• Comedy Central, CC:Studios enlist Idiotsitter, Roustabout, Matt Braunger, more (Video)

    Comedy Central announced its latest development slate for its Internet incubator CC:Studios. CC:Studios has given the green light to five new series to go into development to be released exclusively on Comedy Central’s website. After the department’s successes with This is Not Happening (Ari Shaffir’s stand-up show) and Idiotsitter, (pictured above) which will make their television debuts this year, the network appears invested in testing a show’s popularity online before

    Read more

    Terry Richardson, Dov Charney host ‘America’s Next Sick F-ck’ on Funny or Die (Video)

    Alleged sexual harassers, photographer Terry Richardson and American Apparel’s Dov Charney have been keeping headline writers busy lately. That’s mostly because Richardson is pretty much always being accused of nefarious sexual dealings with his female model subjects (and because he’s shooting an entire issue of Playboy) and because Charney was just ousted from his American Apparel CEO post amidst charges of sexual harassment, naturally. And because of that, Funny Or

    Read more

    Matt Walsh: High on improv

    Improvisation in cinema has been tried a few times over history. The films of auteur Robert Altman were noted to use a script as merely a blueprint from which the actors improvised from. As the sophistication of certain audiences has risen, improvisation on screen has become more frequent with shows such as Larry David’s cult status show Curb Your Enthusiasm. Matt Walsh, one of UCB’s founder, is now stepping into

    Read more
    WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien