Rob Lowe, Elizabeth Banks, and Will Forte Are '80s Chic in the 'Moonbeam City' Trailer
by Megh Wright Back in January, Comedy Central announced that they had picked up Moonbeam City, an animated Miami Vice-style parody from Funny or Die and Conan writer Scott Gairdner, and the first trailer is now online. Starring Rob Lowe, Elizabeth Banks, Will Forte, and Kate Mara as a team of under... [Read More]
 
The Good, the Bad, and the Deeply Strange: Comedy Central's One-Season Wonders
by Liam Mathews Comedy Central cancels a lot of shows. Enough that Daniel Tosh was able to shout one out in every episode of the first five seasons of Tosh.0 (“We’ll be right back with more Michael and Michael Have Issues”). Tosh’s show has thrived, but what about the suppose... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central renews “Nathan For You,” “Drunk History” for third seasons
Comedy Central President Kent Alterman heaped hyperboles of praise upon Nathan Fielder an hour ago as the "Breakout Comedy Performer of the Year" at Montreal's Just For Laughs festival in a speech that Alterman claimed Fielder had written for him. But the most important words Fielder heard from Alte... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central Renews 'Nathan for You' and 'Drunk History'
by Adam Frucci Comedy Central has just announced that they've renewed both Nathan for You and Drunk History for third seasons. These renewals come on the heels of recent renewals for Broad City, Kroll Show, Inside Amy Schumer, Review, and TripTank, giving the network a seriously impressive lineup of... [Read More]
 
Nathan Fielder Describes a Cut 'Nathan for You' Bit Involving Reiki and Yogurt
by Megh Wright "[Reiki]'s like a massage, but you don't touch the person … It's strange. My idea was after the person would remove the energy from people, she could charge people a fee to dispose of it. Maybe she could convince them it was bad for the environment. She did it. She was able to ... [Read More]
 
Jordan Peele Plays Stan Lee in This Sneak Peek of 'Key and Peele' Season 4
by Megh Wright At Comic-Con yesterday, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele revealed one of their sketches from the upcoming fourth season of Key and Peele premiering on September 24th, which — fittingly for Comic-Con — shows Peele as Marvel's Stan Lee. They duo also revealed that they're... [Read More]
 
Learn more about Kurt Braunohler and Joe Zimmerman behind-the-scenes of “The Half Hour”
Tomorrow marks the end of season three of Comedy Central’s The Half Hour. This summer is going out with a bang with thirty-minute specials from Kurt Braunohler and Joe Zimmerman. While you’re sitting there staring at your TV, anxiously awaiting these specials, take a second to learn more... [Read More]
 
Harnessing Absurdity to Help Others with Kurt Braunohler
by Emma Soren You can catch Kurt Braunohler’s new episode of The Half Hour this Friday, July 25, but he’s been focused on a lot more than just standup lately. In June, the comedian jet skied the Mississippi River from Chicago to New Orleans as part of his Indiegogo campaign to raise $50,... [Read More]
 
Preview Next Week's Dumb Starbucks Episode of 'Nathan for You'
by Megh Wright After much anticipation, Nathan Fielder's epic Dumb Starbucks prank from earlier this year will finally be featured in next week's Nathan for You, and Comedy Central just released the above sneak peek. It turns out that Dumb Starbucks wasn't a prank at all but an "artistic experience.... [Read More]
 
Talking to Kumail Nanjiani and Jonah Ray About 'The Meltdown'
by Joel Arnold The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail premieres on Comedy Central tonight as an eight-episode, half-hour standup showcase based on the very popular weekly alt show hosted by Kumail Nanjiani and Jonah Ray in Meltdown Comics’ NerdMelt Theater and produced by Emily Gordon. The show wi... [Read More]