Comedy Central Reportedly Considered Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer to Take Over 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright Comedy Central revealed this morning that Daily Show contributor Trevor Noah is set to replace Jon Stewart when he leaves the show this year, and according to Grantland's Bill Simmons, Noah was considered among some huge comedy stars: Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer. As Simmo... [Read More]
 
Will Forte Sings a Heartbreaking Ode to His Beard on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Will Forte's visit to Friday's Tonight Show, where he paid tribute to the glorious beard he grew for his new Fox show The Last Man on Earth through song. Hopefully Forte's mother turns his "trusted hair friend" into a timeless work of art he can appreciate for year... [Read More]
 
Trevor Noah is your new host of The Daily Show
The cat is finally out of the bag as first reported by The New York Times. Congratulations are in order for Trevor Noah. For those who may not know Noah and are playing catch-up, he is a South African comedian who has also been a radio DJ, actor and TV host. So experience won’t be […] T... [Read More]
 
Trevor Noah Named the Next Host of 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright The next host of The Daily Show has been chosen. According to The New York Times, South African standup and current Daily Show contributor Trevor Noah has officially been named the next Daily Show host and will take over for Jon Stewart when he leaves sometime this year. "I’m th... [Read More]
 
Andy Woodhull on Conan
Stand-up comedian Andy Woodhull loves his wife. But he cannot arrive on time to a function if he is waiting for his wife first. And as Woodhull explained on Thursday's Conan, it's not as if arguing with her or convincing her to change her ways will do any good, because she knows just what to say to ... [Read More]
 
Talking with '@midnight's First #PointsMe Winner Chris Cubas
by Megh Wright Back in January, Comedy Central's @midnight launched a new contest called #PointsMe, in which fans and aspriring @midnight contestants took to Twitter, Vine, Instagram, Facebook, and Tumblr to try out for an appearance on the show. "I think in the ideal scenario, we'd like to find som... [Read More]
 
Will Ferrell Is Tired of Answering Personal Questions About His Bird
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Will Ferrell's visit to last night's Conan, where O'Brien overwhelms him with tons of personal, invasive questions about Professor Feathers, who is already uncomfortable with being forced to be on national television. It's really unfortunate that even a seasoned tal... [Read More]
 
Paula Pell Looks Back on 'SNL's 40th Anniversary Special on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright The lovely and always entertaining talk show guest Paula Pell stopped by last night's Late Night, where she and Meyers talked about everything from her work on the upcoming Tina Fey/Amy Poehler movie Sisters to what it's like to be a script doctor for other movies to the SNL 40th anni... [Read More]
 
Watch Jon Stewart Say Goodbye to Jason Jones on 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright After ten years as a correspondent, Jason Jones made his final appearance on The Daily Show last night, and Jon Stewart gave a proper tribute to all the silly and silly-serious segments he's done over the years. "Nothing makes my job easier than knowing there is someone there who I ca... [Read More]
 
Jake Johannsen’s 46th and final Letterman performance
When David Letterman introduced Jake Johannsen on Wednesday night's Late Show for his 46th and final stand-up performance on Letterman's shows, it dawned on Johannsen that his 28-year relationship with Dave is longer than most all relationships. Speaking of his wife, Jake jokes about the very appeal... [Read More]