David Letterman’s Six-Episode Netflix Talk Show Debuts Next Year
David Letterman is returning to the talk show desk. According to The Wrap, Netflix has ordered six episodes of an hourlong talk show hosted by Letterman, which will each include longform interviews with a single guest as well as field pieces. The show – which doesn’t yet have a title &nd... [Read More]
David Letterman will make a six-episode talk show for Netflix in 2018
STOP THE PRESSES! Sit down and brace yourselves. David Letterman, the longest-serving host in U.S. late night television – the original host of Late Night (NBC) and The Late Show (CBS) – is returning to television for a new series for Netflix! He has committed to six ... [Read More]
Sam Morril launching late-night talker on MSG
Sam Morril has sat courtside for the New York Knicks. Now the comedian is getting a prime slot on the TV network that broadcasts Knicks games. People Talking Sports* (*and Other Stuff) will premiere in late-night on MSG Network on July 10. Page Six broke the news. MSG has broadcast another half-hour... [Read More]
Sam Morril launching late-night talker on MSG
Sam Morril has sat courtside for the New York Knicks. Now the comedian is getting a prime slot on the TV network that broadcasts Knicks games. People Talking Sports* (*and Other Stuff) will premiere in late-night on MSG Network on July 10. Page Six broke the news. MSG has broadcast another half-hour... [Read More]
Episode #157: Jim Jefferies
A comedian, actor and writer, Jim Jefferies has established himself as one of the most respected comics of his generation with a controversial and belief-challenging stand-up style that continues to surprise and entertain audiences around the globe. He recently wrapped an international stand-up tour... [Read More]
Brad Pitt delivers the global warming forecast for the debut of The Jim Jefferies Show
Loved the debut last night of The Jim Jefferies Show on Comedy Central. Even excluding the A-list celebrity cameo by Brad Pitt as the show’s weatherman to deliver our forecast in the wake of President Trump’s pull-out from the Paris global climate agreement. Something about the tone and ... [Read More]
FOX to test out comedian-based daytime talk show “Punchline” during summer 2017
Daytime TV already has hourlong talk shows hosted by Ellen Degeneres and Steve Harvey, and panel discussions including the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood. But what about a half-hour whiz-bang of a show in which comedians just riff jokes about the day’s he... [Read More]
Steve Harvey explains that memo to his Chicago talk show staff
As Steve Harvey wraps up the fifth season of his syndicated daytime talk show, he’s moving not only to a new production company but also a new location, taking his show from Chicago to Los Angeles. So now one of his Chicago staffers has leaked a memo Harvey sent to all of them at the […... [Read More]
truTV upgrades Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks from clips to series, orders Amy Sedaris talk show and more
You’ve seen Laff Mobb re-enact stand-up comedy bits on YouTube and overnight on truTV’s Late Night Snack, and this fall, you’ll get to see them in full half-hour doses. truTV announced a 12-episode order this fall of Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks, along with a new talk show hosted ... [Read More]
Iliza Shlesinger debuts “Truth & Iliza” on Freeform
Iliza Shlesinger made no secret of wanting her own late-night talk show, and Tuesday night, she premiered Truth & Iliza on Freeform. It’s a weekly half-hour, each week built around a theme of Shlesinger’s choosing. For her debut, she chose “Well, What Can We Say.” The epi... [Read More]