Watch Chris Gethard Bully Poor Jake Fogelnest in This Real Estate Music Video
Comedy videos might be considered the scrappy, comes-to-school-with-wet-hair jealous younger bully to music videos' cool older kid. But sometimes a music video earns even comedy's begrudging respect. This one, directed by Tom Scharpling and featuring Chris Gethard, Jake Fogelnest, Gabe Delahaye and... [Read More]
David Cross Is Amazing at Setting Up Clips
You know how there's some people who always seem to be able to cut to what's really important about a story? Just automatically slough off the excess and get directly to the stuff that will impact their audience, and sum it up perfectly efficiently? Those people are about to get SHOWN UP by David C... [Read More]
Fox Gives Jonah Hill's Allen Gregory the Axe
[blackbirdpie url="!/JonahHill/status/156481736610549761"] Jonah Hill's Allen Gregory, which joined Fox's Sunday night animation lineup in October, has been cancelled by the network after a first season that delivered increasingly poor ratings over time. It's not a huge surprise... [Read More]
Here's Your First Real-Deal Glimpse at the South Park RPG
The announcement that a big-time South Park RPG is currently under development at Obsidian Studios was like catnip for a very specific type of nerd, one whose Venn Diagram of obsessions contains both comedy and video games. You will actually get to control what will look almost exactly like an episo... [Read More]
Fox Is Taking a Cartoon Page Out of Adult Swim's Animation Book
Fox just announced a new animation unit to develop and produce a late-night block of animation that will also have an online counterpart. You know, like Adult Swim. (They also hired the former development head of Adult Swim.) We'll have to wait till January 2013 to see any actual shows come out of i... [Read More]
Billy Crystal's Out of the Cave and Ready for the Oscars
Oscar frenzy has begun with the first official Academy Awards trailer from Funny or Die, starring Megan Fox and Josh Duhamel, with appearances by Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, and Robin Williams' Fu Manchu moustache. It's a departure from the usual clip-based trailer and looks like an effort to ge... [Read More]
Jack Donaghy Will Reign Over 30 Rock Through a Potential Seventh Season
Alec Baldwin will stay on 30 Rock for the foreseeable future, according to NBC's Bob Greenblatt (that guy's just full of good news today). Thank goodness. What would that show even be like without Jack Donaghy pouring scotch, dating high-powered politicians and making sweeping pronouncements about m... [Read More]
How to Create a TV Show, with Mitch Hurwitz and the Cast of Arrested Development
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 120,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny programs waitin... [Read More]
Conan O'Brien's Daily Schedule, in Pictures
It has never been this easy to stalk Conan O'Brien. I'd imagine. Just a guess, not personal experience. But if I WERE trying to sneak into his dressing room to smell the armpits of his leather jacket – for example – I could use this handy behind-the-scenes slideshow to figure out when h... [Read More]
The Best, Most Brutal Quotes From Reviews of "Work It"
ABC premieres Work It tonight, a show about two dudes dressing up as women in order to get jobs during a "mancession," and it's gotten some of the absolutely worst reviews of any new show this season. The premise is offensive! The fact that anyone would think that these two huge dudes look like ladi... [Read More]