James Corden’s first Late Late Show guest announced!
James Corden will host the legendary Tom Hanks as his first guest when the Scottish comic takes over The Late Late Show on CBS next month. Craig Ferguson has already and is plenty busy with other projects. Since his departure, CBS has had a slew of (male) guest hosts including Judd Apatow, Dre... [Read More]
Why Marc Maron’s WTF! Could Only Work Once
(Image via wtfpod.com) By Joe-Joe Louis Slate magazine named the “Louis C.K.” episode of WTF! with Marc Maron as the best episode of a podcast ever made, beating out not only other comedy podcasts, but also podcasting favorites like This American Life, Radio Lab, and the wildly popular S... [Read More]
Mo’Nique: Lee Daniels blackballed me after Precious Oscar win
We all remember Mo’Nique, right? The standup badass turned sitcom star turned serious movie actress turned dark horse Oscar winner? Yeah, about that Oscar win… turns out it may not have been the career jolt for Mo’ that it normally is for others. Which explains why we haven’... [Read More]
SNL 40: Steve Martin catches Martin Short ‘doing Coke’ backstage (PHOTO)
In what could have been the most apt maneuver of Sunday’s Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special, Martin Short decided to do a little Coke backstage, maybe hoping to settle his jangled nerves before performing. Unfortunately for him – but fortunately for us – old pal Steve Ma... [Read More]
John Oliver NOT Jon Stewart’s replacement. HBO renews Last Week Tonight through 2017!
HBO has renewed Last Week Tonight With John Oliver for two more years. Sorry to anyone still holding out hope that the former Daily Show correspondent would jump ship after his contract with HBO ended later this year. The deal will call for two additional seasons, each consisting of 35 episodes, to ... [Read More]
Whoopi Goldberg joins Jermaine Fowler’s ABC sitcom
Whoopi Goldberg will join comedian Jermaine Fowler in a new ABC sitcom Delores & Jermaine. The outspoken co-host of The View has signed on to film the pilot in New York City. Jermaine Fowler created the pilot for Delores & Jermaine based on his life. Fowler stars as a millennial with big ide... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien’s Cuba trip is historic for comedy and for America. USA! USA! USA!
Conan O’Brien has been talking about taking a trip to Cuba to film his wildly popular late-night talk show Conan for a while now. This past weekend, however, he had a chance to make good on his promise. According to Deadline, the leader of Team Coco flew to Havana and shot footage that will ai... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live app features 5,500 sketches
NBC aired its Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special last night and to get people excited the network launched a special SNL app! The new app, now available for Apple iOS with an Android version coming soon, is a free app with more than 300 hours of comedy from about 5,500 sketches from the lo... [Read More]
Joan Rivers, Weird Al win comedy Grammys, Tenacious D snags grammy for metal
Last night’s Grammys was a Twitter warm-up for comedians nationwide preparing to tweet their best celebrity snark during the Oscars later this month. But the 57th Annual Grammy Awards brought some good news for a few big comedy names on Sunday night. “Weird Al” Yankovic took home h... [Read More]
Adam Sandler casts first Netflix film Ridiculous 6 with…Vanilla Ice?
Adam Sandler has cast his first Netflix movie with an interesting variety of actors. Ridiculous 6 will star Sandler with Twilight’s Taylor Lautner, Nick Nolte, Whitney Cummings, Steve Buscemi, Rob Schneider, Nick Swardson and…Vanilla Ice? Entertainment website The Wrap reports that the ... [Read More]