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]
HBO Orders a John Oliver-Produced Late Night Docu-Series Starring Wyatt Cenac
Wyatt Cenac is heading to HBO next year with his own late night show. The network announced today it’s ordered a 10-episode comedic docu-series starring Cenac with Ezra Edelman (O.J.: Made in America), John Oliver, Diane Fitzgerald (Last Week Tonight) and Hallie Haglund (Daily Show) – wh... [Read More]
HBO Orders a John Oliver-Produced Late Night Docu-Series Starring Wyatt Cenac
Wyatt Cenac is heading to HBO next year with his own late night show. The network announced today it’s ordered a 10-episode comedic docu-series starring Cenac with Ezra Edelman (O.J.: Made in America), John Oliver, Diane Fitzgerald (Last Week Tonight) and Hallie Haglund (Daily Show) – wh... [Read More]
Wyatt Cenac starring in new weekly late-night docuseries for HBO
Wyatt Cenac is joining John Oliver and Jon Stewart in making the jump to HBO. HBO announced a new 10-episode late-night series starring Cenac that will debut in spring 2018. The untitled series stars Cenac, and will be executive produced by him alongside Oliver, Ezra Edelman and Hallie Haglund, who&... [Read More]
Kevin James on Killing Off Erinn Hayes’s ‘Kevin Can Wait’ Character: “We Were Literally Just Running Out of Ideas”
Earlier this year it was revealed that Childrens Hospital alum Erinn Hayes was let go from her starring role as Donna on Kevin James’s CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait and that the show would deal with her firing by killing off her character altogether. In August, executive producer Rob Long defended... [Read More]
Kevin James on Killing Off Erinn Hayes’s ‘Kevin Can Wait’ Character: “We Were Literally Just Running Out of Ideas”
Earlier this year it was revealed that Childrens Hospital alum Erinn Hayes was let go from her starring role as Donna on Kevin James’s CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait and that the show would deal with her firing by killing off her character altogether. In August, executive producer Rob Long defended... [Read More]
Kumail Nanjiani Helms a Standout ‘SNL’
Here it is, the first certified banger of SNL season 43! It’s almost like comedy is better when comedians do it. Who’da thought? Don’t get me wrong, part of the fun for the SNL nerd is seeing people go against their very serious brand. I can ask myself “How are the folks at S... [Read More]
Tig Notaro Talks Sexual Abusers on ‘Late Show’: “You Have to Believe People When They Come Forward”
Before all of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein came out, Tig Notaro was speaking out against the sexual misconduct rumors surrounding Louis C.K., saying in August that it’s important C.K. “handle” them instead of dismiss them. Not long after, C.K. did end up dismissing them... [Read More]
Sean Hughes: comedian dies aged 51
Hughes, Perrier award winner and team captain on BBC’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks, died on Monday morningSean Hughes: sparky comedy gadfly in a league of his ownSean Hughes, the Irish standup comedian, author and actor, has died aged 51, his former agent said. Related: 'I matured very late in li... [Read More]