Louis C.K.'s Talks New York, Fame, and Success with 'The Hollywood Reporter'
by Megh Wright Just in time for the season 5 premiere of Louie tomorrow night, The Hollywood Reporter has a lengthy piece out today in which C.K. reflects on struggling as a young unknown standup, the "crushing loneliness" of living in New York City, getting passed over by SNL, his hopes to make a m... [Read More]
 
Thank You Internet! “Chewie” is the “Louie” spoof we were looking for
Dammnit! It was right there under all of our noses this entire time! With Louis C.K.’s excellent TV show Louie returning for a forth season this week and the folks at Nerdist decided to drop this perfectly toned Star Wars / Louie intro mash-up to get us even more excited for the season premier... [Read More]
 
FX Announces Premiere Dates for Denis Leary's 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll' and 'Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store'
by Megh Wright FX announced a bunch of premiere dates today, including Denis Leary's new comedy and a standup special from Louis C.K. According to The Wrap, Leary's series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll premieres on Thursday, July 16th at 10:00pm followed by the season 2 premiere of Married, while ... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. apparently killed Jimmy Fallon’s chance to be on The Dana Carvey Show
Louis C.K. admits he campaigned against Jimmy being cast on Dana Carvey’s sketch show back in the ’90s and debuts his Jimmy Fallon impersonation. Louis C.K. apparently killed Jimmy Fallon’s chance to be on The Dana Carvey Show appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. Looks Back on Torpedoing Jimmy Fallon's 'Dana Carvey Show' Audition
by Megh Wright Louis C.K. was a guest on last night's Tonight Show, where he admitted to campaigning against Fallon when he auditioned to join the cast of The Dana Carvey Show in the '90s. "In my head I knew it: 'This is really fucked up to be doing this because this kid is really talented, but I do... [Read More]
 
Here's Your First Look at Season 5 of FX's 'Louie'
by Megh Wright Louie returns to FX for its fifth season next week, and the network released two new promos featuring the first look at Louis C.K. in his hit series. The promos are pretty short, but spoiler alert: Louie's sad! Check out the second promo below, then catch Louie when it premieres on FX... [Read More]
 
According to Bill Simmons, Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, and Amy Schumer passed on being Jon Stewart’s replacement
By now, the news of Trevor Noah being named the successor to Jon Stewart on The Daily Show has spread throughout the land. In these situations we always wonder who else was on the list of potential replacements. Well, according to sports writer/podcaster/pop culture fan Bill Simmons, Comedy Central ... [Read More]
 
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]
 
Stand-up and more from Night Of Too Many Stars
Last night, Jon Stewart hosted his telethon for Night of Too Many Stars, it was just what it sounds like. An evening where all the stars came out to raise money for the families of Autism. People with deep pockets were in the crowd to big on specialty items, including the chance to have Chris [&hell... [Read More]
 
People on the street sing Louie’s theme song for season 4
Real talk time. On more than one occasion we’ve found ourselves singing the theme song to Louie quite often so when we saw this video we thought of ourselves, hard. The next season of the Louis C.K.’s award winning TV show debuts on FX April 9th. To celebrate, someone in marketing reache... [Read More]