Viacom’s Comedy Central has picked up sketch-comedy series “Kroll Show” for a third season, the cabler announced Thursday. Comedian Nick Kroll announced the news early this morning on NBC’s “Late…
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The Just for Laughs comedy conference names Amy Poehler "Comedy Person of the Year." Other honorees include Edgar Wright, Mitch Hurwitz, Nick Kroll and Michael Cera.
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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…
Producer Aaron Magnani has optioned the screen rights to author CJ Cherryh’s sci-fi fantasy quartet “The Morgaine Stories” with Peter Arneson adapting. The plan is to start a possible franchise…
Jon Daly has been tapped to topline Amazon comedy pilot “Betas.” Laffer from Michael London (“Sideways”) centers on Silicon Valley where Hobbes, played by Daly, tries to raise venture capital for his…
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…
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