TV Land picks up Jim Gaffigan sitcom with 10 episode order, Comedy Central to re-air show

TV Land picks up Jim Gaffigan sitcom with 10 episode order, Comedy Central to re-air show

Jim GaffiganJust days ago we reported that there was a very real chance that Jim Gaffigan’s CBS pilot was going to be resurrected on TV Land. Fast forward 10 days or so and that chance is now a reality.

After some rounds of negotiations, TV Land has landed a deal for a 10-episode order for Gaffigan’s show, which is now titled The Gaffigan Show. TV Land was able to bring the overall budget on the show down…

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Gary Gulman has officially performed on every late night show; announces tour and new special

Gary Gulman has officially performed on every late night show; announces tour and new special

GaryGulman-1In an exclusive interview with The Village Voice, comedian Gary Gulman reveals a late night milestone: having performed on every current late-night talk show. With Gulman’s appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers in the spring, he has hit all seven late night shows: The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Conan, Last Call with Carson Daly, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.…

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Comedy Central renews “Nathan For You” and “Drunk History”

Comedy Central renews “Nathan For You” and “Drunk History”

renewed dh nfyTwo of Comedy Central’s newest gems have been renewed for third seasons. Drunk History and Nathan For You were runaway hits last year, and after only being a month into their respective second seasons, CC is locking them down for more.

It’s really not a surprise to see CC make either of these moves. Nathan For You’s second season was widely anticipated, thanks in part to the “Dumb Starbucks”prank…

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Vinnie’s Vices: Sometimes you’re the statue

Vinnie’s Vices: Sometimes you’re the statue

Vinnie VitaleI’m comedian Vinnie Vitale, I’m 30 years old now. I have a steady job, a steady girlfriend, and recently moved into my own apartment.

Life is going great.

And I feel more uncomfortable than ever.

Stability. It scares me. It’s like an unfamiliar guest that shows up at my door when I least expect. I’m never sure how to welcome him. I’m more inclined to bid him farewell in advance so I can get on…

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Chris Gethard and more will headline The Fest 13

Chris Gethard and more will headline The Fest 13

fest13Independent underground music festival, The Fest, hits Gainesville, FL this fall for its thirteenth year. For the past four years, The Fest has included a comedy element and announced its 2014 line-up last week. This year, NY comedian and host of The Chris Gethard Show, Chris Gethard will headline.

Gethard has had quite the year. He had a Comedy Central Half Hourspecial, played a recurring role on

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See 5 minutes of “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy” crossover episode (video)

See 5 minutes of “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy” crossover episode (video)

Comic-Con is always a great time for “the biz” because so much new stuff is always being announced. This week, in addition to the Holographic Homer Simpson we were also treated to 5 minutes of the crossover Family Guy and The Simpsons episode that was screened at the Family Guypanel at Comic-Con. This episode, “The Simpsons Guy” will air on FOX on September 28th and serve as the season premiere of

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Just For Laughs 2014: Chris D’Elia

Just For Laughs 2014: Chris D’Elia

Chris D'Elia

Finally getting the chance to see Chris D’Elia was no small feat. Mainly because catching him at Just For Laughs 2014 was easily our 4th attempt to see him live. It’s a long story, but a series of scheduling conflicts, canceled performances, and even a bumping from a show by a larger comedian on a different coast have prevented us from seeing D’Elia live. But on Friday night at L’Astral that…

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