“Saturday Night Live” to celebrate 40 years with 3-hour live special
Turning 40 is a big milestone for anyone. However, it’s equally special for a TV show considering rarely one can say it’s been on the air for that many seasons. With the exception to news programs and sporting events, Saturday Night Live is hands-down one of the longest running TV shows ... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Will Celebrate 40 Years with a Live Three-Hour Special Next February
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live will be embarking on its 40th season on NBC next year, and according to NYT reporter Bill Carter the occasion will be marked with a live three-hour special next February 15th similar to the 25th anniversary special in 1999. News of the special joins the extended ve... [Read More]
 
Bearing Down on 'Community’s Triumphant, Challenging Fifth Season
by Daniel Kurland Community’s return this year was one of the most anticipated comedy events of the season. The theme of redemption (always a deep part of the show) seemed especially prevalent, as this season had the tall task of establishing why this show still needs to exist. That... [Read More]
 
'Workaholics' Star Blake Anderson to Appear on 'Parks and Rec' Season Finale
by Megh Wright EW reports that Workaholics star Blake Anderson is set to appear on the hourlong sixth season finale of Parks and Recreation next week. Joining Anderson will be a bunch of guest stars including Yo La Tengo, The Decemberists, Letters to Cleo, Jeff Tweedy, Michelle Obama, and a yet-to-b... [Read More]
 
Maya Rudolph’s variety show special, ‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ gets premiere date
NBC has been developing a new variety show for Maya Rudolph ever since her sitcom Up All Night crashed and burned a few years back. Now the network has announced that the The Maya Rudolph Show, a variety special will premiere on Monday, May 19th at 10pm. Rudolph will host an hour and be joined [&hel... [Read More]
 
Watch: NBC’s Last Comic Standing first preview features JB Smoove and comedians you should know
NBC’s Last Comic Standing is slotted to return for its ninth season next month with new hosts, new judges and a new format. And the first teaser trailer  was just released! Executive producer Wanda Sykes has taken hold of the twice-cancelled stand-up comedy competition show. Comedian J.B.... [Read More]
 
Last Comic Standing 8 on NBC preview clip!
NBC's Last Comic Standing finally replaced the extended teaser trailer they'd offered up earlier this month to advertisers as a sneak peek, and here's the new, shorter 39-second clip. More faces, less juicy jokes leaked early. But that's Joe Machi with a quip about taking a bullet for a lady, alrigh... [Read More]
 
'The Maya Rudolph Show' Will Premiere on NBC May 19th
by Bradford Evans Maya Rudolph is returning to NBC next month. Her new one-hour special, entitled The Maya Rudolph Show, is set to premiere Monday, May 19th, at 10pm, EW reports. The one-off variety show special will double as a pilot for a potential series. Guests for the show will include Kristen ... [Read More]
 
The Maya Rudolph Show variety hour will debut May 19, 2014, on NBC
Maya Rudolph's variety show pilot has a title, premiere date and guest list, all coming at us next month on NBC. The Maya Rudolph Show will debut at 10 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2014, with guests Kristen Bell, Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen, Craig Robinson, Sean Hayes and Chris Parnell, with musical performa... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Review: Seth Rogen Half-Baked
by Erik Voss While watching Seth Rogen host SNL for the third time last weekend, I was reminded of two other three-peat hosts from earlier this season: Paul Rudd in December and Jonah Hill in January. Rudd's episode felt like extended promo for Anchorman 2, with the host failing to capture that... [Read More]