The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore hires Robin Thede as head writer
Comedy Central's newest late-night series, The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore, has a head writer: Robin Thede. Wilmore announced the hiring today. He recruited Thede from The Queen Latifah Show, where she also had served as head writer. Her other recent writing credits include crafting line... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert and Neil Young Debate Environmental Issues Through Song
by Megh Wright At the end of last night's Colbert Report, Stephen teamed up with guest Neil Young to perform a slightly altered version of his song "Who's Gonna Stand Up? (and Save the Earth)." The result is a beautiful example of how a little acoustic jamming can unite even the most outspoken envir... [Read More]
 
Ellie Kemper Tries to Break Out of a Future Prison on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
by Megh Wright In this clip from IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang!, special guest Ellie Kemper delivers a fully improvised — and intensely chilling — scene from her maybe-upcoming prison escape movie. Anyone out there who thinks Kemper's talents are limited to comedy needs to see her embody th... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock will host “Saturday Night Live” on November 1st with musical guest, Prince
Sarah Silverman, Bill Hader, and now Nat X Chris Rock! Saturday Night Live seems to be on a roll with bringing back some of its famous alums for season 40. Today they announced that Chris Rock will be returning for the November 1st episode after a 2 week hiatus. The musical guest will be Prince. [&h... [Read More]
 
Pat Bishop gets a very important package in new WOMEN sketch “Amazon.com”
LA sketch group WOMEN released their new sketch today, “Amazon.com.” This time, the seldom seen Pat Bishop gets to be the star (Bishop often directs sketches). Poor Bishop has ordered a very important package from Amazon and patiently, or impatiently, waits day after day for it’s d... [Read More]
 
My First Time: Jared Logan debuts his first album “My Brave Battle”
The road to becoming a great comedian is filled with many challenges and opportunities. There are certain milestones every comedians hopes to hit at various points of their journey. “My First Time,” is all about comedy firsts; those milestones from your first headlining gig, first tour, ... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert Promises That the Remaining 'Colbert Report' Episodes Will Be "Instant Classics"
by Megh Wright During last night's Colbert Report, Stephen took a few moments to reflect on the show's future with only 32 episodes left to go — the same number of episodes Comedy Central ordered back in 2005 as an eight-week tryout — and gave the audience a personal guarantee that the r... [Read More]
 
Lorde Sings ‘South Park’ Parody Song! Video Of ‘I Am Lorde Ya Ya Ya’ Performance From ‘Royals’ Singer Goes Viral
Lorde is already one of our favorite singers, and she won us over even more by taking her South Park parody in stride. The “Royals” singer performed a bit of “I Am Lorde Ya Ya Ya” during a recent interview. South Park first parodied Lorde on the October 1st episode, when Stan... [Read More]
 
Mad Men’s Christina Hendricks joins Natasha Leggero’s Comedy Central series ‘Another Period’
Mad Men star Christina Hendricks, who plays Joan Harris on the critically acclaimed AMC drama, will join Natasha Leggero’s Another Period on Comedy Central. The series is executive produced by and stars Leggero and Riki Lindhome as Rhode Island socialites in 1902. Another Period received a 10-... [Read More]
 
Best Sci-fi Inventions – Top 10 List Podcast – Episode 108
In each episode of The Top 10 List Podcast, a panel of comedians compete to get as many of their individual picks, from a list they prepared before the show, on a final top 10 list. Episode topics range from People who Changed the World to Most Doable Hollywood Actors. The Top 10 List... [Read More]