Unearthing a Rare 1971 Monty Python Film All About Peas
Let’s say you suddenly found yourself in charge of a major corporation. If you’re good at your job, imagine you’d probably try to steer the ship and make some more money for yourself and your coworkers. But, since it’s never going to happen anyway, what if we just went crazy ... [Read More]
South Park 20 Experience opens at Paley Center in Beverly Hills
The 20th anniversary season of South Park on Comedy Central launches a special interactive exhibit, South Park 20 Experience, today at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills -- complete with free Salisbury steak for the first 100 people through the door today. Matt Stone and Trey Parker first g... [Read More]
Episode #89: Will Forte and Kristen Schaal, FOX’s “The Last Man on Earth”
Will Forte and Kristen Schaal star in FOX sitcom The Last Man on Earth (which Forte created), and they celebrated the second-season finale with a screening at The Paley Center for Media in New York City. But first, they stopped on the red carpet to talk to me about how they met in real life, an... [Read More]
George Carlin’s “stuff” heading to National Comedy Center
Last night at the Paley Center in NYC, the likes of Lewis Black, Robert Klein, Lizz Winstead, Larry Wilmore, Kelly Carlin, and Kliph Nesteroff all gathered under the same roof to pay tribute to the late-great George Carlin. And for good reason. George Carlin’s “stuff” is heading to... [Read More]
George Carlin’s “stuff” heading to National Comedy Center
Last night at the Paley Center in NYC, the likes of Lewis Black, Robert Klein, Lizz Winstead, Larry Wilmore, Kelly Carlin, and Kliph Nesteroff all gathered under the same roof to pay tribute to the late-great George Carlin. And for good reason. George Carlin’s “stuff” is heading to... [Read More]
Looking Back at Chris Rock the Talk Show Host
The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny programs waitin... [Read More]
Discovering ‘Evening Primrose,’ Sondheim’s Horror/Comedy/Musical Hybrid
It’s the day before Halloween, so it’s time for an extra spooky trip to the archives! Specifically a musical/comedic/horrifying spooky trip! Or, to go to the maximum level of specificity, you aren’t actually taking a trip to any kind of archives: you’re reading an article. To... [Read More]
‘Welcome to New York’: Jim Gaffigan’s First Attempt at a Jim Gaffigan Show
The Jim Gaffigan Show has been airing this summer and has been going strong. Just as Louie and Maron have, it takes a comedian’s voice and his real life and merges them together into a blend that is uniquely their own. However, this is not Gaffigan’s first time playing a character on a s... [Read More]
Looking Back at Milton Berle’s Early Years
The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny programs waitin... [Read More]
When Letterman Took 'Late Night' to Tokyo, Sort of
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]