Here we go again. Ryan Seacrest hyping "the journey that defines a nation," Randy Jackson settling in as the "resident dawg" as if nothing had ever changed. But change is the new constant in the overly cluttered world of TV singing competitions, and as the first and most successful of the genre, Fox's American Idol, returns for its 12th season with back-to-back nights of two-hour audition episodes Wednesday and Thursday (8/7c), a mostly new panel of celebrity judges settles in for their first public judgment.
Jackie Marcus Schaffer and Jeff Schaffer
Talk about special teams! Literally hours after the birth of their daughter this summer, The League's creators and executive producers Jeff Schaffer and Jackie Marcus Schaffer began filming the cult-fave fantasy football comedy's fourth season (premiering Thursday at 10:30/9:30c on FX). "You had to see our doctor's face," laughs Marcus Schaffer of the delivery-room race to keep the shoot on schedule. "We were trying to explain to him that we had [all] of these professional football players lined up for the next day!" Now that the proud parents can relax a little, they're ready to talk about their other (and far raunchier) labor of love.
Like Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera before her, Disney darling Selena Gomez seems to be trying to shed her wholesome image.
VIDEO: James Franco sings along to Selena Gomez
The Wizards of Waverly Place stars in a new Funny or Die spoof of Fifty Shades of Grey, the erotic novel everyone's buzzing about. However, in the clip, Gomez gets...
FX has renewed fantasy football comedy The League for a fourth season, the network announced Tuesday.
"The League continues to be one of our most successful comedy series both...
Sarah Silverman will guest-star on The League as the sister of Paul Scheer's Andre, a show rep confirms.
Co-creator Jeff Schaffer tells TVGuide.com that the appearance of Andre's sister will be a very special homecoming for the entire gang. "She's the one who sort of gave all the other guys their first taste of sexuality and...
How did Seth Rogen land the role of Dirty Randy on The League? Well, he's a movie star, a skilled improviser. Oh yeah, and he looked the part.
"There's a very short list of people who are brilliantly funny and who are going to be a believable porn location scout," co-creator and executive producer Jeff Schaffer tells TVGuide.com. "So he was No. 1 on our list."
In the Season 3 premiere, airing Thursday at 10:30/9:30c on FX, the Knocked Up actor plays the oft-mentioned, never-before-seen directing buddy...
Seth Rogen will play the infamous Dirty Randy on The League's Season 3 premiere, producers revealed Saturday at the Television Critics Association fall TV previews.
Creators and executive producers Jackie and Jeff Schaffer promised fans last year that they would reveal the oft-mentioned, but never-seen friend of Rafic(Jason Mantzoukas)if the comedy was picked up for a third season.
The League creators talk Season 3
"As the legend of Dirty Randy grew among our fans — is that Dirty Randy? Is that a shot of Dirty Randy? — we realized we really have to...
Comedy Central has picked up two sketch comedy series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Nick Kroll (Childrens Hospital, Cavemen) will headline his own show, eponymously titled The Nick Show Kroll. MADtv's Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have also signed on for an as-yet-untitled sketch series...
Paul Scheer, Stephen Rannazzisi, Nick Kroll and Mark Duplass
Until FX renewed The League Monday, die-hard fans were panicked they had seen the last of Kevin's meltdowns and Ruxin's schemes. Creators and executive producers Jackie and Jeff Schaffer said they never doubted the comedy's future.
"I honestly never questioned it," Jackie tells TVGuide.com. "I think we have the funniest cast on TV hands down. We weren't done with them, the network wasn't done with them yet and God knows the fans weren't done with them...
FX has renewed The League for a 13-episode third season, the network announced Monday.
You don't have to know football to love The League
The League, starring Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer and Mark Duplass, centers on a group of fantasy football players and their everyday lives.
"We're thrilled to be doing a third season with our amazing cast and the most audacious network around," executive producers Jackie and Jeff Schaffer said. "FX truly is like the parents we wish we had growing up...