Splitsider

Posts tagged as paul scheer

Paul Scheer's New Podcast Network Wolfpop Launches Today

Great news for fans of Paul Scheer and pop culture podcasts: Today is launch day for Scheer's brand new podcast network Wolfpop, a media and pop culture-focused Earwolf spin-off of sorts from the same parent company Midroll Media. Wolfpop has launched with an initial lineup of 13 podcasts featuring W. Kamau Bell, Leonard Maltin, Sarah Thyre, Nate Corddry, and more all curated by Scheer with a focus on "presenting world-class and rising talent, providing them with an unfiltered platform to share their passions and stories with humor and depth. Wolfpop features host-driven programs that permit brilliant analytic and comedic minds to dig deeper into Hollywood and entertainment than [...]

Paul Scheer Is Hosting an Interactive Improv Sketch Show for CC:Studios

Comedy Central's digital wing CC:Studios has greenlit a new improv sketch show that will take audience suggestions via Twitter. Titled CC: Social Scene, the six-episode series is hosted by Paul Scheer and features improv performers from both The Groundlings (Lee Newton, H. Michael Croner) and UCB (Lilan Bowden, Jacob Womack, Jeff Sloniker, Barak Hardley), who improvise scenes based on Twitter suggestions using the hashtag #CCSocialScene. CC: Social Scene will debut a new episode each week, and you can catch the first installment "Worst Breakup Lines" below:

Paul Scheer Has Put 'NTSF' on Hiatus; Is Developing New Shows at Adult Swim, HBO

Paul Scheer did an interview with Yahoo out today, in which he gave updates on his various TV projects. First, he's decided to put his Adult Swim crime procedural comedy NTSF:SD:SUV, which wrapped its third season in December, on hiatus indefinitely. Scheer said:

We took a break on NTSF this season… I felt like it was a good run. It was super fun: We did 38 episodes and we finished up in London, and I was super psyched about that. And now I wanted to try something different … We may revisit NTSF, but right now it's just kind of… it's not over, but I have no plans to [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'s Fifth Anniversary Bonanza

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. Also, we'll keep you posted on the offerings from our very own podcast network. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

Comedy Bang! Bang! – 5th Anniversary with Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parnam, Jason Mantzoukas, [...]

Last Night, Arsenio Hall Met ArScheerio Paul

Arsenio Hall did a little time traveling last night when Paul Scheer's ArScheerio Paul stopped by to sit on the back of chairs, talk to the dog pound, and discuss their respective interviews with Tupac. The entire thing takes place somewhere in the early 90s.

Sketch Anatomy: Going Inside "Shutterbugs" with 'Human Giant's Jason Woliner

Welcome to our column Sketch Anatomy, where we ask some of our favorite television writers to choose any sketch — one they personally wrote or one from history they find particularly hilarious, notable, or underappreciated — to learn from a writer's perspective what separates a successful sketch from the rest.

For this week's installment of Sketch Anatomy we spoke with Jason Woliner, who has written and/or directed for Parks and Recreation, Nathan for You, Jon Benjamin Has a Van, Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and Friends, and Funny or Die and most recently served as executive producer, director, and writer on Adult Swim's Eagleheart. Early in Woliner's [...]

Paul Scheer on 'The Hotwives of Orlando' and All the Other Stuff He's Working On

Paul Scheer is crazy busy. Now that the full first season of his most recent show, The Hotwives of Orlando, is available on Hulu, Scheer is moving full steam ahead with tons of other projects, from developing a cartoon with Adult Swim to an anthology series with HBO. He’ll also be starring in season six of The League on FXX, which is set to debut this fall, and releasing a comedy special with Rob Huebel based on their live UCB show Crash Test. Scheer talks about always wanting to keep things fresh, whether through the podcast, How Did This Get Made?, which he hosts with Jason Mantzoukas and his wife June Diane [...]

Paul Scheer Is a Hardcore Mahomie in This New Funny or Die Video

Here's a new video from Funny or Die starring Paul Scheer and Mel Cowan as the hopeful new managers of pop singer Austin Mahone who will do pretty much anything to prove that they're "Mahomies 4 Eva."

Watch Paul Scheer, Nick Kroll, and More Do a Live Read of the 'Space Jam' Script

Sean O'Connor and Jensen Karp held a live reading of the script to the 1996 Michael Jordan/Looney Tunes movie Space Jam at LA's UCB Theatre last month, and here's a highlight reel from it. The cast for the reading was Paul Scheer, Nick Kroll, Seth Green, Ben Schwartz, Danielle Fishel, Ralph Garman, Shelby Fero, Brandon Johnson, Jerrod Carmichael, Melissa Stetton, and Blake Griffin as Michael Jordan, all of whom would be perfect to play the same parts in a Space Jam remake.

Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer Are Turning Their Live Show, Crash Test, Into a TV Special Taped on a Giant Glass Bus

Human Giant duo Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer are turning their long-running live show Crash Test into a TV special, and they're filming it on a 60-foot glass bus with their heads painted on the side of it. Over the weekend, they were filming the special around LA in the bus and inviting fans to come watch the show in various locations via Twitter. Crash Test is a live comedy show that Huebel and Scheer started doing at the UCB Theatre in NYC and brought to LA in 2008, where they've been hosting it ever since.

Check out a photo of the Huebel and Scheer with the big glass [...]

Watch David Cross Fool Reggie Watts, Jim Gaffigan, Paul Scheer, and Nick Kroll with a Magic Trick

Here's a deleted scene from The Meltdown, in which David Cross fools Reggie Watts, Jim Gaffigan, Paul Scheer, and Nick Kroll with the most amazing card trick ever. How does he do it?

Watch the Entire Season of 'The Hotwives of Orlando' Starring Kristen Schaal, Casey Wilson, and More

Hulu finally premiered their new Paul Scheer-produced reality show spoof The Hotwives of Orlando today, which stars Casey Wilson, Angela Kinsey, Kristen Schaal, Tymberlee Hill, Andrea Savage, and Danielle Schneider as a group of vapid yet fabulous Real Housewives-style Florida women. You can watch the first episode in full above then head over to Hulu to binge through all seven episodes at once.

'The Hotwives of Orlando' Premieres on Hulu July 15th

Earlier this year it was announced that Paul Scheer was producing a reality show spoof The Hotwives of Orlando for Hulu starring Casey Wilson, Angela Kinsey, Kristen Schaal, Tymberlee Hill, Andrea Savage, and Danielle Schneider. Above is a new sneak peek from the show, which will premiere on Hulu July 15th. Click through to watch two more clips.

Paul Scheer Is Producing a 'Real Housewives' Parody Series for Hulu

Here's the trailer for the Paul Scheer-produced Hulu Originals reality spoof Hotwives of Orlando. Based on Scheer's admitted love for watching Bravo reality shows with his wife, Hotwives stars Casey Wilson, Angela Kinsey, Kristen Schaal, Tymberlee Hill, Andrea Savage, and Danielle Schneider as a gaggle of drunken Floridian reality stars. The show is written by Danielle Schneider and Dannah Phirman, who ran a show called The Realest Real Housewives at UCB LA for years. A premiere date has not been set for Hotwives of Orlando, but you should probably stock up on popcorn and boxed white wine now.