FX has given a series order to Baskets, a half-hour comedy starring The Hangover‘s Zach Galifianakis and hailing from recent Emmy winner Louis C.K.
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It’s not a trick, but it most certainly is a treat: Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! fame are making their return to Adult Swim with a Halloween special titled Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories: Coven. Oh, sorry — misread that. It’s Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories: Haunted House. But even better! Tim + Eric + special guest Zach Galifianakis > witches.
In this 30-minute special, the three men move into a cursed home for the rest of their lives to secure an inheritance from their grandfather, leading to some off-beat physical comedy that the Three Stooges would approve of. In these two clips from TEBSHH, you will come to learn that ghosts are scary, but stairs are even scarier.
The special airs Thursday, Oct. 31, at midnight.
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The first weekend hosting slot in May for Saturday Night Live has been filled by Zach Galifianakis, who’ll be promoting The Hangover Part III, which opens on May 24. He hasn’t hosted since 2011. The musical guest will be Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men.
The news was announced during the April 13 broadcast of the show, as well as on NBC’s Twitter.
Usually the terms “comedy” and “epic” aren’t strung together in the same sentence. Then again, when Comedy Bang! Bang!‘s Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts enter the conversation, things tend to go in unexpected directions. Which is exactly what happens in the latest trailer for the new IFC show. Featuring an all-star cast (Jon Hamm! Seth Rogen! Elizabeth Banks! Weird Al! Jack Black! And That Other Guy from Tenacious D!), the clip is safely the most dramatic teaser for a comedy show… EVER! And the results are unpredictably hilarious. Check it out below. READ FULL STORY
“Ferns” producer Scott Aukerman confirmed on today’s Comedy Bang Bang podcast that he directed a 30-minute episode set to air May 6 on Comedy Central before this year’s Comedy Awards. Tina Fey, Jon Stewart, and Sir Richard Branson all participated in the episode, which is called “Between Two Ferns: A Fairy Tale of New York.” While you rub your hands together in anticipation, check out one of our favorite B2F segments below. READ FULL STORY
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