Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan is set to try his hand at comedic acting. He'll be guest starring in an upcoming episode of Community, according to EW. Gilligan will be playing a "smooth-talking gold digger" who winds up in the middle of a fight between Annie and Abed. The episode is being filmed this week and will air as a part of the show's upcoming fifth season, which sees the return of showrunner/creator Dan Harmon and kicks off on January 2nd, 2014.
Breaking Bad regular Jonathan Banks, who played Mike Ehrmantraut on that series, will also be guest starring on Community during its new season. He'll be [...]
The upcoming season of Parks and Recreation will feature a plotline in which Pawnee's Parks department teams up with rival city Eagleton's Parks department, which houses a bunch of doppelgangers for the show's main characters. TV Line reports that June Diane Raphael (NTSF:SD:SUV, Burning Love) will be playing the Eagleton counterpart to Aubrey Plaza's April Ludgate. Parks co-creator Mike Schur describes Raphael's character as "kind of a rich, boozy, Real Housewives-type." Other doppelgangers for the plotline include Kristen Bell for Leslie Knope, Sam Elliott for Ron Swanson, and Billy Eichner for Donna. Tom Haverford's is being kept under wraps.
Following appearances on Community and Arrested Development, Workaholics star/co-creator Adam DeVine is set to guest star on another big TV comedy: Modern Family. Vulture reports that DeVine will appear in several episodes of the ABC sitcom's upcoming fifth season, playing a nanny hired by Jay (Ed O'Neill) and Gloria (Sofia Vegara). In addition to his busy movie and TV schedule, DeVine recently shot a new Comedy Central standup show, Adam DeVine's House Party, that features 24 of his favorite comedians – spread across eight episodes – performing at a big party at his mansion.
Most episodes of Scott Aukerman's IFC series Comedy Bang Bang are chock-full of big-time comedy types, but tonight's episode (airing at 10pm) is an especially exciting one for comedy nerds. Bob Odenkirk and David Cross both appear in the episode, the beloved Mr. Show duo's first time on TV together since a 2008 installment of Tim and Eric. Cross is the guest for the entire Bang Bang episode and Odenkirk only pops up for a short bit, but it's still pretty cool to see these guys on TV together again. In addition to Bob and David, Weird Al and SNL alums Tim Meadows and Will Forte also guest in the [...]
Scott Aukerman's IFC show Comedy Bang Bang is set to return for it's second season in July, and it looks like Season 2 will have even more guest stars than Season 1. If there is a "Most Guest Stars in a TV Show Season" world record, Scott Aukerman is gunning for it. Here's a list of everyone IFC announced will be on the show this morning:
Jessica Alba, Aziz Ansari, David Cross, Jim Gaffigan, Zach Galifianakis, Bill Hader, Pee-wee Herman, Gillian Jacobs, Rashida Jones, Anna Kendrick, Andy Richter, Zoe Saldana, Andy Samberg, Jason Schwartzman, Sarah Silverman, Cobie Smulders, and Casey Wilson. Additional guests include James Adomian, Matt Besser, Michael [...]