'Eagleheart' Is Back and Better than Ever
by Bradford Evans When Adult Swim's Eagleheart returns tonight, the show will feel a little different. For one, the season premiere is the first 30-minute episode (it usually runs 15 minutes), but the major change to Eagleheart this season is that the writers are telling one long, serialized story l... [Read More]
How Director Peter Atencio Acts as the Unsung, Essential Third Member of 'Key and Peele'
by Brad Becker-Parton In addition to being one of the most consistently funny sketch shows on TV, Key and Peele is also praised for its highly stylized, cinematic look. That look, which contributes greatly to the success of what Key and Peele tries to do, is the work of Peter Atencio, who directs ev... [Read More]
Talking to Chris Elliott and Maria Thayer About Season 3 of 'Eagleheart'
by Bradford Evans Eagleheart returns tonight on Adult Swim, with the season three premiere set to air at midnight. The fast-paced action-comedy, starring Chris Elliott, Maria Thayer, and Brett Gelman as a trio of US Marshals, heads into new territory this year as the show does its first-ever seriali... [Read More]
Looking at the Best Late Night Appearances By Other Late Night Hosts
by Elise Czajkowski Before he took over The Tonight Show, Jay Leno was famously one of the best guests on Late Night with David Letterman. Leno intuitively knew what Letterman needed from a guest – he was funny and prolific, making it easy on his host. For that reason, late night hosts make ex... [Read More]
Anthony Jeselnik, Louis CK, and the Shifting Definition of "Offensive" Comedy
by Josiah Hesse Just as the news broke on Monday that sociopathic dreamboat Anthony Jeselnik’s Comedy Central show The Jeselnik Offensive was canceled (to no small amount of glee from certain New Zealanders), Huffington Post Live released a video interview with Artie Lange, where the rece... [Read More]
Voting is now open for the fan vote of Comedy Central’s Up Next comedian finalists
Now is the time to vote for Comedy Central’s Up Next Fan Pick. The nine finalists have been chosen, and now it’s up to the comedy fans to select their fan favorite in the nation-wide talent search from CC: Certified Clubs. Last Wednesday during the New York Comedy Festival, all nine fina... [Read More]
12 'SNL' Cast Members Who Have Been Played by Other 'SNL' Cast Members on the Show
by Bradford Evans It says a lot about how successful SNL alumni are that many of them have been made fun of on the show after leaving. Ever since the show's ex-cast members first started to go out on their own in the late '70s/early '80s, many of them have become as well-known as the celebrities SNL... [Read More]
Talking to Joan Rivers About Doing a Web Chat Show
by Phil Davidson Louis C.K. has a great joke about how he connects with old ladies because they’re on their way out, so they just say whatever. He might have been talking about Joan Rivers, minus the “on their way out” part. You can still rely on Rivers, who turned 80 this summer, ... [Read More]
New York Comedy Festival Day 5: Memories from the Happy House and Moshe Kasher
The week of stand-up comedy that is the New York Comedy Festival has come to a wrap. With it one hell of a week of great comedy times from seeing some of our absolute favorite comedians to some new folks that we just learned about. It was a great week all around and as the […]New York Comedy ... [Read More]
What's on TV This Week: 'Eagleheart' Returns and 'Eastbound & Down' Ends Its Run (Again)
by Bradford Evans The calendar year is winding down, but there's still plenty of exciting stuff happening in the TV world. Adult Swim's Eagleheart, starring Chris Elliott, returns for its third season Thursday night at midnight. Unlike the first couple seasons of the show, season three will follow o... [Read More]