While in Denver, one of LA’s best sketch groups, The Midnight Show, while on tour with Drew Carey is being protested by The Westboro Baptist Church. All of this comes because Carey is a “proud fag supporter”, which ironically sounds like something The Midnight Show would say in one of their sketches.
…other comedy ‘trades’ news:
–Weeds is coming to an end on Showtime after 8 seasons. Game set match Breaking Bad.
–Steve Carell says Anchorman 2 not shooting until Feb. or Mar. 2013. We assume they’ll just be shooting teasers until then.
–Jerry Lewis rushed to hospital.
–Portia De Rossi to play Lily Munster in NBC’s The Munsters reboot. IT’S STILL NOT ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT.
–TJ Miller to play lead on new Fox comedy series Goodwin Games.
–Harris Wittels inks overall deal with Universal TV, will continue on Parks and Recreation. But, what will happen to Humblebrag?
–Universal negotiating with Duplass duo for Same Time, Next Year remake.
–According to Matt Besser, there will be a Freak Dance (the UCB movie) book. Bet Rev. Moore from Footloose never thought that reading and dancing would be cool together.
–The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi will have a new cooking show on the Cooking Channel.