G’day Zoners! I hope your all enjoying April Fool’s Day, and more importantly brushing up on your “Friday” lyrics so you can all sing-a-long with Stephen tonight. As much as I loathe that song I really hope Stephen can put the TGI back in Friday. It was once my favourite day of the week, before that song came along. But I digress.This week in Six Degrees News Jon Stewart makes a cameo in “The Adjustment Bureau”, Jason Jones is co-starring in a new CBS comedy pilot, Lewis Black stopped by “The Late Late Show”, Mark Malkoff will be a guest on “Beer Diplomacy”, Amy Sedaris has a new iPad App, Conan talks about “Conan O’Brian Can’t Stop” and Movits! are touring Canada and The US.
Tom Purcell returned to his alma matter, Loyola University in Chicago, on October 18th to speak to a very lucky group of students about the processes behind creating the ‘Colbert Report’. Here’s some of the topics discussed, according to the Loyola Student Dispatch.
Thanks to Zoner Chloe H. for bringing to my attention the fact that a part of the Second City Colbert Report panel from 2009 has been put up on the SecondCity.com site. Click the picture below to watch the video!
Congratulations to Tom Purcell on being named Executive Producer (along with Stephen Colbert) of The Colbert Report! “THE COLBERT REPORT” TAPS TOM PURCELL AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER ——————————————————————————– NEW YORK, March 1, 2010 — Tom Purcell has been promoted to executive producer of COMEDY CENTRAL’s “The Colbert Report,” it was announced today by Stephen Colbert, executive […]
Here’s some awesome news for all you comedy fans in Chicago: the new list of confirmed attendees for the 50th Anniversary festivities now includes fan favorites Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell! From the Chicago Tribune: Second City confirms Colbert, Carell, Belushi, Wendt, Dratch, Garlin, Vardalos, many others Second City is later today releasing the line-up […]
Three cheers for Tom Purcell, longtime writer (and sometime head writer and shooting victim) for The Colbert Report. Comedy Central has just announced that he has been named a third co-executive producer for the show. From Comedy Central: “THE COLBERT REPORT” NAMES TOM PURCELL CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER NEW YORK, April 1, 2009 — Tom Purcell has […]
LiveJournal user VDOVault (one of the mods of the WGA_Supporters community) had the opportunity to go to the congressional hearings yesterday that we keep talking about here. And she shot a very special video for the No Fact Zone readers. In case you’re wondering, the guy on the end is Peter Grosz. VDOVault also attached […]
Variety shares Ms. Silverman’s and Mr. Purcell’s good news: ‘Colbert’ ups Allison Silverman Co-head writer will focus on new duties By STEVEN ZEITCHIK Comedy Central has tapped Allison Silverman as a third exec producer of “The Colbert Report,” where she will join Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart in overseeing the latenight skein. Silverman for the […]