Byron Allen’s ‘Comics Unleashed’ Renewed on CBS Stations


Comics Unleashed With Byron Allen has been renewed for two more seasons, it was announced Thursday by Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios, which produces and distributes the show. The renewal would take the show through 2014, which would be its ninth year on the air.
A daily half hour show shot in high definition, Times”>Comics Unleashed has been renewed in syndication on 14 CBS owned stations, including outlets in New York (WCBS), Los Angeles (KCBS) and Chicago (WBBM). It airs after Times”>The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson in all three markets.
“We can never have enough comedy in this world,” said Allen, who is CEO of Entertainment Studios, which he founded about twenty years ago with the launch of the show The Entertainers, which is also still on the air.


Andre Braugher to Co-Star in Fox’s Cop Comedy


Braugher is heading to the NYPD, landing a co-starring role in Fox’s untitled comedy from Parks and Recreation’s Dan Goor and Mike Schur.
In the comedy about a diverse group of detectives at a New York precinct, Braugher will play Capt. Holt, who finally has gotten his own command after 30 years on the force, and he’s not going to let anyone screw it up — least of all the station’s top cop, Jake (Saturday Night Live’s Andy Samberg).


On The Road: Aziz Ansari

On the latest episode of “On The Road,” Life + Times catches up with comedian and Parks and Recreation star Aziz Ansari in New Orleans, for an intimate look behind-the-scenes of his recent “Buried Alive! An Evening of Bewilderment & Disillusion” tour with opening act Chelsea Peretti


Colin Hanks Goes Homicidal in ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Parody (Video)


Justin Hires Spoofs Craig Mack “Flava In Ya Ear Remix”


Don Cheadle Stars In Captain Planet 2 For Funny Or Die Skit


Shia LeBeouf Directs Kid Cudi 10 Min Film Maniac


Fox and Kennan Ivory Wayans Planning To Bring “In Living Color” Back To Life

Well the Fox Network, in an obvious bid to get ratings and viewers, have decided to bring back In Living Color as a mid-season replacement with the original star and creator of the show, Keenen Ivory Wayans, on board as host and executive producer of this new resurrection.

According to reports it was Wayans’ idea to revive the show and the plan is for Fox to present two In Living Color half-hour specials to air as part of the network’s 25th anniversary celebration sometime during the mid-season with a series option behind them. If the two specials are a ratings success than the new In Living Color will then join Fox’s schedule as a regular series next season.


‘The Three Stooges’ Teaser Poster Unveils

Here’s the first teaser poster for The Three Stooges coming out April 4th from Twentieth Century Fox.


Promo for Showtime’s HOUSE OF LIES Starring Don Cheadle, Kristin Bell, and Ben Schwartz by Brendan Bettinger

HOUSE OF LIES is a half-hour comedy created, written and executive produced by Matthew Carnahan from the hit tell-all book House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Tell You the Time by Martin Kihn. The new comedy is a scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Cheadle stars as Marty, a highly-successful and cutthroat consultant who is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his way with and for his clients. Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars) will play Jeannie Van Der Hooven, a razor-sharp, Ivy-League graduate who works at Marty’s firm. Co-stars include noted comedian Ben Schwartz (Undercovers) and Josh Lawson (Romantically Challenged) as Marty’s corporate team members; Dawn Oliveri (Heroes) as Marty’s acerbic ex-wife; the legendary Glynn Turman (In Treatment) as his psychoanalyst father; and Donis Leonard Jr. (The Fresh Beat Band) as Marty’s young son. Jessika Borsiczky (Flash Forward) will serve as executive producer, and Emmy winner Stephen Hopkins (Californication, 24) directs and executive produces.

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