The former Ink Factory exec will serve as head of production and development for the production shingle formed by Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone. read more
The Lonely Island’s Party Over Here has tapped veteran film/TV exec Becky Sloviter as Head of Production and Development, under the prodco’s multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox Television. Sloviter most recently served as SVP of The...Show More Summary
Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special is a weird, raunchy hour of quirky humor and Bolton’s trademark, pants-dropping crooning. If you’re familiar with the work of The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone), then this will be right up your alley. Show More Summary
A dozen years ago, Adam Levine guested on Kanye West's Late Registration opener "Heard 'Em Say," and he later leant his voice to some Lonely Island parody songs, so Maroon 5 has always been in the orbit of rap music to an extent. Still, none of that prepared me for two of today's finest rappers…
"Do you two ever get lonely out here?" Lionsgate has released a trailer for an indie thriller titled Isolation, from director Shane Dax Taylor. This based-on-a-true story thriller about "modern day pirates" premiered at one small film festival in 2015 and never went anywhere, but it's finally getting a VOD release this spring. Show More Summary
Over seven years ago, The Lonely Island—Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone—were working on their sophomore album Turtleneck and Chain when they got the idea for the song, "Jack Sparrow," an ode to the universal appeal of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Show More Summary
Michael Bolton continues to embrace his inner cheesiness with this celeb-packed comedy/variety special which dropped onto Netflix today. With the guys from Comedy Bang Bang and The Lonely Island behind the project, many laughs will be had.
Featuring cameos from The Lonely Island, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, Will Forte, and more.
Do you want to see Michael Bolton host a variety special brought to you by Comedy Bang! Bang! and The Lonely Island that features Santa slapping people, Sarah Silverman singing a duet with Randall Park, and maybe a shootout between Bolton and Kenny G as played by Andy Samberg? Michael ... More »
Netflix has released a new trailer for Michael Bolton’s Valentine’s Day special, the (very subtly) titled “Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special.” The special is out today, and stars the Lonely Island’s Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone, as well as Eric André, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, Michael Sheen, Sarah Silverman. Show More Summary
Andy Samberg and Chris Parnell performed the Lonely Island song “Lazy Sunday” live with The Roots during a 2010 episode of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The clip was recently shared by the official Lonely Island YouTube account. The song originally premiered on Saturday Night Live in 2005. Related Laughing Squid PostsLazy Sunday 2The Lonely […]
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Monday, January 9. All times are Eastern. Top picks College Basketball: St. John’s at Georgetown (FS1, 6:30 p.m.): In the immortal words of The Lonely Island and tonight’s headline, “we like sportz and we don’t care who knows.” And just so all you non-jocks know, the “z” is intentional. Show More Summary
The world's media is touting the "coming out" party for China's lone aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. The carrier and its's entourage of escorting destroyers and frigates made a splash when they left the first island chain behind and sallied forth into the open Pacific Ocean past Taiwan and Okinawa. Show More Summary
"Gone is the lone genius with a shed full of goofy contraptions and bubbling liquids. Today's fictional researchers work in realistic labs, with high-tech equipment, and in teams with others. Their dialogue is scattered with words from the latest scientific literature, and they have so much depth and personality that they carry entire shows."
Netflix has announced a new comedy special called Michael Bolton's Big Sexy Valentine's Day Special that will be released to the streaming service on 2/7. It was directed by the Lonely Island's Akiva Schaffer and Comedy Bang! Bang!'s Scott Aukerman, and follows "Bolton as he creates a sexy variety special that serves one very important…
Looks like you won't be completely alone listening to Michael Bolton for Valentine's Day this year. Some might say four or more boyfriends is too many boyfriends, but it sure as hell wasn't you who said it. Their deep union established by "Jack Sparrow," Michael Bolton and Lonely Island have ... More »
Netflix has announced a new comedy special called Michael Bolton’s Big Sexy Valentine’s Day Special that will be released to the streaming service on 2/7. It was directed by the Lonely Island’s Akiva Schaffer and Comedy Bang! Bang!’s Scott Aukerman, and follows “Bolton as he creates a sexy variety special that serves one very important […]
Netflix has announced a new Valentine’s Day comedy special starring Michael Bolton. The aptly titled “Michael Bolton’s Big Sexy Valentine’s Day Special” is out February 7, and was directed by “Comedy Bang! Bang!” host Scott Aukerman and Akiva Schaffer of the Lonely Island. Show More Summary
As reported by Deadline, Freeform has given a series order to Alone Together, the single-camera sitcom executive produced by the The Lonely Island boys—a.k.a Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone. The show stars Lady Dynamite’s...Show More Summary
Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo star in the comedy from Lonely Island trio/exec producers Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer. read more