Jim Gaffigan

Born on the Lower East Side, Seth Herzog’s ‘Sweet’ Comedy Show Moves Out

Posted January 28, 2019 at 5:06 am

It sure felt like a final farewell. Downtown comedy fixture Seth Herzog had Slipper Room substitute Chelsea Music Hall at capacity last month for what he dubbed “the last show for awhile.” In the end, this Sweet holiday show was more of an inflection point. Like so much else on the Lower East Side these […]

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Jim Gaffigan, Wife Pull Plug on LES-Based Comedy Series to Spend More Time with the Kids

Posted August 24, 2016 at 5:13 am

The Jim Gaffigan Show is dead, long live the Jim Gaffigan Show. The morning after its Season 2 finale (Monday), comedian Jim Gaffigan and co-creator Peter Tolan pulled the plug on the highly acclaimed comedy series. Thus concluding a tumultuous run for the show, which began as a CBS pilot, then landed at TV Land […]

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‘The Jim Gaffigan Show’ Returns to Essex Street Today for More Filming

Last modified May 31, 2016 at 5:32 pm

Jim Gaffigan’s eponymous comedy series is back on the Lower East Side today. Producers from cable network TV Land will be filming scenes along Essex Street and points eastward. It’ll be hard to miss. Season 2 of The Jim Gaffigan Show – the comedy series focuses on a fictionalized version of the popular comedian – bows 10 […]

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‘The Jim Gaffigan Show’ is Filming on Essex Street Today

Posted March 29, 2016 at 10:12 am

For the third time this month (by our count), The Jim Gaffigan Show is again shooting scenes on the Lower East Side. Today’s shoot is located along Essex Street, north of Delancey. Season 2 of The Jim Gaffigan Show – the comedy series focuses on a fictionalized version of the popular comedian – bows June 22 on TV […]

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‘The Jim Gaffigan Show’ Films on the Lower East Side this Week; Season 2 Debuts in June

Posted March 10, 2016 at 5:18 am

​After a successful freshman season, The Jim Gaffigan Show makes its return this summer. As such, filming has just commenced in the show’s neighborhood of choice, the Lower East Side. Production was quartered on the eastern flank of Delancey Street last week; tomorrow it’s on the Bowery just south of Houston. We can also expect […]

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Jim Gaffigan Shows Lower East Side Love in his New TV Land Sitcom

Posted August 4, 2015 at 9:23 am

Battle-hardened Lower East Siders understand that, any given day, there is usually some TV show or movie filming on the corner. Living in a constant film set is oftentimes a pain in the ass. And the output isn’t usually worthy of the nuisance caused. Sometimes, however, it’s refreshing to see a local homegrown production use […]

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Jim Gaffigan Filming His New TV Land Sitcom in Hell Square Today

Posted March 9, 2015 at 9:21 am

Long-stalled comedy project, The Gaffigan Show, will quarter itself on the Lower East Side today for filming. The shoot is to take place in Hell Square, and this time, with a whole new cast. The Gaffigan Show – formerly known as Gaffigan – has been in development since 2013. CBS twice tried to see Jim […]

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Jim Gaffigan Filming CBS Pilot in Little Italy Today

Posted February 10, 2014 at 10:27 am

Last summer, CBS resurrected the Jim Gaffigan comedy pilot – Gaffigan – after sitting on the idea for a year and change. The network had previously passed on turning the script into a regular series. Not anymore; filming began around the Lower East Side in July. And it’ll continue today. Signs are posted across Little […]

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Seth Herzog Talks ‘Sweet’ Ahead of Anniversary Show Tomorrow [INTERVIEW]

Last modified September 10, 2013 at 11:12 am

For almost a decade, Seth Herzog has been entertaining the Lower East Side with his weekly comedy revue at the Slipper Room, Sweet.

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Gaffigan Galore: Filming Resumes in Little Italy Today

Posted March 6, 2013 at 6:48 am

This is the week of Gaffigan galore.

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