Tracy Morgan’s new TBS comedy “The Last O.G.” will premiere on the network on April 3 at 10:30 p.m. Et/Pt. The series was created by Jordan Peele who also serves as executive producer with Morgan. In the show, Morgan plays an ex-con that readjusts to life after his 15-year stint in prison. Tiffany Haddish, Ryan Gaul, and Cedric the Entertainer also star. Watch the trailer below.
VH1 announced “RuPaul’s Drag Race” will return for its 10th season on March 22. The episode will be 90 minutes long. The after-show “RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked” will follow the premiere.
Emmy-award winning actress Alfre Woodard will guest-star on upcoming episodes of “Empire” as the mother of Taraji P. Henson’s character, Cookie. New episodes
That's how Netflix describes host Joel McHale's new weekly comedy commentary show. If that sounds suspiciously like McHale's former unscripted vehicle, E!'s beloved snarkfest The Soup, you're not far off. In fact, the actor and host doesn't do much to dispel the notion that the show is, more or less, The Soup 2.0, right down to its mixture of green screen commentary and pretaped sketches. This time, though, they're casting the net even wider.
"Now we're going to make fun of everything," McHale tells The Hollywood Reporter....
Santa Clarita Diet follows the family of Sheila, Joel and Abby Hammond (played by Timothy Olyphant, Drew Barrymore and Liv Hewson) whose lives are turned around when Sheila suddenly becomes one of the undead, forced to feed on the living before becoming a full-out zombie.
McHale and Lawson will star as Chris and Christa, a pair of married realtors in Santa Clarita – and more successful, aggressive versions of Sheila and Joel.
McRaney will guest star as Ed Thune, a retired army colonel who Joel finds very intimidating while Knighton will guest star as Paul, the chill descendent of Serbian ancestors who has been tasked with pursuing the truth of the undead,
Santa Clarita Diet will serve up several big-name guest stars in Season 2, Netflix announced Friday. Among them: Community grad Joel McHale and This Is Us doc Gerald McRaney.
McHale will play Chris, a Santa Clarita realtor who’s married to Christa, played by Psych‘s Maggie Lawson. Per the official character descriptions, the pair are “a more successful, more aggressive” version of Drew Barrymore’s Sheila and Timothy Olyphant’s Joel. McRaney’s Ed Thune, meanwhile, is a retired Army colonel who’s intimidated by Joel.
Happy Endings‘ Zachary Knighton also will show up as Paul,
Each week, Variety’s TV team combs through the week’s schedule, selecting our picks of what to watch and when/how to watch them. This week, “The Bachelor Winter Games” and “Everything Sucks!” will bow on ABC and Netflix respectively.
“The Bachelor Winter Games,” ABC, Tuesday, 8 p.m.
In this new series, the bachelors and bachelorettes will participate in challenges from winter biathlon to ice dancing, with date cards being given to the winners of each challenge. Romantic dates will test the bachelors’ and bachelorettes’ perseverance in pursuing relationships with one another while faced with language barriers and cultural differences.
“Everything Sucks!” Netflix, Friday (Critics’ Pick)
Once in a while, it’s possible to watch a show find its bearings in real time, as is the case with this half-hour comedy. At first, it
Wolf is best known for her role as a contributor on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” a position she has held since 2016. She recently debuted her first HBO stand up comedy special, “Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady.” She has also worked as a writer on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” in addition to her work as a stand up.
“We’re thrilled to be working with Michelle, a gifted writer and performer with a singular voice,” said Bela Bajaria, vice president of content for Netflix.
The half-hour show, which does not have a title yet, will not specifically focus on politics like “The Daily Show” but will rather take a broader look at world events.
“You can expect the types of jokes my former bosses would tell me we couldn’t do on TV,” Wolf joked in
After nearly half a decade working on Late Night With Seth Meyers and The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, Wolf will now host her own weekly show on Netflix. The streaming giant, which is making a considerable push in the talk-show space with entries from David Letterman and Joel McHale, is billing Wolf’s show as a break from the seriousness of late-night comedy. The planned star vehicle will launch later this year.
The 32-year-old rising star, whose show does not yet have a name, is expected to make fun of everything...
Ralph Macchio will guest star on two episodes of the CBS comedy “Kevin Can Wait” starring Kevin James and Leah Remini. He will play “Alviti,” the president of a company buying a property in Long Island with the intention of turning it into a parking lot, and is currently filming the role.
Epix announced that Felicity Huffman has joined the cast of original series “Get Shorty” as a recurring guest star. Huffman will play Clara Dillard, a mothering, high-level special agent for the FBI who takes over the investigation focusing on Amara and the crime organization in season two of the show.
Jake Allyn will play Navy Petty Officer Second Class James Sweeney in the March 6 episode of “NCIS.” Sweeney, currently deployed overseas, is poisoned
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Community vets Alison Brie and Jim Rash will reunite with their former costar during the series premiere of The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale (releasing Sunday, Feb. 18). The guest list also includes Kevin Hart (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), Mike Colter (Marvel’s Luke Cage), Paul Reiser (Stranger Things) and Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House).
The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale is being billed as a weekly topical series featuring celebrity guests, comedy sketches and viral videos. So yeah,
The premiere episode, which will debut on the platform Sunday, Feb. 18, will welcome Kevin Hart as a guest, with appearances by Alison Brie, Mike Colter, Paul Reiser, Jodie Sweetin and Jim Rash. McHale, the former host of The Soup, and his series will take a sharp, absurdist look at pop culture, as well as news from around the world.
The streamer released a trailer for the show, which — in addition to hosting celebrity...
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