All of the Current ‘Daily Show’ Correspondents Are Sticking Around with Trevor Noah
Trevor Noah takes over as host of The Daily Show on Monday, September 28th, and today Comedy Central confirmed that all remaining Daily Show correspondents will remain on the show once Noah takes the reins, including Jessica Williams, Lewis Black, John Hodgman, Al Madrigal, Kristen Schaal, Aasif Man... [Read More]
Watch the First Trailer for HBO and Funny or Die’s ‘Ferrell Takes the Field’
Will Ferrell is headed to HBO this September in a new special called Ferrell Takes the Field, and the first trailer was released today. The Funny or Die-produced series follows Ferrell as he plays every baseball position on the field for ten different MLB teams, which he completed during spring trai... [Read More]
Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone are producing a new comedy series for TV Land
It looks like Melissa McCarthy and fellow Groundlings alum and husband Ben Falcone will be executive producing a new comedy for TVLand. It’s set to be a single-camera comedy with McCarthy guesting in the pilot. Tentatively titled Friends with Melissa, the comedy is written, executive produced ... [Read More]
How Does One Become a Successful Comedic Actor?
As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV production company with Jack Black. Now she writes and produces on her own, but she still encounters a tidal wave of comedy hopefuls looking for the advice, information... [Read More]
Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone Are Producing a Comedy Pilot for TV Land
Wife/husband team Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone have a new comedy series in the works at TV Land. The Wrap reports that McCarthy and Falcone are executive producing a single-cam comedy pilot called Friends with Melissa based on the lives of their friends Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf, and Rachel Ramr... [Read More]
Bobby Moynihan Reveals His Favorite Moment from ‘SNL’ Season 40
Here’s the latest web exclusive from SNL featuring cast member Bobby Moynihan, who shares some of his favorite moments from the 40th season as one of the “resident nerds” in sketches like “Hobbit Office” and the Marvel trailer from Chris Pratt’s episode. But his f... [Read More]
Marc Maron’s EPIX comedy special set for December release
20 years is a long time coming, especially for someone who is coming off an interview with the President of the United States. Marc Maron: More Later is Maron’s first premium TV stand-up event in 20 years. Maron, who made headlines last month when he interviewed President Barack Obama on his p... [Read More]
The Enduring Power of Harris Wittels’ Final ‘You Made It Weird’ Appearance
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. There is nothing that is not heartbreaking about Harris Wittels’ final visit to You Made It Weird, recorded only a few months before Wittels broke the comedy world’s heart by dying of ... [Read More]
“The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder” premieres on Comedy Central Radio tonight
It’s about time. That’s what friends and fellow comics Dan Soder and Big Jay Oakerson must be thinking. But the time it takes from conception to completion instantly feels like only a second once it does finally get off the ground. And that’s been the case with The Bonfire, the new... [Read More]
Watch the new Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp featurette
You know where to be on July 31 for Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, a limited 8-episode series on Netflix. It’s the first day of camp in this outrageous prequel to the hilarious 2001 cult classic movie. And at Camp Firewood, anything can happen. Watch the new Wet Hot American Summe... [Read More]