Comedy Central Orders 'This Is Not Happening' to Series
by Megh Wright Comedy Central announced in a press release today that they've picked up the CC:Studios web series This Is Not Happening, a standup storytelling show hosted by Ari Shaffir, for an eight-episode run on television to premiere this fall. This order marks the network's first pickup of a s... [Read More]
 
Take a Peek at This Week's LEGOfied 'Simpsons' Episode
by Megh Wright This Sunday's Simpsons episode "Brick Like Me" will see Homer waking up in a world where all of Springfield has been transformed into LEGO blocks, and it's up to him to figure out how to get back home "before he's stuck in a world of bricks forever." Click through to check out some st... [Read More]
 
Jimmy Fallon Makes John Oliver Relive His Last 'Daily Show' Episode
by Megh Wright Ahead of the premiere of his new HBO show this Sunday, John Oliver dropped by Tonight Show only to be forced to rewatch his very emotional Daily Show goodbye episode. Click through to watch Oliver take Fallon on a journey through all of his defaced NYC billboard ads as well as his "na... [Read More]
 
Mitch Hurwitz to Develop a New Series for Netflix Under Multi-Year Deal
by Megh Wright According to Deadline, Netflix has found a way to keep Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz around by signing him under a rare multi-year deal to create and produce series for the streaming network. The deal would involve Hurwitz as both a creator of new series as well as a deve... [Read More]
 
Watch Stephen Colbert and David Letterman Have a Chat on 'Late Show'
by Megh Wright Letterman's Late Show successor Stephen Colbert was a guest on the show last night, and the two talked about the time Colbert accidentally landed an internship at the show, much to the dismay of his college girlfriend. Click through to watch Colbert recite a Top 10 list he and his wri... [Read More]
 
Gabriel Iglesias on The Arsenio Hall Show
Performing on Arsenio was a childhood dream come true for Gabriel Iglesias. Even if the Fluffy Guy is not a kid anymore. He's a man who works on movies for adults (Magic Mike) and kids alike (Planes). Working for Disney is much different than working for Nickelodeon, though. I'll let Iglesias explai... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert tells David Letterman he missed chances at interning and writing for him, before replacing him as Late Show host in 2015
Decades before he was the "Stephen Colbert" that you've come to know and love on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert had the opportunity to intern for David Letterman on his Late Night staff at NBC in 1986. Colbert turned it down. Eleven years later, in 1997, Colbert and comedy part... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert tells David Letterman ‘I’m going to do whatever you’ve done on Late Show’ (Video)
David Letterman welcomes Stephen Colbert on Late Show tonight, which would be cause for celebration on any normal day. But tonight is even more special, since it’s Colbert’s first time on Late Show with David Letterman since being announced as Letterman’s replacement in 2015. CBS h... [Read More]
 
There's a Real Website for 'Silicon Valley's Pied Piper
by Bradford Evans HBO has launched PiedPiper.com, a website for the app from the show Silicon Valley, featuring a super wordy explanation of the technology ("we hope will make the world a better place through compression services across diversified market segments") and bios for the show's main char... [Read More]
 
Ed Begley Jr. Is a Cool Priest on 'Portlandia'
by Bradford Evans Here's a sketch from tomorrow's episode of Portlandia, in which Ed Begley Jr. plays a priest rebranding his church for a new audience and also trying acupuncture for the first time. 0 Comments... [Read More]