Al Franken and Conan O’Brien Talk Humor in Politics and the “Terrifying” Election
Here’s a clip from Al Franken’s visit to last night’s Conan, where he explains to O’Brien why, even though there’s no place for humor in politics and Conan would probably not make a great senator, he’s still got an important job as the dean of late night TV. &ldqu... [Read More]
Noah Gardenswartz’s debut on Conan
Noah Gardenswartz's biggest week ever kicked off Monday night with an appearance on Conan, where the comedian joked about a subway poet, moving in with his girlfriend, and trying acid for the first time. Gardenswartz has his debut stand-up comedy album coming out this weekend, coinciding with the pr... [Read More]
TBS Just Made It Very Easy to Catch Up on Every Episode of ‘Full Frontal’
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee has aired over 20 episodes on TBS, so to celebrate that milestone — and to celebrate their very first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series — they’ve made it super easy for fans to catch up with this post rounding up all 21 epis... [Read More]
TBS Orders a ‘Drop the Mic’ Series from James Corden and Ben Winston
James Corden’s “Drop the Mic” rap battle segment from The Late Late Show is turning into its own show at TBS. According to Variety, the network has ordered a Drop the Mic series from Corden, Late Late Show showrunner Ben Winston, and Jensen Karp. Corden will not appear on the show,... [Read More]
2016 TCA Awards honor black-ish, Rachel Bloom, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Not to be confused with the Teen Choice Awards, the TCA Awards handed out over the weekend let us know what TV shows in this "Too Much TV" or "Peak TV" era have captured the hearts and minds of North America's TV critics. So if you thought your favorite TV series got snubbed by the […] [Read More]
Samantha Bee Dove Deep on the DNC Last Night
On last night’s Full Frontal, Samantha Bee dove deep into every part of last week’s DNC, from the speeches to the protests to the difficulty the party is having in connecting with working-class white guys. TBS was nice enough to break the episode up into annoyingly small chunks, which yo... [Read More]
TBS Orders a New Comedy Pilot from ‘Bored to Death’s Jonathan Ames
TBS has placed an order for pilot World’s End from writer Jonathan Ames, the creator of HBO’s Bored to Death (and author of a number of books). The half-hour comedy will star Hamish Linklater and Wanda Sykes. Here’s the synopsis: World’s End follows Henry Mueller (Linklater),... [Read More]
‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’ to Offer Expanded Election Coverage
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee has become an instant hit, with ratings skyrocketing since its February premiere. The show features beloved former Daily Show correspondent Bee taking on current events more seriously than other comedy-heavy news shows tend to — popular topics from the shows... [Read More]
Wyatt Cenac’s ‘People of Earth’ and Alia Shawkat’s ‘Search Party’ Are Coming to TBS This Fall
Over the weekend, TBS set the premiere dates for two of its new original comedies slated for this fall. First up is Wyatt Cenac’s People of Earth, about a support group for alien abductees, which is premiering on October 31st. The following month, they’ll be airing the entire first seaso... [Read More]
Samantha Bee Takes a Closer Look at Clinton’s “Nilla Wafer” VP Pick Tim Kaine
Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee looks at Hillary Clinton’s VP pick Tim Kaine, who on the surface seems less like an exciting, progressive candidate and more like Clinton is “trying to set America up with the son of a coworker she barely knows.... [Read More]