Amy Poehler Is Doing 'The Chris Gethard Show' This Week
The Chris Gethard Show has booked another famous comedy guest. Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler will be dropping by the show for this Wednesday's installment, which airs online and on New York public access via the Manhattan Neighborhood Network at 11pm Eastern. Poehler is the second big name g... [Read More]
Your Guide to the 2013-14 TV Season's New Comedies
The four big broadcast networks are announcing their new schedules and shows for the 2013-14 TV season this year, and we have your first look at all the new comedies, all in one place. With NBC, CBS, ABC, and Fox all adding a ton of new comedies, there's a lot of stuff to look forward to, even thoug... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers Will Debut on 'The Tonight Show' and 'Late Night' February 24th, 2014
NBC announced today the premiere dates for Jimmy Fallon's first Tonight Show and Seth Meyers's first Late Night. Monday, February 24th, 2014 will be when both guys begin their new jobs. Jay Leno's last stand on The Tonight Show will be the week of February 3rd, 2014, which leads right up to NBC's co... [Read More]
2013-2014 TV watch: FOX’s greenlights, renewals, and cancellations
In advance of the upcoming television upfronts and the ending of the 2012-2013 television season, many networks are in the middle of confirming pilots, cancelling shows, and renewing others. Rather than you sifting through all the noise, we’re going to come up with some cheat sheets to what... [Read More]
An Open Letter From a Decent, White Male Comic, by Jim Tews
This essay is republished with permission from the author. Jim Tews wrote "An Open Letter From a Decent, White Male Comic" in response to several recent blog posts, Twitter fights and Facebook comment threads about comedy, gender and the appropriaten... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Michelle Buteau
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its... [Read More]
NBC and Fox Unveil New Fall Schedules
TV networks are announcing their Fall 2013 lineups all week, and NBC and Fox are the first to reveal their next season's schedules. Of note comedy-wise is that NBC is only airing comedies on Thursday nights this fall, abandoning the Tuesday 9-10pm and Wednesday 8-9pm sitcom mini-blocks that hosted n... [Read More]
ABC Cancels 'Happy Endings'; Will USA Save the Show?
ABC announced Friday evening that they've canceled their critically-acclaimed sitcom Happy Endings after three seasons. After being given a late premiere by the network in a super competitive comedy timeslot at the start of the season, Happy Endings saw its ratings drop. The network put the show on ... [Read More]
It's Official: Seth Meyers Will Take Over NBC's 'Late Night' in 2014
With Jimmy Fallon's impending takeover of The Tonight Show set for next February, Seth Meyers has been considered the frontrunner to be the new host of NBC's 12:35am show, Late Night, for months now. NBC made Meyers's new job official yesterday when they announced him as the fourth host of Late Nigh... [Read More]
Watch the Trailer for 'Arrested Development' Season 4 Right Now
Netflix just released this trailer for the upcoming fourth season of Arrested Development last night. 15 brand new episodes are coming your way a mere 13 days from now at midnight, Pacific Time, on May 26th. I have a feeling the next 13 days of your life will consist of watching this trailer a lot ... [Read More]