David Letterman Says Goodbye to Mornings
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]
 
Larry Wilmore, Issa Rae, Marina Franklin, and More Discuss Black Women in the Workplace
by Megh Wright To close out Black History Month, last night The Nightly Show explored some of the many issues black women face today. Wilmore was joined by The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl's Issa Rae — who currently has a pilot order with Wilmore at HBO — as well as Fordham profe... [Read More]
 
Greg Gutfield leaving “Red Eye” to host weekend primetime FOX News hour; stand-up comics to guest host late-night talker
FOX News announced late Thursday that Greg Gutfield, the former lad mag editor who launched the cable network's late-night talker, Red Eye, in 2007, would leave the program to develop a new one-hour weekend show in primetime for the Republican-leaning news/opinion channel. Gutfield already also is a... [Read More]
 
Will Forte Shares More "Second Chance Theatre" Ideas on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright Will Forte paid a visit to his old friend Seth Meyers last night, and the two looked back at some of Forte's cut SNL sketches — including a metal detector sketch called "Finders Keepers" and a very meta "Falconer" sketch with Rainn Wilson — to possibly revisit in an upcomi... [Read More]
 
Watch the Producer's Cut of the 'Parks and Recreation' Series Finale
by Megh Wright In case Tuesday night's Parks and Recreation series finale didn't give you enough closure, NBC uploaded the full 53-minute producer's cut that includes a deleted scene with Jean-Ralphio and Mona-Lisa, which Ben Schwartz shared on Tumblr yesterday along with a wonderful farewell messag... [Read More]
 
Scenes from a 1995 TV pilot starring Del Close, Amy Poehler and Matt Dwyer: RVTV
Before Parks and Recreation, before SNL, before the Upright Citizens Brigade set up shop in New York City, Amy Poehler was a fresh-faced college grad studying with the rogue improv mastermind Del Close and performing with The Second City. In 1995, Poehler and Close starred together in a pilot called... [Read More]
 
Danny Pudi to Star in NBC Pilot 'Strange Calls'
by Megh Wright Community's Danny Pudi might return to NBC soon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Pudi has signed on to star in NBC's adaptation of Australian comedy-horror series Strange Calls, which the network ordered to pilot last month. Pudi will play Toby, "an affable but down on his luck y... [Read More]
 
Ilana's Masturbation Session Gets Sabotaged on Next Week's 'Broad City'
by Megh Wright Broad City has been pumping out nothing but excellence this season, and Comedy Central uploaded a sneak peek of next week's episode today that confirms the trend is far from over. This time we get an exclusive glimpse into Ilana's masturbation rituals, only this time she finds an unex... [Read More]
 
How 'Parks and Rec' Transcended its Mockumentary Roots
by Brad Becker-Parton NBC’s Parks and Recreation ended its seven-season run Tuesday night and will go down as undoubtedly my favorite sitcom of its era. Created as a spinoff of The Office by writers Greg Daniels and Michael Schur, the first season mostly mimicked that mockumentary style and ev... [Read More]
 
Kurt Braunohler on Late Night with Seth Meyers
Kurt Braunohler began his stand-up performance on Wednesday's Late Night with Seth Meyers by revealing a facet of his sexual behavior, which might scare off potential girlfriends and wives except for the fact that he just scored himself a new wife. So never you mind about that. On the other hand, Br... [Read More]