‘Alone Together’ Canceled By Freeform After 2 Seasons

Read on: Deadline.

Freeform has opted not to renew for a third season the Lonely Island comedy series Alone Together, which starred Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo as platonic best friends who want nothing more than to be accepted by the vain and status-obsessed culture…

Hulu Orders Middle School Comedy ‘PEN15’

Read on: Variety.

Hulu has given a straight-to-series order for the middle school comedy “PEN15.” Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in the series, playing versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds, where the best day of your life can turn into your worst with the stroke of a gel pen. […]

Lonely Island Debuts Parody Video Poking Fun at Oscar Nominees

Read on: Variety.

The Lonely Island released a video lamenting the lack of nominations for Hollywood blockbusters at the Oscars, which they claim was supposed to air during Sunday’s ceremony. Opening with a teleprompter-like crawl, a letter from the comedy trio — Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg, and Jorma Taccone — reads, “We were asked to write a song […]

The Lonely Island share an incredibly strange, ambitious song they wrote for the Oscars

Read on: The A.V. Club.

Last night’s Oscars were intermittently funny, mostly fine, and, reportedly, not super highly viewed. Maybe next year they should pony up for some larger productions instead of just covering the stage in crystals? The Lonely Island tweeted out today that they “wrote a song for this year’s Oscars that was overly…

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