Netflix’s Ensemble Comedy ‘Friends from College’ Premieres in July
Last year, Netflix added an ensemble comedy to its slate called Friends from College, and today the streaming network released a teaser trailer for the show. Co-created by Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco, the half-hour series follows “a group of friends who attended Harvard together and ar... [Read More]
Jesse Camp and Mike Denied Hijacked ‘Going Off Track’ in a Bizarre, Morbidly Fascinating Episode
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Former MTV personality Jesse Camp is the ultimate Warholian cult celebrity. At one point Camp had the profile and popularity to command a million-dollar recording contract for a hair metal debut f... [Read More]
John Oliver Recaps a Crazy Week of “Stupid Watergate” News
Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver recaps a truly insane week of news updates about the Trump administration and the ongoing investigation about Trump’s ties to Russia – or as Oliver calls it, “Stupid Watergate” – as well as... [Read More]
Why a Podcast Was the Perfect Move for Larry Wilmore
In August, late night TV fans were shocked to learn that Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show had been canceled after just 19 months on the air. Comedy Central contended that the show had failed to make a significant impact, a claim which anyone who watched the show would find dubious (and that Jon St... [Read More]
NBC Renews ‘Trial & Error’ for a Second Season
NBC recently handed out a season renewal to one of its freshman comedies. Deadline reports that the network officially renewed Jeff Astrof and Matt Miller’s Trial & Error over the weekend for a second, 10-episode season. The anthology comedy was ordered to series last year and wrapped up i... [Read More]