Amber Ruffin, John Lutz, and Conner O'Malley Go Through Seth Meyers's Luggage in This Emmy Awards Preview
by Megh Wright Seth Meyers is hosting this year's Emmys on Monday August 25th, and NBC released a short teaser today that features Late Night writers Amber Ruffin, John Lutz, and Conner O'Malley as a trio of TSA agents who rummage through Seth's TV show-themed luggage. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Roasts the Nerds of Comic-Con
by Megh Wright Back in May, Adult Swim announced that they had ordered an untitled half-hour series starring 30 Rock's Jack McBrayer and Robert Smigel's Triumph the Insult Comic Dog co-created by Smigel, Michael Koman, and David Feldman, and at Comic-Con the group talked about what we can expect fro... [Read More]
 
Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen Talk About 'SNL' and Their Other Shows for 'Variety'
by Megh Wright To celebrate both of their Emmy nominations, Variety recently sat down with Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen for a hybrid interview/conversation that covers everything from their thoughts on each other's shows Girls and Portlandia to what it's like to perform on SNL. Here's both of them t... [Read More]
 
'Nathan for You's Dumb Starbucks Episode Is Finally Here, and He's Selling His Parody Art on eBay
by Megh Wright Nathan for You's Dumb Starbucks episode aired last night, but before opening up the store Fielder had to prove — for legal reasons — that he had a history of making parody art. To do this, he first hooked up with the LA coffee shop owner he originally intended to help to w... [Read More]
 
Jim Gaffigan’s ‘The Gaffigan Show’ finds homes on TV Land, Comedy Central
Jim Gaffigan’s single-camera pilot has finally found itself a home. TV Land gave the show a series order for a 10-episode first season. The Gaffigan Show will debut in 2015 on the Viacom-owned network. “I’m thrilled that TV Land is giving us this opportunity to do this show that Pe... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert buys TheSarahPalinChannel.com, hilariously destroys Sarah Palin (Video)
If Sarah Palin launches her own online news channel called The Sarah Palin Channel you know that Stephen Colbert is going to have plenty to say about it. And last night on The Colbert Report, our favorite fake conservative pundit said a lot. Segueing from another story, Colbert began, “Let&rsq... [Read More]
 
How To: Audition for Last Comic Standing 9 on NBC in 2015
Ladies and gentlemen, it may be two weeks too early to declare a winner in the eighth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing. But as you watch the final five finalists face off in stand-up competitions over the next three Thursdays, you may be thinking to yourself: How can I get in on this competition?... [Read More]
 
The Social Media Graveyard of Canceled Comedies
by Meredith Haggerty Dozens and dozens of new shows premiere each new TV season (and mid-season, and off-season) but only a handful live to see season two. These days, a new show has to use every tool in its arsenal to attract viewers as quickly as possible: splashy advertising, big name guest stars... [Read More]
 
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb trailer released
Since the first Night at the Museum movie hit theaters in 2006, the franchise has made nearly $1 billion at the box office worldwide; that, of course includes the 2009 installment Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. So it’s no surprise the third movie — Secret of the Tomb &md... [Read More]
 
Jon Stewart Celebrates 15 Years of Mocking CNN on 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright Last week, Jon Stewart announced his fake Kickstarter campaign to buy CNN, but guest and CNN's own Fareed Zakaria insisted that The Daily Show doesn't have what it takes to run the 24-hour news network. Thankfully Stewart took some time to prove Zakaria wrong last night by playing ton... [Read More]