Trevor Noah will take over The Daily Show on September 28
While we knew he was taking over for Jon Stewart for a while now, it was uncertain when exactly Trevor Noah was to begin his run as the next host of The Daily Show. That is until now. Beginning September 28th The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will be a real thing. We’ve seen surprisingly [&helli... [Read More]
 
Trevor Noah takes over The Daily Show on Sept. 28, 2015
Comedy Central is letting us know at the unofficial start of summer that The Daily Show will pass the reins to Trevor Noah at summer's end, with a Sept. 28, 2015, launch date for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. See? Yeah. It's happening. Even Jon Stewart is unamused.... [Read More]
 
Daily Show with Trevor Noah has a premiere date (Video)
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will premiere on Sept. 28, Comedy Central announced on Thursday. The news comes a month after the network signaled Aug. 6 as current host Jon Stewart’s final episode. Trevor Noah was named the new Daily Show host back in March to mixed reviews, followed by ... [Read More]
 
The Head Writer at the End of an Era
It was the summer of Watergate. The Senate panel held forth from every television. Sam Ervin: “That’s not executive privilege, that’s executive poppycock!” Howard Baker: “What did the President know and when did he know it?” But for me, it was the summer of that o... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan settles his lawsuit with WalMart
It appears Tracy Morgan’s legal battle with WalMart from the New Jersey highway crash last year has ended. Morgan and his entourage were in a limo bus returning from a show when a WalMart tractor trailer rear ended the vehicle killing James “Jimmy Mack” McNair and left Morgan and t... [Read More]
 
Walmart settles out of court with Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua and Jeffrey Millea
Just shy of the one-year anniversary of the fatal wreck on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed comedian "Jimmy Mack" and critically wounded Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua and Morgan's assistant, Walmart has completed out-of-court settlements with the trio of survivors. Papers were filed in federal court,... [Read More]
 
Jon Stewart Has Been Helping Veterans Get TV Jobs for the Last Three Years
Jon Stewart might be nearing the end of his run as host of The Daily Show, but that’s not the only television legacy he’s created as a late night host. According to The New York Times, Stewart has also put his onscreen influence to work for the last three years through a, until now, secr... [Read More]
 
‘Silicon Valley’ is Almost Too Much Like the Real Silicon Valley — Almost
Silicon Valley might be too compelling for its own good. Whenever anyone asks me what I think of Silicon Valley, I tell them I like it but I don’t really think of it as a comedy. This is a dumb statement — Silicon Valley is a comedy through-and-through. It’s got the pedigree (it wa... [Read More]
 
Watch a Special Edition of 'Billy on the Street' with Martin Short
by Megh Wright Last night NBC aired a TV special for their charity event Red Nose Day, and the night included a brand new segment of Billy on the Street with special guest Martin Short. Instead of giving away dollars, this time Billy Eichner and Martin Short are looking for a round of on-the-street ... [Read More]
 
Photos from the set of Netflix’s “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp”
How do you pull off a prequel to a cult comedy movie 15 years later? It's not exactly movie magic, but it'll be funny. “We thought it was funny that in the original we played a bunch of thirty year olds playing teenagers. Now we’re in our forties and our characters are even younger,... [Read More]