Comedy Series

Fall Premiere Dates For New & Returning Series: 2018 Edition

The 2018-19 TV season is around the corner, so here is Deadline’s annual rundown of fall premiere dates for new and returning series. The list covers …

Hollywood

T.J. Miller responds to claims he bullied Silicon Valley’s Alice Wetterlund

• .<p>"It was not my experience that anyone was bullying her<p><i>Silicon Valley</i> star T.J. Miller has denied allegations that he bullied former co-star Alice …

Silicon Valley

Cree Cicchino Joins Netflix Comedy Series ‘Mr. Iglesias’

<b>Cree Cicchino</b> is headed to Netflix!<p>The 16-year-old former <i>Game Shakers</i> actress will star in the streaming service’s upcoming <b>Mr. Iglesias</b>, with …

TV Series

Nat Faxon Plays The Sweetest Elf On 'Disenchantment'

Matt Groening, creator of <i>The Simpsons</i> and <i>Futurama</i>, is bringing his new animated series <i>Disenchantment</i> to Netflix on August 17. The medieval comedy …

Entertainment

Johnny Galecki Shares Behind-The-Scenes Photo From ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Season 12

The actor is back to work with his TV wife on the CBS comedy.<p>Johnny Galecki is back with his TV wife—at least one of them. <i>The</i> <i>Big Bang Theory</i> star …

Kaley Cuoco

Hasan Minhaj Tries To Come Up With A Plan To Save MoviePass While Bidding Goodbye To ‘The Daily Show’

From posting a $104 million quarterly loss to stripping subscriber options on a weekly basis, MoviePass simply can’t keep it together with an unsustainable business plan. The service isn’t likely to last much longer, that much is clear, yet outgoing correspondent <i>Hasan Minhaj</i> of <i>The Daily Show</i> has a …

TV

Anonymous Emmy Ballot: Executive Producer Isn’t a Fan of ‘The Crown,’ But Likes Claire Foy

Also: Support for "The Americans," "Atlanta," and the late Anthony Bourdain: "I mean...we have to."<p>Pity the Peak TV Emmy voter. The job of choosing …

Entertainment

'Saturday Night Live' Aidy Bryant on Her Emmy Rivalry With Officemate Kate McKinnon

TheWrap Emmy magazine: “I feel like someone let me into a place that I shouldn’t be,” first-time performing nominee Bryant says<p><i>A version of this</i> …

Entertainment

Brooklynn Prince to Star in Apple Series About Child Journalist

Actress to portray Hilde Lysiak in dramatic mystery executive produced by “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu<p>“The Florida Project” breakout …

Entertainment

The Oath Teaser Trailer: Barinholtz & Haddish's Thanksgiving is Ruined

Advertising [x]<p>by Sandy Schaefer<p>– on<p>in Trailers<p>The teaser trailer has arrived for actor Ike Barinholtz' feature debut as a writer/director, <b>The Oath</b>. …

Entertainment

Kidding: Jim Carrey Discusses Mr. Pickles in Behind-the-Scenes Clip

Showtime has released a behind-the-scenes clip for its new half-hour comedy series <b>Kidding</b>, starring the award-winning Jim Carrey in his first series …

Arrested Development

Vancouver’s 604 Records riding the comedy resurgence

Shirley Gnome is one of a number of comics whose work is being released by 604 Records.<p>After a 33-year absence, the 2018 Juno Awards brought back the …

Fox Buys Adoption Drama ‘The Family Practice’ From ‘Life Sentence’ Creators & Jason Winer As Put Pilot

Fox has given a put pilot commitment to <i>The Family Practice,</i> an hourlong adoption drama from <i>Life Sentence</i> and <i>Significant Mother</i> creators Erin Cardillo …

Hollywood

Heather Graham finally sees ‘Bliss’ as good thing

The initial reaction by Heather Graham to the concept of the series "Bliss" was anything but blissful. She thought the idea of a man trying to juggle …

Arrested Development

Overrated/Underrated: Celebrating jazz in 'Playing Changes,' and let's mock the Oscars one more time

