Critics Are Calling TV Land’s Teachers One of 2016’s Best Programs: Here’s Why You Should Watch It

The first season of Teachers, TV Land’s hilarious comedy series, earned an A with The Hollywood Reporter’s chief TV critic Tim Goodman, who ranked it among the best television of 2016. It made LA Weekly‘s Best TV of 2016 list as well.

Why the high grade? Let’s hear more from the critics.

Read More

Viacom’s Message to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal: Don’t Sign Discriminatory Bill

Stuart Winchester by Stuart Winchester, Viacom

As Georgia Governor Nathan Deal considers signing the discriminatory Free Exercise Protection Act into law, Viacom joined other major media companies in delivering him this very clear message: don’t do it.

“Viacom is proud to champion diversity and acceptance, which are core values of our company,” a company spokesperson said in the Hollywood Reporter. “We have enjoyed doing business in Georgia for many years and we urge Governor Deal to continue to resist and reject the patently discriminatory laws being proposed.”

Read More

Comedy Central Drops 140-Million-Laugh Bomb on Emmy Nominating Crew

Stuart Winchester by Stuart Winchester, Viacom

How good is Comedy Central right now? Just think about this: How often do you find yourself trading quotes from Key & Peele with your friends? Or posting a highlight from Inside Amy Schumer on one of your social feeds? Or saying “Remember that one Broad City where…?”

Right now, it’s hard to find a network churning out more quote-worthy, memorable shows on a regular basis.

Read More

Paramount Pictures and Ronald Joseph Aaron Burgundy Reach Terms on ‘Anchorman’ Sequel

Sawyer by Mark Jafar, Viacom

Ron Burgundy of San Diego’s Action 4 News Team (aka Will Ferrell) dropped by Conan last night to announce that he and Paramount Pictures have agreed to terms to bring the long-rumored Anchorman sequel to the big screen.  The Hollywood Reporter, er, reports that production will begin in late 2012 with an eye toward release in 2013.

Click the video above for jazz flute stylings and plastic surgery tips from Ronald Joseph Aaron Burgundy.