Comedy Central Reportedly Considered Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer to Take Over 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright Comedy Central revealed this morning that Daily Show contributor Trevor Noah is set to replace Jon Stewart when he leaves the show this year, and according to Grantland's Bill Simmons, Noah was considered among some huge comedy stars: Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer. As Simmo... [Read More]
This Week on TV: The Roast of Justin Bieber, Joking Off premieres, as does Grace Helbig on E!
There is an action packed week of television in store for you. First things first. The long awaited Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber finally hits the airwaves tonight at 10p. We’v heard sneak peaks from Natasha Leggero and Snoop Dogg. Now it’s time for the rest of dais to lay it on ... [Read More]
Will Forte Sings a Heartbreaking Ode to His Beard on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Will Forte's visit to Friday's Tonight Show, where he paid tribute to the glorious beard he grew for his new Fox show The Last Man on Earth through song. Hopefully Forte's mother turns his "trusted hair friend" into a timeless work of art he can appreciate for year... [Read More]
'SNL' Review: Dwayne Johnson, Man for the Job
by Erik Voss Here's a question I never thought I'd ask: does SNL need more men? Of course not, right? Only recently has SNL begun to shake off its "boys club" reputation, with a cast of seven men and six women (not counting the two male Weekend Update hosts), and a writers room still predo... [Read More]
Trevor Noah is your new host of The Daily Show
The cat is finally out of the bag as first reported by The New York Times. Congratulations are in order for Trevor Noah. For those who may not know Noah and are playing catch-up, he is a South African comedian who has also been a radio DJ, actor and TV host. So experience won’t be […] T... [Read More]
Take 'Last Week Tonight's April Fools' Day No-Prank Pledge
by Megh Wright Last Week Tonight was off last week, but John Oliver and crew uploaded a web exclusive last night to bring attention to a very important issue: April Fools' Day is the worst. Or as Oliver puts it, "April Fools' Day is to comedy as St. Patrick's Day is to Irish culture." If you agree, ... [Read More]
Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central
Are you ready for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah? Comedy Central made it official this morning, naming Noah -- a new correspondent on The Daily Show -- to replace Jon Stewart as the show's host after Stewart steps down later this year. Noah, a South African stand-up comedian who hosted his own... [Read More]
Trevor Noah Named the Next Host of 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright The next host of The Daily Show has been chosen. According to The New York Times, South African standup and current Daily Show contributor Trevor Noah has officially been named the next Daily Show host and will take over for Jon Stewart when he leaves sometime this year. "I’m th... [Read More]
SNL #40.16 RECAP: Host Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, musical guest George Ezra
Dwayne Johnson has known how to pump up soft material for going on two decades now, so seeing him show up for his fourth stint as host of Saturday Night Live, you could feel fairly confident on this WrestleMania weekend that no matter what the writers were cooking up for him, he'd be ready to rumble... [Read More]
Dwayne Johnson hosted Saturday Night Live: Could he be the best host of season 40?
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson returned for the forth time as the host of Saturday Night Live. While we wouldn’t call him a great comedic force, the man does posses a tremendous amount of charisma that can be traced all the way back to his camera promos in the WWE all the way to his cur... [Read More]