Comic Jo Koy to Star in ABC Comedy Project From Melvin Mar
Stand-up comic Jo Koy is set to star in an ABC comedy project under development. The Filipino-American comic will topline Josep, which is described as “a single-cam comedy following Josep (Jo Koy), a hard-working nurse trying to navigate dating, fatherhood, and the hilarious complications caused by his strong-willed Filipino mother moving in with him.” The […]
She’s an ‘American Princess,’ He’s ‘Speechless’ and Together They’re a “Hollywood Middle Class” Couple
Jamie Denbo created the new Lifetime dramedy, while her husband, John Ross Bowie, is fresh off ABC's 'Speechless' and a recurring role on 'The Big Bang Theory.' Here, the 20-year couple speak with The Hollywood Reporter about their parallel career paths, their current shows and auditioning together.
‘Speechless’ Creator on Finding Heart and Humor for the Working Class
'Speechless': Creator Scott Silveri previews season three of his ABC working-class comedy and its trip to London with John Cleese.
Fall TV 2018: Friday Ratings Forecast for ‘Last Man Standing,’ ‘Speechless,’ ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ and More
The Hollywood Reporter examines the changes (or lack thereof) to Friday nights in the fall, including the revival of Tim Allen's sitcom 'Last Man Standing' at Fox.
‘Speechless’ Heads to London With John Cleese in Tow
'Speechless' is going to London in season three, and John Cleese is coming along to play Minnie Driver's father.
Why ‘Speechless’ Is Doing a Musical Number — About Jury Duty (Guest Column)
Series creator Scott Silveri shares how the writers on his ABC comedy about a family with a special needs child overcame some pretty impossible odds to complete the elaborate performance from star Minnie Driver.
Critic’s Notebook: Daniel Fienberg’s “Second” 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
The Fien Print continues to celebrate 2017's standouts with a pair of Netflix animated shows, a big Emmy favorite and David Lynch's return to the small screen.
‘Speechless’ Creator Scott Silveri on Writing From Experience: It’s “Really Liberating”
"It's hard enough to make one of these things entertaining or funny, but when you're walking that line between therapy or comedy writing — you don't get paid for therapy," Silveri told THR.
Minnie Driver: “I Have Real Problem About Women Being Called ‘Unlikable’ – You Never Hear That About a Man” | ‘Speechless’ | Comedy Actress Roundtable
"It's one of my strong points, being awful, but relatable," Driver joked.
Comedy Showrunner Roundtable: Judd Apatow, David Mandel on Worst Pitches and Why Trump Should Get Credit on ‘Veep’
Six top TV bosses — including Kenya Barris, Gloria Calderon Kellett, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Scott Silveri — also open up about the horrors of network casting, the pressure to get political and the pitfalls of borrowing from one's own life.
Showrunners Sound Off: Judd Apatow, Ryan Murphy and Ava DuVernay on Empire-Building, Pigeonholing and Saying No
Twelve star producers — also including Kenya Barris, Noah Hawley, Jenji Kohan, David E. Kelley and David Mandel — open up about writing scripts based on their own lives, how Trump is affecting their shows and getting put into creative boxes. Says DuVernay, "I get the first black everything. Every first black doesn't need a movie."
‘Speechless,’ ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Renewed at ABC
The comedies from 20th Century Fox Television will return for their second ('Speechless') and fourth ('Fresh Off the Boat') seasons.