Taran Killam on ‘SNL’s Relationship with Trump: “It Certainly Feels Like There’s Some Hypocrisy There”
NPR has a new interview out today with former SNL cast member Taran Killam to promote his feature directorial debut Killing Gunther, and when asked about Trump’s now-infamous SNL hosting stint in 2015, Killam offered a candid response. “It was rough. It was not enjoyable at the time and ... [Read More]
Comedy Central orders up two new comedy series: “The Other Two” and “South Side”
The former co-head writers of Saturday Night Live didn’t have to wait long to launch their next project, as Comedy Central has ordered The Other Two from Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider to series. The network simultaneously announced the order of South Side, from brothers Bashir and Sulta... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders ‘The Other Two’ and ‘South Side’ to Series
Comedy Central just gave series orders to two new shows. First up is half-hour comedy The Other Two, which is crated, written, and executive produced by Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, who recently left their jobs as co-head writers at Saturday Night Live. Here’s the logline: Created by, writ... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders ‘The Other Two’ and ‘South Side’ to Series
Comedy Central just gave series orders to two new shows. First up is half-hour comedy The Other Two, which is crated, written, and executive produced by Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, who recently left their jobs as co-head writers at Saturday Night Live. Here’s the logline: Created by, writ... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. Spends a Day with Chicago Anti-Violence Group CeaseFire on ‘The Daily Show’
The Daily Show kicked off its week of Chicago shows last night, and the episode featured the above segment starring correspondent Roy Wood Jr., who heads to the South Side to meet some of the ex-gang members who now work for CeaseFire, a program that mediates gang conflict and patrols dangerous neig... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. Spends a Day with Chicago Anti-Violence Group CeaseFire on ‘The Daily Show’
The Daily Show kicked off its week of Chicago shows last night, and the episode featured the above segment starring correspondent Roy Wood Jr., who heads to the South Side to meet some of the ex-gang members who now work for CeaseFire, a program that mediates gang conflict and patrols dangerous neig... [Read More]
UCB Theatre moving from Chelsea to Hell’s Kitchen in December 2017
The flagship theater for the Upright Citizens Brigade is moving on up out of the basement of Gristedes supermarket in Chelsea and into a 160-seat theater space of its own in Hell’s Kitchen. After 14 years on West 26th Street, the UCB Theatre will move to 555 W. 42nd St. at the corner of 11th [... [Read More]
UCB Is Moving from Chelsea to Hell’s Kitchen Next Month
The Upright Citizens Brigade is leaving its Chelsea location in New York to make way for a new location a little further uptown. According to The Wall Street Journal, UCB is moving from its West 26th Street location to Hell’s Kitchen at 555 West 42nd Street at the end of November. Th... [Read More]
UCB Is Moving from Chelsea to Hell’s Kitchen Next Month
The Upright Citizens Brigade is leaving its Chelsea location in New York to make way for a new location a little further uptown. According to The Wall Street Journal, UCB is moving from its West 26th Street location to Hell’s Kitchen at 555 West 42nd Street at the end of November. Th... [Read More]
R.I.P. Sean Hughes (1965-2017)
Irish comedian Sean Hughes was only 24 when he won the Edinburgh Fringe Festival’s top prize for his 1990 showcase, “A One Night Stand with Sean Hughes.” Hughes returned to Edinburgh this past August with friends for an improvised showcase, “Sean Hughes’s Blank Book.&rd... [Read More]