Letterman, Seinfeld, Stewart, Kimmel and others to pay tribute to Don Rickles on Spike TV’s “One Night Only” special
Don Rickles began his career way back in the 1950s and 60s and is still going strong today at the age of 87! This just proves that comedy is ageless. Rickles is best known for his venomous brand of insult comedy that has impressed the likes of Frank Sinatra, Johnny Carson, and many other famous [&he... [Read More]
 
Chelsea Clinton’s pregnancy perfect excuse to watch her Daily Show with Jon Stewart appearance (Video)
Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, announced she’s pregnant, revealing that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their first child later this year. Clinton made the announcement during an event today for the “No Ceilings: The Full Participation&rdq... [Read More]
 
Spike TV to Air a Tribute to Don Rickles, Featuring Letterman, Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, and More
by Bradford Evans Spike TV announced today that they're making a big star-studded tribute special to Don Rickles that will air on the cable network next month. Called One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles, the 90-minute special will be shot at NYC's Apollo Theater on May 6th and ... [Read More]
 
Spike TV presents “One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles”
This just in! Spike TV has gathered an all-star collection of comedians to pay tribute to the guy who insulted them all, and did so with love, 87-year-old Don Rickles. One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles will feature David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Robert De Niro,... [Read More]
 
White House Press Secretary Says Jon Stewart Was Obama's Toughest Interview in 2012
by Bradford Evans Barack Obama's press secretary Jay Carney told students at Georgetown that Jon Stewart was actually the president's "most substantive, challenging interview" in 2012, instead of, you know, any interviews with real journalists. Here's what Carney said (via The Wrap): I remember we h... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert addresses late night move on ‘The Colbert Report’ (video)
The internet went bonkers yesterday when the announcement that Stephen Colbert would replace David Letterman as the host of Late Show. We think this is a great call and we’re excited about the move, in addition we couldn’t wait to see how Colbert would address the news on his show, in ch... [Read More]
 
11 possible successors to David Letterman’s late night throne
It’s been less than 24 hours since David Letterman announced his retirement from late night television. While it’s an iconic moment from a true television icon and we should respect that, it’s at the same time the perfect chance to think who could potentially replace his seat. The ... [Read More]
 
CBS Offered John Oliver a Late Night Show Before He Went to HBO
by Megh Wright It hasn't even been 24 hours since David Letterman announced his retirement from late night, but there's already an interesting update that sheds some light on what direction CBS might want to go with their next Late Show host. As reported by Vulture, Daily Show correspondent and subs... [Read More]
 
John Oliver Calls Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert the "High-Water Mark for Satire"
by Megh Wright "One of the laziest stereotypes that British people have of Americans is that they don’t get irony. And that has never been true and it’s definitely not true now. … It’s very hard to make that case when Jon [Stewart] and Stephen [Colbert] are doing what they&r... [Read More]
 
60 Minutes profiles Bassem Youssef, Egypt’s political satirist
America has Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Egypt has Dr. Bassem Youssef. Big difference. Especially since the latter nation doesn't have as much of a sense of humor about political satire, or satire, or jokes of any kind, for that matter. Sunday's 60 Minutes profiled Youssef, call... [Read More]