Bieber is asking for it, literally, from Seth Rogan: “All I want for my birthday is for you to roast me.”
It looks like Justin Bieber is ready to take the Interview star head on by asking him to roast him during his special. In honoring their social media feud, Bieber made his request on Twitter. Seth Rogen has been very open with his distaste for the singer, having previously said that h... [Read More]
David Letterman Says Goodbye to Mornings
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]
Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig comedy routine just in time for Spring Training
This is the only commercial recording made by Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. It was made in 1927. This gives us a chance to hear what they sounded like in the 1920s. The record is an attempt at comedy. They were better at baseball without question. Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig comedy routine just in time for... [Read More]
Larry Wilmore, Issa Rae, Marina Franklin, and More Discuss Black Women in the Workplace
by Megh Wright To close out Black History Month, last night The Nightly Show explored some of the many issues black women face today. Wilmore was joined by The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl's Issa Rae — who currently has a pilot order with Wilmore at HBO — as well as Fordham profe... [Read More]
Garfunkel and Oates perform on Late Late Show singing about the differences between ages 29 and 31
Garfunkel and Oates aka Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel) and Kate Micucci (Oates) perform on the Late Late Show with guest host Kunal Nayyar from The Big Bang Theory. Be sure to watch their show of the same name on IFC. Garfunkel and Oates perform on Late Late Show singing about the differences between age... [Read More]
Greg Gutfield leaving “Red Eye” to host weekend primetime FOX News hour; stand-up comics to guest host late-night talker
FOX News announced late Thursday that Greg Gutfield, the former lad mag editor who launched the cable network's late-night talker, Red Eye, in 2007, would leave the program to develop a new one-hour weekend show in primetime for the Republican-leaning news/opinion channel. Gutfield already also is a... [Read More]
Nightmare Gig: Nick DiPaolo
Every working comedian has at least one, that moment when they take the stage and things just do not go as they should’ve gone. Weather it be a bad audience or bad jokes, something goes wrong. Nightmare Gig is when The Laugh Button asks a comedian to describe their most horrific stand-up show.... [Read More]
Will Forte Shares More "Second Chance Theatre" Ideas on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright Will Forte paid a visit to his old friend Seth Meyers last night, and the two looked back at some of Forte's cut SNL sketches — including a metal detector sketch called "Finders Keepers" and a very meta "Falconer" sketch with Rainn Wilson — to possibly revisit in an upcomi... [Read More]
Watch the Producer's Cut of the 'Parks and Recreation' Series Finale
by Megh Wright In case Tuesday night's Parks and Recreation series finale didn't give you enough closure, NBC uploaded the full 53-minute producer's cut that includes a deleted scene with Jean-Ralphio and Mona-Lisa, which Ben Schwartz shared on Tumblr yesterday along with a wonderful farewell messag... [Read More]
Scenes from a 1995 TV pilot starring Del Close, Amy Poehler and Matt Dwyer: RVTV
Before Parks and Recreation, before SNL, before the Upright Citizens Brigade set up shop in New York City, Amy Poehler was a fresh-faced college grad studying with the rogue improv mastermind Del Close and performing with The Second City. In 1995, Poehler and Close starred together in a pilot called... [Read More]