Summer SNL Weekend Update writing staff includes once-suspended Katie Rich
Saturday Night Live brought back a limited-edition primetime half-hour version of Weekend Update last night. It’s not exactly the same as when they first tried this in 2008. For one thing, those Thursday-night live episodes happened in the run-up to a presidential election. So, secondly, they ... [Read More]
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with sketches and stand-up from Will Ferrell, Wyatt Cenac, Adam Sandler, Reggie Watts and more
It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and you know what that means: you have an excuse to avoid work and watch these… MORE Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with sketches and stand-up from Will Ferrell, Wyatt Cenac, Adam Sandler, Reggie Watts and more appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“Saturday Night Live” hires Streeter Seidell, Natasha Rothwell, and Jeremy Beiler as writers
Earlier we revealed that Saturday Night Live added Nick Rutherford to its staff for next season, closing the full Good Neighbor loop. Now, the sketch show has added three more writers for season 40. UCB performer Natasha Rothwell, former CollegeHumor Editor in Chief Streeter Seidell, and PIT alum Je... [Read More]
Natasha Rothwell, Streeter Seidell, and Jeremy Beiler Join 'SNL's Writing Staff
by Megh Wright SNL has already added new writers Alison Rich and Nick Rutherford to its staff for next season, and now they've added three more. UCB performer Natasha Rothwell, former CollegeHumor Editor in Chief Streeter Seidell, and PIT alum Jeremy Beiler have all officially joined the show as wri... [Read More]
VH1′s “Best Week Ever” has third-worst week ever, canceled once more
Best Week Ever is no more, once more. VH1 broadcast the last weekly installment of comedic commentary on Friday night. On Monday, the full episode -- which featured actor Chris Klein, comedians/actresses Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham of USA's new series, Playing House, and the full contingent ... [Read More]
5 Reasons To Watch “Money From Strangers” With Jeff Dye
On his new TV show Money From Strangers, comedian Jeff Dye wants to give you cash, but there’s a catch, you really have to work for it. Dye finds people on the street and offers them the chance to play the game. The willing participant then gets an earbud from Dye who watches on hidden cameras with other comedian friends (I spotted Joe Mande, Kurt Braunohler, Ali Wong, Streeter Seidell, Jordan Carlos, and Eric Andre in the trailer) who tell their pawn to do and say things around the city that ea... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael, Ali Wong, Cy Amundson lead the pack of New Faces at Just For Laughs (group one)
few individuals seem to shine more vibrantly than the 16 who stood onstage last night at the L’Astral club and gave the world a reason to stand at strict attention. Indeed, the New Faces show of Montreal’s famed Just For Laughs comedy festival has long been a rudimentary staple of the fest’s 29 year legacy, and this year’s crop of courageous young comics is certainly no exception to the quality standard. [Read More]