Watch 'The Sarah Silverman Program's Tribute to Harris Wittels
by Megh Wright Not long after posting a compilation of Harris Wittels Vines, Sarah Silverman Program co-creator Rob Schrab uploaded a new video yesterday looking back on Wittels' work and appearances on the show during his time as a writer. Be warned that this video contains a very NSFW snow sculptu... [Read More]
 
'The Simpsons' Co-Creator Sam Simon Dies at 59
by Megh Wright Sad news: TMZ is reporting that television writer/director/producer and Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon died yesterday in Los Angeles at the age of 59 after a battle with cancer. Simon revealed on an episode of WTF back in 2013 that he was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer, and since... [Read More]
 
'The Simpsons' Co-Creator Sam Simon Dies at 59
by Megh Wright Sad news: TMZ is reporting that television writer/director/producer and Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon died yesterday in Los Angeles at the age of 59 after a battle with cancer. Simon revealed on an episode of WTF back in 2013 that he was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer, and since... [Read More]
 
Rob Schrab Compiled All of Harris Wittels' Vines into One Video
by Megh Wright Yesterday, Sarah Silverman Program co-creator and Community/Parks and Rec director Rob Schrab paid tribute to yet another hilarious side of Harris Wittels by combining all of his Vines into one video. Expect a lot of puns, food, silly accents, and priceless life advice like this gem: ... [Read More]
 
TruTV orders Those Who Can’t from Denver comedy troupe Grawlix
TruTV continues to step up its slate of comedy series with its first scripted show. Those Who Can’t is a Denver-based sitcom starring Grawlix troupe comedians Ben Roy, Adam Cayton-Holland and Andrew Orvedahl. The trio play immature teachers at Denver’s fictional Buchanan High School. Tho... [Read More]
 
Read a Beautiful Eulogy for Harris Wittels by His Sister Stephanie
by Megh Wright It's been nearly two weeks since writer and comedian Harris Wittels tragically died at the age of 30, and since then there's been an outpouring of remembrance from fans and fellow comics who loved Harris for his many comedy contributions. Yesterday, Harris' sister Stephanie Wittels Wa... [Read More]
 
Jason Jones leaves Daily Show for TBS
The Daily Show departures continue to roll in. Jason Jones will leave the Comedy Central fake news show to star in a TBS sitcom. TBS has ordered 10 episodes of a family comedy series from Daily Show correspondents and awesomely-married couple Jason Jones and Samantha Bee. The untitled show stars Jas... [Read More]
 
Listen to the Final 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' with Harris Wittels
by Megh Wright Scott Aukerman originally hadn't planned to release the latest episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! featuring Adam Scott, Chelsea Peretti, and Harris Wittels, but with the encouragement of his friends and those who knew Wittels before his tragic death last week, Aukerman ultimately decided t... [Read More]
 
Remembering Harris Wittels
by Megh Wright The comedy community was dealt a huge blow yesterday when comedian and Parks and Recreation writer/producer Harris Wittels was found dead in his Los Angeles home of an apparent overdose. He was just 30 years old. Since then, countless friends, fans, and collaborators have been express... [Read More]
 
Appreciating Harris Wittels, Without Getting Too Much Into A #Humblebrag #RIP
The first time I met Harris Wittels, he was all of 21, and baring it all onstage at a naked comedy show. The next time I saw Wittels, he was a New Face at Montreal's prestigious Just For Laughs festival. The third time? It could have been any number of places, and it doesn't really matter which, bec... [Read More]