Scott Aukerman and the ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Writers Are Writing This Year’s Emmys
Andy Samberg is set to host the 2015 Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 20th, and in a new interview with KPCC radio show The Frame, Scott Aukerman revealed that he and his Comedy Bang! Bang! writing staff have been tasked with writing for Samberg: Andy Samberg is hosting the Emmys this year, and I&rs... [Read More]
Mike Schur Calls Amy Poehler’s Lack of Emmys “One of the Great Hollywood Tragedies”
The Emmy Award nominees were announced earlier today, and there’s one name on the list who is on the verge of suffering from Steve Carell-level Emmy Award injustice: Amy Poehler. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Parks and Rec co-creator Mike Schur doubled down on what he’s called in the... [Read More]
Louie, Amy Schumer, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt lead the way in comedy Emmy nominations
The 67th annual Primetime Emmy Award nominations are in. And they include the expected as well as some fresh nominations from newcomers to the scene that made a name for themselves right out of gate. Falling in the former category is Modern Family, which has received their 28th and 29th Emmy noms. S... [Read More]
Amy Schumer, ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,’ ‘Louie,’ and More Among the 2015 Emmy Awards Nominees
It’s a particularly important year for comedy at the Emmy Awards this year with talk and sketch/variety shows finally getting their own separate categories, resulting in way more opportunities for sketch shows like Inside Amy Schumer and Key and Peele to get some recognition aside mainsta... [Read More]
Joel McHale got a little ruthless on his ESPY’s monologue (video)
Joel McHale is hosting the ESPY awards tonight. While many awards ceremonies can sometime be a gladhanding, asskissing event. But McHale wasn’t having it as he came out swinging with his monologue, not only mocking athletes, but taking shots at Justin Bieber, a 9 fingered Jason Pierre-Paul, an... [Read More]
Steve Martin receives The American Film Institute’s 43rd Life Achievement Award
Steve Martin has been an influence on everyone and everything in comedy since he first hit the scene as a writer on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. And even when he branched away from stand-up comedy, he become a successful actor, as well as an author, playwright, pianist and banjo player, eventu... [Read More]
Watch Amy Schumer Accept the Trailblazer Award at the 2015 Glamour Awards
Last night Amy Schumer took home the Trailblazer award at the 2015 Glamour Awards, and her acceptance speech is about as perfect as you might expect. Schumer jokes about losing her teeth late, getting her period early, and being able to “catch a dick” at 160 pounds, but she also folded i... [Read More]
T.J. Miller Reminded Hollywood That Awards Are for Children at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards
T.J. Miller didn’t expect to take home a Critics’ Choice award last night, but when his name was announced as winner of Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on Silicon Valley he stuffed his mouth with food, made his way to the podium, and delivered the kind of impromptu ... [Read More]
T.J. Miller gives an acceptance speech at the TV Critics Awards
If you haven’t had the chance to watch Silicon Valley on HBO, you should do yourself a favor and check it out, it’s easily one of the funniest ensemble casts working on TV today. Pairing it with Veep and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver makes the Sunday night HBO comedy block required ... [Read More]
Check Out Hannibal Buress's Webby Awards Monologue
by Adam Frucci Hannibal Buress hosted the Webby Awards last night, which are like the Oscars but much less relevant and with far fewer attractive people. But hey, an awards show is an awards show, so Buress kicked things off right with a great monologue that touched on such internetty topics as Tin... [Read More]