FXX reviving Fox’s ADHD
The late-night cartoon block will debut on FXX with a one-hour block starting Jan. 22 at midnight, featuring "Lucas Bros. Moving Co." and "Stone Quackers."
Stephen Colbert’s 1st head writer recalls him saying: “I’m gonna work you like a borrowed mule"
Allison Silverman, who went from co-head writer to executive producer during her 2005-09 stint on the show, says: "The days at 'The Colbert Report' were long, and sometimes every minute was stressful. It was a tough, tough job. I remember when I first accepted the position, Stephen said, 'I’m gonna work you like a borrowed mule,' but at the time we were eating hot wings and drinking milkshakes, so I didn’t quite take it in. The show is more written than a lot of other shows. When it started, we had a ton of energy and adrenaline, and we built a show that required all of it. As time went on, we had to figure out a way to make it more manageable and sustainable."
Why L.A. is the perfect choice for “The Walking Dead” spinoff
"A 'Walking Dead' companion series is uniquely positioned to take full advantage of the city’s trademark postapocalyptic feel,” says Mark Lisanti, "the forbidding, provincial disconnectedness of its many beautiful neighborhoods, and its perpetually abandoned sidewalks — nobody shuffles anywhere, the old saw holds. And could there be a better temporary bulwark against the collapse of society than the walls of a studio lot? No, there could not.” PLUS: All the details on the prequel so far.
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