IMDb > Rich Blomquist > News
Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

Connect with IMDb



2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

3 items from 2014


‘American Monster’ Co-Creator Rich Blomquist Inks Overall Deal At 20th TV

6 May 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Rich Blomquist, who with wife Kristen Schaal, Phil Lord & Chris Miller created the ABC pilot American Monster, has closed a two-year overall deal with the show’s producer 20th Century Fox Television. Under the pact, the longtime writer on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show With Jon Stewart will develop new projects for the studio. “Rich is one of those rare voices — hilarious, irreverent, completely unique and fiercely intelligent,” said 20th Century Fox TV president of creative affairs Jonny Davis. “We loved him from The Daily Show and knew we wanted to be in business with him exclusively. We loved working with him on American Monster and we can’t wait to develop with him again.” Blomquist was a writer for The Daily Show for 10 seasons, sharing in seven Emmy variety series writing wins and a WGA Best Comedy/Variety Series win 2010. Before that he was a contributing writer on Saturday Night Live. »

- THE DEADLINE TEAM

Permalink | Report a problem


‘Daily Show’s’ Rich Blomquist Signs Overall with Fox TV

6 May 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” alum Rich Blomquist has inked a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television, the studio announced today.

Under the deal, Blomquist — who co-created the 20th/ABC pilot “American Monster” with his wife, actress-comedian-writer Kristen Schaal — will develop new projects for the studio.

Blomquist was a writer on “The Daily Show” for 10 seasons. Prior to that, he was a contributing writer on “Saturday Night Live.” In 2010, he and Schaal published “The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex” for Chronicle Books.

“Rich is one of those rare voices — hilarious, irreverent, completely unique and fiercely intelligent,” said Tcftv president of creative affairs Jonny Davis. “We loved him from ‘The Daily Show’ and knew we wanted to be in business with him exclusively. We loved working with him on ‘American Monster’ and we can’t wait to develop with him again.”

Blomquist is represented by UTA.

»

- Whitney Friedlander

Permalink | Report a problem


'Daily Show' Alum Inks Overall Deal With 20th TV

6 May 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Rich Blomquist is expanding his relationship with 20th Century Fox Television. The Daily Show alum has inked a two-year overall deal with the studio behind comedy American Monster, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Under the pact, Blomquist will develop new projects for the studio after the network handed out a script commitment last year to American Monster, a comedy that he co-wrote with his wife and Daily Show contributor Kristen Schaal. Story: TV Pilots 2014: The Complete Guide "Rich is one of those rare voices -- hilarious, irreverent, completely unique and fiercely intelligent. We loved him from The Daily

read more

»

- Lesley Goldberg

Permalink | Report a problem


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

3 items from 2014


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners