Michael Che’s debut as “New Correspondent” on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Michael Che made his debut Wednesday night as a new correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and they gave him a title befitting his status: "New Correspondent." Of course, if Che's reports like this one from "Syria" keep nailing it, then the other correspondents -- take Aa... [Read More]
 
Michael Che will make his “Daily Show” debut tonight
NY comedian Michael Che is one of comedy’s fastest rising stars. Having only done stand-up for about 5 years, Che has already performed on late night TV, was a staff writer for SNL, and taped a Comedy Central Half Hour special airing this Friday. Che recently left his position at SNL in April ... [Read More]
 
Egyptian elections, military might prompt Bassem Youssef’s cancellation; but one final salute from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
The Arab Spring helped give rise to political satire that allowed a former heart surgeon to speak to millions throughout Egypt over the past three years. Last week, Egyptians elected former Army General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as their new president with more than 96 percent of the vote. And like that,... [Read More]
 
'Colbert Report' Fans Know More About Campaign Financing Than Regular News Viewers
by Megh Wright When The Colbert Report ends its run on Comedy Central this December, the late night news world will not only be losing one of its most hilarious characters, but it'll also be losing television's most effective educator of politics and campaign finance. According to Deadline, a new st... [Read More]
 
Watch David Letterman, Tina Fey, Jon Stewart, and More Pay Tribute to Don Rickles
by Bradford Evans Last night, Spike TV aired a tribute special to ultimate bro's bro Don Rickles. It was a veritable who's who of big name comedians and also, Johnny Depp for some reason. Above, check out David Letterman's speech about moving to LA in his late 20s and meeting Rickles. The special a... [Read More]
 
Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)
Iconic comedian Don Rickles will be celebrated tomorrow as Spike TV premieres One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles at 9 pm ET. Laughspin was in attendance when it was shot at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. So we know what’s in store for viewers– and... [Read More]
 
Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)
Iconic comedian Don Rickles will be celebrated tomorrow as Spike TV premieres One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles at 9 pm ET. Laughspin was in attendance when it was shot at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. So we know what’s in store for viewers– and... [Read More]
 
Seinfeld has coffee with Aziz, George Wallace, Jon Stewart, Sarah Jessica Parker, Robert Klein in season 4 of “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee”
Season four of Jerry Seinfeld’s terrific web series Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee will premiere on June 19th. A teaser trailer has been released revealing the guests that get in vehicles with Seinfeld to get some roasted bean drinks. The format doesn’t appear to change much, why shoul... [Read More]
 
Jerry Seinfeld Sets Coffee Dates with Aziz Ansari, Jon Stewart, Robert Klein, George Wallace, and Sarah Jessica Parker
by Megh Wright THR has revealed the guest lineup of the upcoming fourth season of Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which will feature an odd mix of comedy guests Jon Stewart, Aziz Ansari, Robert Klein, George Wallace, and Sarah Jessica Parker — the third woman to be featured ... [Read More]
 
Carson, Letterman, and Stewart: Three Early Failures and the Lessons Learned From Them
by Ian Goldstein In 1995 David Letterman was the king of late night. Johnny Carson had retired three years earlier, and while Jay Leno had higher ratings, Letterman won the Emmys and the respect of critics and viewers. Wearing a blazer and holding a lit cigar, Letterman sat next to Jon Stewart on th... [Read More]