The Don Rickles Performances You May Have Missed
Dick Cavett said it rather well when he introduced his next guest onto his show in 1972: “When great comedians gather late at night over coffee and cheesecake to pay tribute to those among them who have scaled the heights and brought the art of public performing to its zenith, one name, I supp... [Read More]
Why Fallon and Corden Are the True Heirs to Johnny Carson (Whether You Like Them or Not)
When people talk about the state of late night, one of the more complaints is against the so-called “consumer comedy” that hosts like Jimmy Fallon and James Corden regularly engage in. You know the stuff: the lip sync battles, the Carpool Karaoke segments, the games of Connect Four with ... [Read More]
Seeso Orders ‘There’s… Johnny!’ Series Set in 1972 from Paul Reiser
Paul Reiser is headed to Seeso with a brand new comedy. The streaming network announced today that it’s ordered an eight-episode series created by Paul Reiser and co-written with David Steven Simon called There’s… Johnny!, which will be set backstage at Johnny Carson’s Tonig... [Read More]
Seeso Orders ‘There’s… Johnny!’ Series Set in 1972 from Paul Reiser
Paul Reiser is headed to Seeso with a brand new comedy. The streaming network announced today that it’s ordered an eight-episode series created by Paul Reiser and co-written with David Steven Simon called There’s… Johnny!, which will be set backstage at Johnny Carson’s Tonig... [Read More]
Seeso Orders ‘There’s… Johnny!’ Series Set in 1972 from Paul Reiser
Paul Reiser is headed to Seeso with a brand new comedy. The streaming network announced today that it’s ordered an eight-episode series created by Paul Reiser and co-written with David Steven Simon called There’s… Johnny!, which will be set backstage at Johnny Carson’s Tonig... [Read More]
Seeso goes retro with streaming series set behind the scenes of Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show
The Larry Sanders Show, one of TV's greatest meta-comedies, starred the late great Garry Shandling as a late-night talk show host and the craziness that inhabited his brain and his colleagues behind the scenes. It was what could've been had Shandling taken over The Tonight Show from Johnny Carson. N... [Read More]
Dick Shawn, a look the career of a comedian you might not know
“If I get a thought, I find that the tangent to me is more interesting than the actual joke.” Dick Shawn was once described by Johnny Carson as being a “Stream of Consciousness” performer. This was very much true. Watching Dick Shawn onstage, there was an electric air of unpr... [Read More]
Dick Shawn, a look at a comedian’s career you might not know
“If I get a thought, I find that the tangent to me is more interesting than the actual joke.” Dick Shawn was once described by Johnny Carson as being a “Stream of Consciousness” performer. This was very much true. Watching Dick Shawn onstage, there was an electric air of unpr... [Read More]
JoJo from ‘The Bachelorette’ Fills in for Kristen Wiig on ‘The Tonight Show’
Kristen Wiig has a pretty bad track record when it comes to all the Tonight Show interviews she’s ditched, but thanks to celebrities like Harry Styles, Khaleesi, and Peyton Manning, Jimmy Fallon has always managed to find someone to fill her interview slot at the last minute. Last night’... [Read More]
Conner O’Malley, the New King of Weird
At a time when late night shows strive to be either the most incisive source for political coverage or YouTube’s next viral megahit, it’s nice to know we can still depend on writers like Conner O’Malley to bring some genuine weirdness. Since joining the Late Night with Seth Meyers ... [Read More]