Bob Saget was no Sidney Poitier. He didn’t win an Oscar and was no Civil rights icon. As an actor and as a human rights advocate, he was not in the same league as Mr. “To Sir with Love.” He was just a dad on TV and in real life, a Funniest Home Video host
Here’s what really surprised me about The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling. It’s too long. Judd Apatow’s new documentary about his close friend and mentor, the late, great comedian Garry Shandling, premieres over two nights Monday March 26 and Tuesday 27 on HBO and HBO Canada. Eat early and set a long evening aside if you
Those of you who read this site regularly (you both know who you are) are undoubtedly aware that my favourite TV channel is TCM — Turner Classic Movies. No other channel caters to its fan base with such style and provides such well archived content. Ben Mankiewicz has proved that classic film, as his intro proclaims,
MONTREAL — People come to the Just for Laughs comedy festival for the laughter and stay for the wisdom. Take Friday night’s all-star awards show, please. The event is held at a hotel built into the side of as mall, which seems about right as presenter Jimmy Carr pointed out. Several of today’s top comics
How much do I love Love? Let me count the ways. Season Two of the Judd Apatow-produced Netflix rom-com dropped less than a month ago. A third season has already been ordered. The 12 new episodes find our heroes, Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) and Gus (Paul Rust), right where we left them at the end of Season One.
MONTREAL — Writer-producer-director Judd Apatow has been at Just for Laughs adding another hyphen to his resume: stand-up comedian. He was honored Friday at the festival at the annual Just for Laughs Awards with the 2016 Generation Award. The award salutes comedians who make an impact that resonates and inspires, something Apatow has done with
Starting Friday you can get Love from Netflix. No, not that kind of love, you beast. Love, a new comedy from comedy kingpin Judd Apatow and sketch comedian Paul Rust. The series stars Rust along with Gillian Jacobs from Community as mis-matched lovebirds Gus and Mickey. Jacobs is fearless in the role and plays Mickey as more of
Dad (Apatow), mom (Konner) and their No. 1 Girl (Dunham) PASADENA, CA–Holy crap, are the folks behind Girls ever defensive.A reporter touched off a firestorm Thursday by opening the session for HBO’s Girls (back for a third season Sunday at 10 p.m. ET on HBO Canada) with this question, directed to Dunham: I don’t get