Comedy Central’s roast of actor James Franco drew a solid 3.1 million viewers for its premiere airing Monday night, according to Nielsen, and 5.2 million combined for its two showings. The roast…
Sarah Silverman Project
James Franco probably thought being a multi-hyphenate performer and artist seemed pretty great. That was before he agreed to be the subject of this year's Comedy Central roast, which was taped Aug…
Jay Baruchel’s comedy project has landed at ABC with a significant penalty and pre-negotiated license fees. From 20th Century Fox TV and Tagline Pictures, laffer is a semi-autobiographical take on…
The CW is developing an hourlong drama from Debbie Allen set at a Los Angeles-area performing arts school. From Magnolia Hill Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. TV, the untitled project…
Andrea Abbate’s “Paroled” project has landed at Fox as a put pilot with a significant penalty. To be produced by 20th Century Fox TV, “Paroled” follows a male Laverne and Shirley on parole. Project…
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.
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…
Shia LaBeouf is breathing life back into "The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman," the actor's long-gestating passion project that briefly had Zac Efron attached to star back when the film was set…
Fox has ordered comedy pilot "Prodigy Bully" from Mike O'Malley, who was a regular player on the network's series "Glee."
NBC is taking a gamble on Roseanne Barr's return to primetime comedy, giving a script plus penalty order to a Barr-fronted laffer from 20th Century Fox TV.