What’s coming in comedy from Netflix in Fall 2015 and into 2016? A TCA update
The TCA summer press tour began on Tuesday in Pasadena -- an annual parade of TV networks and stars, presenting themselves en masse to the TV Critics Association in hopes that their fall series will be welcomed and shared with rave reviews. Or, at the very least, enough buzz to break them out from t... [Read More]
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Premiere the New ‘Sisters’ Trailer on ‘The Tonight Show’
Last night, the wonderful Amy Poehler and Tina Fey visited their old pal Jimmy Fallon at The Tonight Show, and they brought a very special treat: the first full trailer for their new movie Sisters, which was written by SNL’s Paula Pell and hits theaters on December 18th. They also faced off ag... [Read More]
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler premiered the trailer for “Sisters” on The Tonight Show
Last night Tina Fey and Amy Poehler stopped by The Tonight Show for a round of True Confessions with Jimmy Fallon. But they weren’t there just to play games, they were also there for the world premiere of their new movie, Sisters. Fey and Poehler are two disconnected sisters whose parent sold ... [Read More]
Steve Martin receives The American Film Institute’s 43rd Life Achievement Award
Steve Martin has been an influence on everyone and everything in comedy since he first hit the scene as a writer on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. And even when he branched away from stand-up comedy, he become a successful actor, as well as an author, playwright, pianist and banjo player, eventu... [Read More]
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey action figures? Is it Christmas tomorrow?
Yes, Internet, it’s true. In case you missed this crime-fighting bombshell tidbit from last week’s kickass news cycle, there are now actual Tina Fey and Amy Poehler action figures. And bless them, the package even comes with a little news desk. (Kind of like Wonder Woman’s inv... [Read More]
Here’s the 22-year-old intern who wrote the #1 and #2 entries on Late Show with David Letterman’s finale Top 10
David Letterman's 33-year career in late-night television memorably gave a lot of would-be comedy writers and producers their own starts in show business as interns, receptionists and pages -- and wouldn't you know it -- even his grand finale held true to that formula. Caroline Schaper, a 22-year-ol... [Read More]
Weekend Update-Era Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Get the Action Figure Treatment This Summer
Say hello to the hottest action figure set of 2015: American heroes, comedy queens, and SNL favorites Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Ahead of Comic-Con in San Diego this summer, Entertainment Earth has revealed that a limited set of 3 1/2-inch Fey and Poehler action figures dressed up like their days as ... [Read More]
Tina Fey Gives David Letterman Her Last Fancy Talk Show Dress
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from last night's Late Show with guest Tina Fey, who decided to mark her 20th and final appearance with Letterman by giving him something she was happy to give away — the very last fancy dress she'll ever wear on a late night talk show. Watch another clip from Fey'... [Read More]
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Laughter and the art of survival
I just finished watching Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for a third time on Netflix, and I’m having some feelings about it. Namely, wow. They really did it. They managed to make a sitcom with a central premise that revolves around a victim of kidnapping and abuse. Yup, that actually happened. And t... [Read More]
Watch Tina Fey, Scott Adsit, Rachel Dratch, and More Prove How Everything Is Connected
by Megh Wright Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy's biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, a... [Read More]