Watch Conan O'Brien Hand Out Some Audiencey Awards
by Megh Wright Proving that no late night host cares more about his studio audience, Conan O'Brien doled out some Audiencey Awards during last night's Conan to display his appreciation for all the excellent sitters, clappers, and viewers out there. Watch the second part below featuring Conan's no-no... [Read More]
 
Sept. 15, 2014: Deadline to submit for 10th annual Andy Kaufman Award
In 2013, a woman claiming to be the long-lost daughter of a not-so-dead Andy Kaufman stole the show at the Andy Kaufman Award finals. What, or who, could possibly top that this year? Maybe you. The 10th annual competition for The Andy Kaufman Award already is seeking online submissions, wi... [Read More]
 
An interview with 2014 Streamy Award winner, Viner of the Year Brittany Furlan
Brittany Furlan was up for multiple 2014 Streamy Awards on Sunday, including Viner of the Year and Entertainer of the Year. Furlan won for the former category; in her acceptance speech, she thanked Vine's creator, jokingly suggesting: "Without you, I'd still be living in a Fed-Ex box with my do... [Read More]
 
Here are your 2014 Streamy Award winners, hosted by Grace Helbig and Hannah Hart
The 4th Annual Streamy Awards were handed out last night, in a live ceremony hosted and also presented online by Streamy Award winners and touring friends Grace Helbig and Hannah Hart. Here is their opening monologue. Congrats to all of the winners, listed below. Channel, Show or Series – Ove... [Read More]
 
HBO, Flight of the Conchords getting the band back together
Flight of the Conchords, the New Zealand duo of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, enjoyed a two-season run on HBO in 2007 and 2009. Their two albums released from those seasons both received Grammy nominations, with "The Distant Future" winning the Grammy for Best Comedy Album in 2008. Could Flight... [Read More]
 
In his own words: Alex Edelman on winning Best Newcomer at Edinburgh Fringe 2014, and advice for his fellow American comedians
Alex Edelman began immersing himself in the Boston comedy scene while still in high school. Edelman matriculated to New York University and graduated to the ever-present omnipotent New York City comedy community. But it wasn't until he went overseas that he began to find success. First in Israel. An... [Read More]
 
In his own words: Alex Edelman on winning Best Newcomer at Edinburgh Fringe 2014, and advice for his fellow American comedians
Alex Edelman began immersing himself in the Boston comedy scene while still in high school. Edelman matriculated to New York University and graduated to the ever-present omnipotent New York City comedy community. But it wasn't until he went overseas that he began to find success. First in Israel. An... [Read More]
 
Last Night's Emmy Awards Scored the Second Highest Ratings in Eight Years
by Megh Wright The ratings for last night's Emmy Awards are in, and Seth Meyers's turn at the hosting gig raked in a big audience. A total of 15.6 million viewers watched the live ceremony on NBC, making it the most-watched night on network TV since the Oscars in March as well as the highest viewed ... [Read More]
 
Watch Seth Meyers’ Emmy Awards opening monologue
Last night, Seth Meyers hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. Monday is an unusual day to hold the Emmys, which Meyer’s explained in his opening monologue that is was partially due to the MTV VMA’s being held the day before. “MTV still has an award show for music videos even thoug... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, and 'The Colbert Report' Win Emmys While Amy Poehler Gets Snubbed an 11th Time
by Megh Wright The Emmy Awards aired on NBC last night, and there were a few predictable winners (Modern Family won for Directing, Supporting Actor, and Outstanding Comedy for the fifth time), some happy surprises (Louis C.K. won Outstanding Writing for his Louie episode "So Did the Fat Lady;" Sarah... [Read More]