Fox Is Developing an Adaptation of Austrian Comedy 'Braunschlag' Starring Rob Riggle
by Megh Wright Rob Riggle might be Fox's next big comedy star. Deadline reports that the network has given a put pilot commitment to a single-cam comedy based on the 2012 Austrian series Braunschlag. The American version — which is currently untitled — will be developed by former Office,... [Read More]
A Thinkpiece About Bits (Not a Bit)
by Austin Rodrigues A bit is a joke, usually amongst a select group of people, played with some sincerity. A bit is a comedic take on a reality. An imaginary spin amongst individuals with a repetitive game between them. Bits can take a level of intelligence and quick thinking. They can be good and t... [Read More]
Jessica Williams Investigates Detroit's Free Water Moochers on 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright Jessica Williams returned to The Daily Show last night with a new investigative report on Detroit's water shutoff program, which targets the poorest residents of the near-bankrupt city while the government turns a blind eye to its many unpaid golf course sprinklers and professional sp... [Read More]
Key and Peele Reveal Some of Their Favorite Made-Up Words on 'Conan'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele's visit to last night's Conan, where they broke down some of their favorite made-up words including "nooice," "Armenian conveyor belt," and the versatile "bup bup bup bup." Click through to watch more from their interview with Con... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert Finally Ends His Nine Year Grudge Against Bears
by Megh Wright Since The Colbert Report premiered in 2005, Colbert has never been shy expressing his profound hatred and fear of bears — or as he's called them, "godless killing machines" and "Satan's children." During last night's episode, however, the long feud between Colbert and the greate... [Read More]
My Pod Week: Week ending 11/16/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! CRYBABIES with Sarah Thyre and Susan Orlean (2 Li... [Read More]
John Mulaney explains why he didn’t replace Seth Meyers on the SNL “Weekend Update” chair
John Mulaney is the latest guest on Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast in addition to lengthy conversations about his alcoholic past, past drug use, and some of his favorite Saturday Night Live guests. The two also discussed Mulaney’s sitcom, which the young comedian stated that he is aware the sh... [Read More]
Guess what we learned about the Impractical Jokers during a Tenderloins Podcast taping…
Most people likely know Sal, Joe, Murr and Q as the maniacs behind the hit TruTV show, Impractical Jokers. Also known as The Tenderloins comedy troupe, what makes Impractical Jokers so lovable aren’t just the pranks they pull on each other in front of unbeknownst strangers (as hyster... [Read More]
Today's Funniest Tweets
by WitStream Michael Ian Black This whole Cosby rape allegation thing is making me sick and also forcing me to rethink my relationship with Pudding Pops. Andrew Goldstein Anybody else creeped o... [Read More]
TV Land cancels Hot in Cleveland after sixth season
“After five incredible season of Hot In Cleveland, the sixth season, currently in production, will be its last,” TV Land president Larry W. Jones announced today. Betty White and the rest of the seasoned women from the hit comedy series will end their run on TV Land after over half a dec... [Read More]