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Comedy Central's new show 'Corporate' offers a hilariously dark take on office jobs
Comedy Central's new show 'Corporate' offers a hilariously dark take on office jobs“Corporate,” a new scripted comedy series about work-life in America, debuts on Comedy Central on Wednesday. Co-creators and co-stars Matt Ingebretson and Jake Weisman told Yahoo Finance that the show is about two young executives-in-training and the ...read more
Source: Yahoo Finance
Published on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:37:00 GMT
Theresa Rebeck’s riff on Restoration comedy is not quite a smash
Theresa Rebeck’s riff on Restoration comedy is not quite a smashThe cleverest moment of playwright-director Theresa Rebeck’s updating of “The Way of the World,” a 318-year-old Restoration comedy, is a joke that’s barely one week old. “We can’t go to Haiti,” declares the rich Hamptons aunt to her even ...read more
Source: Washington Post
Published on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:42:00 GMT
Swedish Comedy ‘Solsidan’ Smashes Scandinavian Box Office
Swedish Comedy ‘Solsidan’ Smashes Scandinavian Box Office“Solsidan,” Felix Herngren and Måns Herngren’s comedy feature based on the TV series hit with the same name, has scored 1.2 million admissions across Sweden, Norway and Finland. The film bowed in Scandinavia on Dec.1, and sold 1 million admissions ...read more
Source: Variety
Published on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:08:00 GMT
Comedy Anthology Series HEATHERS Premieres on Paramount Network 3/7
Comedy Anthology Series HEATHERS Premieres on Paramount Network 3/7HEATHERS, a pitch-black comedy anthology series based on the 80s cult classic film of the same name, will premiere on Paramount Network on Wednesday, March 7 at 10 pm, ET/PT. Set in the present day, "good girl" Veronica Sawyer (Grace Victoria Cox) deals ...read more
Source: art.broadwayworld.com
Published on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:51:00 GMT
How Fred Armisen Turned Comedy Into Punk Rock
How Fred Armisen Turned Comedy Into Punk RockPunk musician Jens Hannemann is famous for his “Complicated Drumming Technique” instructional videos, which, back in the late ’90s, you could find in music stores (they’re now available on YouTube). He is not famous for offering aspiring drummers ...read more
Source: Newsweek on MSN.com
Published on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:08:18 GMT
‘Psychokinesis’ Trailer: ‘Train to Busan’ Filmmaker Turns to Superhero Genre With Netflix Action-Comedy — Watch
‘Psychokinesis’ Trailer: ‘Train to Busan’ Filmmaker Turns to Superhero Genre With Netflix Action-Comedy — WatchAfter winning a ton of new fans (and a hefty $135 million box office take) for his inventive zombie thriller (on a train!) “Train to Busan,” filmmaker Yeon Sang-ho is back with another spin on a beloved genre. This time, it’s superheroes. In his ...read more
Source: IndieWire
Published on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:18:00 GMT
‘The Jim Jefferies Show’ Renewed for Season 2 at Comedy Central
‘The Jim Jefferies Show’ Renewed for Season 2 at Comedy CentralComedy Central has handed out a renewal to The Jim Jefferies Show, the network announced Monday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour. The weekly late-night series, which features the Australian comedian’s unapologetically honest take ...read more
Source: Hollywood Reporter
Published on Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:47:00 GMT
Comedy Central Renews ‘Jim Jefferies Show,’ Sets Nikki Glaser Sirius XM Morning Show
Comedy Central Renews ‘Jim Jefferies Show,’ Sets Nikki Glaser Sirius XM Morning ShowComedy Central has renewed “The Jim Jefferies Show” and ordered a new Sirius XM morning show with Nikki Glaser, the network announced Monday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour. “The Jim Jefferies Show” has been ordered for a ...read more
Source: Yahoo News
Published on Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:30:00 GMT
My Comedy Hero: John Kearns on John Sullivan
My Comedy Hero: John Kearns on John SullivanAs he takes Don't Worry They're Here across the UK, John Kearns picks the creator of Only Fools and Horses as his comic idol Many people first encounter their comedy hero as a child being allowed to stay up late, usually because there was a sitcom or ...read more
Source: The List
Published on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:42:00 GMT
Everything Sucks! Trailer, Release Date and More for Netflix 1990s Comedy
Everything Sucks! Trailer, Release Date and More for Netflix 1990s ComedyNetflix has released the first teaser for Everything Sucks! in the form of an announcement video for the series, showcasing the young high-school-aged cast. In the town of Boring, Oregon, we are introduced to the show’s 1996-set environment in a ...read more
Source: Den Of Geek
Published on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:50:00 GMT