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Rags to Rick – New Reality Comedy Series

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Rags to Rick – New Reality Comedy Series

Passionplay Media presents the half-hour pilot to the thirteen-part series “Rags to Rick.” It is about the lifestyle of entrepreneur Rick Smiciklas, owner of a family-run restaurant chain Wild Wing. Here goes the story. Rick went from a hundred bucks in the bank, to a successful, eighty-million dollar business almost overnight. Rick is self-made, with [...]

NickMom to Release Instant Mom Comedy Series

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NickMom to Release Instant Mom Comedy Series

NickMom this fall will premiere Instant Mom, its first original scripted comedy series, starring and produced by Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Tia & Tamera). The half-hour, multi-camera series features Mowry-Hardrict as Stephanie, a party girl who trades in Cosmos for carpools when she marries Charlie (Michael Boatman, Spin City), who already has three kids. The series is [...]

Nickelodeon Brings New Episodes of Sam & Cat

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Nickelodeon Brings New Episodes of Sam & Cat

Nickelodeon has ordered 20 additional episodes of its comedy Sam & Cat, it was announced by Russell Hicks, president, Content Development and Production, Nickelodeon. Sam & Cat is currently stated to be the network’s number-one live-action series. It airs regularly Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. “Kids have already shown their love for Jennette [...]

Comedy iCarly to Conclude Its Five-season Run

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Comedy iCarly to Conclude Its Five-season Run

Nickelodeon’s comedy, iCarly, will end its five-season run with an hour-long series finale event on Nickelodeon Friday, Nov. 23, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). In “iGoodbye,” Spencer (Jerry Trainor) offers to take Carly (Miranda Cosgrove) to the Air Force father-daughter dance when their dad, Colonel Shay, isn’t able to accompany her because of his overseas deployment. [...]

Amazon to Develop Comedy and Children’s Series

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Amazon to Develop Comedy and Children’s Series

Amazon.com, Inc. has announced that Amazon Studios is expanding its development efforts into comedy and children’s series.  Amazon Studios is Amazon’s content development division that uses audience feedback to identify great, original entertainment. Series creators are invited to upload their proposals for comedy and children’s programming to Amazon Studios at http://studios.amazon.com/getting-started/series. The best comedy and [...]

Family Time to Debut on Bounce TV

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Family Time to Debut on Bounce TV

Family Time centers around the life and times of The Stallworths, a working class African American family who scratches off a lottery ticket and jumps to middle class overnight. They’re an authentic picture of an African American family working to live the dream. This family-next-door consists of two loving parents: Anthony (Omar Gooding) and Lisa [...]

Nicktoons Debuts New Animated Comedy Series

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Nicktoons Debuts New Animated Comedy Series

Professional skateboarder and entrepreneur Rob Dyrdek (star of MTV’s Rob & Big, Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness) brings a cartoon comedy, set against the backdrop of the sport of skateboarding, to Nicktoons with the new series, Wild Grinders, premiering Friday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m. (ET). Inspired by Dyrdek’s real-life experiences, each original half-hour episode follows [...]

New Comedy Shows on TV Guide Network

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New Comedy Shows on TV Guide Network

TV Guide Network has laughs in-store for TV viewers as it prepares to launch new comedy programming featuring Hollywood stars, including “StandUp in Stilettos,” an original stand-up series hosted by Kate Flannery (“The Office”), and “Rove LA,” an Australian talk show hosted by comedian Rove McManus. “StandUp in Stilettos” begins casting immediately with production slated [...]

Iran… Laugh While You Still Can on Facebook

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Iran… Laugh While You Still Can on Facebook

The Iran–Laugh While You Still Can comedy troupe has dedicated its talents to the cause of the hope that we will never have to fight a World War IV…with stone cudgels. It was announced Tuesday, March 27, that the comedy troupe has developed a humorous Facebook page entitled strangely enough “Iran–Laugh While You Still Can.” [...]

Victorious Games Based on Nickelodeon Show

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Victorious Games Based on Nickelodeon Show

D3Publisher (D3P) and Nickelodeon have announced that Victorious: Time to Shine on Kinect for Xbox 360 and Victorious: Hollywood Arts Debut for the Nintendo DS hand-held system are now available in retail stores in North America. Based on Nickelodeon’s hit live action comedy series Victorious, the performance-based games transport players into the exclusive Hollywood Arts [...]

Hunt Is On for Next Great Comedy Writer

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Hunt Is On for Next Great Comedy Writer

It is believed that the ever-fascinating, endlessly changing American family has been the source of some of the best TV storytelling ever. Now the same group that helped bring Gilmore Girls, Everybody Hates Chris and Friday Night Lights to television is looking for the next great family script. The Association of National Advertisers’ (ANA) Alliance [...]

Ed Sullivan’s Comedy Legends Coming on PBS

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Ed Sullivan’s Comedy Legends Coming on PBS

Executive Producer Andrew Solt, whose company SOFA Entertainment acquired The Ed Sullivan Show library over 20 years ago, announced Wednesday that ED SULLIVAN’S COMEDY LEGENDS will premiere on PBS stations August 6th.  This star-studded special brings back the show’s greatest moments that defined the history of comedy, including the timeless routines of George Carlin, Richard [...]

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