‘The It Crowd’ Creator Graham Linehan Banned From Twitter Over Transphobic Tweets

‘The It Crowd’ Creator Graham Linehan Banned From Twitter Over Transphobic Tweets Graham Linehan, creator of the British sitcoms “The It Crowd” and “Father Ted,” was banned from Twitter on Saturday after making transphobic comments on his social media account. According to The ...

'75% of the audience get it!' How Count Arthur Strong conquered comedy

As the dyspeptic old-school entertainer embarks on a tour, his creator Steve Delaney reflects on dedicating his life to one character Comedy has its careerists: thrusting tyros zeroing in on the ...

Review: Revolutionary Goals—Corneliu Porumboiu's "Infinite Football"

Autuerism and sports fandom aren’t as far apart from each other as the adherents of either might think. The cinephile and fan are both quick to announce their chosen favorites, accumulate vast bodies ...

Eon Productions Taps Theater, Film & TV Producer Patrick Daly To Oversee Stage Projects

Exclusive: UK-based Eon Productions has hired theater, film and TV producer Patrick Daly to oversee production and development of the company’s theatrical projects. Eon, best known in the film world ...

Lost in translation: can British remakes of American shows work?

Hang Ups, the new Stephen Mangan comedy based on Lisa Kudrow’s original, is a rare example of the UK successfully taking on a Us hit It’s an old habit of the Brits to curl our lips with superiority ...

Dylan Moran: ‘Britain is sending itself to its room and not coming down’

The comedian’s new show questions how to cope with the relentlessness of today’s politics. He discusses the ‘cult’ of Catholicism, his love of poetry and giving up his vices “I’ve been doing this for ...

Father Ted to become pope in stage musical

Father Ted to become pope in stage musical Graham Linehan announces ‘real final episode’ of popular sitcom is almost written The “real final episode” of the popular sitcom Father Ted is set to be viewed not on the small screen, but on stage ...

‘Motherland’ Review: Sharon Horgan’s Sundance Now Cringe Comedy Is an Accurate But Taxing Glimpse at Motherhood

‘Motherland’ Review: Sharon Horgan’s Sundance Now Cringe Comedy Is an Accurate But Taxing Glimpse at Motherhood Cringe comedy isn’t for everyone, but the best forms of it — “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “The Comeback,” “Peep Show” — find a way to make the awkward situations their characters go through feel necessary. ...

May TV Premieres: 12 New Shows to Look Out for This Month

May TV Premieres: 12 New Shows to Look Out for This Month And so, we reach the final month before Emmys eligibility closes once more. As the mad rush intensifies before the official start of summer, a number of returning TV shows will definitely be vying for ...

Sharon Horgan’s “Motherland” Comedy Series Coming to the U.S.

“Motherland” ”Motherland” is already two seasons into its run on BBC in the UK, but it won’t be long before Sharon Horgan’s BAFTA-nominated series is available for U.S. viewers. Deadline reports that ...

‘Motherland’: Sundance Now Acquires British Comedy Series For May Premiere – Watch The Trailer

Sundance Now, AMC Networks’ premium video streaming service, has acquired the BAFTA-nominated hit British television series Motherland from Lionsgate, which has worldwide rights to the comedy. Watch ...

'Humour is ingrained into our DNA': meet the Irish women making TV's best comedies

From Channel 4’s Derry Girls to Rte’s Nowhere Fast, female-led Irish comedies are coming thick and fast. We talk to the people behind them, and ask if they can help drive societal change Watching ...

The It Crowd: British Comedy Being Developed as NBC Remake

Is NBC giving The It Crowd another go? Deadline reports the network is developing an American remake of the hit UK comedy.From Graham Linehan, the sitcom centers on the eccentric It staff at a ...

The It Crowd getting a U.S. remake at NBC

NBC is hoping it will be third time lucky in its efforts to remake the British sitcom The It Crowd for American audiences, with Variety reporting that the network has tapped original series creator ...

NBC Is Trying To Reboot The It Crowd Yet Again

NBC refuses to give up on adapting The It Crowd for an American audience. On its third attempt to revitalize the British comedy, Deadline writes original series creator Graham Linehan is working on ...

Graham Linehan To Adapt ‘The It Crowd’ For NBC

The It Crowd creator Graham Linehan has confirmed that NBC is developing a remake of the British comedy – the third attempt in the U.S, although the first penned by the Irish writer. Linehan will ...

Graham Linehan confirms The It Crowd is set for Us remake

Writer is on board for NBC’s ‘reimagining’ of the British comedy, which will be the channel’s third attempt to deliver the show to an American audience Graham Linehan and Us network NBC are teaming ...

Sally Phillips interview: Ferdinand, Taskmaster, Smack The Pony, Veep

Louisa Mellor Dec 15, 2017 We chatted to actor and writer Sally Phillips about comedy, European accents, special cuddles, writing films and more... “I’m quite keen to meet a Finnish shaman, have you ...

Motherland: a vision of child rearing that is panic-inducingly scary

There’s something exhilarating about how Sharon Horgan, Graham Linehan and co don’t even try to make these people likable ‘I really want the children to be brought up like I was – by my mother,” ...

The best TV this week: Sharon Horgan and Graham Linehan's Motherland

An uproarious tale of school runs, alpha mums and child care starts on BBC2, while 1920s Berlin is the setting for Sky Atlantic’s latest drama Last year’s pilot clearly wasn’t a fluke: this sitcom, ...

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