Just For Laughs releasing old Gala clips from Canadian TV for the rest of us to see on YouTube
Marc Maron jokingly wondered this summer if anyone ever had looked him up after seeing him on TV in Canada via one of the many comedy "Galas" produced each summer by Montreal's Just For Laughs. Joke no more. Especially since some media reports described JFL's new YouTube Channel as releasing "unseen... [Read More]
 
Meet Pete Davidson, Saturday Night Live’s newest addition
Comedian Pete Davidson has just become the newest member of Saturday Night Live. Hand-picked by SNL honcho Lorne Michaels to join the 40th season of the iconic sketch show, Davidson now has the opportunity to greatly build on his already growing following in the New York comedy scene. In addition to... [Read More]
 
Daily Show’s Michael Che returns to Saturday Night Live as Weekend Update anchor
Less than five months after joining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, comedian Michael Che is leaving his correspondent post at the critically acclaimed Comedy Central show—but it’s for a very good reason. The former Saturday Night Live scribe is headed back to Midtown Manhattan to become... [Read More]
 
Michael Che replaces Cecily Strong on SNL Weekend Update; more SNL cast hires coming in 2014
What did you do on your summer vacation? Michael Che -- who left the Saturday Night Live writing staff in May to join The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as an on-air correspondent and hooked up with Funny or Die's Oddball Festival for four tour stops in August -- is rejoining SNL this season in front o... [Read More]
 
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to visit Austin for Election 2014 coverage
Rick Perry, you're on notice! Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will head to Austin, Texas, for a week of shows leading up to Election Day 2014, broadcasting in the capital city where the indicted Texas governor still rules. "Democalypse 2014: South by South Mess" will be taped at ZAC... [Read More]
 
Todd Glass visits “The Daily Show” to talk about busting out of the shed
Comedian Todd Glass stopped by The Daily Show to talk to Jon Stewart about his book, The Todd Glass Situation. Actually, he stopped by to talk about his shows at the DC Improv, but sneaky Stewart twisted the conversation. Glass talks a little about coming out of the closet – or, “busting... [Read More]
 
The trailer for Jon Stewart’s movie “Rosewater” has arrived
Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, Rosewater is set to release on November 7th. Last summer, Stewart took a summer hiatus from The Daily Show to go direct the film. John Oliver took over TDS hosting duties in Stewart’s absence. The movie is based on the journalist Maziar Bahiri’s boo... [Read More]
 
Trailer for Jon Stewart’s first movie ‘Rosewater’ is here! (Video)
Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater now has a trailer to go along with its recently-announced Nov. 7 release date. The film began its festival run at the Telluride Film Festival before making its way to the Toronto International Film Festival in September just as it debuted its first off... [Read More]
 
The Trailer for Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut 'Rosewater' Is Here
by Megh Wright While John Oliver was hosting The Daily Show last summer, Jon Stewart was hard at work on his first movie Rosewater based on the book Then They Came for Me by Maziar Bahari. The first trailer was released today, and the film stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Golshifteh Far... [Read More]
 
Jon Stewart criticizes ESPN’s cringe-worthy coverage of Michael Sam
Michael Sam has been making headlines as he competes for a spot on the St.Louis Rams’ roster this season as the NFL’s first openly gay player. He sacked obnoxious Johnny Manziel last week and had a great game, but screw all that relevant sh*t, let’s talk about his… showering... [Read More]