See an unaired SNL sketch with Nasim Pedrad as Aziz Ansari
We all had the opportunity the past few years to see how well Nasim Pedrad could impersonate and mock Kim Kardashian on Saturday Night Live, but if you blinked, then you may have missed your chance to see Pedrad's impersonation of comedian Aziz Ansari. Never fear. When Pedrad showed up Monday on Con... [Read More]
 
Conan O’Brien, Weird Al Yankovic, Jon Lovitz joined the cast of The Simpsons, live at Hollywood Bowl
For three days and nights over the weekend, the Hollywood Bowl hosted a nostalgic throwback of epic proportions as the cast, past writers and friends of The Simpsons performed in tribute to the 25th anniversary of the animated TV series on FOX. Hank Azaria hosted, and his fellow voice castmates Nanc... [Read More]
 
9 Documentaries about comedians you can find on Netflix, and one you can’t
There are a lot of comedy documentaries out there in the world. Some of them are endlessly fascinating and offer a behind the scenes look at what comedians think about a topic. Others focus on one comedian’s origin story/search/climb/obstacle overcoming something. While others sometimes are ju... [Read More]
 
Conan O'Brien (and Andy Kindler) Wrap Up 1994
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]
 
Jimm Fallon, David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O’Brien, Craig Ferguson and Seth Meyers pay late night tributes to Joan Rivers
The tributes to the late Joan Rivers are still coming in from across the entertainment world. Since she both got her start in late night and was a staple of it for so many years, it’s no surprise that every late night host paid tribute to Rivers during their shows last night. David Letterman, ... [Read More]
 
Late-night TV talk show hosts, comedians and critics remember Joan Rivers
Almost every comedian I know shared a photo and/or an anecdote about Joan Rivers tonight in the wake of her death at 81, a week after she suffered cardiac arrest and stopped breathing during throat surgery. (Read the obituary of Joan Rivers here) Looking at all of these photos shows just how many li... [Read More]
 
Sketch Anatomy: Brian Stack on the Traveling Salesman and His Many Other 'Conan' Characters
by Megh Wright Welcome to our column Sketch Anatomy, where we ask some of our favorite television writers to choose any sketch — one they personally wrote or one from history they find particularly hilarious, notable, or underappreciated — to learn from a writer's perspective what separa... [Read More]
 
Nathan Fielder and Conan O’Brien talk scandalous Instagrams and Dumb Starbucks
Nathan For You star, Nathan Fielder, stopped by Conan last night. Conan O’Brien asked Fielder to explain his recent Instagram scandal that got his account suspended. Fielder’s response, “You gotta give something back to the fans.” In Fielder’s eyes, fans want pictures o... [Read More]
 
Nathan Fielder and Conan O’Brien talk scandalous Instagrams and Dumb Starbucks
Nathan For You star, Nathan Fielder, stopped by Conan last night. Conan O’Brien asked Fielder to explain his recent Instagram scandal that got his account suspended. Fielder’s response, “You gotta give something back to the fans.” In Fielder’s eyes, fans want pictures o... [Read More]
 
Jimmy Fallon, Conan O’Brien, Seth Meyers, and Jimmy Kimmel pay late night tributes to Robin Williams
Many are still reeling from the loss of Robin Williams, many shared their favorite TV and movie moments, comedians remembered his humor and kindness. Williams was a guest on late night television for decades, making legendary appearances on pretty much all of the shows. While this week is a relative... [Read More]