David Letterman's 'Late Show' Set Is Already Getting Thrown in a Dumpster
by Megh Wright The Late Show with David Letterman finale ended less than 24 hours ago, but CBS is already hard at work moving most of the iconic late night set into its new home: a big dumpster outside the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York. According to the New York Post, crews began hauling off parts... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central sets its summer schedule release dates including Why? With Hannibal Buress and Another Period
Comedy Central has announced their summer schedule including two premiere dates for two new shows. Another Period, stars the original out of touch reality family, a turn-of-the-century historical and satirical scripted series that follows the insanely ridiculous and debaucherous life of the Bellacou... [Read More]
 
Get Your Life Back on Track with Tim and Eric's 'Zone Theory' System
by Megh Wright Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim are writing their first book in the hopes of helping you elevate your horrible life to a happier and more enlightened place. Now available for pre-order, Tim and Eric's Zone Theory: 7 Easy Steps to Achieve a Perfect Life is described as a "brand new, in... [Read More]
 
Abbi and Ilana from Broad City will be the guests when The Chris Gethard Show premieres May 28th
The Chris Gethard Show will begin production on Fusion next week. Today, the show’s host himself announced that the premiere date will be on May 28th at 10pm and the ladies from Broad City, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will be show’s first guests. Gethard will also welcome The Front Bo... [Read More]
 
The Friars Club celebrated in PBS “Treasures of New York”
Enjoy this Throwback Thursday with a look back across a century of laughs and comedian-on-comedian ribbing as PBS premieres a new half-hour documentary on The Friars Club as part of the "Treasures of New York" series. The special debuts at 10 tonight on WLIW21, and 10 p.m. Friday on WNET-THIRTEEN. I... [Read More]
 
This Week in Web Videos: 'The Very Real Dangers of Doing Drugs'
by Luke Kelly-Clyne Didn't think you'd see a a D.A.R.E. sketch after 1999, did ya? Same. Also, same. Here's the thing: I clicked this one, sent to me by the fine folks at Stevedore Comedy and, holy hell, it's  quite good. It's also eye opening as a reminder that no premise is inherently hackne... [Read More]
 
Fuse orders Gabriel Iglesias and friends tour series: Fluffy Breaks Even!
Fuse is getting into the Fluffy Guy business for years to come, with a tour-based comedy series starting production today in Las Vegas with Gabriel Iglesias and his friends, plus a multi-year partnership for more series and specials. “Gabriel is the perfect example of the type of talent that i... [Read More]
 
Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak Are Writing a Book About Their Complicated Relationship
by Megh Wright Ryan Howard and Kelly Kapoor are getting back together in book form. According to the New York Daily News, former Office writers/stars and longtime friends and on-and-off romantic partners B.J. Novak and Mindy Kaling are set to write a book together about their relationship in a $7.5 ... [Read More]
 
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Greg Fitzsimmons Visits 'Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend'
by Megh Wright The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our... [Read More]
 
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Will Be the First 'Chris Gethard Show' Guests on Fusion
by Megh Wright The Chris Gethard Show tapes the very first episode of its Fusion era next week, and now we know the official premiere date, guests, and show topic. TCGS will make its big TV debut on Thursday, May 28th at 10:00pm, and Broad City's Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will appear as Gethard... [Read More]