TBS, TNT Unveil New Shows with McConaughey and MacDonald

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – TNT and TBS announced development slates Wednesday that include a TNT reality show from Matthew McConaughey about the search for America’s best bar band and a possible new TBS talk show hosted by “Saturday Night Live” veteran Norm MacDonald. TNT is developing dramas with Michael Bay, Howard Gordon, Dick Wolf and […]

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Littlest ‘Middle’ Star Atticus Shaffer Previews This Week’s Crazy Texting War

So far during the third season of ABC’s family sitcom “The Middle,” the awkward yet adorable youngest member of the Heck family, Brick, has quoted Shakespeare, obsessed over a food delivery catalog, caught his first trout, skipped gym class (with his teacher’s permission) and dressed up as the ghost of Ernest Hemingway for Halloween. What could […]

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For Norm Macdonald, Sports Are Funnier Than Politics

Norm Macdonald is the kind of comedian who can make you laugh merely by listening to the sound of his voice. In his standup performances (such as the one-hour special he did just last month on Comedy Central) and his occasional late-night talk show appearances (he’s a favorite of David Letterman and Conan O’Brien), Macdonald […]

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Comedy Central Picks Up Norm Macdonald Sports Series

NEW YORK – Norm Macdonald is returning to the news, specifically sports news. The former “Saturday Night Live” comedian and “Weekend Update” anchor will star in “Sports Show with Norm Macdonald.” Comedy Central announced Wednesday that it’s picking up the series and ordering eight episodes. The network said the show will feature Macdonald’s “comedic take […]

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Norm MacDonald Visits ‘The Middle’ As One Heck Of A Brother

It promises to be one Heck of a Thanksgiving dinner when ABC’s ‘The Middle‘ invites ‘Saturday Night Live’ alum Norm Macdonald over for the holiday. Macdonald will guest-star on the sophomore comedy’s Turkey Day-themed outing as Mike’s brother, Rusty. In the same episode, John Cullum (‘Northern Exposure’) will reprise his role as grandpa “Big Mike,” […]

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Adam Sandler Lands Salma Hayek For a “Big Chill” Comedy

It’s standard protocol for comedies to cast amazingly gorgeous women as their love interests – women they wouldn’t have a chance with if they weren’t rich movie stars. That’s the Mike Myers formula (Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham, Beyonce, Jessica Alba), and Adam Sandler does it often, too (Drew Barrymore, Jessica Biel, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kate Beckinsale, […]

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