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Kathy Bates Discusses Role in New Movie ‘Tammy’

Kathy Bates Discusses Role in New Movie ‘Tammy’

By Brian Powell July 2, 2014

Today, Melissa McCarthy’s newest movie, Tammy, hits the big screens. Tammy marks the screenwriting debut of McCarthy, best known for her role in 2011′s The Bridesmaids, and the directorial debut of Ben Falcone, McCarthy’s husband and frequent co-actor. While McCarthy …

Netflix Wants More Original Comedies, Horror Netflix Wants More Original Comedies, Horror

Netflix is very interested in launching more original comedies, and is thinking about westerns and more horror shows as well. The Hollywood Reporter has an extensive interview with Cindy Holland, the company’s head of original content. Asked about what genres …

Jonah Hill Apologizes For Gay Slur On 'Tonight Show' Jonah Hill Apologizes For Gay Slur On 'Tonight Show'

Just last week, Jonah Hill was all over the news when he said a homophobic slur to a paparazzi who was following him. The incident was caught on video. On Tuesday, Hill guested on The Tonight Show to talk about …

Jeff Dunham Forced to Censor His Act in Malaysia Jeff Dunham Forced to Censor His Act in Malaysia

Despite past controversy and the ire of many other comedians, Jeff Dunham continues to draw huge crowds across the U.S. and the world. The comedian, best known for using ventriloquist puppets as part of his act, has now run up …

Crackle Announces New 'Comedians In Cars' Season Crackle Announces New 'Comedians In Cars' Season

Crackle, Sony’s online video streaming service, announced that it’s getting the fourth season of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee on June 19th. The show on Sony’s free service, which recently added Chromecast support, has featured guests like Louis …

Derek (Ricky Gervais) Has A New YouTube Guide Derek (Ricky Gervais) Has A New YouTube Guide

If you’ve watched Derek, the Ricky Gervais Netflix Original, you know that the titular character loves YouTube videos – particularly videos of animals and songs. The Ricky Gervais Channel has just released Derek’s Guide to YouTube. It’s over seven and …

Watch 'Last Week Tonight' Debut For Free On YouTube Watch 'Last Week Tonight' Debut For Free On YouTube

HBO debuted Last Week Tonight, the new show featuring comedian John Oliver (formerly of The Daily Show). They’ve disabled embedding, so you’ll have to go to the actual video page to watch, but here it is. Yes, that is @LisaLoeb. …

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Sequel In The Works ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Sequel In The Works

We may be seeing more of our favorite nanny soon! News from The Hollywood Reporter said that a sequel for the 1993 comedy movie Mrs. Doubtfire is in the works. David Berenbaum, writer for Elf, The Haunted Mansion, and The …

Dave Chappelle: Looking Buff And Ready to Perform Dave Chappelle: Looking Buff And Ready to Perform

There have been several Dave Chappelle sightings over the past several months and everyone agrees, the usually reclusive funny man is looking quite buff. You may remember Chappelle as a lanky, tall glass of water. However, now it appears that …

Jerry Lewis Doesn’t Find Crude Women Funny Jerry Lewis Doesn’t Find Crude Women Funny

Jerry Lewis isn’t impressed by female comics who cross the line into vulgarity. He simply doesn’t find them funny. The 88-year-old comedian and actor was once criticized for expressing what many believed was his distaste for female comics altogether. He …

Anna Kendrick Brings Life Back to SNL Anna Kendrick Brings Life Back to SNL

Anna Kendrick seems to be Saturday Night Live’s saving gem. The Pitch Perfect star hosted a giggly, upbeat, and musical SNL last night that was smart, funny, and well-executed. Many fans and critics bemoan the show’s fall from grace, and …

Cancel Colbert Is Your Daily Dose of Twitter Outrage Cancel Colbert Is Your Daily Dose of Twitter Outrage

In people clearly not understanding the basic idea of satire nor differentiating between network and personal Twitter accounts news, Twitter’s all fired up over a joke made by Comedy Central’s Colbert Report Twitter account. And by “joke,” we mean a …

Netflix Gets Comedy Series 'Short Poppies' Netflix Gets Comedy Series 'Short Poppies'

Netflix announced this morning that it is exclusively offering the first season of New Zealand comedy series Short Poppies starting on April 3rd. The show is written by and stars Rhys Darby (Murray from Flight of the Conchords). It also …

'Community' Cast And Crew Speak At Google 'Community' Cast And Crew Speak At Google

Jim Rash, Allison Brie, and Danny Pudi from NBC’s Community, along with co-showrunner Chris McKenna, recently participated in an “At Google” talk to answer questions about the show. Google has now made that available for everyone to watch. The talk …

George Lopez Jokes About Public Intoxication Arrest George Lopez Jokes About Public Intoxication Arrest

After George Lopez was arrested last month for public intoxication in a Canadian casino, the comedian and actor discussed the incident on an episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Lopez was found passed out on the floor of the Caesars …

President Obama Interviewed On 'Between Two Ferns' President Obama Interviewed On 'Between Two Ferns'

Okay. Between Two Ferns is a deadpan internet comedy series hosted on video website Funny or Die starring comedian Zach Galifianakis as a talk show host who invites various celebrities to sit down (literally, between two ferns) for an interview on …

‘Rapper’s Delight’ Cover Wows on ‘Tonight Show’ ‘Rapper’s Delight’ Cover Wows on ‘Tonight Show’

It’s way too early to predict how successful Jimmy Fallon will be at replacing Jay Leno on The Tonight Show, but his first week is certainly off to a strong start. After teaming up with Will Smith to teach us …