It’s a super sloppy, semi-automatic “Double Dare” with Keegan-Michael Key
Billy Eichner welcomes Keegan-Michael Key to an all new episode of Billy on the Street. The show is known for… MORE It’s a super sloppy, semi-automatic “Double Dare” with Keegan-Michael Key appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedy Central Renews ‘Drunk History’ for a Fifth Season
More Drunk History is in the works at Comedy Central. The network has given a 14-episode season renewal to Derek Waters’s show, which will debut sometime this year. Season 4 wrapped up its run back in September. “So excited and grateful to do a fifth season,” Waters said on the new... [Read More]
‘SNL’ Rings in 2017 With (Just a Little) Help From Felicity Jones
Saturday Night Live’s 2017 debut was, well, very 2017: lacking a strong lead and generally underwhelming, but with a few shining moments. (Kind of like how so far, this year is already pretty grim, but at least Raekwon just announced a new album. Or am I stretching a comparison here?) Felicity... [Read More]
Fred Armisen remembers “Sgt. Fred,” his first TV credit on Late Night with Conan O’Brien
Before IFC’s Portlandia, and before NBC’s Saturday Night Live, Fred Armisen showed up on your TV screens in unusual ways and sometimes even without credit. Armisen performed a number of short videos for HBO in the late 1990s, for instance, that ran as interstitials between movies. He&rsq... [Read More]
Fred Armisen remembers “Sgt. Fred,” his first TV credit on Late Night with Conan O’Brien
Before IFC’s Portlandia, and before NBC’s Saturday Night Live, Fred Armisen showed up on your TV screens in unusual ways and sometimes even without credit. Armisen performed a number of short videos for HBO in the late 1990s, for instance, that ran as interstitials between movies. He&rsq... [Read More]
Amy Sedaris Has a New Show in the Works at truTV
Amy Sedaris is headed to truTV. The network recently ordered 10 episodes of an untitled half-hour scripted comedy series from Sedaris, which will start production sometime this summer. Here’s more info on the show from truTV’s press release: In the Untitled Amy Sedaris Project, Sedaris w... [Read More]
IFC Renews ‘Portlandia’ for an Eighth and Final Season
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein’s IFC series Portlandia has one more season up its sleeve. The network announced on Friday that it’s renewed Portlandia for an eighth and final season. The show originally premiered on IFC back in 2011, and the seventh season is currently airing on Thur... [Read More]
Gary Gulman on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Gary Gulman delivered the best late-night stand-up performance on TV in 2016, and here he is in the first weeks of 2017 with even more from his stellar special, “It’s About Time” (read my review), as he joked on Friday night’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert about the negotiat... [Read More]
Episode #133: TV Land’s “Teachers,” The Katydids
Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O’Brien and Kathryn Renée Thomas met in various Chicago improvisational theaters, and with a shared name and a dream between them, formed The Katydids. They’ve sold a sitcom to NBC and a feature film screenplay, but... [Read More]
This Week on TV: Neal Brennan’s “3 Mics” premieres on Netflix
This week on TV we get a few new specials, some comedy television hits return, and some potential new ones… MORE This Week on TV: Neal Brennan’s “3 Mics” premieres on Netflix appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]