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Carol Burnett to Star Opposite Kristen Wiig in Apple’s ‘Mrs. American Pie’

Carol Burnett is returning to television. The beloved entertainer has booked the starring role, opposite Kristen Wiig, in the Apple scripted comedy series Mrs. American Pie. Created by Abe Sylvia (Dead to Me) and ordered straight to series in February, the comedy is set in the early 1970s and revolves around Maxine Simmons’ (Wiig) attempt […]

Kristen Wiig, Laura Dern Comedy ‘Mrs. American Pie’ a Go at Apple

Kristen Wiig is back in business at Apple. The actress, who previously dropped out of the streamer’s You Think It, I’ll Say It, is set to star in Mrs. American Pie. The comedy, based on the novel of the same name by Juliet McDaniel, has been picked up with a 10-episode straight-to-series order. Laura Dern, […]

Peacock’s ‘MacGruber’: TV Review

Will Forte, Jorma Taccone and John Solomon's action-comedy franchise continues its progression from 'Saturday Night Live' sketch to feature film to Peacock TV series.

Netflix Jumps Into Holiday Season With Teaser for ‘A Boy Called Christmas’

Netflix is already prepared for the holiday season. The streaming platform released the first teaser trailer for its upcoming holiday feature, A Boy Called Christmas, starring Maggie Smith, Henry Lawfull, and Kristen Wiig.  The fantasy film, which stems from Matt Haig’s 2015 novel of the same name, follows a young boy named Nikolas, played by […]

‘Bridesmaids’ Cast Reunites to Support Register A Friend Day for I am a Voter

The cast of Bridesmaids, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, has reunited for the first time to promote “Register A Friend Day” with the ‘I am a voter’ organization.  In a 4-minute video, Kristin Wiig, Rose Byrne, Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy, Ellie Kemper, and Annie Mumolo appear via Zoom to discuss their plans for […]

Will Ferrell, Jon Hamm, Awkwafina Among Just For Laughs Awards Presenters (Exclusive)

Will Ferrell, Jon Hamm and Awkwafina are set to present awards at the 14th annual JFL Awards Show, to stream on Wednesday night. With Amber Ruffin hosting Just For Laughs’ annual industry awards show, the presenters, including Wendi McLendon-Covey, Matt Rogers and Jamie Dornan, will introduce this year’s earlier-announced award recipients: Dave Chappelle, Jean Smart, […]

Just for Laughs to Hold NYC, LA Shows for 2021 Hybrid Festival

The Just for Laughs comedy festival, run by a consortium led by ICM and Howie Mandel, has planned its first-ever stand-up comedy shows in New York City and Los Angeles for its hybrid 39th edition in late July. Due to border restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo and […]

‘Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar’: Film Review

Kristen Wiig reteams with her 'Bridesmaids' co-writer Annie Mumolo in 'Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar,' a screwy comedy about two Nebraskan friends who pack their best culottes and hit a Florida resort for midlife singles.

‘Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ Trailer: Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo Embark on Vacation of a Lifetime

The 'Bridesmaids' co-writers team up as quirky pals on the Lionsgate comedy, which also stars Jamie Dornan.

Lionsgate Sets Premium VOD Release for Kristen Wiig’s ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’

Lionsgate's 'Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar' comedy, from the 'Bridesmaids' duo of Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, is headed to a premium VOD release after a planned July 16, 2020 theatrical launch was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

‘SNL’: The Grinch, Pigeon Lady, and More Christmas Characters Show Up for Final Episode of 2020

Kristen Wiig hosted the Christmas show, which also bid farewell to Donald Trump with a cheeky tribute during 'Weekend Update.'

‘SNL’: Kristen Wiig Performs Musical Monologue During Hosting Return

Maya Rudolph and Kate McKinnon joined Kristen Wiig to sing about their favorite things this holiday season.