May 2009 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sat 30 May 2009
Sandler: I'll never do stand-up again
Movie role evokes bad memories...
30/05/2009 … Adam Sandler has vowed never to return to stand-up ever again - after returning to the clubs for his new film.
Fri 29 May 2009
Judd Apatow makes fake sitcom
Watch it here
29/05/2009 … Judd Apatow has a shot a fake Eighties sitcom for his new movie Funny People.
Leno: 'A well-endowed wild man'
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
29/05/2009 … ‘All comedy comes from hate and pain and ugliness.
Playing with the big boys...
Family Guy's bid for best comedy Emmy
29/05/2009 … Family Guy is to go head-to-head with live action comedies at this year’s Emmy awards after creator Seth MacFarlane decided not to shun the animated category.
Thu 28 May 2009
Fry tops audiobook charts
New spin-off from The Liar
28/05/2009 … Stephen Fry's new audiobook has topped the iTunes charts in just one day.
Wed 27 May 2009
Al be back!
Murray returns to Fringe
27/05/2009 … Al Murray is returning to the Edinburgh Fringe this year – to perform the very same shows that earned him Perrier nominations in the Nineties.
Rogan joins Pegg movie
...playing an alien
27/05/2009 … Seth Rogen and Jason Bateman have joined the cast of Simon Pegg’s next film, Paul.
Sun 24 May 2009
Partridge movie in the works
Coogan confims big-screen ambitions
24/05/2009 … Steve Coogan has confirmed that he is working on an Alan Partridge movie.