Good Trouble’s Sherry Cola: Alice’s Struggle With Asian Stereotypes in Comedy ‘Could Not Be More Timely’

RELATED STORIES Like viewers, Good Trouble star Sherry Cola also sometimes feels like the show’s writers have a crystal ball to help them craft topical and prescient storylines. The Freeform drama has been highlighting the Black Lives Matter movement since its premiere in early 2019, in addition to telling stories about women in tech, transgender […]

Maya Rudolph to Headline Apple TV+ Comedy Series From Forever EPs

RELATED STORIES Maya Rudolph and the minds behind her one-and-done Amazon dramedy Forever are teaming up once again, this time for an Apple TV+ comedy in which Rudolph will star. Ordered straight to series on Thursday, the still-untitled project will star Rudolph as Molly, a woman whose seemingly perfect life is upended when her husband leaves […]

United States of Al Trailer: First Look at Chuck Lorre’s Military Vet Comedy

RELATED STORIES Does sitcom giant Chuck Lorre have another hit on his hands? CBS aired the first trailer for United States of Al during Thursday’s Young Sheldon. Hailing from Big Bang Theory vets David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari, the new comedy focuses on the friendship between Riley (Enlisted‘s Parker Young), “a Marine combat veteran struggling to […]

Lana Condor to Star in New Comedy Series Boo, Bitch at Netflix

RELATED STORIES Lana Condor is extending her relationship with Netflix with the announcement of a new comedy series, Boo, Bitch, that she will star in and executive produce for the streamer. The series, which has been given an eight-episode order, will follow a high school senior (Condor) who’s lived her life safely under the radar, […]

Kevin James Manages Motley NASCAR Crew in Netflix Comedy — Watch Trailer

NASCAR fans will have more than just the Daytona 500 to look forward to on Presidents’ Day weekend. Netflix announced Friday that The Crew, a NASCAR sitcom headlined by Kevin James, will premiere Monday, Feb. 15 — one day after the big race. The 10-episode comedy centers on Kevin, a NASCAR crew chief for the […]

Dylan Sprouse Joins HBO Max Comedy The Sex Lives of College Girls, From EP Mindy Kaling

Former child star Dylan Sprouse is returning to the small screen, by way of HBO Max. The Disney Channel vet has been cast in The Sex Lives of College Girls, an upcoming HBO Max comedy from executive producer Mindy Kaling, Variety reports. The series centers on four dorm mates — Kimberly (The King of Staten […]

Emma Stone to Star in The Curse Showtime Comedy From Uncut Gems’ Safdie Brothers and Nathan Fielder

RELATED STORIES Emma Stone‘s latest blessing is a real Curse. The Oscar-winning actress will star in and executive-produce The Curse, an oddball scripted comedy that Showtime ordered to series Thursday, TVLine has learned. The series follows a pair of newlyweds who co-star on a “problematic” HGTV series and are trying to start a family — if only […]

TVLine Items: Severance for Walken, Lucy Liu Comedy Adds 2 and More

Christopher Walken‘s next weapon project of choice is the upcoming Apple TV+ workplace thriller Severance, starring Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and executive-produced by Ben Stiller (Escape at Dannemora). Walken will play Burt, the head of Optics and Design at Lumen Industries, a company that offers a “severance procedure” which separates work and out-of-work memories. […]

TVLine Items: Church’s Fox Comedy, Cherish the Day Renewed and More

Thomas Haden Church is looking to make Texas his TV home: The Divorce vet will star in and executive-produce The Texanist, a multi-camera comedy in development at Fox, TVLine has learned. Inspired by the long-running Texas Monthly column, the potential series follows an opinionated Austin-area radio show host named Dave (played by Church). He “calls […]

Connecting EPs Tease the ‘Catharsis’ of NBC’s Upcoming Quarantine Comedy

RELATED STORIES Finding the comedy in any collective tragedy is a daunting task for entertainers. But bringing levity to an ongoing global pandemic that has claimed more than 200,000 U.S. lives and kept Americans in quarantine for six months and counting? Well, that was a Barnum and Bailey-level tightrope walk for the producers of NBC’s […]