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Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood: CMA Awards Hosts… Again!

For the past eight years they’ve provided the perfect mix of comedy and charm as the hosts of the CMA Awards, and Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood just signed on for a ninth time. The “Remind Me” crooners took to their social mediaShow More Summary

Aziz Ansari at the Peabodys: 'Let's Be Honest, So Many Award Shows F-ck Up'

Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang netted a prestigious Peabody Award last night for their Netflix comedy Master of None — which was recently renewed for a second season — and used their respective acceptance speeches to humorously address Hollywood's continuing diversity problem. (Including how their show utilizes a "token white ... More »

HBO President Michael Lombardo On His Decision To Exit & Become A Producer

Last September, HBO made a rare sweep of the top series categories at the Primetime Emmy Awards, with Game of Thrones winning best drama and Veep winning best comedy. Soon after that, Michael Lombardo started to contemplate an exit from...Show More Summary

A Chat with Veteran Comedy Writer Extraordinaire (The Jerk, Jaws, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour) Carl Gottlieb

Carl Gottlieb Screenwriter, director, and actor Carl Gottlieb shared an Emmy Award in 1969 for outstanding writing achievement in comedy, variety, or music, for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. For his work writing (with Peter Benchley) the iconic 1975 movie Jaws, he received a Golden Globes Award nomination and British Academy Award nomination. Show More Summary

How Seth Rogen made the most feminist comedy of the year

Hollywood studios have been taking a lot of body blows in the last few years. The lack of diversity in their casting has made the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite a trending topic the last two years when Academy Award nominations went out. And...Show More Summary

Canadian Comedy Sketch Canceled...About Freedom of Expression

Freedom of speech often seems like an optional concept up north in Canada. CBC News reports that an upcoming awards gala on Radio-Canada canceled a comedy sketch about freedom of expression, since an insurance company hired by the event’s...Show More Summary

‘Café Society’ Trailer: Woody Allen Reminds That “Life Is A Comedy Written By A Sadistic Comedy Writer”

A guy is introduced at a swanky 1930s Hollywood party as a two-time Academy Award winner. “Wow, congratulations,” the town newbie says to him. He replies: “Thank you. You’ve never heard of me — I’m a writer.” Welcome to Café Society. Here’s...Show More Summary

‘Wolf Hall,’ ‘Transparent’ Win BAFTA TV Awards

“Wolf Hall” is among one of this year’s big House of Fraser British Academy Television Award winners. The Mark Rylance–led historical drama won two BAFTA TV Awards alongside mini-series “This Is England ’90” and comedy “Peter Kay’s Car...Show More Summary

Emmy Award For 2016 Presidential Contest

The 2016 presidential contest deserves an Emmy Award for being the best mini-series on television. An Emmy for presidential politics? Sure, why not? After all, the current presidential contest has featured plenty of drama, comedy, suspense and surprise plot-twists. Show More Summary

‘My Cousin Vinny’ as the thrilling drama you always knew it was

My Cousin Vinny is one of the most memorable comedies of the decade. It gave us a surprisingly solid comedic performance from Joe Pesci and earned newcomer Marisa Tomei an Academy Award for her supporting role Funny as it is, at itsShow More Summary

Ingrid Jungermann To Adapt Her Web Series ‘F To 7th’ As Comedy For Showtime

Ingrid Jungermann, whose first feature, Women Who Kill, just premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and won a best screenplay juried award, is heading to television. Showtime has put in development F To 7th, a half-hour comedy basedShow More Summary

Broadcast Sitcom, Netflix and Amazon Productions Among Peabody Winners

A comedy series airing on one of the major broadcast networks has won a Peabody Award, along with productions from Netflix, Amazon and a number of cable shows. ABC’s “black-ish” is among the winners just announced for the 75th annual Entertainment &...

Peabody Awards Honor 'black-ish,' 'Jessica Jones,' 'Beasts of No Nation'

Winners in the entertainment and children's categories of the Peabody Awards were announced on Friday, honoring an eclectic array of television series (and one movie) including a network comedy, a reality show send-up, prestige cable...Show More Summary

Amy Schumer is super famous now. How will that change her Comedy Central show?

2015 was a really great year for Amy Schumer. She wrote and starred in “Trainwreck,” hosted an awards show for MTV, was nominated for a Golden Globe and took home her first Emmy for her sketch comedy show “Inside Amy Schumer.” The comedian is currently on tour and slated to perform at a little place called Madison […]

Newswire: The Golden Globes beg studios to stop passing dramas off as comedies

After a year that saw the Golden Globes award Best Motion Picture—Musical Or Comedy to Ridley Scott’s laugh-a-minute chucklefest The Martian, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced that it’s revising its rules for inclusion in its genre-based categories. Show More Summary

Golden Globes Rules Changed After 'The Martian' Wins Best Comedy

The Golden Globes has banned “dramas with comedic overtones” from entering the Best Musical or Comedy category after director Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller The Martian controversially won the award in January. You may remember the film awkwardly shoehorned itself into the same category as Spy and Trainwreck—and won. Show More Summary

Golden Globes Plan New Rules for Comedy and Drama, Lessen the Risk of Giving Matt Damon More Awards for Being Funny

One swallow does not a summer make, nor one laugh at a movie star telling science jokes, a comedy. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the mysterious governing body behind the Golden Globes, has adopted new standards for differentiating between drama and comedy. "Motion pictures shall be entered in the category ... More »

Golden Globes: HFPA Unveils 2017 Date & Rule Changes Including Comedy/Drama

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has set a date for the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards and announced some rule changes regarding eligibility. Topping the list of tweaks is stronger guidelines to distinguish between comedy and...Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Read This: Why doesn’t Melissa McCarthy get the respect she’s earned?

Melissa McCarthy’s movies consistently make money. In fact, they turn handsome profits on relatively modest budgets. She just starred in her latest box office-topping comedy, The Boss. She has an Oscar nomination and an Emmy award to her name. Show More Summary

Newswire: Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson to buddy the shit out of the Jumanji movie

It’s official: Having finished shooting on their upcoming spy comedy Central Intelligence, and then hosted the MTV Movie Awards together, Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson are now Buddies, the most sacred relationship two straight men in Hollywood can have. Show More Summary

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