South Park flags Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder in new season (Video)
The boys from South Park, Colorado might get flagged for taunting after airing a teaser clip during Sunday’s Washington Redskins game. South Park returns to Comedy Central with all-new episodes on Wednesday, Sept. 24. Our favorite animated scamps will kick-off their 18th season by taking on Re... [Read More]
NBC Buys Two Comedies from John Krasinski
by Megh Wright Former Office star John Krasinski just sold two new comedies to NBC. Deadline reports that Krasinski has landed two new comedy projects through his production company Sunday Night. The first untitled series is a single-cam comedy written by Shawn Wines and co-executive produced with A... [Read More]
Kenan Thompson is not leaving Saturday Night Live, despite report
Kenan Thompson will not leave Saturday Night Live at the end of its 40th season, a spokesperson for the show said. An earlier TMZ report claimed that Thompson, who holds the most seniority on the current cast, plans to leave the show after the upcoming season and that he planned to leave a... [Read More]
The Real Israeli-Palestinian Crisis is My Lack of Knowledge About it, by Evan Waite
by Brian Boone My ignorance of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict shows no signs of stopping, and is from all indications worse than ever. It’s time to take a good, hard look at how uninformed I am. Just this week, I heard someone say that the death toll rose in Gaza after Israel escalated its a... [Read More]
Kenan Thompson reportedly making SNL’s 40th season his 12th and final one as cast member
Kenan Thompson, who joined Saturday Night Live as a featured player for its 29th season back in 2003, reportedly will leave after this 40th season concludes in May. What Up With That? TMZ first reported the news today. SNL's 40th season starts this week, with Chris Pratt hosting and Ariana Grande as... [Read More]
Season 40 will be Kenan Thompson’s last at “Saturday Night Live”
Update: 3:07pm A spokesperson for Saturday Night Live is refuting the claim, stating they’re inaccurate “as the season hasn’t even started and cast decisions aren’t made until the end of the season.” SNL has been going through a period of high turnover, and the news jus... [Read More]
USA's 'Benched' Starring Eliza Coupe to Premiere on October 28th
by Megh Wright Early this year it was announced that USA had ordered 12 episodes of a new half-hour comedy starring Happy Endings' Eliza Coupe called Benched, and the network just announced the official premiere date. Deadline reports that the show — which was co-created by Michaela Watkins, D... [Read More]
Bobby Lee, Jack Black, and Zach Woods star in Andrew W.K.’s new web-series “Meet Me At The Reck'”
Musician, and “King of Partying,” Andrew W.K. is setting out to make the new Sesame Street for the digital age. In his new web-series from Maker Studios, Meet Me At The Reck follows W.K. and his band of kids—aka “reckers,” explore what it means to celebrate the importan... [Read More]
Kenan Thompson Will Reportedly Leave 'SNL' After Season 40
by Megh Wright Kenan Thompson's long SNL stint has entered its home stretch. TMZ reports that Thompson will leave SNL after the upcoming season; Thompson reportedly planned to leave after season 39 but was asked by Lorne Michaels to stay another year due to the high cast turnover. Thompson "has no h... [Read More]
Addicted to Comedy: Returning From My Comedy Rumspringa
For those who are unfamiliar with the term "Rumspringa," it’s a coming of age period when Amish teenagers are allowed to engage in lifestyle activities not permitted by their community. They’re allowed to purchase a car, watch television, and live a way most people take for granted. Once... [Read More]