If you thought Season 4 of "Game of Thrones" was tough on the bruised and brooding Jon Snow — friends dead, girlfriend dead, White Walkers imminent — things are about to get worse. And for a man still recovering from an attack that included, say it with me, giants on mammoths,...
Created by Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf, whose online series "Next Time on Lonny" was "discovered" by Ben Stiller, Comedy Central's new series, "Big Time in Hollywood, FL," chronicles the lives of two online filmmakers longing to be discovered by someone like Ben Stiller.
When I’m worried about something and I can’t sleep, I count those nice guys instead of sheep, and I fall aaaasssleeeepp counting those niiiiiiice guys.
It is always amusing to watch the entertainment industry reel with the "discovery" that audiences are nowhere near as narrow-minded and bigoted as previously assumed. And by "amusing," I mean infuriating.
Due to the high demands of heavy-lifting — scene-setting, character introduction and general exposition — most sitcom pilots are clunky and self-conscious to the point of embarrassment.
"Such is the irresistible nature of truth," wrote Thomas Paine in the "Rights of Man," "that all it asks, all it wants, is the liberty of appearing."
Aiming for the sweet spot of camp, E!'s first scripted series, "The Royals," lands in the larger and far less valuable ring of cynicism.
“Empire”: It’s over already? Alas, yes, Fox’s super-hot music-industry-by-way-of-Shakespeare epic airs its two-hour season finale this week and as with its spiritual cousin “Game of Thrones,” the 11 episodes have flown by too quickly.