FX Networks will soon have a triumvirate of presidents, as longtime execs Nick Grad, Eric Schrier and Chuck Saftler have been upped to prexy ranks. Grad and Schrier have been upped to presidents of…
Comedy Central has ordered a 10-episode second season of “Inside Amy Schumer” for 2014, it was announced today. The freshman laffer debuted on April 30 and is the cabler’s highest-rated series preem…
Comedy Central has inked a multiplatform development deal with comedian Hannibal Buress, it was announced today. "Hannibal Buress has one of the great names in comedy," said Kent Alterman, prez of…
The cabler has a script deal with St. Germain for a project with the working title "Hell Hole."
Comedy Central is bringing HBO Digital series “Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!” to the smallscreen, ordering six new episodes and expanding the six existing digital shorts to full halfhours. Series is exec…
The numbing sameness of Comedy Central’s snide sketch comedy and politically incorrect tomfoolery isn’t usually helped by rolling them out two at a time, but the channel has done just that with new…
"There's nothing safer than an electric microphone in a big open field during a rainstorm," quips "The Daily Show" executive producer Rory Albanese, ticking off the things that could go wrong at…
A sampling of the material that led to the nominations at the Comedy Awards for top club comic.
AMC's "Breaking Bad," ABC's "Modern Family" and NBC's "30 Rock" led the way with three nominations apiece in the TV heat for the 2011 Writers Guild Awards.
So your standup video went viral, the agencies are calling and Hollywood wants to turn that online heat into real audiences. Now what?
Sitting in "Saturday Night Live" head writer Seth Meyers' office last August, Hannibal Buress was skeptical.