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  1. deals
    Comedy Central Wants a Lot More Roy Wood Jr.Wood has a pilot, stand-up special, and digital series on the way.
  2. deals
    Marti Noxon Signs the Latest Big Deal With NetflixShe’ll create new series for the streaming service.
  3. deals
    Bill Burr and Al Madrigal Sign Production Deal With Comedy CentralIncluding a stand-up series hosted by Burr and three hour-long specials.
  4. the industry
    Comcast Wins Bid to Purchase Sky and Here’s What That MeansDon’t worry, none of this has math in it.
  5. deals
    Netflix Hopes You Liked Safe Because It’s Making a Lot More Harlan Coben StuffYour mom is thrilled.
  6. Just For Laughs Gets Some New Owners, Including Howie MandelJust For Laughs Group, the company behind the annual Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal as well as international comedy tours, […]
  7. The Duplass Brothers Land a Four-Movie Deal with NetflixJay and Mark Duplass have four movies in the works at Netflix. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the duo has landed a four-picture deal with […]
  8. Disney to Buy Most of 21st Century Fox in Deal Worth $52.4 BillionNow it’s official.
  9. business
    Report: 21st Century Fox Considering Selling Much of the Company to DisneyDisney is reportedly interested in Fox’s movie studio and TV production capabilities, not its networks.
  10. podcasts
    2 Dope Queens Is Getting Some Hopefully Dope HBO SpecialsConsider this the logical apotheosis of a project that largely serves as a showcase for two very talented individuals.
  11. Watch Game of Thrones’ Orgies in High Definition With the Complete Box SetTreat yo’self.
  12. larry wilmore
    Larry Wilmore Is Going Back to Work With ABC“I’m thrilled to return to the Mouse House. I hope my room still looks the same.”
  13. deals
    HBO Shows Will Stream on Amazon PrimeYour move, Netflix.
  14. NBC Signs Eddie Izzard to a Talent Holding Deal, Hoping to Develop a New […]Comedian Eddie Izzard has signed a one-year talent holding deal with Eddie Izzard, Variety reports. The network will develop potential projects […]
  15. Jim Gaffigan Signs a Deal to Write a Second BookComedian Jim Gaffigan has landed a second book deal. Crown Publishing announced yesterday evening that they’ve signed Gaffigan to write his […]
  16. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Community’ at PaleyFest on DVDAttention Greendale Human Beings! The PaleyFest Panel with the creators, writers, and cast of Community is out on DVD! The illustrious Todd […]
  17. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Save The Date’Save The Date, a quirky comedy starring Allison Brie and Lizzy Caplan is out on Blu-Ray today. The indie romcom was directed by the relatively […]
  18. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Robot & Frank’Great news for grandpas and robots and the people who love them: Robot & Frank is now on DVD! The film, which came out last summer, tells the […]
  19. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Say Anything’Do you like Valentine’s Day? If so, do you try to coordinate your DVD purchases with whatever holiday you might be celebrating? If so, maybe […]
  20. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Nurse Jackie’ Season 4Season 4 of Showtime pill-popping adultery medical comedy series Nurse Jackie comes out on DVD and Blu-Ray today. Emmy-award winning Edie Falco […]
  21. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Cougar Town’ Season 3Season 3 of Cougar Town is out on DVD this week, and if you’ve already taken the time to get over that off-putting name, you should probably go […]
  22. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’Last summer’s comedy-drama Celeste and Jesse Forever, written by Rashida Jones and Will McCormack and starring Jones and Andy Samberg as the […]
  23. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Eugene Mirman - An Evening of Comedy in a […]Maybe you know Brooklyn comedian Eugene Mirman from his stand up or variety show hosting gigs, or perhaps you recognize his voice as weird kid […]
  24. Rashida Jones and Writing Partner Will McCormack Sign a Two-Year TV Deal Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones and her writing partner Will McCormack just signed a two-year development deal with Warner Bros. […]
  25. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘I Remember Me’ by Carl ReinerTelevision pioneer and comedy mainstay Carl Reiner sparked the careers of numerous TV stars, created memorable sketches with his friend Mel […]
  26. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Twenty-Twelve: The Complete Series’Fans of Downton Abbey may be pleased to know that you can also catch Hugh Bonneville in another show — Twenty Twelve — on DVD […]
  27. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Archer: Season Three’FX’s fantastic animated spy series Archer comes back for a much deserved fourth season this week, which means that the third season is finally […]
  28. NBC Is Keeping Alec Baldwin Around a Little While LongerAlec Baldwin just signed a new two-year deal with Universal TV that will keep him at NBC a little while after 30 Rock ends its run on January […]
  29. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: Let Tenacious D Entertain You with ‘Jazz’Yes, Tenacious D’s first foray into jazz music is now available for your listening pleasure. Jack Black and Kyle Gass’s first jazz album, […]
  30. Comedy Central Has New Albums from Rob Delaney and T.J. Miller Available […]Comedy Central just released new albums from two very funny guys: Rob Delaney and T.J. Miller. Rob Delaney’s Live at the Bowery Ballroom is the […]
  31. deals
    Gone Girl’s Gillian Flynn Signs Two-Book DealOne of those books will be a YA novel.
