Day: October 12, 2016

FOX reviving “Showtime at the Apollo” as multiple primetime TV specials hosted by Steve Harvey

Showtime at the Apollo, a live talent showcase at Harlem’s historic Apollo Theater which appeared on syndicated TV from the late 1980s through the 2000s, is coming back to television — this time in the form of two primetime network specials on FOX, hosted by Steve Harvey. Harvey previously served as host of Showtime at the Apollo from 1993 to 2000, and the theater helped launch his own career, too. The first two-hour special will air on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, on FOX. An additional one-hour special will air early in 2017. “I’m excited to be going back home...

Read More

Comedy Central orders eight more episodes of “The Comedy Jam” for 2017

Goddamn! The Goddamn Comedy Jam special proved successful enough this summer for Comedy Central to order up eight more episodes for cable TV in 2017 — even if they’re dropping the profanity from the title, and just calling it The Comedy Jam from here on out. “We have been working under the false impression that what comedians want most is to have television and digital platforms to further their comedy careers,” said Comedy Central President Kent Alterman. “It turns out they really just want to be rock stars.” The eight-episode series will debut next year, produced by Ugly Brother Studios and...

Read More

Archives

October 2016
M T W T F S S
« Sep   Nov »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Subscribe to Podcast