• South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker start their own damn production company

    Since South Park is in its 16th season on Comedy Central and Book of Mormon is pulling in about $1.5 million every week on Broadway, it seems Trey Parker and Matt Stone are getting antsy and, therefore, looking to expand their warped comedy empire. That’s why they’re launching their own production company. It’s called Important Studios and it’s already valued at $300 million. “Having worked with several different studios over

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    Watch the 1600 Penn premiere here before it airs Jan 10 on NBC (Video)

    You’ve no doubt heard buzz about NBC’s upcoming political comedy 1600 Penn, wherein Bill Pullman and Jenna Elfman play the President of the United States and First Lady, respectively. It’s like a traditional family comedy, except they live in the White House. The show also stars Book of Mormon’s Josh Gad, who plays the troublesome First Son. And although the show officially premieres Jan. 10 at 9:30 pm ET on

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    ‘Book of Mormon’ star Josh Gad set to write for upcoming sequel to ‘Twins’

    I’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news is that Josh Gad, the ultra-talented writer, producer and actor (Broadway’s Book of Mormon, NBC’s upcoming 1600 Penn) has landed himself a new high-profile writing gig. The bad news is that said high-profile gig is writing the sequel to 1988’s Twins, which will feature Eddie Murphy playing Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s long lost third sibling. Exactly. According

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    Watch previews from five new NBC comedies with Anne Heche, Bill Pullman, more

    We’ve posted the previews for Matthew Perry and Dane Cook’s new sitcoms on NBC. And here are the rest of the new comedies headed to the network. The first pair of videos is from The New Normal, which stars Book of Mormon’s Andrew Rannells and Justin Bartha, who you may recognize from the National Treasure franchise. Ellen Barkin (swoon) and Georgia King co-star. The show centers around Rannells and Bartha’s

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    Trey Parker, Matt Stone promise a movie version of “Book of Mormon”

    South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have plans to give us more of their comedy goodness in the form of another movie! The pair has confirmed they they’ll make a movie adaptation of their musical, The Book of Mormon, reports Entertainment Weekly. The musical, winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, centers around two young Mormon missionaries sent to a remote village in northern Uganda, where a

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    Keith Olbermann interviews “Book of Mormon” star Josh Gad for 30 minutes

    Last night Book of Mormon star Josh Gad — that’s Elder Arnold Cunningham, to you — sat down with Keith Olbermann on the political pundit’s new show Countdown on Current TV. The fine folks at the network posted this 30-minute Web extra, wherein Olbs goes in-depth with The Gad about a great many things; there just might be a song involved as well (keep watching until the end).

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    Watch an 11-minute “Book of Mormon” interview

    Broadway is no stranger to controversy. Remember the late-1960s show Hair? No stone was left unturned: the show highlighted illegal drugs, profanity, sexuality, and, of course, lots of nudity. Today’s controversial Broadway play, though, is raising eyebrows for different reasons. The Book of Mormon, which won a literal shit ton of Tony Awards and has garnered praise across the board, satirizes the religion with a healthy amount of absurdity. I

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    “Book of Mormon” radio channel coming to Sirius XM

    This weekend South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone will be launching a limited-run channel on SiriusXM satellite radio to support their critically acclaimed Broadway musical The Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon Radio channel will feature interviews with the show’s cast, creative team and of course, songs from the cast recording. It will air on channel 104. It’s a perfect time for the show to do some

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    Listen to Trey Parker and Matt Stone's "Book of Mormon" interview from NPR

    South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone sat down with Fresh Air’s Terry Gross this morning on NPR to chat about theire mega-successful Broadway musical The Book of Mormon. In the 43-minute interview, the pair cover a lot of ground, talking to Gross about their real-life interactions with Mormons, why they decided to set the play in Uganda and what exactly there take on organized religion is. We love

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