January 5, 2018

FX CEO Says Network Will Move Forward on ‘Better Things Without’ Louis C.K.

FX’s CEO John Landgraf confirmed that the FX series that Louis C.K. co-created with Pamela Adlon will continue on at FX, but without Louis C.K. The […]
December 22, 2017

11 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2017

The very best comedians are also artists and every year some comedians push the boundaries or lead the way in changing how comedy can be performed. […]
December 18, 2017

Top Ten Comedy Television Series in 2017; Vote for #1

Television continues to be tremendous in series that are specifically designed to be comedies as well as dramatic series that have strong comedy elements and players […]
September 30, 2017

Pamela Adlon Wrote an 8 Page Letter to Yoko Ono to Get John Lennon’s ‘Mother’ as the Theme Song on Better Things

When Pamela Adlon and Ron Bennington walked on stage at New York’s Village Underground to John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Mother“– the theme song from Better […]
September 29, 2017

Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. Write Together Via Skype, and Eight Other Things We Learned at the Pamela Adlon Unmasked

Last Thursday a huge crowd lined up at the legendary Village Underground in NYC to see Pamela Adlon sit down with Ron Bennington to talk about […]
September 12, 2017

Pamela Adlon to Talk About ‘Better Things’ at Village Underground in NYC for Unmasked Series

Pamela Adlon is set to guest on SiriusXM’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series in New York City. Adlon will be coming to New York City’s famed Village […]
December 21, 2016

11 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2016

  The very best comedians are also artists and every year some comedians push the boundaries or lead the way in changing how comedy can be performed. […]
September 16, 2016

Better Things Episode Review: What Periods Are Really About

Better Things: What Periods Are Really About It seems that Better Things is taking on more a thematic than narrative structure than one might expect from […]
September 9, 2016

Review: Pamela Adlon’s “Better Things” Shows Signs of Greatness

One of the most interesting things about Better Things’ Pilot aka Sam, is how closely associated it is to the now concluded series Louie. Pamela Adlon was […]
August 10, 2016

Louis C.K. Helped Pamela Adlon Get Past Writer’s Block Creating ‘Better Things’

On Tuesday afternoon, at FX’s Television Critics Association press event, Louie writer and Better Things co-creator/star Pamela Adlon opened up about the creative process behind her […]
June 17, 2016

Louis C.K. and Pamela Adlon’s ‘Better Things’ Coming September 8th

This week, Deadline hosted their AwardsLine Emmy event, where they screen some of the season’s most talked-about films and television shows. During a screening of Horace […]
January 17, 2016

Louie Future Unclear While Louis C.K. Busy Creating Other Comedies

FX CEO John Landgraff said on Saturday during the Television Critics Association press tour, that it is unclear when or whether the Louis C.K. series "Louie" would return.
January 4, 2016

Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks Teaming For FX

Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks must have really hit it off co-starring in 'The Secret Life of Pets' because FX is announcing that the duo are teaming up to create, write and co-star in an animated series pilot for FX, which we're comfortable saying they're creating a series, because really, who is going to turn down a pilot created by two of the best comedians in the business?
November 29, 2015

SF Sketchfest Killer Lineup Includes Tribute to Waiting For Guffman

Tickets are on sale now for the legendary San Francisco Sketchfest which includes plenty of sketch and much much more. This year's events has more highlights than lowlights and an impossibly long list of too cool events but none more exciting than the "Waiting for Guffman" Reunion and screening with Bob Balaban, Christopher Guest, Parker Pose and Fred Willard.
March 17, 2015

This Week Around the Industry in Comedy News From Jimmy Pardo, Judah Friedlander, Kayvan Khalatbari, MTV2, Sarah Silverman and More

We talk with people in the business of comedy all over the country and find out what's happening, what's happened, and what's coming up soon. This week Jimmy Pardo is celebrating 500 episodes, Judah Friedlander tells us about an upcoming cameo, Kayvan Khalatbari is running for office, and what's new on MTV2.
November 15, 2014

Behind The Burger: The Brilliant Comedy Voices Behind TV’s Best Animated Comedy, Bobs Burgers

Bob's Burgers is one of the most critically acclaimed comedies on TV, winning the Emmy for outstanding animated program in 2014. The show is known for its great writing and characters, who wouldn't be nearly as great without the impeccable voice casting behind the animation. Unlike most animated shows, all the actors all voice their characters together, which may also have contributed to the vitality of the series. But who are the voices, and where do you know them from?
August 25, 2014

And the Comedy Emmy Winners Are…

The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were presented Monday evening with Seth Meyers hosting. Here's who walked away winners with Emmys in the comedy categories.
April 29, 2014

The Best Sitcom on TV, Louie, Isn’t a Sitcom at All

There is a little-known secret to Louis CK’s masterful sitcom, Louie. The secret is, it is not a sitcom at all. In reality, it’s 13 little indie films strung together each season, masquerading as a sitcom.