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]
Patton Oswalt: "I Wish All You Young Comedians, in the Best Way Possible, One Catastrophic Failure"
by Bradford Evans Here's Patton Oswalt in the latest episode of the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon web series Worst I Ever Bombed, in which comedians share stories of their most terrible onstage experiences. He ends it with wishing "one catastrophic failure" upon new comedians because it will make th... [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]
Jimmy Kimmel's YouTube Hoax Tricked Jimmy Fallon
by Bradford Evans Last night, Jimmy Kimmel revealed that a viral video in which a woman accidentally lighting herself on fire while twerking was a hoax created by his show, but perhaps the funniest thing about the whole situation is that Kimmel's future late night rival Jimmy Fallon played the vide... [Read More]
‘Twerk Fail’ viral video was all a Jimmy Kimmel prank
We’re sure you’ve all seen the video called “Worst Twerk Fail EVER – Girl Catches Fire” by now. After all the video has gotten 9.7 million views in just one week. If you haven’t, a girl tries to twerk, but fails in the worst way by falling on a table and catching ... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt audtioned for ‘Conan’ on a Latino Comedy Night 20 years ago
Patton Oswalt is making the rounds to promote the new season of his [adult swim] TV show, The Heart She Holler which might be one of the weirdest shows currently on television so we’re good to see it back. While on Conan he stopped by to play a new clip and revealed to Conan O’Brien [&he... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel Reveals a Video of a Twerking Girl Catching on Fire Was a Hoax, and He Was Behind It
by Bradford Evans Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Kimmel revealed that his show was responsible for creating an internet video known as "Worst Twerk Fail EVER - Girl Catches Fire!," in which a woman is dancing for the camera but falls on a bunch of candles and lights her pants on fire. The vi... [Read More]