Fred Armisen Plays the Weirdest Johns Hopkins Surgeon Ever on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright So far in his remote-from-Portland segment "FredEx," Fred Armisen has portrayed an American building designer who questions the existence of angels and a Peruvian Beatles cover band member who discusses global warming, and last night he returned with the weirdest character yet with th... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)
There might be some beef at this year’s Emmys ceremony between comedy stars Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. The two men are both nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both for their titular characters in Derek and Louie, respectively. Gervais appeared on Late Night with Seth Me... [Read More]
 
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]
 
Hank Azaria to Voice Lead Role in Seth MacFarlane's New Fox Show 'Bordertown'
by Megh Wright Last year it was announced that Seth MacFarlane was creating yet another animated Fox series called Bordertown, and it's now signed on a Simpsons favorite to lead the voice cast. Deadline reports that Hank Azaria — the voice behind Simpsons characters like Moe Szyslak, Apu, and ... [Read More]
 
Hank Azaria immigrates to Seth MacFarlane’s Fox animated series Bordertown
Seth MacFarlane’s new Fox animated series Bordertown just landed a huge lead. Simpsons star and comedian Hank Azaria will voice lead character Bud Buckwald. The Emmy Award-winning actor joins MacFarlane’s comedy about two neighbors from very different backgrounds living in a fictional to... [Read More]
 
This week on TV: with comic book store comedy
This week, The Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail will make its premiere on Comedy Central. The stand-up show, hosted by Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani takes place in the back of LA’s Meltdown Comics. It’s been a staple of the LA comedy scene for some time now, so the folks at Comedy Centra... [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]
 
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]
 
'SNL' Firing New Cast Members Displays a Show Still Deeply In Transition
by Erik Voss Word has come down this week that SNL cast members Noël Wells, John Milhiser, and Brooks Wheelan have been let go from the show after one season, with Nasim Pedrad also leaving to work as a regular on Mulaney (a move that has long been anticipated) and Mike O'Brien's stat... [Read More]