John Oliver on how he develops stories, his role on Community, and the 2012 election cycle | The A.V. Club
"Hawaii was emotionally difficult. We were staying in the same hotel as the RNC. Then for two days you’re just seeing the people you’re making fun of, and it’s pretty awkward … You get looked at with total contempt, looks bordering on—and I think going into—genuine hate, but what are you going to do? Unfortunately for them, it is a free country." [Read More]
Andy Kaufman’s alter ego Tony Clifton releases concert film; watch the trailer
Andy Kaufman’s hilarious, but notorious alter-ego, sleazy lounge singer opener Tony Clifton is back with his very own concert film. Tony Clifton: Live on the Sunset Strip filmed last May at the world famous Comedy Store that was both shocked a... [Read More]
What will FX's "The League" do if the NFL lockout continues into fall and impacts the 2011 season?
As the NFL lockout continues into the spring, what will its impact be on the third season of FX sitcom The League, which is set to return this fall with or without football? The whole series revolves around a group of guys and a woman who compete in ... [Read More]
Watch the Entire Series Premiere of Workaholics Online
As promised, Workaholics made its highly anticipated series premiere last night. You probably watched it, but I know things come up sometimes. Maybe you were wrongfully accused of murdering your wife and were too busy clearing your name by tracking d... [Read More]
Rob Riggle Eyeing '21 Jump Street' Movie
Rob Riggle is in negotiations to play the villain in 21 Jump Street, Columbia's big-screen treatment of the TV show. Phil Lord and Chris Miller are directing. Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum and Ice Cube topline the movie, which follows a group of young-looking cops who go undercover as high school students to stop crime at one local school. [Read More]
Tina Fey tells Oprah she’s pregnant with second child
It’s confirmed, folks. Comedy master and star of 30 Rock Tina Fey is pregnant with her second child. The news was confirmed by People tonight. Apparently Fey revealed the news to Oprah Winfrey today while she was taping an interview.. [Read More]
Bonnaroo comedy lineup revealed; Lewis Black, Donald Glover and more
Though the comedian lineup hasn’t been officially announced for the highly anticipated Bonnaroo festival going down in Manchester, TN, in June, we’ve got a list for you. Below are the comedians we hear will be performing. Check it out! L... [Read More]
Video: Reggie Watts
Watch comedian Reggie Watts perform live at Sirius/XM Studios. [Read More]
Comedian Nick Cannon to Host New Weekly Countdown Show
Nick Cannon will serve as host of a new weekly countdown show to be broadcast on CBS Radio stations and syndicated to markets nationwide by Citadel Media beginning the weekend of April 23. [Read More]
The MPAA doesn't want you to see The Hangover II trailer
Warner Bros. issued a sternly worded order to theater owners to pull the recently debuted trailer for The Hangover II from all showings of Source Code (or any other films it was attached to), as well as delete digital copies from their servers. No reason for the removal was given—when contacted, Warner Bros. only offered a “no comment”—although the letter does mention the MPAA, suggesting that the ratings board decided after the fact that its green-band approval for the preview was inappropriate... [Read More]