Star Trek animated comedy ‘Lower Decks’ is coming to CBS All Access

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Star Trek animated comedy ‘Lower Decks’ is coming to CBS All Access Jan Thijs/CBS CBS All Access has been forging ahead with new Star Trek programming, and the streaming network has just greenlighted a new show. Star Trek: Lower Decks is a…

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What we’re watching: Netflix rom-coms

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What we’re watching: Netflix rom-coms Netflix’s content push has included a slew of romantic comedy movies released at the same time they’ve become hard to find in theaters. Senior News Editor Richard Lawler takes a look at three of them and explains…

Can British comedy make a killing online?

Can British comedy make a killing online?

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Can British comedy make a killing online? For such a benign business, the language of comedy is violent, with acts describing their efforts to kill their audience on a nightly basis. Unfortunately, unless they’re an A-list act with a huge following, that’s…

Netflix signs Tiffany Haddish for a stand-up special

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Netflix signs Tiffany Haddish for a stand-up special Over the last few years Netflix has become a leading player in stand-up comedy, and now it’s announced that next year Tiffany Haddish will record an hour-long special for the service. Her profile exploded…

Paul Rudd will play dual roles in a new Netflix comedy series

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Paul Rudd will play dual roles in a new Netflix comedy series, Today, Netflix announced a new eight-episode comedy series called Living with Yourself. Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, best known for Little Miss Sunshine, will direct and serve as executive producers,…

Apple lines up new comedy from ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ duo

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Apple lines up new comedy from ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ duo , Apple has signed on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia duo Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day for a straight-to-series comedy, according to a Variety report. , Continue reading . ….

Netflix original ‘BoJack Horseman’ is coming to Comedy Central

Netflix original ‘BoJack Horseman’ is coming to Comedy Central

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Netflix original ‘BoJack Horseman’ is coming to Comedy Central , There have been whispers as early as January that BoJack Horseman could arrive on cable TV — and after six months, it turns out the syndication rumors were true. Comedy Central has…

Netflix is bringing its stand-up comedy to SiriusXM radio

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Netflix is bringing its stand-up comedy to SiriusXM radio, SiriusXM is adding another comedy channel to its satellite radio lineup: Netflix. Starting next January, the streaming service’s radio station will play stand-up 24 hours a day, according to Variety. “Netflix is a…

Netflix tours the world with 47 comedy specials

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Netflix tours the world with 47 comedy specials, With recent and upcoming specials from Dave Chapelle, Ellen Degeneres, Patton Oswalt and others, Netflix has discovered that nothing is as binge-able as standup comedy. It’s now taking that philosophy farther and wider with…

Netflix lands political comedy with Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro

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Netflix lands political comedy with Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro, , Netflix is continuing its recent string of big comedy coups. The service has acquired First Ladies, a political comedy starring Jennifer Aniston and comedienne Tig Notaro. The movie (penned by Notaro…

Lucy Liu and Taye Diggs fall in love in Netflix’s ‘Set It Up’

Lucy Liu and Taye Diggs fall in love in Netflix’s ‘Set It Up’

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Lucy Liu and Taye Diggs fall in love in Netflix’s ‘Set It Up’, , Two months ago, Twitter power user Chrissy Teigen asked her followers for romantic comedy recommendations. “Where are all the romcoms?” she queried. Now, Netflix has responded to Teigen…

RuPaul will take the drag show on the road in new Netflix series

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RuPaul will take the drag show on the road in new Netflix series, , Netflix just snagged itself a new comedy series starring RuPaul. AJ and the Queen centers on a drag queen named Ruby Red (RuPaul) who travels across the country…

What’s on TV: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Battlebots’ and ‘Warmind’

What’s on TV: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Battlebots’ and ‘Warmind’

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What’s on TV: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Battlebots’ and ‘Warmind’ , , This week Netflix premieres new comedy specials from Hari Kondabolu and Ali Wong, while Joel McHale wraps up the first season of his weekly streaming show. The NBA and NHL playoffs continue…

Elon Musk’s next project might be… a candy company?

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Elon Musk’s next project might be… a candy company? , , No, Elon Musk isn’t done envisioning strange new ventures just yet. Hot on the heels of his cyborg dragon, a comedy project and the Boring Company’s flamethrower, the serial entrepreneur has…

John Cena’s animated comedy arrives on YouTube Red May 30th

John Cena’s animated comedy arrives on YouTube Red May 30th

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John Cena’s animated comedy arrives on YouTube Red May 30th, , YouTube Red’s upcoming animated series Dallas & Robo is set to premiere on May 30th and it stars Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls) and pro wrestler — now actor — John…