Bob Odenkirk, Fred Armisen, and Zach Galifianakis’ 2002 Sketch Show of Your Dreams
Not long ago, media writers were talking about a “sketch boom” with shows like Inside Amy Schumer, Portlandia, Kroll Show, Key & Peele, and the perennial Saturday Night Live along with a handful of others all carving out their own little niches in the media landscape. One of those, T... [Read More]
truTV goes inside The Comedy Cellar for truInside
truTV's behind-the-scenes comedy history series, truInside, has focused on classic big-screen comedies over its first six weeks: Airplane!, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Bridesmaids, The Jerk, Heathers. But this Monday's episode spent an hour inside the Olive Tree Cafe and its more famous basement d... [Read More]
truTV goes inside The Comedy Cellar for truInside
truTV's behind-the-scenes comedy history series, truInside, has focused on classic big-screen comedies over its first six weeks: Airplane!, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Bridesmaids, The Jerk, Heathers. But this Monday's episode spent an hour inside the Olive Tree Cafe and its more famous basement d... [Read More]
truTV goes inside The Comedy Cellar for truInside
truTV's behind-the-scenes comedy history series, truInside, has focused on classic big-screen comedies over its first six weeks: Airplane!, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Bridesmaids, The Jerk, Heathers. But this Monday's episode spent an hour inside the Olive Tree Cafe and its more famous basement d... [Read More]
Episode #31: Phil Rosenthal
Today's guest is Phil Rosenthal. Everybody Loves Raymond, but we're still getting to know Phil, the hit sitcom's co-creator who is leading us around the world thanks to his new food and travel show on PBS, I'll Have What Phil's Having. His first season took us to Tokyo, Italy, Paris, Hong Kong and B... [Read More]
Sitcom actors dominate Forbes 2015 list of highest paid actors in Hollywood
Forbes just released their annual list of highest-paid TV actors in 2015. The primary takeaway this year is, it’s good to be a sitcom actor these days. More specifically, it’s good to be on The Big Bang Theory or Modern Family because, those guys are killin’ it. Hey Jim Parsons, le... [Read More]
Louis C.K., Jimmy Fallon, Ray Romano, Steven Wright to perform at Denis Leary’s 2015 “Comics Come Home” charity show
Every year in The fall Denis Leary has put on a charitable show, Comics Come Home. It’s a regal affair with the best comedians in the business heading to Boston for a night of stand-up comedy that raises money for The Cam Neely Foundation. This year will be the 21st year of the show, making [&... [Read More]
Eat Drink Laugh, The Story Of The Comic Strip documentary is now available
Vimeo just launched a new documentary on its VOD platform about the legendary NYC Comic Strip comedy club called, Eat Drink Laugh. For the unfamiliar, the Comic Strip (and later Comic Strip Live) is the oldest stand-up comedy club in New York. If you can think of a comedian that’s risen throug... [Read More]
[Sponsored Post] Watch, rent, buy: “EAT, DRINK, LAUGH: The Story of The Comic Strip”
The Comic Strip on New York City's Upper East Side opened for business 39 years ago this coming Monday: June 1, 1976. From the start, the stand-up comedy club was a launching pad for some stellar careers, including Eddie Murphy, Jerry Seinfeld, Ray Romano and Chris Rock. Many more came through those... [Read More]
This Week on TV: A David Letterman farewell special on CBS
Howard Stern will be among the many who turn up Monday night as part of CBS’ early goodbye to David Letterman. The special is called David Letterman – A Life On Television and will be hosted by longtime Letterman pal, Ray Romano. Letterman’s production company World Wide ... [Read More]