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  • Fox gives Nahnatchka Khan comedy 'Fatrick' a pilot order

    Fox gives Nahnatchka Khan comedy 'Fatrick' a pilot order
    Fox has officially ordered the pilot for "Fatrick," which is backed by a hefty comedy lineup. The show is written by "Dont Trust the B---- in Apt 23" creator  Nahnatchka Khan and Corey Nickerson (co-executive producer of "Apt 23", "The Crazy Ones")...
  • Billy Crystal-fronted comedy gets series order from FX

    Billy Crystal-fronted comedy gets series order from FX
    Could this be a mah-velous comedic union? FX announced it has given a series order to the Billy Crystal-fronted half-hour titled "The Comedians." The single-camera comedy, produced by Fox Television Studios, features the 66-year-old multi-hyphenate as...
  • Bruce Dern, Susan Sarandon honored at AARP's Movies for Grownups Gala

    The event: Bruce Dern called Monday’s shindig “the geezers’ dinner” as he accepted his best actor award for “Nebraska” at the Movies for Grownups Awards Gala, staged by AARP. Nevertheless, stars packed the Beverly...
  • FX, FXX announce premiere dates of 'The Strain,' 'Wilfred,' more

    FX, FXX announce premiere dates of 'The Strain,' 'Wilfred,' more
    FX and FXX have announced the premiere dates of their summer series, including the debut of the highly anticipated "The Strain" and the return of "The Bridge." "Tyrant" will kick off the summer slate on June 24 at 10 p.m on FX. The series is about an...
  • The Groundlings: improving improv in L.A. for 40 years

    The Groundlings: improving improv in L.A. for 40 years
    It's raucous backstage at the Groundlings after a Tuesday evening improv show — red wine and buckets of salty snacks will do that to a roomful of comedians, as will having just killed it onstage. A fluffy border collie lumbers through the crowd,...
  • 'Tammy' not much fun, and talented Melissa McCarthy needs to wise up

    Oh, "Tammy." Can I call you Tammy? I hate to break it to you, but the thrill is gone. I'd like to say it's me, not you. But I really think it's you. As the latest, loudest, R-rated, plus-size incarnation of Melissa McCarthy's comic psyche, you had...
  • Movie review: 'Tammy'

    Movie review: 'Tammy'
    Small favors, but in "Tammy" we have a less grating road-trip comedy than "Identity Thief," the one Melissa McCarthy did with Jason Bateman, and a more deliberately heartwarming vehicle than "The Heat," featuring McCarthy and Sandra Bullock. In...
  • “The Writers’ Room”: Jim Rash tackles TV’s biggest series in Sundance Channel talk show

     
    Television is often called a writer’s medium these days, but it’s rare that we actually get to see any writers onscreen. Sundance Channel and Jim Rash — along with Entertainment Weekly — are out to change that with The Writers&#...
  • TCA: FX programming strategy to become more like HBO, serve older demo

     
    Brand matters and CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions John Landgraf is putting most of his focus on growing the FX brand through the launch of its new network FXX and the introduction of its new video on demand app FXNOW. At the Television Critics...
  • 'The Artist' is big winner at Academy Awards

    'The Artist' is big winner at Academy Awards
    The movie of the fewest words spoke the loudest at the Oscars this year. On an evening suffused with nostalgia, "The Artist," a nearly wordless, black-and-white romance celebrating Hollywood's formative era, won five Academy Awards, including best...
  • 'The Babymakers' review: Just how much does sperm amuse you?

    'The Babymakers' review: Just how much does sperm amuse you?
    ** (out of four) Obvious statement of the day: Dumb criminals are funny. Once the ordinary Joes in “The Babymakers” become dumb criminals—in service of robbing a sperm bank—the movie transforms from a low-impact comedy with too...