Emmys Expand Comedy and Drama Series Categories to 8 Nominees Each

RELATED STORIES The Peak TV era is an embarrassment of riches — and the Emmys are reflecting that. The Outstanding Drama and Comedy Series categories will now have eight nominees each year, the Television Academy announced on Wednesday. This rule change goes into effect with this year’s 72nd annual Emmys; nominations will be announced on […]

TVLine Items: Messing’s White House Comedy, BET Awards on CBS and More

Debra Messing is headed to the White House: The Will & Grace vet will star in the Starz comedy East Wing, based on the experiences of co-creator Ali Wentworth’s mother, who served as social secretary during Ronald Reagan’s presidency in the 1980s. The potential half-hour series centers around Hollis Carlisle (Messing), “a hostess extraordinaire who […]

Emmys 2020: Supporting Actress in a Comedy — Our 7 Dream Nominees!

After triumphing in this category 2018 and 2019, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‘s Alex Borstein is the odds-on fave to take home Emmy’s Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for a third-consecutive year. But the acid-tongued awards darling is poised to face off against some new competition since four of last year’s contender’s — Fleabag‘s Olivia […]

Emmys 2020: Outstanding Comedy Series — Our 8 Dream Nominees!

With the one-and-done comedy tsunami known as Fleabag out of the mix, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel reclaims its Emmy position as the Comedy Series to beat — but has Amy Sherman-Palladino’s sumptuous period satire earned its frontrunner status? At the risk of spoiling our Dream Emmy cheat sheet, the answer is yes. It does. Speaking […]

Love Life: HBO Max Accelerates Rollout of Anna Kendrick Romantic Comedy

RELATED STORIES HBO Max’s relationship with Love Life is moving very quickly: Following the May 27 debut of Anna Kendrick’s rom-com, the streaming service is tweaking the show’s rollout plan, TVLine has learned. Love Life was originally slated for a weekly release, after dropping the first three episodes earlier this week. Now, Episodes 4 through […]

Never Have I Ever review: A hilarious teen comedy with heart from Mindy Kaling

All in all, Never Have I Ever has the universal teen tropes and conventions any aficionado of the genre will love but it very much has heart to it. All of the characters pop off the screen and you want to see more of them and their stories. Should season two get the go-ahead from […]

Hannah Gadsby’s Comedy Special Douglas to Hit Netflix in May

RELATED STORIES Didn’t get a chance to see Hannah Gadsby‘s Douglas in person? Good news: Netflix is giving you a front-row seat later this spring. The streamer will drop Gadsby’s latest comedy special on Tuesday, May 26, TVLine has learned. Douglas, which is named after Gadsby’s eldest dog, is described as “a tour from the […]

Lights Out With David Spade Cancelled at Comedy Central, Will Be Shopped Around to Other Networks

RELATED STORIES Comedy Central is turning off the lights at Lights Out With David Spade: The late-night talk show won’t return to the cable network after its current run, according to our sister site Variety. Comedy Central will, however, shop the show around to other networks and platforms. Production was shut down on Lights Out […]

Gary Janetti’s Animated Prince George Comedy (With Meghan Markle and All!) Gets HBO Max Series Order

Well, this should be royally fun. HBO Max has given a series order to The Prince, an animated comedy series created by Gary Janetti (Family Guy), whose Instagram account hilariously satires British Royals through the eyes of a young Prince George, the eldest child of Prince William and Princess Kate. Janetti will voice the titular […]

Chris Messina, Ari Graynor to Star in FX Comedy Pilot From Atlanta EP

RELATED STORIES Chris Messina is going back to comedy… and we just hope this one has him dancing to Aaliyah, too. The Mindy Project veteran is set to star opposite Ari Graynor (I’m Dying Up Here) in an untitled comedy pilot for FX, according to our sister site Deadline. Messina and Graynor will play the […]