May hosts for “Saturday Night Live” anounced including Andy Samberg, who will also host a primtetime shorts special
All of the hosts for May’s run of Saturday Night Live hosts have been announced. In addition to the already announced Andrew Garfield / Coldplay episode on May 3rd, Charlize Theron will host and SNL alum and recent Emmy Award winner, Andy Samberg will return to host for the first time. Samberg... [Read More]
 
Ari Shaffir’s terrific web series “This Is Not Happening” to become a Comedy Central TV show
It’s official, Ari Shaffir’s fantastic web series This is Not Happening is going to make the full transition from the Comedy Central digital production arm CC:Studios, to a full television show on the network beginning with an 8 episode run this fall. This is Not Happening was an origina... [Read More]
 
The website from “Silicon Valley” exists in real life, get surfing
Just to add to the awesome that is the new HBO/Mike Judge series Silicon Valley, the network has launched www.piedpiper.com, a website based on the app from the series. The site features a fully detailed description of the app (which lies greatly in line with the show’s main character) as well... [Read More]
 
VH1 cancels “Best Week Ever,” lays off a good chunk of its New York team
VH1 has officially laid off more than 10 staffers on it’s development team in New York. It wasn’t just bottom level employee’s either, the company said goodbye to Brad Abramson and Kari McFarland, both VPs of East Coast Production. In other words, they just said goodbye to a majori... [Read More]
 
Don Rickels stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to make fun of everyone and it was perfect (video)
Hot on the heels of the announcement that he’ll be the guest of honor of an All-Star Tribute on Spike TV Don Rickels swung by Jimmy Kimmel Live to catch up on with his pal Jimmy. Rickels took the opportunity to do what he always does, and that’s make fun of everyone and everything around... [Read More]
 
Happy 35th Anniversary to The Blues Brothers
Thirty five years ago this week, it was 1978 and Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi debuted their now iconic characters, The Blues Brothers. Joliet Jake and Elwood appeared in the cold open of SNL, they they were on a mission from God to sing the blues, as they performed the song “Hey Bartender.&rdq... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert tells Letterman, “I’m going to do whatever you’ve done on Late Show” (video)
David Letterman had his successor Stephen Colbert on Late Show last night. It was a nice glimpse of what we’ll see in the years to come as Dave allowed Colbert to run point. Both helping introduce Stephen to the audience and showcasing the camaraderie. Colbert asked for pointers, and in typica... [Read More]
 
“Maron” set to return on May 8th, boasts huge list of guest stars
The second season of Marc Maron’s IFC TV show Maron premieres on May 8th. And, we’re all very patiently waiting. So far we’ve seen a teaser clip, heard about some guests that are going to be on the new season of the show. However, today a huge list of guest stars for the next seaso... [Read More]
 
Billy on the Street has a fantastic new game called, “That’s Not Pitbull, It’s Amy Poehler” (video)
Billy Eichner creates some great games on Billy On The Street. It’s quite possible he’s created the best one of all, “That’s Not Pitbull, It’s Amy Poehler.” Yep, Eichner took his Parks & Recreation cast mate and asked her to don the mask of musician Pitbull be... [Read More]
 
Here’s a teaser Adult Swim’s “Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and Friends”
Brett Gelman is the star of the latest [adult swim] TV show Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and Friends and a teaser trailer for the show has hit the web. Upon first glance the show seems simple enough a bunch of friends sitting around at a dinner table talking over a meal, nothing out [&helli... [Read More]