• Party Down with Hulu: Lizzy Caplan, Adam Scott, Ken Marino and more headed to popular streaming service

    Third-place online streaming service Hulu continues to make monstrous moves in order to attract subscribers to its premium streaming service Hulu Plus. In its latest spending grab, Hulu Plus has obtained exclusive streaming rights to defunct Starz comedy series Party Down. The cult comedy lasted two seasons on Starz when the network decided to not order a third season. The show was beloved by critics and fans yet mysteriously unwatched

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    Megan Mullally says the Party Down movie is proceeding

    Party Down fans can hold on to their hopes for a movie based on the beloved, gone-too-soon Starz series, according to cast member Megan Mullally. On the most recent Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast, Mullally gave the listeners a progress report on the status of the movie even though, as she explains, she got in trouble “the last time” she decided to talk about it. “We’re shooting for next hiatus, which

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    Party Down star Lizzy Caplan headed to Showtime for ‘Masters of Sex’

    Showtime has recruited Party Down star Lizzy Caplan for Masters of Sex, an upcoming series based on the book by Thomas Maier. Masters of Sex chronicles the lives of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, who became pioneers in the study of human sexuality in the 1960s. The award-winning Maier wrote the well-received book in 2009 and talk of the Showtime series began last month. Caplan is set to play Virginia

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    IFC picks up comedy flick with Alison Brie, Lizzy Caplan and Martin Starr

    The first we heard about indie flick Save the Date, it was way back in early June of last year. Casting was done and pre-production had begun. But it was in its early stages, so the chance of it even seeing the light, was slim. But, now it’s officially a go. Months after its premiere at the Sundance International Film Festival in January, IFC has acquired North American distribution rights.

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    Megan Mullally reveals details about the Party Down movie

    Every day we get a little bit closer to the reality of another fantastic, cancelled-too-soon television show making its return on the big screen. Arrested Development, anyone? Fans of the two short seasons of Party Down were excited to hear that a movie was being planned, bringing everyone’s favorite cater waiters back for some more fun. Season two actress Megan Mullally recently addressed reporters at the Television Critics Association winter

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    Party Down’s Lizzy Caplan joins Zooey Deschanel in “New Girl”

    Fox’s New Girl starring Zooey Deschanel is a huge hit, but apparently one hipster dream girl at a time isn’t enough for some viewers. The show is bringing in Party Down’s Lizzy Caplan for three episodes. Caplan will guest star as Julia Baker, a new love interest for bartender Nick Miller—played by Jake Johnson—who has been struggling to get over a breakup. Julia is highly educated and refined (as opposed

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    “Glee” movie will not include Jane Lynch’s character

    If you haven’t heard yet, in one of the least surprising developments in the comedy world, Glee is being made into a movie. A 3-D movie. Here’s the thing, though: Jane Lynch, who portrays the notoriously track suit-wearing Sue Sylvester, will not be joining the cast, reports USA Today. Given her time-consuming work in film and in hosting tiny awards shows like the Emmys, her lack of role isn’t all

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    Premature cancellation: 10 comedy shows that left the world too soon

    It seems every season there’s a sad departure of a comedy series that had potential. Usually it’s a slight bummer but then you find a replacement during that time slot each week and you stop mourning the loss. But a few shows have graced us in the last 15 years who were gone far too soon. Their cancellations bring firey rage to thousands of fans and their one-liners live on

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    “Party Down” movie talks progressing nicely, says show creator Rob Thomas

    photo by Jack Plunkett

    Dear reader: I learned two things in the past few days. First, if I didn’t already love the prematurely canceled Starz program Party Down, this past weekend confirmed it. Second, we all must cross our fingers for the Party Down movie talks to continue to go well so they can begin filming next spring. Seriously. My beloved Alamo Drafthouse theater in Austin

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