This Week on TV: Letterman’s last show, Jen Kirkman’s special premieres, and here comes Red Nose Day USA
It’s going to be a bitter-sweet week on television with the end of an era. This week we say goodbye to the Late Show with David Letterman. The show started in August of 1993 on CBS in lieu of Late Night with David Letterman ending on NBC after it was thought Letterman would take over... [Read More]
Ed Helms takes a few jabs at Rolling Stone as he delivers UVA graduation speech
On Friday, Ed Helms gave a graduation speech at the University of Virginia However. During that time the actor/comedian took more than a few pot shots at Rolling Stone and the fallout from it’s article it posted about the a false rape story. “It has been said that a rolling stone gathers... [Read More]
John Oliver Highlights the Depressing Reality of Farming Chickens
by Adam Frucci On last night's Last Week Tonight, John Oliver took aim at the situation that modern chicken farms find themselves in which — surprise! — is a pretty unpleasant one. But at least it's an unpleasant story told with an abundance of jangly acoustic guitar music, which helps.... [Read More]
David Letterman takes one last look around the Ed Sullivan Theatre for CBS Sunday Morning
David Letterman has lingered onstage for longer moments these days at the Ed Sullivan Theatre, where his 22 years hosting Late Show with David Letterman are coming to a close on Wednesday night (he hosted Late Night on NBC for 11 years before that). "So when I'm down here during band numbers or duri... [Read More]
'SNL' Review: Louis C.K. Gets Ballsy for the Season 40 Finale
by Erik Voss As we've seen throughout SNL's 40th season, standup comedian hosts bring with them strong points of view that dictate the temperament of their episodes. Sarah Silverman launched her night with her signature irreverence, followed by sketches that made light of Ebola, white... [Read More]
Jim Gaffigan’s tribute to David Letterman
Jim Gaffigan has offered commentary fairly regularly recently on CBS Sunday Morning, so this week, he aptly paid his respects to David Letterman. After all, Letterman's Worldwide Pants produced Gaffigan's first network sitcom, Welcome to New York, on CBS back in 2000. That sitcom starred Gaffigan as... [Read More]
Norm Macdonald's Final Letterman Appearance Was Perfect
by Adam Frucci On Friday night, Norm Macdonald appeared on the Late Show for the final time. Already one of the greatest talk show guests of all time, this appearance pretty much sealed it — he did a perfectly Norm standup set before a touching tribute and goodbye to Dave. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Louis C.K. is accused of joke thievery in this cut Saturday Night Live sketch
For some reason Kyle Mooney’s Bruce Chandling comedian character seems to always get cut out of Saturday Night Live for the airing episode. But that’s okay, because we have the internet! Case in point, last night’s sketch where Louis C.K. accidentally ends up stealing Chandling&rsq... [Read More]
Louis C.K. hosted Saturday Night Live: Season 40 ended on a high note
Season 40 of Saturday Night Live must’ve been a particularly grueling one for the cast and writers of the show. Not only managing to actually churn out the show every week, but the super grand SNL 40 episode that by the time this season came to an end, it’s very easy to see them gas [&he... [Read More]