FOX is throwing a ‘Party Over Here’ and everyone’s invited
LOS ANGELES — It was last year, around the time Vanity Fair‘s much-berated all-male titans of late-night cover came out, that Paul Scheer was already hard at work on something that could change the late-night landscape for the better. Or, at the very least, it will make you laugh.
FOX’s Party Over Here, which premieres Saturday, is a half-hour sketch comedy show led by three female comedians — a fact that’s noteworthy to be sure (shows with three up-and-coming females are few and far between) but not necessarily what Party Over Here aims to be known for.
From the start, Scheer says it was his goal to find a trio of women to lead the show, but as they began their search for their stars, they decided to widen the field and look for the best people for the job. In the end, those people, as it turned out to be Nicole Byer, Jessica McKenna, and Alison Rich. Read more…
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