After months of controversy surrounding the lack of diversity on Saturday Night Live, the long-running sketch comedy show is adding a female African-American comedienne to its ranks, Deadline reports.
Sasheer Zamata will make her debut on the next new show, which airs Jan. 18. Zamata, a University of Virginia graduate (Tina Fey's alma mater) and who trained at the...
W. Kamau Bell will have to find himself another forum.
At the risk of mixing one's classic-comedy metaphors ... While watching the ladies of The Mary Tyler Moore Show reunite for a chipper if undeniably poignant exercise in meta nostalgia on TV Land's Hot in Cleveland (Wednesday, 10/9c), you might find yourself wistfully recalling the old Carol Burnett Show theme: "I'm so glad we had this time together." This is especially true for the iconic buddy duo of Mary and Rhoda, with Mary Tyler Moore appearing even more frail than Valerie Harper, whose inspiring public battle with brain cancer pretty much defines the quality once attributed to Mary Richards: "spunk."
Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell is moving to five nights a week this fall, and host and executive producer W. Kamau Bell admits he's totally scared.
"I'm filled with fear," Bell said at the Television Critics Association fall previews on Friday. "That fear is the engine that keeps me going forward."
FX casts Billy Bob Thornton in Fargo series; FXX aims for younger viewers
FX's new (and might we say funnier) sister channel FXX has unveiled the premiere dates for the new seasons of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League and Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.
Season 9 of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia will debut on...