Garry Shandling’s cause of death has been revealed. A Los Angeles County coroner’s report obtained by Variety Tuesday states that the comedian died from pulmonary thrombosis — a blood clot in his…
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Garry Shandling wasn't necessarily a natural for television, but he was something of a genius at mastering the form and subtly turning it on its head. The comic, who died suddenly Thursday at 66…
"House of Cards" broke through to become the first digitally distributed series to earn a major nomination for the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Somebody up there likes Dan St. Germain. And that somebody clearly has a direct line to Comedy Central's programming staff.
Every year, a gaggle of gagmen and funnywomen set out in pursuit of that holiest of TV grails: the first-person sitcom — a show written around a comedian's distinctive personality. Nothing can curb…
The Writers Guild of America on Sunday unveiled its list of the “101 Best Written TV Series of All Time,” topped by HBO’s “The Sopranos.” The mob drama created by David Chase (pictured above right…
Sony has tapped “The Simpsons” and “King of the Hill” comedy writer Jon Vitti to pen a screenplay for the studio’s upcoming 3D toon based on the Angry Birds app from Rovio Entertainemnt. Vet producer…
An affable if familiar high-school comedy populated by bright pupils, badly behaved teachers and amateur theatricals.
Comic has appeared on three previous HBO shows; special will premiere in fall.
Judd Apatow, who receives Variety's Creative Leadership Award today, has almost singlehandedly spearheaded a new generation of comedic talent.
Cult comedy skeins will be returning to the smallscreen beginning next month thanks to IFC's early ayem "Automat" series.