tweaking the hit 2004 film for the current climate. Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond have been married for 17 years and collaborating for even longer, from their roots at Chicago’s Second City to Saturday
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‘Queen America’ is the first straight-to-series order for wiip, the new studio led by the former ABC chief. Facebook has given a straight-to-series order to dark comedy Queen America starring Catherine Zeta-Jones.  Created and written by Meaghan Oppenheimer (Fear the Walking Dead), the 10-episode Queen America follows Vicki Ellis, the most renowned and ruthless pageant
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The days-long feud continued on Friday’s edition of ‘Hannity,’ when Hannity brought out sketches that showed Kimmel making sex jokes and appearing in blackface. Sean Hannity took his days-long feud with Jimmy Kimmel to a new level Friday night on Hannity when the host presented racy old TV sketches featuring Kimmel. “Tonight we’re going to pound him
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Gregg Araki created the 10-episode comedy that also counts Gregory Jacobs and Viceland’s Karley Sciortino among its ranks. Steven Soderbergh is expanding his relationship with Starz. The premium cable network has handed out a 10-episode, straight-to-series order for half-hour comedy Now Apocalypse, from The Girlfriend Experience exec producer. Created and exec produced by Gregg Araki
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Universal also reveals that two other films from Packer — the prolific producer behind ‘Girls Trip’ — are in the works. The Will Packer-produced comedy Little, starring Black-ish breakout star Marsai Martin, will hit theaters Sept. 20, 2019, Universal announced Thursday. The studio also revealed that two other comedies from Packer, the prolific producer behind
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The Will Ferrell-produced scripted series launched in November. CBS All Access is one-for-one with its first original comedy. The subscription video on demand platform has renewed No Activity, the Will Ferrell-produced scripted series. Co-created and starring Patrick Brammall, the CBS Television Studios comedy celebrates the mundane and follows two low-level cops, two criminals who are
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