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]
 
The 2014 Emmys, 12 favorite funny moments
Tonight’s Emmy Awards were loaded with a lot of surprises, well, that’s when Breaking Bad wasn’t nominated in the category. Because they won them all and DGAF what you have to say about your potential EGOT Matthew McConaughey! Seth Meyers hosted night, fitting as a man with serious... [Read More]
 
Watch Seth Meyers’ Emmys opening monologue (Video)
Seth Meyers opened the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards with a solid, nearly eight minute monologue. Check out the full clip below! Seth Meyers – Monologue – Emmy's 2014 by IdolxMuzic Sign up to get funny daily videos and headlines delivered to your inbox every day! Be sure to subscribe... [Read More]
 
What's on TV This Week: The Emmys and the Finale of 'Chelsea Lately'
by Stephanie Simon Tonight, Seth Meyers hosts the Primetime Emmy Awards from LA. Emmys will be given to Outstanding Comedy Series, the Best Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series along with Outstanding Writing and Directing for a comedy series, amongst many others. Also this week C... [Read More]
 
Our picks and predictions for the 2014 Emmy Awards
Tonight is the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards. This year’s celebration of the best in television will be hosted by NBC’s new golden goose, Late Night host Seth Meyers. Awards will be given out to the TV (and Netflix’s) biggest comedies and dramas. But who gives a sh*t about the dramas;... [Read More]
 
This week on TV: Chelsea Handler signs off
If you’ve been following this column from week to week you’ll notice that we thought the Emmy broadcast (hosted by Seth Meyers) was to air on Sunday evening. Well, we were wrong as it’s actually tonight (8/25). We can only assume NBC was worried about going up against Nikki Minaj a... [Read More]