Back in January, Woody Allen signed on to create a six-episode series for Amazon. They told him he could do whatever the hell he wants, which sounded good to him. Turns out, he's more of a film guy. He talked to Deadline about the process, and it doesn't seem to be going so well. DEADLINE: How do you reconcile your avoidance of computers and iPads, when you signed on to create a TV series for Amazon’s streaming service? ALLEN: I don’t even know what a streaming service is; that’s the interesting thing. When you said streaming service, it was the first time I’ve heard that term connected [...]
Yahoo is expanding into half-hour comedies, and Variety reports that the company has ordered a show from Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat, Freaks and Geeks) called Other Space. Feig will executive produce the show, which follows a ragtag bunch of space adventurers who accidentally end up in an alternate universe. Yahoo has ordered eight episodes, but there's no word on when the show will premiere. Feig has described the show as "a passion project" and a compared it to a sci-fi version of The Office.
Feig actually sold Other Space to NBC years ago, but as he tells The NY Times, he and NBC parted ways on the [...]
As Netflix original shows such as Orange is the New Black and House of Cards made splashes at the Golden Globes, it’s easy to forget that Netflix started as a movie delivery service. But Netflix, along with Amazon and Hulu, still offers plenty of great comedy movies and TV shows across a range of sub-genres. We sorted through those absurdly specific categories, stoner-pandering straight-to-streaming movies, and frustrating-looking standup specials to compile the best 91 comedies available for streaming across the three services. (This is a guide just to streaming services, so great shows like Eagleheart and The Eric Andre Show which are both available via their network's [...]
Never underestimate the enthusiasm of Arrested Development's fanbase. It's only been a week since Netflix released the show's new season, which took an unusual unchronological story structure, but two different fans have already begun editing the season's events into sequence for those of you who are curious what that looks like. Reddit user morphinapg has created 12 episodes covering the entire season that you can download here, while user Clawtrocity has, working a little slower, uploaded three edited episodes and is working on more. Given creator Mitch Hurwitz's aburdly precise attention to detail, he was probably counting on fans editing the season into order and there [...]
ABC canceled its critically-acclaimed but low-rated sitcom Don't Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 in January with eight episodes remaining. The unaired final episodes were unavailable until now. ABC has uploaded all the remaining shows to Hulu, including the Don't Trust the B series finale, which finds title character Chloe exploring her bitch origins while James Van Der Beek finds out his dad is not his biological father. If you're a fan of the show, head on over to Hulu now to find out how the DTTBIA23 saga wraps up.