ABC’s comedy development has had a rough couple of seasons. The network hasn’t had a real breakout since the one-two punch of family comedies “Modern Family” (an ongoing mega hit) and “The Middle” (a modest but stable hit) premiered back in 2009.
Only three comedies launched since then remain on the air: “Suburgatory,” which faded enough in Season 2 to be held back for midseason… Continue reading Fall TV 2013: Rebel Wilson's 'Super Fun Night' needs work and more ABC comedy snap judgments
Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, and Jerry Lewis all walk into a room together. There’s no real punch line to follow that, just Lewis’s brand of slapstick yucks, which had the sold-out crowd at the closing night of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival in hysterics.
The three legends were on-hand to screen a digitally restored version of “The King of Comedy.” The dark comedy classic — about wannabe stand-up comic Rupert… Continue reading 'The King of Comedy': Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis Celebrate Film's 30th Anniversary at Tribeca
Rapper and “American Idol” judge Nicki Minaj is set to trade music for the movies: she’s in final negotiations to star alongside Cameron Diaz in the upcoming revenge comedy “The Other Woman.”
Diaz stars as the titular other woman who discovers her boyfriend (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) is married. She teams up with his wife (Leslie Mann) to concoct a payback scheme, and the pair bring another mistress (Kate Upton) into the fold… Continue reading Nicki Minaj in 'The Other Woman': Rapper May Make Live-Action Debut in Revenge Comedy