Colin Jost and Michael Che Promoted to Co-Head Writers at ‘SNL’
Saturday Night Live has made some changes to its writing staff. According to Variety, Weekend Update co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che have been named co-head writers at the show, joining Kent Sublette and Bryan Tucker. (Jost previously served as a head writer from seasons 38-40 but stepped down... [Read More]
Watch the Season 3 Trailer for TBS’s ‘The Detour’
TBS just dropped the trailer for the upcoming season of Jason Jones and Samantha Bee’s series The Detour ahead of its premiere next month. Renewed earlier this year, the series follows the Parkers next season as they move to Alaska in an attempt to “settle down and start rebuilding their... [Read More]
Tig Notaro relieved to have Louis CK relieved of his executive producer duties on One Mississippi
It’s no secret that Louis CK helped Tig Notaro break through into the mainstream by putting out her “Live” CD on his website, then by helping her sell her TV series One Mississippi to Amazon. But when Notaro learned about CK’s secret, about how he had abused other women in co... [Read More]
Andy Daly Plays the Most Heroic Pilot Ever on ‘Conan’
Last week, a Delta flight from New York to Seattle made the news after the plane’s toilets filled up, which resulted in the pilot choosing to reroute the flight to Montana so the passengers could have an “emergency bathroom stop.” But who is the hero pilot who valiantly worked to r... [Read More]
Chris Hardwick and David X. Cohen Developing ‘Natural History’ Comedy at NBC
Chris Hardwick and Futurama’s David X. Cohen have teamed up to develop a comedy series at NBC. According to Variety, the two are writing a multi-cam comedy together titled Natural History, which centers on a woman who “returns home to become director of a beloved local natural history mu... [Read More]
Talking Standup, Mortality, and ‘The Return’ with Judd Apatow
If you think Judd Apatow married out of his league, might not be cut out to raise two teenage daughters, and makes his movies a bit too long, don’t worry, he already knows. Those are just a few of the topics he approaches head-on in his new Netflix standup special Judd Apatow: The Return, whic... [Read More]
All Are Welcome in the Church of Maria Bamford
2017 has been a bumper crop year for Maria Bamford. First she released Old Baby, her hilariously heartfelt hourlong Netflix special that not only packed an emotional punch but also pushed the envelope by toying with the structure of standup specials (the venues in which she performs change and grow,... [Read More]
Ave Maria Bamford: A 12-part Christmas webseries miracle!
If you’ve already binged both seasons of Lady Dynamite and desperately need more Maria Bamford on your screen, then Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and God bless us everyone, for Ave Maria Bamford is here! The Bammer stars in a new 12-part holiday webseries for Topic (executive produced by Dan... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at Trump’s Vocal Support for Accused Child Molester Roy Moore
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” Trump’s vocal support of Alabama Senate candidate/accused child molester Roy Moore vs. Trump’s call for The Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel to be fired over an honest mistake ... [Read More]
Amanda Seales on Late Night with Seth Meyers
Catcalling still happens, and Amanda Seales wants us to know it’s still not considered a compliment. Seales performed Monday on Late Night with Seth Meyers, and also explained why Donald Trump could not possibly look good for his age, let alone good for his money. Roll the clip. [Read More]