Comic Book Men
It took 41 years, but Kevin Smith is finally proving his parents wrong.
"They always said, 'Your friends are idiots. You can't sit around and goof off with your friends.' I was like, 'Yeah we can,'" Smith tells TVGuide.com of his new AMC reality series, Comic Book Men, starring his childhood friends-turned-comic book store employees Bryan Johnson, Walt Flanagan, Mike Zapcic and Ming Chen.
AMC green-lights Kevin Smith unscripted series
Comic Book Men (Sunday, 10/9c) is best described as Pawn Stars plus Clerks multiplied by comic books: one part docu-series about the crazy clerks, quirky customers and collectibles at Smith's Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash comic book store in Red Bank, N.J., and one part talk show, where the guys gather together — no confessional needed — to discuss the...
Silent Bob ... as a talk show host?
Kevin Smith, the man behind Clerks and other Jay and Silent Bob films, is developing a talk show that he would host, Vulture reports.
The planned half-hour, syndicated show would mix celebrity chat and comedy, according to the site. Filming has already started on the pilot, with Smith tweeting invites to his fans to sit in the audience for tapings in Los Angeles. This TVGuide.com reporter also spotted a camera crew with the label "Kevin Smith Project" filming at...
On the set of Raising Hope recently, Jason Lee is feeling a little out of sorts. No, it's not the gray, long-haired wig (complete with a Snooki-esque pouf). It's not the faded yellow shirt with cut-out sides and maroon, leopard print skintight pants he's wearing. And it's not the facial latex, which took at least two hours to age him 15 plus years. It's something much more familiar.
"There are probably 30 crew members on this that worked on My Name is Earl and being with Greg [Garcia] at the monitors, it literally feels like I'm on the set of Earl," Lee tells TVGuide.com. "It's really bizarre and it makes me miss Earl that...
Watch for View Askew auteur Kevin Smith to guest-star as himself on the season premiere of NBC's Joey this Thursday. What else is "Silent Bob" up to? Check out our Insider interview with the director for the latest on Mallrats, the Clerks sequel and The Green Hornet.