HBO Renews Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’ for a Sixth and Final Season
The end is near for Lena Dunham’s HBO show Girls. The pay network announced today that it’s officially renewed the series for a sixth season, which will also be the final season. Dunham said back in April that season 6 would most likely be Girls’ last, pointing out that “Amer... [Read More]
Most-liked Instagrams for The Comic’s Comic in 2015
You can look back on a calendar year from many different perspectives and points of entry. Your memories flash in front of you. And then a website comes and calculates how other people viewed your year for you. Or one slice of your view. Such is 2015bestnine.com, which takes an Instagram handle, cal... [Read More]
Most-liked Instagrams for The Comic’s Comic in 2015
You can look back on a calendar year from many different perspectives and points of entry. Your memories flash in front of you. And then a website comes and calculates how other people viewed your year for you. Or one slice of your view. Such is 2015bestnine.com, which takes an Instagram handle, cal... [Read More]
The 25 Best Holiday TV Episodes and Movies Streaming Right Now
The holidays are a time to be thankful, reflect on the year, and be amongst loved ones as the world collectively calms down and a hush falls over the airwaves of television (I still argue that “Silent Night” was originally written about the winter hiatus television faces during the holid... [Read More]
John Oliver Offers Some Regifting Tips for the Holidays
Just in time for the holidays, Last Week Tonight uploaded an exclusive clip yesterday that should come in handy when you inevitably receive a gift this month that you will never use and want to regift to another friend or family member without getting caught. Oliver offers a few tips to make sure yo... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for HBO’s ‘Whitney Cummings: I’m Your Girlfriend’
Whitney Cummings heads to HBO next month in her new standup special I’m Your Girlfriend, and the network released the trailer today. Taped at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, the special will make Cumming’s first on HBO and airs Saturday, January 23 at 10:00pm. [Read More]
2016 Golden Globe nominations in comedy (and music)
Two things to keep in mind whenever we discuss the Golden Globes. One: The Globes love to call first dibs on TV series and the performers in them, laying claim to star-making to the point of routinely snubbing those same series and performers in their second seasons (also see: the ceremony's annual ... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle Stops In Chicago, May Have Filmed For New Special
By Corey Tate  A couple weeks back, Dave Chappelle announced that he would do a 12 show run at Chicago’s Thalia Hall. All 12 shows sold-out in under an hour. I was lucky enough to get tickets to one of the weekend shows on Sunday, Dec. 6. To start the night, Concertgoers were forced to c... [Read More]
HBO Developing Jonathan Krisel-Produced Comedy ‘Brotherhood’ by Robert Askins
HBO has a new comedy in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network is developing a half-hour comedy called Brotherhood from Hand to God playwright Robert Askins. Based on Askins’s experience in a “rebel secret society” at Baylor University, the series will be set a... [Read More]