Ricky Gervais Tells Seth Meyers Why He's Angry with "Big Sweaty Slob" Louis C.K.
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Ricky Gervais's interview on last night's Late Night, in which he and Meyers talk about the differences between US and UK awards shows. This leads to Gervais realizing mid-interview that he's unhappy with "that big sweaty slob" Louis C.K. for never giving him the th... [Read More]
 
Wendy Liebman joins Darik Santos, Joe Matarese in America’s Got Talent 2014′s Judgment Week
After what seemed like a month of repeats and repackaged highlights from the auditions for the 2014 season of America's Got Talent, we finally moved on to Judgment Week -- this time not in Las Vegas, but in New York, or New Jersey. Close enough for judge Howard Stern to make it, and that's what matt... [Read More]
 
Fall Sitcoms 2014 and the rise of the BBF: Bearded Best Friend
Three isn't just the magic number. Three also makes a trend, so what to make of the Bearded Best Friend who'll pop up on at least three new sitcoms this fall? Note: It'd be four or more in 2014 if NBC renews Undateable (featuring Ron Funches), and if you count Al Madrigal's character on NBC's About ... [Read More]
 
Nick Thune on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Nick Thune: Is he a hipster or a businessman from the 19th century? Maybe he's just high. Can't say the same about his dog, or can he? In two videos, because that's how The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is playing the YouTube game these days, here's Nick Thune's five-minute set from Friday nigh... [Read More]
 
Last Comic Standing 8: The Universal Studios tour challenge and a head-to-head that goes “sudden death”
If there ever were a challenge that I know I could have won on NBC's Last Comic Standing, then this week's Universal Studios Tram Experience challenge showed me the way. Back in the late 1990s, while living in Seattle as a young stand-up comedian and improviser myself, I got hired on at the Space Ne... [Read More]
 
Ben Kronberg on Late Night with Seth Meyers
Check out Ben Kronberg, cleaning up nicely on Thursday night's Late Night with Seth Meyers, with the slick hair and slicker white jacket. Summertime! Fun with words! Roll the clip! [Read More]
 
Is Jim Gaffigan’s TV sitcom project still alive with another network?
It’s been a marathon for Jim Gaffigan on the road to get his sitcom on the airwaves. His sitcom, a single camera family show loosely based on his real life, has already gone through two different rounds of restructuring by CBS during the 2013 and 2014 pilot season. Now Sony TV, the production ... [Read More]
 
Ben Kronberg on Seth Meyers, “Are you guys pro Reggae marriage?”
When it comes to stand-up comedy, Ben Kronberg is a master at being dry and absurd. He’s left of center but when he connects with a joke it’s a wonder to see. In fact, in Ben’s set from Late Night with Seth Meyers, he made a Star Wars joke that simultaneously made me laugh and [&he... [Read More]
 
Fred Armisen Transforms into a Philosophical American Architect on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright Fred Armisen's ongoing remote "FredEx" segment continued last night, and this time he used the props to turn himself into an "American building designer" who not only questions the existence of angels, but the existence of existence itself. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Marlon Wayans on the “Funniest Wins” philosophy, a lack of sibling rivalries and touring with his brothers Keenen, Damon and Shawn
Marlon Wayans already was hard at work on his new comedy competition series, Funniest Wins on TBS, when he heard that his older brother, Keenen Ivory Wayans, was joining the other competition as a judge on Last Comic Standing. "I think my lawyer may have told me," Marlon Wayans told The Comic's Comi... [Read More]