Nick Kroll Offers Some Advice on Halloween Costumes and Unfriending People in Real Life
by Megh Wright The Tonight Show just released a new installment of "Unqualified Advice" featuring Nick Kroll, and it's full of solid advice especially if you're concerned about unfriending someone, choosing a college major, writing a 3,000-word essay in two hours, or becoming a victim of the Freshma... [Read More]
 
'30 Rock' Alums Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan Are Developing a Witch Comedy for NBC
by Megh Wright Here's some perfectly timed news for Halloween: NBC just added a new comedy project all about witches. THR reports that the network has given a script commitment to an untitled single-cam series from former 30 Rock writers/co-executive producers Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan about a gr... [Read More]
 
Jim Carrey Does His Best Aidy Bryant Impersonation in His 'SNL' Promos
by Megh Wright Here's the promo reel for this week's SNL hosted by Jim Carrey, which is full of spooky Halloween references, attempts to start trending online, and Carrey's spot-on impersonation of cast member Aidy Bryant. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Five 'SNL' Cast Members Who Were Also 'Daily Show' Correspondents
by Megh Wright In its 40 years of scouting talent from The Groundlings, Second City, and standup clubs, SNL has never felt any competition in the major leagues of comedy star-making. When The Daily Show debuted on Comedy Central in 1996, however, Lorne Michaels and company finally met their match, w... [Read More]
 
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation producer Aisha Muharrar developing comedy series
Amy Poehler has become a producing powerhouse with her newest project about one woman and her new church. As Parks and Recreation comes to a close after its next and final season, Poehler will develop a single-camera workplace comedy with Parks and Recreation co-executive producer Aisha Muharrar. Th... [Read More]
 
'Marry Me' Star Ken Marino on Why Comedy Gets Lower Ratings Than Drama
by Megh Wright "I think the reason that comedy maybe gets lower ratings than the reality shows or dramas is that there's a lot of different places you can do comedy, you can get comedy elsewhere, you can find comedy online. I think that what's nice about our show is that … there are people wh... [Read More]
 
Saturday Night Live promotes Leslie Jones to featured player in the cast
After making a couple of appearances on the Weekend Update desk already in 2014 and cameos in two other sketches this season, Leslie Jones earned herself an upgrade! Saturday Night Live announced tonight that Jones had been promoted from writer to featured player in the cast. Congrats, Leslie! It's ... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Writer Leslie Jones Is Now a Featured Player
by Megh Wright SNL just made an excellent (and long overdue) casting decision by promoting writer and sometimes-performer Leslie Jones. Deadline reports that Jones has officially been added as a featured player, and her first credited episode will be this Saturday's episode hosted by Jim Carrey. Cli... [Read More]
 
Amy Poehler producing church comedy for NBC with Aisha Muharrar
The Queen of NBC has picked up a new project. With the hit show Parks and Recreation coming to an end this year, Amy Poehler has signed on to produce a new comedy written by fellow Parks co-executive producer Aisha Muharrar. According to Deadline, the untitled show will be a single-cam work place co... [Read More]
 
Amy Poehler Is Developing an NBC Comedy About an Agnostic Woman
by Megh Wright Amy Poehler has another NBC show in the works. Deadline reports that Poehler has teamed up with Parks and Recreation writer/producer Aisha Muharrar for a single-cam workplace comedy for the network that follows "a young, agnostic woman who inherits a church and the crew of strong-will... [Read More]