Diddy Seems Confused About How SNL Works
by Adam Frucci I'm still on this twitter campaign!! Everybody tweet @nbcsnl + @lornemichaels that you wanna see ME+Deniro perform a skit on SNL Dec4th! GO!less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitteriamdiddyiamdiddy Diddy, who is performing with Dirty Money on SNL on December 4th, would like to... [Read More]
Your First Peek at Community's Claymation Christmas Special
by Adam Frucci Here's your first look at the upcoming claymation Community Christmas special. Here's the official synopsis: When Abed (Danny Pudi) wakes up in stop-motion animation, he takes it as a sign that he and the group must re-discover the meaning of Christmas. Meanwhile, Jeff (Joel... [Read More]
30 Rock's Pronouncify.com Is Now Real
by Adam Frucci NBC went ahead and created Pronouncify.com, the text-to-speech website that co-opted Jack's voice in last night's best-of-the-season episode of 30 Rock. Sadly, the functionality of making Alec Bladwin speak for you isn't there, but it's full of fun jokes and Easter... [Read More]
Looking Back at The Carol Burnett Show
by Carleton Atwater For almost as long as television has been around, people have been performing sketch comedy on it. Today, thanks to the internet, the format has gotten a new lease on life in the form of thousands of thousands of web comedy videos. To examine the path sketch comedy has taken to g... [Read More]
Community's Arrested Development Moment
by Adam Frucci Last night's Community continued the show's hot streak of killer episodes. And Time TV critic James Poniewozik noticed some similarities between the climax of the episode and another beloved show that had a tendency towards the meta: Arrested Development. The storyline gave... [Read More]
A First Look at the Onion News Network's TV Show
by Adam Frucci The Onion News Network is a goldmine, consistently pumping out amazing videos week after week. So it's exciting to see them moving to TV with a 30-minute show on IFC debuting this January 21st. The first trailer for the show, called "FactZone," is above. Here's ho... [Read More]
Elizabeth Banks on 30 Rock: "I like to play Avery as though she is Jack Donaghy with boobs."
by Adam Frucci The AV Club has an interview with Elizabeth Banks today in which she discusses her character on 30 Rock: "The writers wanted a sort of money-honey. It’s a combination of a lot of those types of characters, and also sort of an indictment of Fox News, right? [Laughs.] In that, of c... [Read More]
Chevy Chase On Him vs. Belushi: "Somehow they took to the tall, thin, handsome guy."
by Adam Frucci Here's a great interview with Chevy Chase, including this bit on his reputation for being difficult to work with on SNL: "I'll never understand that. The only person who ever told me that that was an odd, sudden change in their attitude toward me [after I left SNL], whe... [Read More]
The Idea of Cancelling The Office After Carell Leaves Is Punishable By Death
by Adam Frucci Look, I have enjoyed The Office as much as the next guy, but I can't say I disagree with the sentiment of this comic. People always want more of something until it starts going downhill, and only in foresight do they claim that it should have been put down before it got to this p... [Read More]
Lewis Black Has Some Opinions About San Francisco's Ban on Circumcision
by Adam Frucci The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c ... [Read More]