‘The Daily Show’ Turned a Long-Running Inside Joke into a Reality Last Night
With only seven episodes left before Jon Stewart’s final episode, The Daily Show decided to play around with its usual format last night by putting a long-running inside joke into practice: What if Jon did the show without saying anything? That’s exactly what happened during a nearly fou... [Read More]
Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone are producing a new comedy series for TV Land
It looks like Melissa McCarthy and fellow Groundlings alum and husband Ben Falcone will be executive producing a new comedy for TVLand. It’s set to be a single-camera comedy with McCarthy guesting in the pilot. Tentatively titled Friends with Melissa, the comedy is written, executive produced ... [Read More]
Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone Are Producing a Comedy Pilot for TV Land
Wife/husband team Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone have a new comedy series in the works at TV Land. The Wrap reports that McCarthy and Falcone are executive producing a single-cam comedy pilot called Friends with Melissa based on the lives of their friends Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf, and Rachel Ramr... [Read More]
Donald Trump Says ‘The Daily Show’ Is “Begging” Him to Appear on Jon Stewart’s Farewell Episode
Last month, Page Six reported that a bunch of Jon Stewart’s conservative enemies — from Donald Trump to Sarah Palin to Bill O’Reilly, Glenn Beck, and Jim Cramer — were asked to take part in a segment for Jon Stewart’s final Daily Show episode that would serve as “... [Read More]
Wyatt Cenac Opens Up About His Rocky Relationship with Jon Stewart on ‘WTF’
Marc Maron released a new episode of WTF today featuring standup and former Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac, and it’s a fascinating listen for Daily Show fans interested in why Cenac left the job after four and a half years, which ultimately had to do with his not-so-friendly relationship... [Read More]
Jeff Ross brings the Roastmasters Invitational to Montreal
For the past year and more, comedians have squared off in head-to-head competitions to match wits and trade insults at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood, Calif., in what have become hugely popular Roast Battles. Jeffrey Ross, aka "The Roastmaster General," has overseen the Roast Battles in Los Ange... [Read More]
Just For Laughs to pop up on multiple TV, streaming networks for 2015
Just For Laughs, currently in the homestretch of its 33rd annual congregration of comedians and comedy bigwigs, has announced broadcast plans to share the laughs from this year's live shows to TV audiences in the United States, Canada, Australia and wherever you can stream comedy showcases online. H... [Read More]
Watch Jon Stewart and President Obama’s Final ‘Daily Show’ Interview
Jon Stewart’s final Daily Show episode is just a little over two weeks away, and last night’s show was entirely dedicated to the seventh and final appearance of President Barack Obama, who also knows a thing or two about how it feels to be leaving an important job soon. Check out the par... [Read More]
President Obama and Jon Stewart Will Have Their Final ‘Daily Show’ Interview on Tuesday
Barack Obama is paying Jon Stewart a visit at The Daily Show one more time before Stewart says farewell on August 6th. According to Dave Itzkoff at The New York Times, Comedy Central has confirmed that Obama will make his seventh and final Daily Show appearance on Tuesday, July 21st. Check out a cli... [Read More]