NBC renews “Undateable” for a second season
Remember how we said Ron Funches was having a great summer? Well add this to the list. It looks like comedians Brent Morin, Chris D’Elia, Funches, and Ground Floor’s Briga Heelan will return to NBC with a second season of Undateable. Executive producer Bill Lawrence tweeted out the ... [Read More]
Ron Funches Made His 'Tonight Show' Standup Debut Last Night
by Megh Wright Standup Ron Funches — who now has a guaranteed second season on NBC's Undateable — made his Tonight Show standup debut last night and covered everything from being a "summertime boy" in New York to how things are going with his dream board to why the concept of identical t... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 8: From a Top 5 to a Top 4
NBC's Last Comic Standing made the penultimate cruelest cut last night, winnowing the field from five to four. The show also introduced Jay Leno as a guest mentor, although I'm not sure what advice he gave them to help in this particular challenge, nor why our finalists had to fly to Las Vegas to me... [Read More]
Jay Leno’s words of wisdom to NBC’s Top 5, Last Comic Standing 8
Jay Leno appeared briefly on NBC's Last Comic Standing as the guest mentor for season eight's top five finalists, before they faced a studio audience and the judges in the first full head-to-head-to-head-to-head-to-head stand-up challenge. We didn't get to hear or see much of Leno on the TV broadcas... [Read More]
Paula Pell and Seth Meyers Talk 'SNL,' 'The Awesomes,' and 'The Nest'
by Megh Wright Longtime SNL writer Paula Pell was a guest on last night's Late Night, where she and Seth reminisced about her many SNL contributions, her television roles on 30 Rock and Parks and Rec, the inspiration for her old lady voice on The Awesomes, and her new movie The Nest starring Tina Fe... [Read More]
NBC renews Undateable for 10-episode second season in summer 2015
Hot off the heels of performing individually and collectively in Montreal's Just For Laughs, the cast of Undateable received news late Thursday that NBC had picked up their summer series for 10 more episodes, with season two coming in 2015. The sitcom seemingly burned through all its 13-epiosde debu... [Read More]
NBC Renews 'Undateable' for a Second Season
by Megh Wright NBC's new summer comedy Undateable is coming back for another season. Executive producer Bill Lawrence tweeted the news out last night that he's "overexcited" to start work on the second season of the show, which stars Chris D'Elia, Briga Heelan, Ron Funches, and Brent Morin. The seco... [Read More]
Ron Funches on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Ron Funches is in NYC headlining Caroline's on Broadway, and before his show on Thursday night, he stopped in to perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Just to prove he's not Questlove. He's also happy to be in New York City in the summer to do his summer thing, which is also his winter ... [Read More]
Chris Pratt Tells Seth Meyers About the Time He Flashed Amy Poehler
by Megh Wright Despite NBC explicitly telling him not to make public jokes about it, last night Chris Pratt told Seth Meyers a great story about the time he flashed Amy Poehler while filming a scene during the second season of Parks and Recreation instead of putting on the skin-colored briefs he was... [Read More]
Mike Birbiglia Insists He's Not a Creep on 'Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright On last night's Tonight Show, standup Mike Birbiglia told a story about the time a pretty girl boarded the Brooklyn bus he was on and changed everything, despite how much he tried not to be creepy. Click through for Birbiglia's "My Summer Job" segment, in which he looks back on his da... [Read More]