Adam McKay (‘Succession’) could snag Best Drama Directing because the Emmys love A-listers

Adam McKay (‘Succession’) could snag Best Drama Directing because the Emmys love A-listers Though it may seem like a slam-dunk for “Game of Thrones,” the Emmy race for Best Drama Directing could have an interesting spoiler in the mix: Adam McKay, who’s in the running this year for HBO’s new ...

‘Saturday Night Live’ is gunning for its first-ever Emmy three-peat

‘Saturday Night Live’ is gunning for its first-ever Emmy three-peat Last year, “Saturday Night Live” won its second straight Best Variety Sketch Series Emmy, marking the first time it took home back-to-back statuettes. And now it’s going for another first: a ...

Drunk History: 10 Best Celebrity Guest Stars, Ranked

Everyone knows the best way to learn history is with a side of alcohol, and if some talented actors can get involved then all the better. Comedy Central's Drunk History (adapted from host Derek ...

Water Cooler: Is This A Disappointing Summer For Movies? Godzilla, Toy Story 4, Mib: International, Shaft, Letterkenny, Dark, Chernobyl, Rocketman, The Substitute, Drunk History, Battlebots & BedJet 3

Water Cooler: Is This A Disappointing Summer For Movies? Godzilla, Toy Story 4, Mib: International, Shaft, Letterkenny, Dark, Chernobyl, Rocketman, The Substitute, Drunk History, Battlebots & BedJet 3 On the June 18, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer ...

Amy Sedaris, Fred Armisen on the Art of Creating Short-Term Characters

Amy Sedaris, Fred Armisen on the Art of Creating Short-Term Characters Few disciplines are as tough to shine in as sketch comedy. Often, being funny isn’t often enough. What makes a sketch resonate comes down to the characters. But while sitcoms build arcs over seasons, ...

Corporate Renewed for Third and Final Season at Comedy Central

Comedy Central is getting out of business with soul-crushing multinational conglomerate Hampton DeVille. The cable network on Monday announced that Corporate — one of TVLine’s Peak TV Treasures — has ...

Emmy spotlight: Casey Wilson (‘Black Monday’) will not be ignored as the ferocious, delightfully devilish Tiff

“Black Monday” is Showtime‘s outrageous new comedy that depicts the hilarious, yet tragic tale leading up to the worst stock market crash in the history of Wall Street. With an all-star cast led by ...

John Legend and Tiffany Haddish Join Guest Star List for IFC Variety Show ‘Sherman’s Showcase’

IFC’s quest to be the network with the most fictional TV shows now has more material to show for it. On Friday, it unveiled the first full look at “Sherman’s Showcase,” a new series from Diallo Riddle ...

Emmy spotlight: ‘Broad City’s’ perfectly written finale should receive all the comedy awards

Emmy spotlight: ‘Broad City’s’ perfectly written finale should receive all the comedy awards Knowing that “Broad City” would be coming to a close this year brought a lot of anticipation as to what the finale would hold for the program’s beloved characters. What we, as an audience, ended up ...

The Other Two Is the Comedy Dark Horse We're Rooting for at the 2019 Emmys

Comedy Central is a bit of an Emmys juggernaut when it comes to the variety series categories thanks to shows like Key & Peele, Drunk History, Inside Amy Schumer, and The Daily Show, but the network ...

‘Drunk History’: Derek Waters on Building from Truth and Being Wowed by Evan Rachel Wood

‘Drunk History’: Derek Waters on Building from Truth and Being Wowed by Evan Rachel Wood Derek Waters built “Drunk History” as a means to share true stories with a wider audience. “The reason I like it is we’re expanding how to tell stories and also making the world of history bigger,” ...

IndieWire Consider This Fyc Brunch – Watch the Whole Event

IndieWire Consider This Fyc Brunch – Watch the Whole Event On May 21, Terry Crews hosted the inaugural IndieWire Consider This Fyc Brunch, where top talents in the TV industry gathered at Liaison in Hollywood to discuss, frankly, how to make really incredible ...

IndieWire Consider This Fyc Brunch: TV Creators Reveal How to Build Creative Trust

One of the vital parts of making TV is having a certain amount of clarity in storytelling. From the writing of individual episodes to the relationships with cast to the environment on set, building ...

TV News Roundup: Maisie Williams to Guest Judge ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’

TV News Roundup: Maisie Williams to Guest Judge ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’ In today’s roundup, Maisie Williams will guest judge on “RuPaul’s Drag Race UK” and “Drunk History” will return with eight new episodes to Comedy Central. Dates Comedy Central‘s “Drunk History” will ...

TVLine Items: Lisa Kudrow's Amazon Pilot, Sytycd Date Change and More

TVLine Items: Lisa Kudrow's Amazon Pilot, Sytycd Date Change and More Lisa Kudrow is one of Amazon’s Good People: The Friends vet will star in the streamer’s half-hour comedy pilot from writers/producers Lee Daniels (Empire) and Whitney Cummings (2 Broke Girls), TVLine ...

Comedy Central Teases New Episodes Of ‘Drunk History’ With Season 6 Trailer

Comedy Central’s boozy educational program Drunk History is set to return next month with eight new episodes for season six. The Emmy Award-winning series features an always-changing cast of actors ...

Emmys 2019 exclusive: Category submissions for Comedy Central, Paramount Network, TV Land

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for Viacom. For this season, the media company has programs for Comedy Central, Paramount Network ...

Mark Proksch (‘What We Do in the Shadows’): Vampire comedy is ‘Friends’ but with people that want to kill you’ [Exclusive Video Interview]

Mark Proksch (‘What We Do in the Shadows’): Vampire comedy is ‘Friends’ but with people that want to kill you’ [Exclusive Video Interview] When Mark Proksch first saw “What We Do in the Shadows” (2014) at a film festival prior to its release, he admits to being “so jealous of how smart the idea was, and how well they executed it.” He ...

IndieWire Announces First-Ever Consider This Fyc Brunch With ‘The Act,’ ‘Catch-22,’ and ‘Random Acts of Flyness’

IndieWire, the definitive outlet for creative independence in film and TV, will launch its first ever Consider This Fyc event on Tuesday, May 21 in Hollywood. The three hour invitation-only brunch ...

You’re invited to our Q&A: Meet cinematographers of ‘Glow,’ ‘Kidding,’ ‘Native Son,’ ‘Will and Grace’

You are invited to attend our Q&A discussion with four of TV’s top cinematographers who now compete for Emmys. Join us on Thursday, May 30, at 7 p.m. at the Landmark Theater at 10850 W. Pico Blvd. in ...

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