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truTV Orders More Sedaris, Laff Tracks, Carbonaro, Adam; New Animated, Sports Series

Not willing to be left out of May's "Upfronts-a-palooza," the fine folks at TruTV had some announcements of their own to make ahead of next week's WarnerMedia presentation. First up, 2020 will see the cable network's first animated series with This Functional Family as well as a sports-themed studio show from comics Clayton English and […]


Laughter: Former Comics Journalist Tries to Break into Industry Through Kickstarter

Thankfully, former Outhouse Editor-in-Chief Gavin Dillinger has a backup plan.Gavin, armed with a brand new nose ring he got to be more like his idol, Dave Bautista, has launched a new Kickstarter for a comic called Laughter, featuring art by Y Sanders and colors by Gab Contreras No letterer is credited, but nobody cares about[...]



Kidding Season 1, Episode 1 'Green Means Go' Review: "I'm Not that Word. That 'P' Word"

Welcome to Bleeding Cool's weekly review of the first season of Showtime's Kidding, beginning at the very beginning (a very nice place to start) with premiere episode 'Green Means Go.' The dramedy marks Jim Carrey's (The Truman Show) return to television in a series regular role, teaming with his Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind helmer and […]

The Mick: Fox Cancels Kaitlin Olson Series After Two Seasons

Philly just got a little less "sunny" today, with news that Fox is cancelling midseason comedy series The Mick. Created by John and Dave Chernin and starring It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia's Kaitlin Olson, The Mick was only one of three series cancelled by the network today; with The Last Man on Earth and Brooklyn Nine-Nine also not […]

After Life: No More Mr. Nice Guy for Ricky Gervais in New Netflix Series

Ricky Gervais's Tony is making some serious changes to his life — whether his friends and family like it or not — in the new Netflix series After Life, Deadline Hollywood reports. Created, executive produced, directed by and starring Gervais, the six, half-hour episode season is also executive produced by long-time collaborator Charlie Hanson (Derek, Extras). Gervais's […]


[Tribeca 2018] 'Love, Gilda' Review: A Touching Tribute to a Prime-Time Talent

Though the Tribeca Film Festival is known for (obviously) being a film festival, the 2018 edition opened with a touching documentary on an influential female comedian best known for her ground-breaking work on the small screen. Director/producer Lisa D'Apolito's Love, Gilda premiered at the Beacon Theater as the kick-off to the popular film festival, spotlighting the […]

A. P. Bio Episode 5 'Dating Toledoans' Review: I Am Jack's Night Out

Welcome back to Bleeding Cool's "finally-back-to-weekly" recap/review of NBC's Thursday night comedy series A.P. Bio, starring It's Always in Sunny in Philadelphia's Glenn Howerton and Happy!'s Patton Oswalt. Now that it looks like NBC's finally got their scheduling act together, we're taking a look at tonight's fifth episode, 'Dating Toledoans": https://youtu.be/WDtymS5gCGs A.P. Bio s01e05 'Dating […]

A.P. Bio: NBC Moves up Glenn Howerton's Class Schedule by an Hour

I hope fans of Glenn Howerton and NBC's A.P. Bio are taking notes because there will be a quiz at the end of this. Making a small tweak to their Thursday night programming line-up, A.P. Bio will be moving an hour earlier to 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on Thursday nights beginning March 1; with the Mindy Kaling/Charlie […]

Barry: Bill Hader Talks HBO's Hitman Comedy Series

When you're a struggling actor who runs from audition to audition, leaning to deal with rejection can be a pretty tough thing to do. When you know you're just one bullet away from changing a casting director's mind, it makes dealing with rejection just that much tougher. Saturday Night Live's Bill Hader finds himself facing […]

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Back to the Future's Christopher Lloyd Joins NBC Sitcom 'Guess Who Died'

Looks like actor Christopher Lloyd is trading flux capacitors and taxi cabs for warm milk, leg blankets and Murder, She Wrote reruns — the Back to the Future actor is set to join previously announced leads Hector Elizondo (Last Man Standing) and Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men) in NBC's new comedy pilot Guess Who […]

A.P. Bio: It's Always Sunny's Glenn Howerton Doesn't Want to Be in Class

Most of us remember those teachers from our school days that helped get us to where we are today. Who can forget the teacher who would spend extra time with you after class just to make sure you really understood the day's lessons? Or the one who was gracious enough to write you that incredible […]

NBC Sets Comedy Pilots: Like Family, So Close, Abby's and Friends-in-Law

One thing's for sure about the upcoming 2018-2019 television season: NBC has got a fever — a fever for more pilots. Coming off of the network's order of five dramatic pilots (The Enemy Within, Untitled Gabrielle Union/Bad Boys Pilot, The Village, Untitled Bellevue Hospital Pilot and In Between Lines), NBC reaffirmed its commitment to sitcoms by giving […]

Conan: Haitians Respond to Trump's "Very Negative Yelp Review"

When Conan host Conan O'Brien took to Twitter a few days ago to let his followers know that he was heading to Haiti, fans of the late-night writer/comedian knew that he was going there to do more than just "explore and make some new friends." Considering the timing of the trip comes not-so-coincidentally on the […]

TruTV Sets Dates for Chris Gethard, Talk Show; Announces New Series

Up-and-coming comedy cabler (and I'm sure proud recipient of The Weekly Static's 2017 Most Valuable Player award) truTV took to the stage at today's Television Critics Association (TCA) to give details on three new series as well as announce the premiere dates for several returning series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acic6NdSuiw Tacoma FD: A half-hour comedy from co-creators and stars Kevin […]

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Glenn Howerton Addresses His Future

When it was announced that series creator Glenn Howerton would be spending some time outside of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's Paddy's Pub to (hopefully) "teach" a couple of seasons of A.P. Bio at NBC, Sunny fans started to get a little nervous about Howerton's future with the FXX series. And while we're not going […]

HBO's Barry: Bill Hader's Hitman Gives New Meaning to Headshot

Sure, Barry might be a hitman…but what he really wants to do is act! Saturday Night Live's Bill Hader is stepping into the role of a lifetime: a living and breathing personification of the "comedy/tragedy" duality in the form of Barry, the lead character in and title of HBO's upcoming comedy series. Created by Hader […]