Kristen Wiig Visits 'The Tonight Show' as Khaleesi
by Megh Wright Kristen Wiig is known for appearing on The Tonight Show in disguise, and last night was no different. This time she showed up as Khaleesi from Game of Thrones, and she told Fallon all about her dragons, where she's from, her recent interest in standup, and her hit song "Wonderful Wond... [Read More]
Robert Downey Jr. Proves He's an "Emotional Chameleon" on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Robert Downey Jr.'s visit to last night's Tonight Show, where he proved his acting range and extreme emotional depth with Jimmy Fallon in a game of "Emotional Interview." Whether it's "overly calm," "total lack of confidence," or "Robert smells bacon," Downey Jr. kn... [Read More]
Watch Monty Python Take Over 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from last night's Tonight Show featuring Monty Python's Terry Jones, Eric Idle, John Cleese, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam, who are in town to celebrate Monty Python and the Holy Grail's special 40th anniversary screening in New York. The interview is not complete wit... [Read More]
Nate Bargatze on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Nate Bargatze's first Comedy Central hour special debuts in a week-and-a-half, and on Tuesday night, he treated us all to a taste of it on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, with jokes about how his wife's ex-boyfriend made almost everyone uncomfortable on a boat, and about how poorly he thinks... [Read More]
Nate Bargatze’s set on Fallon discussing time travel: “I honestly don’t think I could prove I’m from the future I’m so dumb”
Nate Bargatze crushed on The Tonight Show. During his set he discusses fighting his wife’s ex-boyfriends, taking his kid to Disney World for the first time, and working at a theme park. Be sure to watch Nate’s new stand-up special on Comedy Central May 2 called Full Time Magic. Nate Barg... [Read More]
This Week on TV: Inside Amy Schumer returns, Jim Norton’s new special premieres, and Monty Python joins Fallon
This week sees the return of Comedy Central’s smash hit Inside Amy Schumer which is heading into its third season. Fresh off her hosting duties at the MTV Movie Awards just a little over a week ago, Schumer has teased us about her new season and we can expect a lot of butts. Also on […]... [Read More]
About Andres du Bouchet’s tirade about the state of late night comedy
This weekend comedian, and longtime Conan writer Andres du Bouchet went on a Twitter tirade about the current state of late night television. Du Bouchet was seemingly fed up with the current state of late night television and its very broad approc. Shows chock full of pranks, nostalgia plays, celebr... [Read More]
About Andres du Bouchet’s tirade about the state of late night comedy
This weekend comedian, and longtime Conan writer Andres du Bouchet went on a Twitter tirade about the current state of late night television. Du Bouchet was seemingly fed up with the scene and its very broad approach to what it puts on the air. Du Bouchet didn’t name names, but declared that c... [Read More]
Is “Conan” the only stand-up TV credit that matters most now?
There are so many places to see stand-up comedy on TV and online during this digital comedy boom, that it certainly has become difficult to know what credits even matter any longer. As Grant Pardee notes in a piece today for Paste Magazine: "It was funny to see Madonna perform stand-up on The Tonigh... [Read More]