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Thomas Lennon

  1. the jokes must go on
    ‘Joe Exotic’ Stopped by to Visit Stephen Colbert From PrisonIf you missed the bit last night, well, you know who to blame.
  2. trailer mix
    Dangle Loses a Battle of Wits in New Reno 911! ClipHe’s not going crazy, he swears.
  3. emmys 2019
    The Wildest Bits of Thomas Lennon’s Surreal 2019 Emmys CommentarySuccession is loosely based on the Murdoch family, the same Murdoch family that has ordered me to sit here at this microphone and tell jokes.”
  4. trailer mix
    A Holiday Message from Reno 911: Let the Prisoners Out of Your Sex Dungeon“It’s time to call olly olly oxen free, and let them out of your sex dungeon!”
  5. Brett Gelman’s Classic “iBrain” Bit Helped ‘Comedy Death-Ray/Bang Bang’ […]Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. The 35th episode of Comedy Bang […]
  6. CBS Cancels ‘The Odd Couple’ Reboot After Three SeasonsCBS’s Odd Couple reboot is no more. TVLine reports that the network has officially canceled the show starring Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon […]
  7. CBS Renews ‘The Odd Couple’ for a Third SeasonCBS’s Odd Couple reboot starring Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon is returning for another season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show […]
  8. oral history
    Book Excerpt: The Union of the State “When I first met Tom Lennon, I thought he was the snootiest prick in the world.” —Joe Lo Truglio 
  9. Thomas Lennon to Play Michael O’Donoghue in David Wain’s ‘National […]David Wain’s film about National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney just keeps getting more exciting. Will Forte will star as Kenney, Joel McHale […]
  10. fun times
    T. Lennon Had a Weird Time Doing Knight of CupsOne minute of screen time meant 11 hours of shooting for this actor.
  11. Thomas Lennon Engages in Some Self-Gossip on ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’Here’s a sneak peek of this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang! with special guest Thomas Lennon, who teams up with Scott Aukerman for a new segment he […]
  12. Heather Graham Casts Molly Shannon, Thomas Lennon, Angela Kinsey, and More […]Heather Graham is set to make her directorial debut in a new film called Half Magic, and according to THR she’s added some funny names to the […]
  13. CBS Renews ‘The Odd Couple’ for a Second SeasonCBS announced a round of renewals today, including a season 2 renewal for freshman comedy The Odd Couple starring Matthew Perry and Thomas […]
  14. Sketch Anatomy: Jake Fogelnest on ‘The State’s ‘Taco Man’Welcome to our column Sketch Anatomy, where we ask some of our favorite comedy writers to choose any sketch — one they personally wrote or one […]
  15. Watch the Original ‘Reno 911!’ Pilot That Fox Turned Down in 2001If you’re a fan of Comedy Central’s Reno 911!, Thomas Lennon has a big present for you. Lennon recently gave Nerdist an exclusive look at three […]
  16. be our guest
    Arnett, Mayer Among Late Late Show Guest HostsCBS says they’re still in conversation with possible female hosts.
  17. Judd Apatow, Thomas Lennon, Jim Gaffigan, and More to Guest Host ‘Late […]Before James Corden takes over as host of The Late Late Show in March, CBS has lined up a bunch of guest hosts to show up between Monday, […]
  18. Thomas Lennon, Ben Garant, and the Lasting Legacy of ‘Reno 911!’The team of Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant are a match made in comedy entertainment heaven. As members of the comedy troupe and MTV television […]
  19. Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant Look Back at ‘Reno 911!’ and a Possible […]Entertainment Weekly ran an interview with Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant yesterday all about their beloved Comedy Central series Reno 911!, from […]
  20. pilots 2014
    Thomas Lennon Cast in The Odd Couple RebootAs Felix, the neat one.
  21. Paul F. Tompkins and Thomas Lennon Have a Chat on ‘Speakeasy’ It just occurred to me that the Paul F. Tompkins web series Speakeasy is just like Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, only with cocktails […]
  22. Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant Are Writing a ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ […]Screenwriting team Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant are currently in final negotiations to pull off what seems like an impossible cinematic feat. […]
  23. choose your own adventure
    Choose Your Own Adventure Film Gets Writers and a DirectorIt’ll be brought to you by the minds behind We’re the Millers and Night at the Museum.
  24. these reboots were made for walking
    Ed Helms Is Rebooting Naked GunThomas Lennon and R. Ben Garant are writing the script.
  25. There’s a ‘Naked Gun’ Reboot in the Works Starring Ed HelmsParamount has decided to revamp the Naked Gun franchise for some reason, and Ed Helms has signed on to star as Detective Frank Drebin, the lead […]
  26. existence after arrested development
    Mitch Hurwitz to Direct Human Guinea Pig ComedyWritten by Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant.
