Super Dave gets summer series on Spike
Bob Einstein, older brother of Albert Brooks, got an early break as a writer for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, but on his own, he has made a lasting contribution to multiple generations of comedy fans with his creation of daredevil Super Dave Osborne. Spike TV has granted him the chance to let four death-defying stunts go horribly awry this summer. [Read More]
Comic TV Appearances: Mon, 3/2 - Sun, 3/8
Comic television appearances this week include Larry the Cable Guy, Artie Lange, Frank Caliendo, Russell Brand, Tom Green, Jimmy Carr, John Caparulo, Lavell Crawford, Brian Kiley and Erin Foley. [Read More]
Seinfeld sells out
Everyone knew Jerry Seinfeld would make a return to prime time. He and his good friend Larry David left the original sitcom fairly open ended, just in case they'd want to return to it. But there's not a TV exec, comedian or entertainment junky that could have seen this coming. Seinfeld making a reality show, one he's not even in. [Read More]
View Jimmy Fallon's "Test Shows" Online
How is Jimmy Fallon getting acclimated to his new talk show? See for yourself. [Read More]
Former MADtv writer Torian Hughes returns to his stand-up comedy roots
So, after moving from L.A. back to Nashville, Hughes is now focusing on his own writing again, without a boss or another writer looming over his shoulder. "A lot of my stuff comes out of things I'm passionate about," he said. "I have found the best comes from watching TV or reading the newspaper and I get annoyed by something. So, I take what annoys me and turn it around in a humorous way." [Read More]
Watching TV with Comics: a night at the Oscars
Watching the Oscars last night was thrilling, entertaining, and hilarious - thanks entirely to the 30+ comic Twitter ensemble, Watch TV With Comics. From what I can gather, WTWC is designed to help people like me cope with the most mundane viewing experiences television has to offer. Thankfully, watching the Academy Awards ceremony was accompanied with an all-star comedy line-up of commentators shooting me topical humor instantaneously. [Read More]
Comic TV Appearances: Mon, 2/23 - Fri, 2/27
Comic television appearances this week include Nick DiPaolo, Don Rickles, Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Maher, Ricky Gervais, George Wallace and Chris Porter. [Read More]
How's Your News?: Producer Arthur Bradford and Reporter Jeremy Vest on The Sound of Young America
The Sound of Young America's guests this week are two of the folks behind "How's Your News," a new MTV series which follows a group of reporters with physical and developmental disabilities around the country as they interview celebrities and just plain folks. The show is hilarious, insightful and a whole lot of fun (for both the viewer and, apparently, the reporters). Producer Arthur Bradford has grown "How's Your News?" from a summer camp activity to a feature-length film and now to it's curre... [Read More]
Comic TV Appearances: Sun, 2/15 - Sat, 2/21
Aisha Tyler is Lit: Live at the Fillmore premieres Saturday, Feb. 21 at 11pm on Comedy Central. Comic television appearances this week include Jerry Seinfeld, Steve Harvey, Dennis Miller, George Lopez, Bill Maher, David Spade, Greer Barnes, Mike Birbiglia, Todd Glass, Loni Love, Jane Condon and Reese Waters and Liz Miele. [Read More]
Snoop Doggy Dogg Jumps Into Comedy
It has been confirmed to Humor Mill Magazine that Snoop Doggy Dogg has inked a multi-platform deal with MTV that involves a comedy variety show, a new album, and inclusion in the Rock Band video game franchise. [Read More]