Comedy Central has ordered a new series calledThe Burn, starring comedian Jeffrey Ross, the network announced Wednesday.
You probably know Ross as the ruthless leader of Comedy Central's infamous celebrity roasts, but now the so-called Roastmaster General is expanding his scope.
Mark Burnett and Paul Reiser
Has NBC pulled the plug on The Paul Reiser Show after airing only two episodes?
According to The Futon Critic, NBC axed the freshman comedy Friday and will be replacing it with repeat episodes of The Office beginning April 28 at 8:30/7:30c.
NBC announces Paul Reiser Show; replacing Perfect Couples
The report comes a day after the sitcom, from former...
Paul Reiser is returning to television with The Paul Reiser Show, NBC announced Tuesday.
The single-camera comedy will star Reiser as himself debating his next career move after years of being off the air. His hit series Mad About You ended in 1999.
NBC renews Office, Parks and Rec and Community
Rounding out the cast: Amy Landecker (A Serious Man) as his wife, Claire, and Ben Shenkman (Angels in America), Omid Djalili (The Infidel), Duane Martin (All of Us) and Andrew Daly (MADtv) as his unlikely group of friends.
This week on TNT's The Closer, Brenda and her team of crimestoppers got more than a little help on a case from no less than Det. Dick Tracy. Power down your two-way wrist radios, kids, and read on for our recap!
Provenza and Flynn are breakfasting at a diner, discussing Provenza's new joie de vivre — after dating Lauren for nine weeks, he's almost off his blood-pressure meds — when Pope joins them, to be "just one of the guys." That plan is immediately waylaid when a series of black-and-whites pull up across the street.
Provenza pulls closed the window blinds. Pope says, "Yellow tape goes up in your vicinity and that's your reaction?" As Pope dashes off to fight for truth, justice and what not, the boys begrudingly follow.
At the parking garage murder scene ...
Most of us play many parts in life. I am a writer, a godfather, a producer, a spouse, a son, a brother, a boss and a friend, to list just a few (of the more repeatable) things I am called during the course of an ordinary week. The concept of identity is a little like the illusion of motion and matter, for even the most solid object constantly moves. That's why assuming someone's persona is poured in concrete is a recipe for disaster.
So is standing beside Lts. Flynn and Provenza, both of whom often demonstrate a casual disregard for being sucked into career-threatening sinkholes. Fortunately, as active detectives, they are used to finding themselves on the wrong side of ...
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You all know how obsessed I am with the Match Game remake, right? Way back in January I was already asking for your suggestions for the inaugural panelists. Well, they've been announced, and in a way, they're as good as if not better than the ones I/we came up with. The initial sextet will comprise edgy Saturday Night Live veterans Sarah Silverman and Norm MacDonald, former Kid in the Hall Scott Thompson, Reno 911's Niecy Nash, Super Dave Osborne (aka Bob Einstein) and the lovely Rashida Jones, formerly of NBC's The Office. MadTV alum Andrew Daly will serve as the new show's Gene Rayburn.What do you think? Will this funny fraternity fill your blanks? Mickey O'Connor
Fox is developing Animals, a cartoon series penned by Robert "Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog" Smigel and Greg Cohen (King of the Hill), hopefully to join The Simpsons, Family Guy, et al, on the network's Sunday slate.... Per Variety, TBS will launch its first late-night programming block on Nov. 27 with the premiere of 10 Items or Less, a semi-improvised comedy about a family-run supermarket. The cabler has also ordered pilots for Off the Road with Andrew Daly, fancied as "Charles Kuralt with a comedic bent," and a female-skewed sketch-comedy series from Daily Show producer Jenny Hunter.