Conan O’Brien and Andy Richer recall the MTV Movie Awards and being the oldest people there
This weekend, Conan O’Brien greeted the many people watching The MTV Movie Awards with an opening that contained cameos from 50 celebrities. It was even a new record for the movie awards. However, now that it has been a few days, Conan and Andy Richter (who was in the audience) shared some of ... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien and his 50 cameos for the MTV Movie Awards opening montage
Conan O’Brien set out to start the MTV Movie Awards off with a bang and he certainly accomplished it. As stated in the clip, the previous record for cameos in an MTV Movie Awards opening was eight, so Conan brought us 50. Conan’s big opening was great too. I personally liked his sign off... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien’s 50 celebrity cameos to open the 2014 MTV Movie Awards
Conan O'Brien hosted the 2014 MTV Movie Awards live on MTV on Sunday night, which means a lot to you if you're a teen-ager and/or can DVR Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Silicon Valley, Veep, and maybe even The Good Wife and pay attention to the MTV Movie Awards on Twitter without also falling prey to so ... [Read More]
Watch Conan O'Brien's Cameo-Packed Opening for the MTV Movie Awards
by Megh Wright Here's the opening of last night's MTV Movie Awards hosted by Conan O'Brien, who manages to scrape together 50 celebrity cameos in less than four minutes. Click through to see O'Brien's opening monologue as well as the full list of this year's winners. Movie of the YearThe Hunger Ga... [Read More]
Key & Peele earn a Peabody Award
Yesterday the 73rd Annual Peabody Awards were announced. The awards give high praise to programming and stories in electronic media that benefit citizens by expanding horizons, defend public interest, and encourage empathy with others. In short they, “recognize stories that matter.” Come... [Read More]
'Key and Peele' Wins a Peabody Award
by Megh Wright The 73rd Annual Peabody Awards were announced this morning, and among the recipients was Comedy Central's own Key and Peele. On the Peabody website, they bestow some high praise on the show creators and stars: "It's like Abbott and Costello Meet Richard Pryor when the duo of Keegan-Mi... [Read More]
Comedy Central’s Key & Peele honored with The Peabody Award
Congrats to Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele and the crew of Key & Peele for their latest honor, joining a prestigious shortlist of TV shows honored by The Peabody Awards. The announcement was made this morning. The Peabody Awards will be handed out May 19, 2014, in New York City, and the bri... [Read More]
Here are your 10 finalists for Concert Comic in the 2014 American Comedy Awards
The American Comedy Awards just added one more category to the mix at the last minute (after voting for everything else had ended March 18 (see above!)), to recognize stand-up comedians who play concert-sized rooms and not just clubs. After culling names from the "Industry Committee" (we each receiv... [Read More]
This just in! 2014 American Comedy Awards adds “Concert Comic” category to differentiate from “Club Comics”
Just hours after voting closed overnight for the 2014 American Comedy Awards, the event has added a new category: CONCERT COMIC. And it's a good thing, too. Because if you looked at the American Comedy Awards nominees for "CLUB COMIC" for more than a hot second, you quickly would have asked how in t... [Read More]
Producing the new edition of The American Comedy Awards for NBC in 2014
The more comedy awards change, the more they stay familiar, if not completely within the family. Charlie Haykel of Don Mischer Productions executive produced The Comedy Awards in 2011 and 2012 for Comedy Central and Viacom, and he's back again in charge of the newly revamped American Comedy Awards, ... [Read More]