Girl Code’s Jamie Lee shows how awkward one night stands are (Video)
Did you wake up in someone else’s bed this morning? Did you just realize that you’ve had sex with your bank teller? Nancy One Night Standsy knows your pain! Stand-up comedian Jamie Lee (of Girl Code fame) released a hilarious 1950s style sketch in modern times about the awkwardness of th... [Read More]
Watch Conan Hang Out With His Interns
by Megh Wright Interning is pretty thankless work, but at least if you intern for a talk show there's a tiny chance you'll get to be the butt of a joke for a segment. In this case, it's a 10-minute segment where Conan manages to both thank his unpaid student labor force and challenge each of them w... [Read More]
'How I Met Your Mother' Creators Apologize for Racist Episode
by Bradford Evans The latest episode of CBS's How I Met Your Mother, which aired Monday night, has caused a bit of controversy. The episode involved Jason Segel's character traveling to China in a parody of kung fu films that saw cast members Cobie Smulders, Josh Radnor (pictured), and Alyson Hannig... [Read More]
'Chelsea Lately's Fortune Feimster to Star in Tina Fey's New Fox Comedy 'Cabot College'
by Bradford Evans Tina Fey is producing two new sitcoms for the fall, and a bunch of plot details and castings were just released for the one she has set up at Fox. The comedy has a working title of Cabot College, and Chelsea Lately writer/performer Fortune Feimster has been cast as one of the main ... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel Live to broadcast week of shows from #SXSW 2014 in Austin
The last time Jimmy Kimmel took his late-night TV talk-show on the road, his native Brooklyn was besieged by Superstorm Sandy and his ABC program aired after midnight. What, pray tell, will happen when Jimmy Kimmel Live broadcasts five nights of shows from Austin during SXSW for the week of Mar... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, and Larry David Were Filming Something at the Restaurant from 'Seinfeld' This Week
by Bradford Evans Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David, and Jason Alexander were all spotted at Tom's Restaurant, the Manhattan diner used frequently as "Monk's Café" on their sitcom Seinfeld, on Monday. NY Daily News reports that cameras were shooting them inside and outside the restaurant and t... [Read More]
Neal Brennan talks “Women and Black Dudes, TV pilots and more before his first Comedy Central hour special
Neal Brennan's first one-hour stand-up special does indeed focus squarely on his relationships with "Women and Black Dudes," but before we get to his Comedy Central broadcast -- which premieres uncensored at midnight this Saturday -- let's start at the ending. This is not a spoiler alert, insomuch a... [Read More]
Showtime Orders 10 Episodes of Philip Seymour Hoffman Comedy 'Happyish'
by Bradford Evans Showtime has landed a new comedy starring Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman. THR reports that the pay cable network has ordered 10 episodes of Happyish, a dark comedy created by This American Life contributor Shalom Auslander that stars Hoffman, with Kathryn H... [Read More]
Ranking the Internet Friendliness of 7 Comedy Networks
by Megh Wright HBO made a bold promotional move this week by putting the first two episodes of Girls' new season up on YouTube for free, allowing even the plebeian non-subscribers an opportunity to take part in a premium TV premiere and contribute to the buzz of the show's return. It's a win-win sit... [Read More]
Every Episode of 'The Simpsons' Will Be Available Via Streaming This August
by Megh Wright Back in August, it was announced that FX sister network FXX purchased syndication rights to all 530 episodes from seasons 1-24 of The Simpsons. While the deal included streaming and VOD rights, the specifics of FX's in-the-works online video service were not yet clear until this week'... [Read More]