Day: January 5, 2016

Larry the Cable Guy will host U.S. adaptation of Finnish game show, “Hide The Smile”

ThinkFactory Media, the company that showed us the “reality” TV of Tony Danza teaching, Sinbad’s family life, and Gene Simmons kissing his Family Jewels, now wants to bring a popular comedy game show from Finland to the United States, with Larry the Cable Guy hosting the American adaptation of Hide The Smile. As first reported by Deadline, ThinkFactory nabbed the U.S. licensing for Hide The SmileĀ from London-based distributor Small World IFT. The comedy boom of the 1980s brought us Make Me Laugh, which featured stand-up comedians trying to provoke a smile or full-on laugh from contestants. Hide The Smile...

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New BBC documentary examines infamous unreleased Jerry Lewis movie: “The Story of ‘The Day The Clown Cried'”

Just as new words surfaced from Jerry Lewis reasserting his claim that nobody will ever see his infamous still-unreleased Holocaust film from 1972, a Jewish comedian from Britain has revealed startling new images and interviews with Lewis in a new documentary that aired on BBC, “The Story of The Day The Clown Cried.” David Schneider went to Sweden where he uncovered the still photos and more, with help from the Swedish Film Institute. Schneider also interviewed an actor who played a Nazi guard in The Day The Clown Cried, which Lewis wrote, directed and starred in as Helmut Doork...

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Jamie Lee on the Late Late Show with James Corden

Jamie Lee‘s starting her 2016 off right, hosting a new show called 10 Things that debuts tonight on truTV, and performing stand-up Monday night on The Late Late Show with James Corden. For one thing, Lee wants us all to know she’s not just a “basic bitch” because she has a chocolate labradoodle — and even though she and her pooch might not always get equal billing in the eyes of strangers, this lady is engaged. So watch out, fellas. Roll the...

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