Billy Eichner's fast-paced kamikaze game show Billy on the Street is set to premiere its third season soon, and the show has a whole ton of big name guests stars this year. Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers, Joel McHale, Lena Dunham, Nick Offerman, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, Rachel Dratch, Lindsay Lohan, and Olivia Wilde are all set to guest star in season 3, THR reports. The new season of the show, which will be 10 episodes long, will start airing Wednesday, March 12th at 11pm on Fuse.
Last night, it was announced that Comedy Central has ordered a pilot of the long-running and much-beloved Chris Gethard Show. The pilot will be produced by Funny or Die, with executive producers Zach Galifianakis, Will Ferrell, Owen Burke, and Adam McKay alongside Gethard. Gethard made the announcement on the latest episode of his show, a special edition which was devoted to big announcements. Wearing a homemade t-shirt with the slogan "Find a Way," Gethard welcomed a parade of recurring cast members and characters, each of whom had their own major announcement to make, ultimately culminating in Gethard's big news for TCGS.
The Chris Gethard Show began as a stage show in November [...]
Fred Armisen's British punk rocker Ian Rubbish didn't retire when Armisen left SNL in May. Instead, he's been looking back at his early punk days, and over at Funny or Die, he's made a short documentary with The Clash's Mick Jones and Paul Simonon, who even attest to Rubbish's influence on their music. They even come together to play that Ian Rubbish and the Bizarros classic, "Hey Policeman."
Funny or Die has debuted its second full-length movie, We Are Young. Unlike the site's first feature, the Apple parody iSteve, which was written and shot in only a couple weeks, this one has been in the works for years by Funny or Die writer/director Alex Richanbach, who stars in the film. The film will be available for free on the site for two weeks, and then will play theatrically in select cities around the US starting October 16.
Funny or Die has been having some fun with the comedians on their Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival, so they decided to give comics their own cameras to document the behind-the-scenes action. Things go exactly as well as you'd expect.