It's been a tough going for Andre Braugher on TV, what with ABC both literally and figuratively sinking the high-profile drama 'Last Resort,' and even TNT pulling the plug on 'Men of a Certain Age' after only two seasons, but might the star's newest project prove unsinkable? Sources say that Andre Braugher has joined 'SNL' vet Andy Samberg's upcoming FOX cop comedy from 'Parks and Recreation' producers Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Find out who the former submarine captain will play inside!
When Andy Samberg left SNL, we thought we'd never see another Lonely Island music video on the show again. This is a situation where we're ecstatic to have been wrong! Samberg and his crew (including a few cameos that you're bound to recognize) are back with a new song and new video and it's one of their best.
For as much as we miss Andy Samberg's presence on 'SNL,' and hope 'Parks and Recreation' producers Mike Schur and Dan Goor's new FOX comedy won't mean the end of Pawnee, we're doubly excited to see what becomes of the groups new single-camera detective comedy. FOX has officially picked up the script to pilot, and we've now learned 'The Newsroom' and 'Expendables' star Terry Crews has been tapped to flex his comedy muscles for the series. Get the latest on the project inside!
Never fear, Andy Samberg fans. The timing of the unfortunate 'That's My Boy' with Andy Samberg's 'SNL' exit does not mean that the "D*ck in a Box" funnyman has abandoned TV for movies. In fact, we've just learned that Samberg has signed onto an untitled FOX comedy from the creators of 'Parks and Recreation,' but who will the new sitcom see Samberg playing? And what does it mean for the fate of 'Parks and Recreation?'
Celeste and Jesse are perfect together; they speak in their own language, they know each other's ticks, and they're the best of friends. There's only one problem: they aren't together anymore. In the middle of a divorce, Celeste and Jesse are driving their friends crazy, still attached at the hip and unable to let this relationship go.
I'm not sure exactly when it happened, but at some point along the way the words “A Happy Madison Production” stopped meaning a silly, fun, dirty-at-times but altogether entertaining movie and started meaning avoid at all costs. I'd have to look at the facts and figures but by the time Adam Sandler was sitting in a kiddie pool full of blue pee, I gave up on him.
'That's My Boy' has more than enough pee jokes of its own (so much pee) but it's also got something else – Adam Sandler playing a character. It takes about sixty seconds with him as Bud-swilling, foul-mouthed, walking id Donnie Berger to - well, maybe admire is the wrong word, so let's say eagerly - sign on for a movie-length ride.
'That's My Boy' hits theaters tomorrow, and in the film Andy Samberg plays Todd, the son of Donny (Adam Sandler), a crude, obnoxious guy who became famous as a teen for bedding his teacher. Todd was the result of that statutory affair, and fled home (and his insane dad) at 18 to start his life over. But when the washed-up, beer-guzzling Donny gets into some trouble with the IRS, he tracks Todd down on the eve of his wedding and shenanigans ensue.
We spoke with Samberg today about his role in the movie, crossing over from 'SNL,' working with one of his comedy heroes, and yes, 'MacGruber 2.'