UNDERRATED<p><b>“Random Acts of Flyness” on HBO</b>: Created by artist and filmmaker Terence Nance (best known for the revered 2012 feature “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty”), this newcomer is billed as a sketch comedy series, but its methods and material stretch well beyond that format’s usual reach. …

Los Angeles

Michelle Wolf and Joel McHale's Talk Shows Canceled at Netflix

'The Break With Michelle Wolf' and 'The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale' will both end their runs after a short time on the streaming …

Comedy

Rev. Run Justine Simmons' 'All About The Washingtons' Is Almost Like A Scripted 'Run's House'

<b>Rev. Run</b> and <b>Justine Simmons</b> return to television, except this time, they are flexing their acting chops in a new, scripted Netflix comedy titled "All …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Marty Morrissey to team up with comedian Bernard O'Shea for new RTE comedy series

Sports commentator Marty Morrissey is set to team up with comedian Bernard O’Shea for a brand new comedy series.<p>The RTE stars were revealed as TV’s …

TV Series

Who Voices Luci On ‘Disenchantment’? Eric Andre Has Made A Career Out Of Making Chaos

Matt Groening's new animated series, <i>Disenchantment</i>, strives to satirize the fantasy genre in the same manner that his <i>Futurama</i> did science-fiction. …

Science Fiction

Famous people born today: Celebrity birthdays for August 16 - Madonna, Steve Carell and Rumer Willis

HAPPY Birthday to everyone celebrating today, but did you know you share it with these celebrities?<p>These are the famous faces who will be popping …

Steve Carell

Matthew Rhys (‘The Americans’) on Philip’s ’emancipation’ and why he was so ‘nervous’ for audiences to see the finale [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

<b>Matthew Rhys</b> was “incredibly moved” when he read the script for “START,” the finale episode of “The Americans.” “At that point I was tingling with …

Entertainment

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’: Jane Lynch Will Reprise Her Guest Role in Season 2

Jane Lynch is returning to <i>The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.</i> She is set to reprise her guest-starring role of Sophie Lennon in two episodes of the praised …

Hollywood

Russo Brothers Trolled Marvel Fans With Artistic 'Avengers 4' Title Reveal

If you ever need a reminder that the Russo Bros. first cut their directorial teeth on comedy series like <i>Arrested Development</i> and <i>Community</i>, look no …

Marvel Universe

Julia Louis-Dreyfus back on 'Veep' set after health hiatus

Selina Meyer is back! Julia Louis-Dreyfus returned to work on <i>Veep</i>, nearly one year after revealing her breast cancer diagnosis.<p>The 57-year-old …

Breast Cancer

Emmys: Will ‘Atlanta’ or ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Win Comedy Series?

Learn Singlish With the Cast of 'Crazy Rich Asians' (Watch)<p>Living in a Post-'Pose' World: Trans Actors on How the FX Series Has Affected Change<p>What …

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Why HBO Went Bigger Than Ever for the 'Insecure' Season 3 Premiere

HBO's Insecure Fest<p>Catering, Venue Banc of California Stadium<br>• Design, Event Management, Production Team Epiphany<br>• DJ DJ Jasmine Solano<p>Search our …

Event Planning

‘Disenchantment’: Meet the Netflix Cast

Getty The cast of 'Disenchantment' at the premiere.<p>N etflix is back with a new animated series. <i>Disenchantment</i> follows hard-drinking princess Bean, …

Broad City

Scripted TV & Video: Appropriate Culture

Appropriate Culture is a quirky comedy series featuring a cast of black post grad millennials having a difficult time surviving a gentrified NYC (i.e …

TV Series

'Saturday Night Live' Featured Player Luke Null Not Returning for Season 44

<b>Saturday Night Live</b> will return for its 44th season this fall, and we’ll be reviewing every new episode as they come along. But one featured player …

Comedy

Julian Fellowes' 'Gilded Age' Premiere to Be Directed by Michael Engler, Staging 'Downton Abbey' Reunion on NBC

Gareth Neame is there too<p>Veteran TV director Michael Engler will helm the two-hour premiere of “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes’ upcoming NBC …

Entertainment