Comedy Central ‘Stand-up Month’ returns bigger than ever
For one month out of the year, Comedy Central dedicates it’s most prized time slots to new stand-up specials. If one month doesn’t seem like enough, it’s because it isn’t. This year, “Stand-Up Month” will actually be six weeks long starting on March 29th at midnig... [Read More]
Lady Gaga, Stephen Colbert, Mariah Carey and more welcome Jimmy Fallon to The Tonight Show (Video)
Sure it was an excuse to parade out a massive list of A-list celebrities on Jimmy Fallon’s inaugural Tonight Show, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t hilarious. Last night, a total of 14 famous friends of Fallon stopped by to pay off a $100 debt each. The reason? These doubters said F... [Read More]
A look at Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ debut
Last night was Jimmy Fallon’s first night as the new host of The Tonight Show. It was a joyous and star-studded event that the totally lovable Fallon handled well with grace and humility. What can we expect as viewers? Well, right out of the gate you can tell it’s not your father’s... [Read More]
Exclusive: A behind the scenes look at Comics Come Home
We’re psyched that we got the chance to team up with the awesome music/comedy/pop culture site Under The Gun Review for this pretty awesome feature where we were offered a backstage look at Comics Come Home up in Boston. Make it a point to visit the team over there at UTG daily, they’re ... [Read More]
Janine Brito challenges Tracy Morgan to a Tracy-Off on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell
Have you made the move to FXX yet? Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell made its new nightly debut (well, new episodes Mondays-Thursdays, with a best-of "remix" on Sundays) last week, and a highlight was having staff writer Janine Brito challenge guest Tracy Morgan to a Tracy-off. It took Morgan a hot ... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan, Jim Gaffigan, and Chris Rock Will Be 'Totally Biased's First Guests for Its Nightly Run on FXX
by Bradford Evans FX's late night talk show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell is set to move to its new sister channel FXX, where it'll be airing four nights a week instead of one, on Wednesday, September 4th, and the show is pulling out a bunch of big name guests for the first string of nightly epi... [Read More]
Presale for Denis Leary’s Comics Come Home is now live
In what’s nearly a 20 year tradition, comedian Denis Leary is once again presenting Comics Come Home, the long-running benefit to benefit the Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care. Earlier this month, we were the first to unveil the star-studded lineup for the 19th annual event, which will incl... [Read More]
22 cast members of ‘Saturday Night Live’ tell the New York Times their audition story
This Sunday’s New York Times writer David Itzkoff dives into a large piece on 22 cast members of Saturday Night Live as they give first hand accounts about the show, telling their story about their audition process for Lorne Michaels, and how they found out they made it. It even addresses one ... [Read More]
FX cast Judy Greer in new comedy pilot because it’s an awesome thing to do
FX looks to continue its voyage to become the number one source for comedy on TV by adding another comedy pilot. Judy Greer (Arrested Development, Archer) is the latest the network gave a pilot deal in a recent string that includes both Tracy Morgan and Billy Crystal. Andrew Gurland is the creator o... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan gets FX comedy pilot
The FX network just announced, yet another, comedy pilot that will be coming to the channel called Death Pact starring Tracey Morgan. After the recent wrap on the very successful 30 Rock series, FX quickly picked up Morgan to star in their new show. Death Pact is about a past high school coach, who ... [Read More]