Sarah Silverman: The Message ‘The Bachelor’ Sends to Young Women is ‘Offensive’

Sarah Silverman may watch “The Bachelor” — but that doesn’t mean approves of the show’s message. On Thursday’s premiere episode of Lifetime’s new candid interview series, “The Conversation With Amanda de Cadenet,” Silverman echoed the recent sentiments of Barbara Walters in expressing her distaste for the reality dating series. Lawsuit Brings Attention to “The Bachelor” […]

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Sarah Silverman Draws Attention for Burrito ‘Abortion’

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – There’s a long tradition of edgy comedians sanding down their edges as they try to make themselves generically likable enough to score network sitcoms. Sarah Silverman is not part of that tradition. With NBC soon to decide whether to give her a show in the fall, the “Sarah Silverman Program” star […]

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‘The League’ Picked Up for Fourth Season

By Tim Molloy at TheWrap FX has ordered a fourth season of the fantasy football comedy “The League,” now earning series-high ratings in its third season, the network announced Tuesday. The show, produced by FX Productions, includes Mark Duplass, Stephen Rannazzisi, Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, Katie Aselton and Jon Lajoie in its ensemble cast. The […]

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Join The Muppets in a Little ‘Mahna Mahna’ Madness

The Muppets are back and for those with a fondness for Kermit, Miss Piggy and the gang, they are introducing a shortened version of their memorable “Mahna Mahna” song, featuring Neil Patrick Harris, Rashida Jones, Sarah Silverman, Kristen Schaal and “Modern Family”‘s Rico Rodriguez, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The twist? The video is part of […]

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NBC to Make Sarah Silverman Comedy Pilot

Not content to have just crass comedian Whitney Cummings on its network, NBC has ordered a pilot from the woman who’s been doing “the Whitney thing” since Whitney was a pre-teen. That’s right, folks: The Peacock network is making a pilot with Sarah Silverman. The pilot is being produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, […]

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Sarah Silverman Lands Comedy at NBC

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Sarah Silverman’s upcoming comedy series has found a home at NBC, an individual familiar with the project confirms to TheWrap. The single-camera comedy, which is being co-produced by Imagine TV and 20th Century Fox Television, has received a put-pilot commitment from NBC, following a bidding war between multiple […]

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Sarah Silverman’s Show Axed by Comedy Central

NEW YORK On her Comedy Central show, Sarah Silverman got drunk on cough syrup, mocked the abortion rights debate and seduced none other than God. That’s all over now. The network says ‘The Sarah Silverman Program,’ which recently ended its third outrageous season, won’t be back for a fourth. Inspired by Silverman’s persona as a […]

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Sarah Silverman Backs Team Conan

In the growing national divide that is Team Conan and Team Leno, you can place Sarah Silverman squarely in the corner of the red-headed host of ‘The Tonight Show’ whose days at NBC have dwindled to the final hours, if not minutes. The Jay vs. Conan furor continued to be the hot topic at the […]

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