#TBT to when Ted & Gracie got engaged
Every Thursday, TLB participates in #TBT by scrounging around the internet for precious web gems of yore. Here’s one of our favorite videos that deserve some extra attention. It’s October, a lovely time for a beautiful Autumn wedding. This romantic season (I guess they all can be), remin... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Pee-wee Herman Visits 'Nerdist'
by Stephanie Simon The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week... [Read More]
Tina Fey, Fortune Feimster comedy headed to ABC
Tina Fey is still trying to make comedian Fortune Feimster a star. After not having their Feimster-led comedy Cabot College picked up at Fox this year, Fey is executive producing a project for ABC with the former Chelsea Lately panelist as her lead. The untitled project will be set in North Carolina... [Read More]
Listen to the Unreleased Finale Track of David Cross's 2004 Album 'It's Not Funny' Featuring H. Jon Benjamin
by Megh Wright David Cross was recently a guest on the Comedian's Comedian Podcast with host Stuart Goldsmith, and after the interview Cross agreed to give Goldsmith the finale track of his 2004 album It's Not Funny that label Sub Pop refused to release. The track includes Cross's own pandering coun... [Read More]
‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ premieres on March 9th
The changing of the guards will soon be taking place. With Craig Ferguson stepping down as host of CBS’s The Late Late Show, much buzz was generated about who would take his place. British actor and writer James Corden was named Ferguson’s successor in August. According to THR, Corden&rs... [Read More]
The Late Late Show with James Corden to debut on CBS on March 9, 2015
Craig Ferguson's final night hosting The Late Late Show on CBS will come Dec. 19, just shy of Christmas. CBS just announced his successor, James Corden (as seen in Ferguson's framed photo), will take over The Late Late Show with James Corden starting Monday, March 9, 2015. So, what about January and... [Read More]
Tina Fey and Fortune Feimster team up for ABC comedy pilot
Tina Fey is once again teaming up with comedian Fortune Feimster for another comedy pilot. Earlier the pair had worked together on Fey’s pilot Cabot College, which was ultimately turned down. Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the two are working together on a new semi-autobiographical ... [Read More]
Is the Future of Comedy the Comedy/Drama Hybrid?
by Chris Kopcow In a recent Salon interview, Bob Odenkirk warns aspiring writers to “get out of comedy, because it’s about to collapse.” Sketch comedy, he says, is having its time in the sun now — what with YouTube, Comedy Central’s burgeoning lineup and the legions of ... [Read More]
Mike Epps talks about his Richard Pryor biopic on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
Mike Epps was a guest on last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. The subject turned to Epps latest project, playing Richard Pryor in an upcoming film. Epps has been wanting to play his comedy idol for a long time, and will finally do so at the hands of Lee Daniels and Oprah. Epps talks about his [&hel... [Read More]
'The Late Late Show with James Corden' Premieres on CBS March 9th
by Megh Wright Craig Ferguson's Late Late Show successor just got an official premiere date. THR reports that The Late Late Show with James Corden will premiere on the network on Monday, March 9th. The show will tape at the CBS Television City lot in Los Angeles, and the network has also signed on B... [Read More]