Posts tagged as red hour

Comedy Central Orders Victorian-Era Pilot Created by and Starring Natasha Leggero

It's a good week for new Comedy Central shows, especially now with the news of their most recent pilot order from Ben Stiller's production company Red Hour created by and starring Burning Love staple and Tubbin' with Tash star Natasha Leggero. According to Deadline, Leggero will star with Garfunkel and Oates' Riki Lindhome in the Victorian-era reality show spoof Another Period that "follows the misadventures of Newport’s first family, The Bellacourts, a family with nothing to offer the world, but who have so much money that it doesn’t matter. The show centers around the oldest Bellacourt sisters, Lillian (Leggero) and Beatrice (Lindhome), who care only about how [...]

Ben Stiller Is Remaking 'Reality Bites' as an NBC Show

Nearly 20 years after its release, Ben Stiller is prepping a TV adaptation of the first movie he ever directed. Deadline reports that Stiller is developing a TV version of Reality Bites, the 1994 Gen X rom-com that he starred in alongside Winona Ryder and Ethan Hawke. Helen Childress, who wrote the original movie, will also write the script to the pilot for the single-camera series that will revolved around Ryder's character, Lelaina Pierce, and her friends in Houston in the early '90s. Stiller will executive producer via his company Red Hour, where he has two new shows on the way, the IFC sketch series The Birthday [...]