Ben Stiller Honored By American Cinematheque, Called “Renaissance Man Of Comedy”

By | Friday November 16, 2012 @ 2:32am PST
Pete Hammond

“Of course we are all here for one reason, and that’s because Deadline Hollywood might tweet a link to a write-up about this and we all might get mentioned,” Ben Stiller joked in his very funny acceptance speech as the recipient of the 26th annual American Cinematheque Award on Thursday night at the Beverly Hilton. Friends and co-stars including Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Laura Dern, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Stiller’s wife Christine Taylor among others offered tributes to the star-writer-director-producer-humanitarian the Cinematheque’s chairman Rick Nicita called a “Renaissance man of comedy” — to which Stiller said later, “I didn’t know you could be a Renaissance man of just one thing. It’s like  being a jack-of-all-trades of carpentry.” But judging from the numerous clips and in-person tributes, he is about much more than just “one thing”. Read More »

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TV Drama ‘Terriers’ Makes Quiet Exit On FX

By | Thursday December 2, 2010 @ 4:02pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

FX’s drama Terriers ended its disappointing freshman run last night with 784,000 total viewers tuning in for the season finale, 405,000 of them in the adults 18-49 demographic. That was the third most-watched episode of the season and the fourth highest-rated … Read More »

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HBO Orders Justin Theroux/Steve Coogan Comedy Pilot Exec Produced By Ben Stiller

By | Wednesday November 3, 2010 @ 6:06pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: The Tropic Thunder gang is reuniting, this time on television. HBO has greenlighted Documental, a half-hour comedy pilot written and to be directed byRead More »

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