HBO renews Duplass Brothers family comedy “Togetherness” for second season
The Duplass Brothers get the green-light for season two of their HBO show Togetherness. According to HBO, the premiere episode averaged 2.6 million viewers across multiple platforms. The Duplass brothers have said, “We began our love affair with HBO in our parents’ living room in 19... [Read More]
The Post-'SNL' Life of Brooks Wheelan
by Phil Davidson Look at it this way: if Brooks Wheelan didn’t get fired from SNL, he might not have recorded his hilarious new debut standup album. Not many comedians have parlayed a TV show dismissal into standup success as quickly as Wheelan, an accomplished standup comic who was let go las... [Read More]
Adam Sandler’s first film for Netflix “Ridiculous 6″ to star Blake Shelton
Adam Sandler is rounding up quite a cast for his film Ridiculous 6 including Blake Shelton who will assume the role of Western lawman Wyatt Earp. Shelton who just recently hosted Saturday Night Live put on display his comedic chops and is up to the billing. Sandler co-wrote the script and ... [Read More]
The Final Eight Episodes of 'Jake and Amir' Debut Next Month
by Megh Wright Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld's hit CollegeHumor web series Jake and Amir is ending next month. Hurwitz and Blemenfeld revealed the news in a new video posted yesterday, in which they announce that the final eight episodes of Jake and Amir are set to debut on Tuesday, February 17th... [Read More]
Here Are This Week's 'SNL' Promos with J.K. Simmons and Kenan Thompson
by Megh Wright J.K. Simmons makes his SNL hosting debut this weekend, and NBC just released the first round of promos featuring boomerang snowballs, what J.K.'s initials really stand for, and Kenan Thompson insisting he never gets lonely. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Louis CK’s ode to comedy clubs, in honor of his new special “Live at The Comedy Store”
In case you missed it, Louis CK sent out a mass email yesterday -- separate from the short missive notifying fans that his new stand-up special was now available for sale on his website, "Louis CK Live at The Comedy Store." Here are the relevant parts, in which the 47-year-old comedian describes the... [Read More]
Weird But True: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers dramatic reading of The Onion’s article about his blizzard declaration
On Monday, The Onion posted a satirical piece about New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's reaction to the oncoming blizzard. Headline: "NYC Mayor: 'Reconcile Yourselves With Your God, For All Will Perish In The Tempest.'" On Tuesday, after the snowstorm blew through the city and region, the mayor del... [Read More]
Louis C.K. just released his new special, “Live At The Comedy Store” for download on his website
There’s been rumbling Louis C.K.’s latest comedy special the last few weeks. It was confirmed that he’d taped the special at The Comedy Store. In fact, he did so just days after Ari Shaffir taped his special at the same location. For those counting, that’s three specials tape... [Read More]
Mel Brooks, “Live At The Geffen” debuts Saturday, January 31st
Mel Brooks, one of the most iconic voices in American comedy has done a tremendous amount of things during his career. This Saturday, January 31st he’s going to do something he hasn’t done in his lifetime, and that is tape a one-man show for HBO. Saturday at 9pm is the release of Mel Bro... [Read More]
The all-female “Ghostbusters” reboot cast chosen and release date announced
26 years sure is a long time. A life-time some would say. All in all, it’s come to this. The long awaited reboot is here and it’s ever closer as the cast has appeared to have been chosen alongside a release date for what is one of the most anticipated movies of any past franchise [&helli... [Read More]