Watch Nathan Fielder Reunite with Old Friends in ‘Nathan for You: A Celebration’
Last night Comedy Central aired Nathan Fielder’s Nathan for You: A Celebration special, and in case you missed it, the network released the whole thing online for free today. From P.I. Brian Wolfe to Sue the Ghost Realtor to Summit Ice, the special is packed with some very fun updates about pa... [Read More]
Talking Standup, Acting, and Creative Control with Jenny Zigrino
I met Jenny Zigrino at New Orleans’ Civic Theater the day before her Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents (her half hour premieres tonight at 12:30) taping. We were sitting on a couch in the green room having a casual chat when her phone rang. “Do you mind if I take this?” she asked. I... [Read More]
Nick Kroll, Rachel Dratch, Cole Escola, and More Show Up in the ‘At Home with Amy Sedaris’ Trailer
Amy Sedaris heads to truTV next month with her very own show At Home with Amy Sedaris, and today the network released a full trailer. Ordered to series earlier this year, the show is co-created by Sedaris and Paul Dinello and will be what looks like a delightful showcase of the Strangers with Candy ... [Read More]
Take a Good Look at Ernie Kovacs’ Incredibly Strange Game Show
Ernie Kovacs was a genius. There’s no way around that. Carson, Letterman, and Conan have all cited him as an influence, and there have been hundreds of tributes, articles, PBS clips shows, and even two, very well done DVD retrospectives of his work from Shout! Factory. Well, Shout! is about to... [Read More]
Here’s Your First Look at the Set of ‘The Opposition with Jordan Klepper’
Ahead of the premiere of Jordan Klepper’s new late night show next week, Comedy Central welcomed a group of reporters this morning to check out the Opposition set, ask Klepper some questions, and meet his team of “Citizen Journalists.” While The Opposition will take on a similar fo... [Read More]
Matt Grote (@feMANism) on Joke Structures, Garfield, and Being a Teenage Ira Glass
Matt Grote (@feMANism) is a human apology. He once did an impression of Michael Cera that was so spot-on that he spent half an hour holding the door for everyone at The Strand. He is a standup comedian and writer/actor with the sketch group CHUMBLE, co-host of These Are Not My Words, co-creator of w... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at the GOP’s Latest Attempt to Repeal Obamacare
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at Republicans’ latest attempt to repeal Obamacare with the Graham-Cassidy bill from Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham, which is even worse than their last one. And if that w... [Read More]
Gal Gadot and Kumail Nanjiani to Host ‘SNL’ Next Month
Saturday Night Live just announced the next two hosts of season 43. On Twitter, the show revealed that Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot will host on October 7th with musical guest Sam Smith, followed by The Big Sick’s Kumail Nanjiani on October 14th with musical guest P!nk: Happy Fall!... [Read More]
Gal Gadot and Kumail Nanjiani to Host ‘SNL’ Next Month
Saturday Night Live just announced the next two hosts of season 43. On Twitter, the show revealed that Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot will host on October 7th with musical guest Sam Smith, followed by The Big Sick’s Kumail Nanjiani on October 14th with musical guest P!nk: Happy Fall!... [Read More]
The Perpetually Underrated Versatility of Chris Parnell
When Will Ferrell left Saturday Night Live in May 2002, his final episode ended with his castmates sharing stories about their time working with him. One such story came from Chris Parnell, who revealed that after he had been fired from the show following the 2001 season, it was actually Ferrell who... [Read More]