Bob Odenkirk Reads an Excerpt from 'A Load of Hooey' on 'Conan'
by Megh Wright Bob Odenkirk is currently on tour promoting his new book A Load of Hooey, and he stopped by last night's Conan to do a live reading as a shameless politician who calls a press conference to get some skeletons out of his closet. 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Max Weinberg and Conan O'Brien Have a Glorious Late Night Reunion
by Megh Wright It's been nearly five years since Max Weinberg left his post as Conan O'Brien's late night drummer, but thanks to a mishap with current Conan drummer James Wormworth falling down an abandoned mine shaft, last night Weinberg got the perfect opportunity reunite with his old friend. 0 C... [Read More]
 
Daily Show’s Samantha Bee, Jason Jones land pilot deal with TBS
Longtime Daily Show with Jon Stewart favorites Samantha Bee and Jason Jones have landed a deal with TBS to write and star in an upcoming pilot based on their real-life married couple and parents-to-three-children status. “The comedy series will follow a family as they take a road trip to Key W... [Read More]
 
'The Daily Show's Jason Jones and Samantha Bee Are Developing a Comedy for TBS
by Megh Wright When TBS ordered a new comedy called Wrecked last week, reports also mentioned that the network had teamed up with Daily Show correspondents and married couple Jason Jones and Samantha Bee for a "family vacation anthology series." Today, THR confirms that the untitled project has been... [Read More]
 
TBS Orders Deserted Island Comedy Pilot 'Wrecked'
by Megh Wright TBS just gave a pilot order to a new comedy series described as "Lost meets It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia." Titled Wrecked, the single-cam comedy comes from up-and-coming sibling writing team Justin Shipley and Jordan Shipley. Here's the full synopsis for the show: Wrecked chronic... [Read More]
 
TBS orders ‘Lost’-esque deserted island comedy ‘Wrecked’
TBS is more than just Friends reruns (although there’s nothing wrong with those). According to Deadline, the network recently has ordered a new comedy to join its original series library (Ground Floor, Cougar Town) with a pilot order for Wrecked. The deserted island comedy has been described a... [Read More]
 
Wyatt Cenac Feels Weird About Competing with Superstars
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Wyatt Cenac's visit to Conan from last night, where he reveals which big comedy star booked an upcoming show in Madison, Wisconsin not only the same night as his show, but in a theater across the street from where Cenac is scheduled to perform. Thankfully he already... [Read More]
 
Gary Gulman on Conan
The "Greatest Generation" won a world war, had to drink pulp in their orange juice and couldn't download a book into their hands within seconds. So how great were they, really? One of my faves, Gary Gulman, performed on Tuesday's Conan and put all of that and some more technological changes in prope... [Read More]
 
Dana Carvey Impersonates Neil Young, Michael Caine, and More on 'Conan'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from last night's Conan with guest Dana Carvey, who improvises a song about band member LaBamba's weird new horn Neil Young-style. Watch Carvey impersonate Scarface, Liam Neeson, George W. Bush, Michael Caine, and more below: 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
“Conan” does a live run-through of new Ebola patient protocol
During last night’s Conan, poor Andy Richter sneezed. This might not seem like a big deal, but we’re living in Ebola times. The show was then halted to provide live coverage of patient a CDC patient transportation using the brand new Ebola protocols. It might be a scary world we live in,... [Read More]