Coming to Hulu: TGIF Series ‘Perfect Strangers,’ ‘Family Matters,’ ‘Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper,’ and More
Hulu is stepping up its game in the nostalgic comedy series department. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming network has acquired exclusive rights to sitcoms from ABC’s classic TGIF lineup from the ‘90s, which includes over 800 episodes of the shows Full House, Family ... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: “Togetherness” season 1
The television debut of Jay and Mark Duplass, Togetherness follows two couples living under one roof on the fringes of Los Angeles. Brett and Michelle (Mark Duplass and Melanie Lynskey) are struggling to rekindle the spark in their relationship, which has puttered out from the stresses of marriage a... [Read More]
Best of 2014: Best sketchs of the year
Sketch comedy hit a high mark in 2014. As stalwarts like Saturday Night Live continue to evolve with the times, newer sketch shows are beginning to hit their stride, while freshman ones just hit the block. So with that TLB staff got together to list their favorite sketches of the year. Inside Amy Sc... [Read More]
Now this is parallel thinking: “Key & Peele,” “Friends of the People” both imagine the true story behind Urkel on “Family Matters”
All of the talk this week about Saturday Night Live's new Tina Turner sketch looking a little too much like The Groundlings new Tina Turner sketch been getting you down? We have another, better example of parallel thinking in sketch comedy to examine already! I bet the folks at TruTV and new sketch ... [Read More]
Check Out 'Key and Peele's Fantastic 'Family Matters' Sketch
by Megh Wright Whether you're on Team Reginald VelJohnson or Team Jaleel White, this darkly hilarious sketch from next week's Key and Peele will change the way you look at Family Matters forever. VelJohnson definitely has some solid points here, but alas, the Urkel craze is more beyond his control t... [Read More]
First Look: TruTV’s Friends of the People “The Untold Story of Urkel”
TruTV unveiled the first look at upcoming sketch comedy series Friends of the People today as part of the cable channel's turn in the summer press tour for the TV Critics Association. It'll debut Oct. 28, 2014, with a blend of pop-culture sketches, man-on-the-street segments and more. Co-stars, writ... [Read More]
Rounding up the best April Fools jokes on the web
We love the Internet. But on days like today, April Fools Day it provides it’s own set of rules. Mainly because everyone is out to trick you with a false story, joke, or prank. Here are some of our favorites we’ve encountered today.Rounding up the best April Fools jokes on the web appear... [Read More]
Q&A: Jaleel White on His 31-Year Career | Vanity Fair
Jaleel White will never understand your pity. White, who has branched out into a plethora of projects over the last 13 years since Family Matters ended, still gets a tad touchy when the subject of Über-nerd Steve Urkel comes up. Not because he’s trying to disassociate himself from the character that made him a star (although he did once plead, “Put a bullet in my head” if ever caught playing the role again), but more because he doesn’t quite understand why some people think it was such a bad gig... [Read More]