Winter Comedy Preview: TV

The start of the year can be a rough time for TV addicts, with most shows still on their holiday breaks, leaving a desolate wasteland of reruns and weird game shows. But fear not, because new programming starts to slowly return to TV this week, as the networks and cable channels gradually roll out their midseason fare. Most of your favorites are gonna be back, plus some new stuff you might like too. The second half of the 2010-2011 TV season has a lot in store for comedy fans, including the grand finale of the Kenny Powers saga, a new animated show from the Always Sunny gang, and the eventual [...]

Winter Comedy Preview: Movies

2012 is here, and the new year offers up a whole new batch of comedies you didn’t know you wanted. The winter movie season starts slow with not a single comedy coming out in the month of January (unless you consider a light-hearted Queen Latifah musical to be a comedy), but things really start to pick up come late February when the Paul Rudd/David Wain/Judd Apatow movie Wanderlust is released, kicking off a string of high-profile comedies that includes Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie, Jonah Hill’s 21 Jump Street reboot, the latest installment in the American Pie franchise, and Will Ferrell’s Spanish-language telenovela-style comedy, Casa de mi Padre.

Let’s [...]