  27. vulture lists
    Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant on 11 Classic Reno 911! ScenesThomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant select their favorite improved bits from the cult Comedy Central show.
  28. Watch Casey Wilson Get Nabbed By the Phantom of ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Inspired by the work of regular Andrew Lloyd Weber, Comedy Bang Bang! is airing its first all-musical episode on IFC tonight. Here, guest […]
  29. New Movies from Tom Lennon & Ben Garant and Casey Wilson & June Raphael to […]The Sundance Film Festival announced its 2013 lineup this week, and two new comedies from noted comedy duos will be making their world […]
  30. Check Out an Early Look at Comedy Central’s ‘Gajillionaires,’ Which Is […] Gajillionaires is a new animated series coming to Comedy Central next year about a couple of super-rich old white brothers (who are definitely […]
  31. Thomas Lennon is Co-Directing Robert Ben Garant’s ‘Baywatch’ MovieRobert Ben Garant will be joined by his partner in crime, fellow The State/Reno 911! alum Thomas Lennon, as his co-director for a comedy remake […]
  32. movie news
    The Baywatch Movie Is Now More of a Reno 911 ReunionReno 911 in the house! Or on the beach. Whatever.
  33. movie news
    Exclusive: Reno 911! Co-Creator to Direct Baywatch MovieWith script written by the creator of Rescue Me.
  34. Thomas Lennon to Play a German on ‘How I Met Your Mother’Last season ended with Victoria ditching her wedding and driving off with Ted. Well, the premiere will feature the man she was leaving at the […]
  35. Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant Tell You How to Make a Billion $$$ […]“Ben [Garant] came up with a pretty simple way to express [the basic movie formula]: You take a guy and put him up in a tree, then you throw […]
  36. Oh Hey, Thomas Lennon Is in Batman The Dark Knight Rises seems like one of those serious movies, in which serious people talk gruffly about dire matters. Well, apparently there […]
  37. Rob Corddry Is Having Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant’s Hell BabyThomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant are stepping out of the screenwriting circle and into the directing triangle with horror comedy Hell Baby, […]
  38. nicolas cage
    Most Interesting Nicolas Cage Movie in Recent Memory Won’t Feature Nicolas CageIt’s a heist movie about the time his best comic book got stolen.
  39. 10 More Promising TV Pilots That Weren’t Picked UpEvery year during TV’s pilot season (it’s happening right now!), each network develops three times as many shows as it actually needs, seeing […]
  40. Ben Stiller Has The Worst Dead Person Job Ever In Rentaghost Deadline reports that Ben Stiller will star in Rentaghost, a movie based on a British kids’ show of the same name. It’s also the children’s […]
  41. Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant on Screenwriting: ‘Don’t write your 200 page […]Just for the record, Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant understand that you loathed Herbie: Fully Loaded. They embrace that reality, they take it […]
  42. You Should Probably Listen to Thomas Lennon’s Comedy Career AdviceBlackbook did a interview with the wonderful Thomas Lennon in advance of the release of Bad Teacher, in which he has a small role. He gives […]
  43. Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant’s Screenwriting Book Looks IncredibleI mean, the cover alone! Not to mention these blurbs: “These two guys are the reason Night at the Museum won so many Oscars” – Ben […]
  44. Anna Faris Makes It Count In What’s Your Number? I am so charmed by Anna Faris in the What’s Your Number? trailer that I will look past the egregiously unnecessary voice-over (“Is it […]
  45. Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant Explain How To Become A Screenwriter, Keep […] The Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant episode of Life After Film School is available on Hulu, along with many other excellent screenwriter […]
  46. Tom Lennon and Robert Ben Garant Are Making a Leprechaun Action ComedyTom Lennon and Robert Ben Garant, of The State and Reno 911! fame, have signed on to write The Wee McGinty, a movie that sounds absolutely […]
  47. ‘We Are the World 25.75’ Brings Celebs Together For a Good Cause, Bad […] In order to raise money for the LA Food Bank this holiday season, the crews at Comedy Deathray and Funny or Die put together this touching […]
  48. tca
    Reno 911! Guys Headed to SpaceThey’ll produce a pilot for ‘U.S.S. Alabama,’ a comedy that “takes place in space with a crew of space-farers that are about as smart as the ‘Reno!’ cops.”
  49. casting couch
    The NBC Pilot by the Reno 911! Creators Keeps Getting CoolerMore cast announcements for NBC’s most anticipated fall comedy.
  50. tv
    Discover the Shocking Origins of ‘That’s What She Said’Megan Mullally and Tom Lennon investigate.
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