Sam Morril launching late-night talker on MSG
Sam Morril has sat courtside for the New York Knicks. Now the comedian is getting a prime slot on the TV network that broadcasts Knicks games. People Talking Sports* (*and Other Stuff) will premiere in late-night on MSG Network on July 10. Page Six broke the news. MSG has broadcast another half-hour... [Read More]
Episode #157: Jim Jefferies
A comedian, actor and writer, Jim Jefferies has established himself as one of the most respected comics of his generation with a controversial and belief-challenging stand-up style that continues to surprise and entertain audiences around the globe. He recently wrapped an international stand-up tour... [Read More]
Brad Pitt delivers the global warming forecast for the debut of The Jim Jefferies Show
Loved the debut last night of The Jim Jefferies Show on Comedy Central. Even excluding the A-list celebrity cameo by Brad Pitt as the show’s weatherman to deliver our forecast in the wake of President Trump’s pull-out from the Paris global climate agreement. Something about the tone and ... [Read More]
FOX to test out comedian-based daytime talk show “Punchline” during summer 2017
Daytime TV already has hourlong talk shows hosted by Ellen Degeneres and Steve Harvey, and panel discussions including the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood. But what about a half-hour whiz-bang of a show in which comedians just riff jokes about the day’s he... [Read More]
Steve Harvey explains that memo to his Chicago talk show staff
As Steve Harvey wraps up the fifth season of his syndicated daytime talk show, he’s moving not only to a new production company but also a new location, taking his show from Chicago to Los Angeles. So now one of his Chicago staffers has leaked a memo Harvey sent to all of them at the […... [Read More]
truTV upgrades Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks from clips to series, orders Amy Sedaris talk show and more
You’ve seen Laff Mobb re-enact stand-up comedy bits on YouTube and overnight on truTV’s Late Night Snack, and this fall, you’ll get to see them in full half-hour doses. truTV announced a 12-episode order this fall of Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks, along with a new talk show hosted ... [Read More]
Iliza Shlesinger debuts “Truth & Iliza” on Freeform
Iliza Shlesinger made no secret of wanting her own late-night talk show, and Tuesday night, she premiered Truth & Iliza on Freeform. It’s a weekly half-hour, each week built around a theme of Shlesinger’s choosing. For her debut, she chose “Well, What Can We Say.” The epi... [Read More]
BET’s full late-night revamp for 2017 includes Deon Cole game show, 50 Cent variety show and more
BET may have leaked word early about the network’s upcoming new late-night talk show hosted by former Nightly Show head writer/correspondent Robin Thede (and executive produced by Chris Rock), but BET actually has a whole slate of late-night programming coming later in 2017. Among the offering... [Read More]
BET’s full late-night revamp for 2017 includes Deon Cole game show, 50 Cent variety show and more
BET may have leaked word early about the network’s upcoming new late-night talk show hosted by former Nightly Show head writer/correspondent Robin Thede (and executive produced by Chris Rock), but BET actually has a whole slate of late-night programming coming later in 2017. Among the offering... [Read More]
BET’s full late-night revamp for 2017 includes Deon Cole game show, 50 Cent variety show and more
BET may have leaked word early about the network’s upcoming new late-night talk show hosted by former Nightly Show head writer/correspondent Robin Thede (and executive produced by Chris Rock), but BET actually has a whole slate of late-night programming coming later in 2017. Among the offering... [Read More]