  32. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein’s New […]Just released today, the new book Portlandia: A Guide for Visitors is written by Portlandia stars/creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein […]
  33. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘The Mel Brooks Collection’ - 9 Movies for […]Amazon is selling The Mel Brooks Collection, a nine-disc set consisting of most of the director’s movies, for the low price of $25.99, which is […]
  34. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Patrice O’Neal - Better Than You’Yesterday, a new Patrice O’Neal EP was released. Entitled Better Than You, it consists of material that was recorded at the same time as, but […]
  35. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Check it Out’ and ‘DethAlbum III’We all love John C. Reilly in something, be it his Academy Award-nominated role in Chicago, his corrupt cop in Scorsese’s Gangs of New York, or […]
  36. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘The Onion Book of Known Knowledge’The Onion has a new book coming out a week from today, and it looks pretty amazing. The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive […]
  37. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Moonrise Kingdom’Wes Anderson’s latest piece of hand-stitched cinema, Moonrise Kingdom, comes out on DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow. Not only is it one of Andersons […]
  38. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: A Whole Bunch of ‘SNL’Did you know that thirty seven years ago last night, October 11th 1975, would have been on a Saturday? Did you also know that premiering that […]
  39. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 7’The eighth season of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia premieres tonight at 10pm on FX, which is very exciting! But this week also marks the […]
  40. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘The League: Season Three’The fourth season of FX’s super fun fantasy football comedy The League kicks off tomorrow night at 10pm, but it’s not too late to get all […]
  41. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘The Princess Bride: 25th Anniversary Edition […]Today marks the release of The Princess Bride: 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray, the latest and greatest version of one of the best movies […]
  42. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Dark Star: Thermostellar Edition’Before They Live, there was another campy, eccentric John Carpenter sci-fi/comedy cult classic — Dark Star — a film about an […]
  43. deals
    Awkward Black Girl’s Issa Rae Lands ABC SitcomProduced by Shonda Rhimes.
  44. deals
    More Tyler Perry Shows on the HorizonNow on OWN.
  45. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Mr. Show: The Complete Collection’Mr. Show, one of the greatest sketch shows of all time, is basically required viewing for anyone who considers themselves a comedy fan. The […]
  46. deals
    Joel McHale Signs On for More SoupThank God.
  47. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Portlandia Season 2’For all you hipsters working on your collection of that quaint old video format - the DVD - be sure to go check out Portlandia: Season 2, which […]
  48. deals
    Baz Luhrmann Getting Into the TV BusinessWe’d watch The Gatsby Files.
  49. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘New Girl,’ Season OneIt seems like forever ago that the word “adorkable” was not a part of the American vernacular, doesn’t it? But it was really just one short […]
  50. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Preschool Gems’Sometimes, the funniest people are those who have no idea they’re being funny. That’s the idea behind Preschool Gems, a new book based on the […]
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