Jimmy Kimmel Says Goodbye to Midnight, Starts at 11:35 Tonight
Jimmy Kimmel's ABC talk show, which celebrates its 10th birthday this year, had its final midnight episode last night and is set to move to 11:35 this evening, squaring off directly with competitors Jay Leno and David Letterman for the first time. Yesterday's last midnight show was a special called... [Read More]
Kristen Wiig, Natasha Leggero and the comedians of Spike TV’s “The Joe Schmo Show”
After a hiatus of nine years, Spike TV has brought back reality series spoof/prank The Joe Schmo Show for a third season. When it premieres tonight, it'll have the same gimmick as before: One of the characters competing for the big cash prize doesn't... [Read More]
Watch Rachel Dratch as Jenna in '30 Rock's Original Unaired Pilot
Back in 2006, when 30 Rock's original pilot was being developed and produced, Tina Fey's longtime SNL and Second City collaborator Rachel Dratch was cast as Jenna DeCarlo, the star of TGS, the show-within-the-show. A second pilot was then commissioned and shot with Jane Krakowski replacing Dratch an... [Read More]
Watch Letterman and Oprah Have a Long Talk
David Letterman has always been intensely shy – or at least, shy for a public figure – avoiding any and all interviews, publicity, and discussion of his personal life. He's started to open up a little bit as he's nearing retirement, beginning with an appearance on Alec Baldwin's podcast... [Read More]
What's Going On with 'Up All Night?'
The creator of NBC's troubled sitcom Up All Night, Emily Spivey, has just left the show in the midst of a massive creative revamp by the network, according to The Hollywood Reporter. THR doesn't give a reason for Spivey's departure, but it comes during a turbulent season full of network retooling fo... [Read More]
The Short, Beautiful Life of 'Lookwell', One of the Funniest Pilots of All Time
Normally, Brilliantly Canceled brings you the worst in TV, but with the spirit of giving quickly escaping the earth, only to lay dormant for the next 351 days, we decided to bring you something to get your 2013 off on the right foot. With the New Year’s baby pushing the withered remains of 2012 in... [Read More]
Dan Harmon's First Book 'You'll Be Perfect When You're Dead' Drops Tomorrow
Community and Channel 101 mastermind Dan Harmon is releasing his first book, a collection of the best writings from his amazing blog, "Dan Harmon Poops." The book, entitled You'll Be Perfect When You're Dead: The Collected Online Writings of Dan Harmon, was just announced as a surprise to fans yeste... [Read More]
Steve Carell Not Likely to Return for the 'Office' Finale
When The Office says goodbye this May, it looks like Michael Scott won't be joining in on the farewell. NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt revealed to reporters this weekend that the long-lasting Peacock sitcom will close out its nine-season run with a one-hour finale in May but that there are no plans t... [Read More]
Splitsider's Winter Comedy Preview: TV
It's midseason in the TV world, but comedy-wise, the big four networks don't have as much to offer as in previous years. Cable, however, is another story. This midseason features a slew of comedy premieres from cable networks, including new shows from Nick Kroll, the Childrens Hospital team, Nikki... [Read More]
Enter to win an HBO comedy prize packs with “The Life And Times of Tim,” “Angry Boys,” and “We Can Be Heroes” (contest)
We’re big fans of HBO’s ability to air some really off the wall comedies. Case in point the recent DVD release of Angry Boys and We Can Be Heroes, two great series from the mind of Aussie comedian Chris Lilley in which Lilley portrays every main character in the series. Another favorite ... [Read More]