Check Out the Promo for Comedy Central’s ‘Hood Adjacent with James Davis’
Comedy Central’s new series from James Davis, Hood Adjacent, premieres next month, and today the network released the first promo. Originally put into development last year, the series follows the former Late Late Show writer as he “shares his perspective on the world he grew up in and t... [Read More]
Impractical Jokers reruns going into syndication for Fall 2017
Joe, Murr, Q and Sal already have five-and-a-half seasons of embarrassing each other for fun and profit on truTV’s Impractical Jokers, with the sixth-season midseason premiere finding them in Hawaii this July. And a seventh season of 26 episodes coming in 2018. But this fall, you’ll also... [Read More]
Ellen DeGeneres will film a stand-up special for Netflix, her first in 14 years
Ellen DeGeneres has received a Presidential Medal of Freedom and hosted the Oscars, all while reigning over daytime TV as host of Ellen, but the one thing she hasn’t done since launching Ellen in 2003 was record and release a new stand-up special. That’s changing now. Netflix announced t... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien Talks Late Night, Trump, Fallon, and His Plans for the Future
Conan O’Brien appeared as a guest on Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live last night, and in a lengthy after-show clip posted today, O’Brien chats with Cohen about everything from transitioning from a career as a writer behind the scenes to a TV host in front of the camera, taking ... [Read More]
What It’s Like to Get Hired as a Late Night TV Writer
If you’re reading this website, there’s a high likelihood that you think it’d be pretty tight to land a job as a writer on a late night talk show. Where else can one collect a steady paycheck for churning out jokes that actually wind up on TV, all while enjoying fringe benefits lik... [Read More]
Erik Griffin on The Late Late Show with James Corden
Erik Griffin plays one of the comedians in Showtime’s fictional re-enactment of the 1970s comedy scene, I’m Dying Up Here. But back in present-day 2017, Griffin chose to let the audience at The Late Late Show with James Corden know exactly what he thinks about the new live-action movie v... [Read More]
Jon Stewart and HBO scuttle animated satire project
After Jon Stewart left The Daily Show in the summer of 2015, much was made of his four-year contract with HBO he signed a few months later. Stewart would produce daily animated comedy clips, still commenting on the headlines and the news, only now in cartoons, for HBO’s digital HBO Go and HBO ... [Read More]
Leslie Jones Will Host This Year’s BET Awards
Saturday Night Live’s Leslie Jones just got her first awards show hosting gig. People reports that Jones has signed on to host the 2017 BET Awards, which will air on the network next month. Here’s what Jones told People on the news: I am tired of everybody being sad and angry. I want peo... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert Joins the Trump Twitter Intervention on ‘The Late Show’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert responds to the news that Trump’s aides staged a “Twitter intervention” for him last week while also addressing yesterday’s big news that The Late Show beat The Tonight Show in the ratings for the 20... [Read More]
HBO Scraps Plans for Jon Stewart’s Animated Series
Back in 2015, Jon Stewart signed a four-year production deal with HBO that was slated to include a series of short-form animations parodying cable news, but now it looks like the project will not move forward at the network. According to Variety, Stewart and the network have decided to scrap the sho... [Read More]