Day: April 18, 2013

Good Kaufman, Bad Kaufman: Comedy Central’s The Ben Show and Nathan For You

The legacy of Andy Kaufman lives on in more ways than one, as Comedy Central’s Thursday-night pairing of  The Ben Show and Nathan For You has proven over the past eight weeks. Kaufman’s comedy as performance art elevated the art form while also subverting the audience’s notions of reality. Ben Hoffman and Nathan Fielder — both marking their first-season finales tonight as series stars — have taken the Kaufman formula and run with it in different directions. Just read the official descriptions of tonight’s finales from Comedy Central. For  The Ben Show with Ben Hoffman, “we watch “The Ben Show Blooper...

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FX picks up “Saint George,” new George Lopez sitcom for 10/90 episode deal

George Lopez is back in primetime, scoring a new deal made official today by FX to bring at least 10 episodes and perhaps 100 of his upcoming sitcom, Saint George. FX Network’s Executive Vice President Chuck Saftler just announced the “10/90” deal with Lionsgate Television and Debmar-Mercury for the half-hour, which begins production in August. Lopez was last seen on television in late-night with a two-year run on TBS with Lopez Tonight (2009-2011) — his previous ABC sitcom, George Lopez, ran on the network from 2002-2007 and continues to air in syndication late-nights on Nickelodeon’s Nick at Nite. Lopez said...

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