Fox Expands Comedy and Drama Teams, Adds CBS Studios and Funny or Die Execs

The broadcast net, which will soon name a new entertainment chief, makes room in the two groups after development and programming efforts were combined in March. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJun 19th, 2017

‘Royal Pains’ EP Michael Rauch Inks CBS TV Studios Deal, Sells Drama To CBS As USA Series Nears End

After five years at USA and UCP, Royal Pains executive producer/co-showrunner Michael Rauch is returning to CBS TV Studios with a two-year overall deal at CBS Television Studios. Under the pact, Rauch has sold a project, drama Toward the Light, to CBS. .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineNov 19th, 2015

AMC acquires ownership stake in comedy site Funny or Die

AMC Networks, parent of the comedy cable network IFC, has acquired a minority ownership stake in comedy video Web site and film/TV production company Funny or Die. IFC and Funny or Die, most recently collaborated on the network’s forthcoming series “B.....»»

Category: topSource: nypostDec 14th, 2016

Marty Adelstein Sets Joint Venture With ITV Studios US To Launch Tomorrow ITV Studios

ITV Studios US Group has finalized a joint venture agreement with Marty Adelstein to launch Tomorrow ITV Studios, a scripted studio under the umbrella of ITV Studios US Group. Adelstein had been in talks with ITV Studios for a few months. The two already .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 17th, 2017

Die Gary Oldman, die!

Gary Oldman is near the top of the list of actors who have died the most in movies, so to honor that Conan O’Brien aired a supercut of his many death scenes on TBS show yesterday. So watch the Oscar winner die, die and die again. Each death is bette.....»»

Category: topSource: seriouslyomgJul 23rd, 2014

Caitlin Foito Joins ABC Studios As VP Drama

Caitlin Foito has recently joined ABC Studios Drama Development team as VP Drama Development, reporting to SVP Nne Ebong. Foito came to ABC Studios from Fox where she spent three years as Director of Drama Programming, developing such shows as The Followi.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 15th, 2017

CBS Buys Genius Comedy From Michelle Morgan & Aaron Kaplan

Friends With Better Lives executive producer Aaron Kaplan is back at CBS with another multi-camera project, The Brain. The comedy, written and executive produced by Michelle Morgan, was bought by CBS with a script commitment and laid off at CBS TV Studios.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineFeb 5th, 2017

This Funny or Die Video Is the Least Funny, Most Uncomfortable Thing Ever

Casey Wilson and Scott Aukerman take it too far in the Funny or Die video, "An Honest Performance of 'Baby It's Cold Outside.'".....»»

Category: topSource: bestweekeverDec 18th, 2015

CBS Affiliates Sign On to Expand Reach of All Access SVOD Service

CBS has taken a big step foward with its SVOD service in setting deals with 12 of its affiliate station groups to distribute CBS All Access in their markets starting this month. The deal was hammered out over the past few months by CBS execs and the Eye.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 9th, 2015

Larry Wilmore goes after Don Lemon for literally playing the race card

Get More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows Get More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows I like, almost everyone, was completely offended by Don Lemon holding up a card with the N-Word on it. So my way of not giving the CNN anchor the att.....»»

Category: topSource: seriouslyomgJun 27th, 2015

TCA: Burning Questions for TV"s Top Execs

Where's the next hit comedy? How can "The Voice" sustain its success? And what about Craig Ferguson's replacement? The Big Four chiefs, someone sitting in for Fox's departed Kevin Reilly and a slew of cable execs face these and other queries from the tele.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterApr 27th, 2017

John Stamos To Star In ABC Drama Series ‘Members Only’ And Topline & Produce Dan Fogelman Comedy For ABC Studios

John Stamos has lined up two high-profile series gigs. He has been tapped as the male lead of ABC's midseason drama series Members Only. Additionally, Stamos has teamed with ABC Studios-based comedy producer Dan Fogelman (The Neighbors) for a comedy serie.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMar 14th, 2015

CBS Gives Pilot Production Commitment to Drama Based on Bioethicist Arthur L. Caplan

CBS has given a pilot production commitment to “Austen’s Razor,” a drama from Legendary Television and CBS Television Studios that’s inspired by the career of bioethics expert Arthur L. Caplan. Screenwriter-novelist David Klass (&#.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 2nd, 2017

CBS Pool Party Kicks Off Summer Programming

The annual CBS TV Studios summer soiree wasn’t so much a night under the stars as it was one among them. With nary a light in the sky, the rooftop pool area of the London Hotel on May 19 was a who’s who of execs and stars involved with new and establi.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 20th, 2014

Jon Turteltaub Producing CBS Family Comedy

After taking a comedic turn in features with sleeper hit Last Vegas for CBS Films, Jon Turteltaub is doing the same on the TV side for the film studio's sibling CBS. Turteltaub, executive producer of CBS drama series Harper's Island and Jericho, is execut.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineSep 19th, 2014

Charlize Theron Talks New Mexico Journey With “A Million Ways To Die In The West”

Charlize Theron teams up with Seth MacFarlane (Ted) in the new comedy A Million Ways To Die In The West, as she plays a mysterious woman who changes a sheep farmer's (MacFarlane) humdrum life once she comes strolling into town. The movie, though grounded .....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakMay 19th, 2014

ICYMI, Shawn Mendes Went Full "Diva" In Hilarious Funny Or Die Sketch! Watch HERE!

Shawn Mendes is SUCH a diva! LOLz!! The pop star and teen heartthrob appeared in a Funny or Die sketch this week about the price of celebrity and the power of entertainment media, and we are loving it! Video: Watch Shawn Perform A Stitches Parody! The lik.....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonOct 2nd, 2016

Danny Elfman on His Funny or Die Video and Donald Trump: He"s a "Cornered Animal"

The Cscar-nominated composer, who teamed with Funny or Die for "Trump Stalks Hillary," says he's frightened by this race: "I've never been so rattled and nervous before an election in my life."read more.....»»

Category: tvSource: hollywoodreporterOct 15th, 2016

TV Land and Funny or Die Team for Pilot Based on "Throwing Shade" Podcast

Funny or Die's Andrew Steele, Anna Wenger and Joe Farrell will exec produce with Charlie Siskel ('Review'), who will also serve as showrunner. read more.....»»

Category: tvSource: hollywoodreporterJan 20th, 2017

Stewart, Eisenberg talk "Funny or Die"

'American Ultra' stars Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg talk about the new film and their 'Funny or Die' interview.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 23rd, 2015

Michelle Obama Cameos in Hilarious Funny or Die Trailer - Watch Now!

Check out this hilarious trailer for a totally fake film titled Snackpocalypse starring Chloe Moretz and Tyler Posey in this Funny or Die video. The movie spoofs Divergent in that there are many different factions of junk food lovers, and Chloe just doesn.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredSep 3rd, 2014