This Week in Comedy: 'SNL' Adds a New Announcer and Featured Player
by Stephanie Simon -SNL hired Darrell Hammond as its new announcer and new featured player Pete Davidson. -SNL’s October 11thhost is Bill Hader, and Jim Carrey will reportedly host an episode this year to promote Dumb and Dumber To. -On the Daily Show Jon Stewart... [Read More]
 
Here's a Teaser for Channel 4's New Comedy 'Scrotal Recall'
by Megh Wright If you're wondering what kind of sitcoms are premiering over in the UK this fall, here's a particularly intriguing teaser for a new Channel 4 series that deserves a standing ovation for the title alone: Scrotal Recall. The show will follow a man named Dylan Witter (played by musician ... [Read More]
 
Fashion Police will continue without Joan Rivers
Since Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, there’s been a question as to whether Fashion Police, the E! show the iconic comedian co-hosted, would continue without her. Moments ago E! released a statement saying that yes, indeed, the show must go on. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Joan Ri... [Read More]
 
Pauly Shore's Road Documentary Premieres on Showtime December 4th
by Megh Wright Pauly Shore is headed to Showtime. Deadline reports that the pay cable network has picked up Shore's documentary Pauly Shore Stands Alone to premiere on December 4th. Directed by and starring Shore, the documentary follows the actor and comedian during a standup tour across the Midwes... [Read More]
 
Jim Carrey Is Reportedly Returning to Host 'SNL' This Year
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live's landmark 40th season is shaping up to be filled with some great hosts. The Wrap is reporting that Jim Carrey is set to return to host his third episode sometime this season. While the exact date is not yet known and NBC has yet to confirm the news, insiders told ... [Read More]
 
Arrested Development contest winner Allie Goertz sets sights on Tenacious D with a song about Festival Supreme (Video)
Allie Goertz caught our attention with her unique brand of comedy-inspired singer/songwriter music in 2011, when she released the song “Comedians” on YouTube. Since that time Goertz has gained a significant following online, taking part in the National Lampoon Twitter Awards and winning ... [Read More]
 
Watch Seth Rogen, Jerrod Carmichael, Ike Barinholtz, and More in the 'Neighbors' Gag Reel
by Megh Wright Nicholas Stoller's Neighbors was released on DVD and Blu-ray this week, and here's the full gag reel from the film featuring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Rose Byrne, Jerrod Carmichael, Lisa Kudrow, and Ike Barinholtz, not to mention a small cameo from a terrifying flying insect... [Read More]
 
Watch Conan O'Brien Hand Out Some Audiencey Awards
by Megh Wright Proving that no late night host cares more about his studio audience, Conan O'Brien doled out some Audiencey Awards during last night's Conan to display his appreciation for all the excellent sitters, clappers, and viewers out there. Watch the second part below featuring Conan's no-no... [Read More]
 
Robin Williams Time magazine cover: eBay user wants $10,000 for misprint. What do you think? (Poll)
Everyone dealt with the death of Robin Williams differently. Some of us cried. Some of us watched every Robin Williams movie we could get our hands on. And some of us registered a new eBay account and tried to make money off the world’s loss of an icon. Well, that’s what eBay user &ldquo... [Read More]
 
'Simpsons' Executive Producer Al Jean Teases Season 26 and the Show's Future
by Megh Wright With the hit FXX Simpsons marathon and live Hollywood Bowl event now complete, the next source of Simpsons anticipation will be which character is killed off during the season 26 premiere as well as how long we can expect the show to keep churning out new episodes on Fox. In a recent ... [Read More]