Molly Shannon, Will Forte, Jordan Peele to Voice Characters on 'Bob's Burgers'
by Elise Czajkowski Bob's Burgers and the rest of Fox's animated lineup return on Sunday, September 29, and Fox recently announced its impressive lineup of guest stars this year. Molly Shannon will appear on Bob's Burgers as a classmate of Louise’s, Will Forte will voice a seapl... [Read More]
Bob Odenkirk and David Cross Were 'Daily Show' Correspondents Last Night
by Elise Czajkowski Bob Odenkirk and David Cross appeared on The Daily Show last night to promote their book, Hollywood Said No!, and not only sat down with Jon Stewart so he could geek out about Mr. Show, but joined Samantha Bee in a segment ridiculing a press conference from Michelle Ba... [Read More]
Carson Daly is Leaving 'Last Call' for 'Today'
by Elise Czajkowski Yesterday's speculation about the future of Last Call with Carson Daly has been settled, as Daly announced this morning that he'll be joining the morning team at the Today show. In a press release, NBC said Daly will remain an executive producer on Last C... [Read More]
The 'Breaking Bad' Saul Goodman Spinoff Is Moving Forward at AMC
by Bradford Evans AMC's Saul Goodman/Breaking Bad spinoff is one step closer to becoming a real thing. After weeks of negotiating, the network and Sony have signed an agreement to do the show. AMC and Sony said in a joint statement that the show's working title is Better Call Saul and that "plans ca... [Read More]
HBO's Remake of the UK Series 'Getting On' Premieres Nov. 24
by Bradford Evans HBO announced today that the network's adaptation of the acclaimed UK medical comedy Getting On will debut Sunday, November 24th at 10pm. The US version of the show follows the put-upon nurses and doctors of a Long Beach extended-care facility the show is set in the women&rsqu... [Read More]
NBC Considers Canceling or Revamping 'Last Call with Carson Daly'
by Bradford Evans With NBC set to install Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers as the new hosts of The Tonight Show and Late Night, respectively, in February, the network is also mulling over changes to its 1:35am show, Last Call with Carson Daly. NBC renewed the series for another season in April, but TV G... [Read More]
Chris Rock Talks Dave Chappelle, Arsenio, and How Unknown Black Guys Don't Get Shows on 'Totally Biased'
by Bradford Evans FXX's Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell recently transitioned to four nights a week, and here's Bell's interview with Chris Rock, who executive produces the show, last night. It's basically Chris Rock doing standup about The Butler, Arsenio, networks not giving unknown black comed... [Read More]
'The Arsenio Hall Show' Did Great in the Ratings Last Night
by Bradford Evans Arsenio Hall's comeback is going pretty well so far. The Arsenio Hall Show went off the air in 1995 but returned last night, and the ratings on the revamped late night series are surprisingly strong. The syndicated show's premiere episode, which featured appearances from Chris Tuck... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt Didn't Get to Do Standup on 'Conan' in 1993 Because He Auditioned at Latino Comedy Night
by Bradford Evans Patton Oswalt went on Conan last night and told a story about how he auditioned to do standup on Conan O'Brien's Late Night in 1993 but didn't get to because he was trying out at the Laugh Factory's "Latino Comedy Night." The crowd at the Carlos Mencia-hosted standup show instantl... [Read More]
Inside the Inbred Horror Comedy of 'The Heart, She Holler'
by Elise Czajkowski “Anything can happen,” says Alyson Levy on the Brooklyn set of the Adult Swim show she produces, The Heart, She Holler. “People can come back from the dead or, you know, maybe they weren't dead. We don't know. There's no reality to it. It's just the world u... [Read More]