Conan Succeeds Leno in June of 2009

NBC has made the official announcement on when exactly Conan O’Brien will take over “The Tonight Show” from Jay Leno: Conan O’Brien, the dominant late-night host at 12:35 a.m. (ET) for the past 14 seasons, will succeed Jay Leno as host of the preeminent series on late-night television, NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” in June ofContinue reading “Conan Succeeds Leno in June of 2009”

E-Mail From Dharma (LOST)

ATTENTION ALL RECRUITS DHARMA HEAD OF RECRUITING TO ATTEND LAUNCH Octagon Global Recruiting, on behalf of the Dharma Initiative, is pleased to announce that Dharma’s Head of Recruiting, Mr. Hans Van Eeghen, has confirmed his availability for the launch of our latest recruiting drive at Comic-Con 2008. “My colleagues at Octagon Global Recruiting assure meContinue reading “E-Mail From Dharma (LOST)”

Amy Poehler To Join Post-‘Office’ Show

“Saturday Night Live” star Amy Poehler is in final negotiations to join the cast of the new post-“Office” laffer from Greg Daniels and Mike Schur. Series, despite initially being called an “Office” spinoff, isn’t expected to be one after all — confirming speculation that the show would not be an extension of the original butContinue reading “Amy Poehler To Join Post-‘Office’ Show”

The Prisoner Remake

It’s one of the most beloved cult television shows of all time, and it’s about to get a high-profile remake.  The Prisoner was a very strange 1960’s cult sci-fi classic starring Patrick McGoohan. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the “Prisoner”, it told the story of a former British secret agent held captiveContinue reading “The Prisoner Remake”

Feist on Sesame Street

Feist will appear on the 39th season of Sesame Street singing a modified version of “1,2,3,4”. The lyrics of “1,2,3,4” were altered so that the song is about counting chickens, penguins, and monsters, rather than love, or whatever it was about. The 39th season of Sesame Street premieres August 11th and will feature appearances fromContinue reading “Feist on Sesame Street”

Curb Your Enthusiasm Will Return Next Year

Larry David is bringing back “Curb Your Enthusiasm” for a seventh season, HBO said on Thursday. The premium cable network hopes the latest installment of the edgy comedy series will premiere at the beginning of 2009, marking a gap of more than a year since the sixth season ended in November 2007. David, the show’sContinue reading “Curb Your Enthusiasm Will Return Next Year”

The Muppets Take Washington

Bert and Ernie are paying a special visit to the city that helped give birth to the “Sesame Street” gang.   Kermit the Frog will be part of an exhibit, “Jim Henson’s Fantastic World,” at the Smithsonian Institution.   But don’t expect to see the popular puppets strolling around Washington. Their fame and age (they’reContinue reading “The Muppets Take Washington”

Ricky Gervais Tapes HBO Comedy Special

When the funniest man in England took over Madison Square Garden earlier this month, HBO was on hand to tape the concert. In November, Ricky Gervais, original star and co-creator of The Office, will trot out his first televised stab at stand-up comedy.   At a Thursday press tour session organized by the Television CriticsContinue reading “Ricky Gervais Tapes HBO Comedy Special”

MySpace Launches ‘Krofft Kwikies’

  MySpaceTV has launched “The World of Sid & Marty Krofft,” a channel that will draw from the duo’s library of quirky children’s skeins of the 1970s and ’80s. The channel, which the social network will operate on revenue-sharing basis, will feature “Krofft Kwikies,” streamlined versions of skeins such as “H.R. Pufnstuf,” “Land of theContinue reading “MySpace Launches ‘Krofft Kwikies’”

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