Sheen to be roasted
Charlie Sheen has been confirmed as the subject for the next Comedy Central Roast. The former Two and a Half men actor will be roasted on the same night as Ashton Kutcher makes his debut on the sitcom, September 19.
Lilley has his critics
Chris Lilley has come under fire from rappers in the US for his new comedy series Angry Boys. Lilley’s S.mouse character, a black rapper, has been criticised for being offensive and behind the times by those involved in the music industry over there.
Shine managing director appointed
The director of television and online content at SBS, Matt Campbell, will leave the broadcaster to take up a role as managing director of production company Shine Australia and New Zealand.
RFK’s granddaughter joins news series
The granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy has joined Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO drama series More As the Story Develops. Kathleen Kennedy will join the cast alongside the likes of Jeff Daniels, Olivia Munn and Dev Patel.