• Tina Fey’s Fortune Feimster sitcom pilot, Uncle Buck reboot advance at ABC

    Tina Fey is getting closer to finally putting comedian Fortune Feimster on network television. ABC ordered a pilot for Family Fortune starring Feimster. ABC was previously developing the comedy project from Tina Fey who attempted to get the Feimster-led Cabbot College on Fox last year. Family Fortune is based on the former Chelsea Lately panelist’s family life in North Carolina. She plays a popular gym teacher who comes out of

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    Tina Fey, Fortune Feimster comedy headed to ABC

    Tina Fey is still trying to make comedian Fortune Feimster a star. After not having their Feimster-led comedy Cabot College picked up at Fox this year, Fey is executive producing a project for ABC with the former Chelsea Lately panelist as her lead. The untitled project will be set in North Carolina and is based on the family life and stand-up of Feimster. ABC ordered the script but will pay

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    Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fielder included (Videos)

    It’s that time of the year when industry leaders (and random blog) start listing their 5 or 10 or 39 up-and-coming stand-up comedians that people need to keep an eye on. One of the more illustrious lists is Variety’s annual “10 Comics To Watch” list. The trade publication announced its 10 rising comedy stars over the weekend. This year’s batch brings up the topic of diversity, but in a different

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    Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

    Comedy Central’s stellar stand-up comedy series The Half-Hour kick off its third season Friday, June 6 at midnight ET with back-to-back comedy specials from comedians Chris Distefano and Michael Che. The quickly-rising Distefano appears on MTV and MTV2’s Guy Code, Girl Code and Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave (among other shows) and Che, a writer on Saturday Night Live, was recently announced as the newest correspondent on

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    Comedy Central announces lineup for Half-Hour comedy specials

    Comedy central has released their roster of comedians receiving 30-minute (well, 22-minute) specials in 2014, SplitSider reports. The new season of The Half-Hour includes a talented list of comedians, many with some television heat on them. Fortune Feimster was recently cast in the much-talked about Tina Fey Fox pilot Cabot College. Michael Che has been tearing it up as a writer at Saturday Night Live after blowing up on the

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    Chelsea Lately regular Fortune Feimster joins Tina Fey’s comedy at Fox

    Tina Fey is killing it right now. She already has a series order for a comedy starring The Office’s Ellie Kemper at NBC. Now her straight-to-series order at Fox, currently titled Cabot College, has landed comedian Fortune Feimster as a series regular. Feimster, a roundtable regular on Chelsea Lately, has left her writing job at the E! show for her series acting debut. The multi-camera comedy takes place at a

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    Just For Laughs: Feimster, Lawrence, Jost impress at New Faces

    MONTREAL – The comedians on the late New Faces show Wednesday, hosted by New York comedian Sean Patton, benefited from a slightly warmer crowd than their early show counterparts. But does that mean it was a better show? Let’s dig in. Los Angeles via North Carolina comic Fortune Feimster, who’s scored herself some quality prime time exposure thanks to her advancing on this season of Last Comic Standing, kicked things

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