Hulu Renews Sarah Silverman’s ‘I Love You, America’ For Season 2

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Hulu has given an 11-episode Season 2 renewal to I Love You, America, the weekly half-hour topical show starring Sarah Silverman, from Funny Or Die. The new season starts September 6.
The straight-to-series project, which got Hulu into the comedy/talk/variety show arena in a major way, discuss the current political/emotional landscape of the country. Here’s the logline: Serving heady concepts in a big, bready, aggressively silly sandwich, Silverman tackles the symptoms of…

TruTV Renews ‘Impractical Jokers’ For Season 8, Sets Funny Or Die To Produce Feature-Length Film

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Impractical Jokers already is TruTV’s longest-running series, and now the cable net has ordered a 26-episode eighth season, The Turner-owned network also said today that Funny or Die will produce the brand’s first feature-length film, which veteran TV producer Chris Henchy will direct.
The Jokers – James “Murr” Murray, Brian “Q” Quinn, Joe Gatto and Sal Vulcano, also known as The Tenderloins – are lifelong friends and comedians who partake in hidden-camera dares and…

‘Impractical Jokers’ Renewed for Season 8 at truTV, Set First Feature Film

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“Impractical Jokers” has been renewed for an eighth season at truTV, the network announced Wednesday. In addition, the comedy team will star in their first feature film, which will be produced by Funny or Die and directed by Chris Henchy. The comedy troupe is comprised of James “Murr” Murray, Brian “Q” Quinn, Joe Gatto, and Sal Vulcano, […]

Funny Or Die Moves To Vox Media Digital Platform, Keeps Editorial Independence

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In the latest significant turn for Funny Or Die, the digital comedy brand has set a partnership with Vox Media that will bring it to Vox’s premium advertising, technology and audience platform.
Funny Or Die will remain its own company, the companies said, remaining editorially independent and maintaining an independent sales team. Vox operates digital brands such as SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Curbed and Recode.
“Vox Media has always been a technology-driven media…

Funny Or Die to Retire Decade-Old Website, Will Migrate to Vox Media’s Platform

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Funny Or Die is putting its aging web platform out to pasture. Starting this summer, the digital comedy outfit will move FunnyOrDie.com over to Vox Media’s platform — and under the multiyear pact, the two companies say they’re exploring potential collaborations on long-form entertainment. Back in 2007, when Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Chris Henchy and […]

Evan Rachel Wood, Kelly Marie Tran Play ‘Guess Who? #MeToo’ for Funny or Die

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“Westworld” star Evan Rachel Wood, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s” Kelly Marie Tran, and Tony-nominated actress Da’Vine Joy Randolph play a darker version of the classic character guessing game Guess Who? in a new Funny or Die video. The #MeToo edition of the game finds the actresses trying to guess the Hollywood or media power player […]