Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant's Five Tips on How to Write Movies in Hollywood
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]
Comedy Central Records founder and current New Wave Dynamics label manager Jack Vaughn on the Grammys and the art of the comedy record
Jack Vaughn launched Comedy Central Records in 2002 and won four Best Comedy Award Grammys with them. Before then, you pretty much had to have a major record label interested in stand-up comedy to record your headlining act for posterity. And you pretty much had to be a household name for that to ha... [Read More]
Hannibal Buress's Appearance on 'Windy City Live' Is the Only Justin Bieber Coverage You Need
by Megh Wright Hannibal Buress is filming his Comedy Central standup special in Chicago this weekend, so yesterday he appeared on local morning talk show Windy City Live. What began as a promotional guest appearance quickly devolved into Buress becoming Windy City Live's very reluctant resident Jus... [Read More]
Dick Cavett Gave Jimmy Fallon a Talk Show Host Blessing Last Night
by Megh Wright Legendary talk show host Dick Cavett was a guest on Fallon last night, and Jimmy conducted his interview in a recreation of the set from The Dick Cavett Show to make him feel more welcome. The whole interview is basically the two of them taking turns gushing about their admiration fo... [Read More]
NBC Orders Tennis Comedy Pilot from Rob Lowe
by Megh Wright Not to be outdone by Rashida Jones's recent pilot order and casting in Steve Carell's TBS show, Parks and Rec's Rob Lowe has also gotten a pilot picked up by NBC. According to Deadline, Lowe is starring and executive producing the single-camera pilot called The Pro, which centers on "... [Read More]
Watch Adam Scott's Final 'Greatest Event in Television History'
by Megh Wright Last night, Adult Swim aired the fourth and final installment of Adam Scott's The Greatest Event in Television History, and this time the shot-for-shot opening sequence remake was based off the 80s sitcom Bosom Buddies. Among the guest stars to appear this time are Paul Rudd, Gillian... [Read More]
Donald Glover is leaving ‘Community’ tonight, here’s a supercut of his best moments to ease the pain
Tonight, Donald Glover will end his time on Community. That’s right, no more Troy and Abed in the Morning for us. But all is not lost, as the word on the street is that showrunner Dan Harmon suggested he’ll depart in a great manner. Additionally probably allowing for him to drop in on th... [Read More]
That story about Steve Rannazzisi, Ari Shaffir, Bobby Lee, and Natasha Leggero and a fight at The Comedy Store
The latest episode of the great web series, This Is Not Happening with Ari Shaffir is an epic 4 comedian conversation that Steve Rannazzisi begins to tell the story about how a feud broke out between comedians Bobby Lee and Ari Shaffir while Steve was working the door at The Comedy Store. Ari used t... [Read More]
Watch Jerry Seinfeld and Todd Barry Chat on 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee'
by Bradford Evans Here's the latest episode of Jerry Seinfeld's web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, with guest Todd Barry. In between all the usual product placement, Seinfeld and Barry have a interesting conversation about comedy and Seinfeld tries really hard to convince Barry that he ne... [Read More]
Dave Foley's 10-Year-Old Daughter Wrote, Directed, and Co-Edited This Video Starring Her Dad
by Megh Wright Here's "Mr. Heavyfoot Goes To Buy Milk," a very self-explanatory web video starring legendary Kids in the Hall member Dave Foley that was written, directed, and co-edited by his young daughter Alina. It looks like Foley has instilled in Alina an early appreciation for silent films, p... [Read More]