HBO has ordered half-hour pilot “Crashing,” starring comedian Pete Holmes with Judd Apatow attached to direct, Variety has confirmed. The project, which is loosely based on Holmes’ personal life…
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s “Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor” has received nine nominations, including game of the year, from the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences for this year’s…
During his stint on CBS' "The Late Late Show," Craig Ferguson has been known to joke that only a handful of people are watching, and that the folks from his network are not among them. Yet many TV…
TNT shows were the talk of the night at the network’s 25th anniversary party at the BevHilton on July 24. Some newcomers, however, have a little catching up to do. Rene Gube, who stars in the…
Turner Broadcasting execs will talk up cable's gains over the broadcast nets and efforts to court viewers on multiple screens at its upfront presentation at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
TBS has ordered a latenight comedy series starring Pete Holmes from Conan O'Brien's Conaco shingle.
Just three years into his comedy career, 16-year old Joey Bragg is achieving what other comics work for their entire lives: his own sitcom and late-night talk show. The Bay Area comic started writing…
The cut-ups showed up en masse for Variety's 10 Comics to Watch event sponsored by Cohen Gardner at the Just for Laughs comedy fest in Montreal on Thursday.
A sampling of the material that led to the nominations at the Comedy Awards for top club comic.
Nine of the cut-ups featured on Variety's annual 10 Comics to Watch list attended the Just for Laughs confab in Montreal, where "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig and "Modern Family" co-creator Steven…
"I never really set out to be a comedian," says Jerrod Carmichael, who hails from Winston-Salem, N.C., "but as a kid I loved doing sketches and playing characters. And then a great friend kept…