Day: December 13, 2013

Saturday Night Live goes extraordinarily public with search for new black woman to join cast in January 2014

For the past several years, Saturday Night Live always has pushed back against criticism about its lack of racial/ethnic diversity by claiming that it’s about the content of its comedy, and not the color of its cast members — and besides, Nasim Pedrad is Iranian. Well, Pedrad is bound for FOX after New Year’s for production on at least six episodes of a Lorne Michaels sitcom for John Mulaney, Mulaney.¬†With that defense walking out the door, and his own existing black men in the cast (Jay Pharoah and Kenan Thompson) going public with awkward quotes, and the show itself...

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Watch ABC’s failed sitcom pilot from 2013, “Bad Management,” with David Spade, Sharon Horgan, Alan Thicke and Rachael Harris

ABC passed on the sitcom, Bad Management, this spring. But now it’s posted the full 22-minute pilot episode online. David Spade, who starred in the pilot alongside Sharon Horgan, Alan Thicke and Rachael Harris, told his fans last night via Twitter, “I think it’s actually pretty good.” See for yourself. Here is the trailer showing the first two minutes, set in a department store’s luxury goods and cosmetics department where Horgan’s character is the boss until her boss’ son (Spade) shows up and makes her management even badder. Watch the whole pilot for Bad Management online via ABC. This...

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