Day: August 2, 2011

Michael Ian Black talks up Snark Week, road-tripping with Meghan McCain & being “Very Famous”

Michael Ian Black jokes early in his new Comedy Central special, “Very Famous,” (premiering this Saturday) that he specializes in getting cancelled from TV shows.┬áBut you sure do get to see quite a bit of MIB on your TV, don’t you? So The Comic’s Comic asked him about this, and other things keeping the comedian very busy this summer. Do you think that getting on TV is more of a battle than staying on it? “In my experience, it’s much easier to get on TV. My experience may be much different than yours or anyone else’s. It has been...

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IFC’s ONN writing staff unionizes, joins WGA-East

After The Comic’s Comic reported exclusively that The Onion News Network series on IFC was facing a work stoppage due to a lack of union protections for its writing staff, comes word that the seven writers on the cable TV series have earned the right to join the WGA-East, and with it, health benefits, a raise and the potential for residuals should IFC pick up ONN for a third season. The second season, which debuts in September, already is in production. Here is the press release: NEW YORK CITY – ┬áThe writers on The Onion News Network have joined...

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