Since he did a pretty OK job adapting the original, British version of The Office for American TV, Greg Daniels is now turning his sights on another UK import for NBC: Friday Night Dinner. Here's the relevant info on the show: Created by Robert Popper, Friday Night Dinner, which debuted on Channel 4 in February, centers on the Goodmans, a traditional but not strictly observant Jewish family, and chronicles their Shabbat dinners. Every Friday night, brothers Adam and Jonny reluctantly visit their parents, mom Jackie, who is obsessed with Masterchef, and dad Martin, who loves to walk around shirtless, for a home cooked meal. Adding to the gallery [...]
I'd Like To Have Been In That Meeting… Avatar is a video by the Dawson Brothers, a British comedy team who have written for The Peter Serafinowicz Show, Funny Or Die UK, Mitchell & Webb and The Wrong Door. This is basically two videos in one: first it's an imagining of the pitch meeting that got Avatar made, and then it turns into a parody of a scene from the movie itself (featuring voice work by Aqua Teen Hunger Force's Dana Snyder). That's a lot of background for a three-minute video, so maybe you should just watch it.