The business of comedy writing in film is often a criminally under-laurelled one, and in life, multitalented writer-director-actor Harold Ramis only picked up a single screenwriting award (a Bafta…
Comedy and legit vet Andrea Martin has been tapped to star in Global TV’s new halfhour laffer “Working the Engels.” From Shaw Media and Halfire-CORE Entertainment, series centers on Martin’s…
The four-man Canadian sketch troupe's comedy DNA has strong links to such revered ancestors as Monty Python, the Kids in the Hall and "SCTV."
While his colleagues prepped for Chicago-based improv empire The Second City's 50th anniversary celebration this December (festivities that include an "SCTV" reunion), SC president and COO Tom Yorton…
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The Onion won a coveted prize at the 68th George Foster Peabody Awards -- whether it wanted the kudo or not.
"Meet the Spartans" is yet another scrambled-genre parody from Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, the same writer-director team that previously unleashed "Date Movie" and "Epic Movie."
Jack Black is starring in "Year One," a comedy Judd Apatow is producing for Columbia. Harold Ramis, who appears in a small role in Apatow's "Knocked Up," will direct and co-produce, and Michael Cera…
The name Martin Short prompts a twinge of delight, then disappointment -- the latter because no medium has suited his talents since the ensemble skit-comedy format of "SCTV" and "Saturday Night Live"…
Few phenomena are as perplexing to the uninitiated as the commercial juggernaut that is the Olsen twins, and their first major feature foray doesn't help decipher it. Loud and annoying, pic seems…
Despite the political and economic turmoil racking Indonesia, three of the country's five webs are planning IPOs. Indiosar, the newest web which snatched the No. 1 spot from rival RCTI last year…