Don Rickles, Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Jerry Seinfeld, Howard Stern, and Steve Martin amongst Letterman’s final Late Show guests
We’re about one month away from David Letterman winding down his stint as one of the greatest late night talk show hosts of all time on May 20th. Today CBS announced the guests lined up for Letterman’s final late night send off. This week’s guests include Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill... [Read More]
Tituss Burgess on 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Critics: "If People Aren't Talking About You, You're Not Doing Your Job"
by Megh Wright It's only been a week since Tina Fey and Robert Carlock's new show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt premiered on Netflix, but the internet is already full of reviews and essays ranging from adoration to outrage. Tituss Burgess, who costars in the series with Ellie Kemper, fielded some questi... [Read More]
Paying tribute to 40 years of Saturday Night Live, mostly thanks to Lorne Michaels
I had a vision in the hours leading up to Saturday Night Live's massive SNL40 celebration on Sunday night of what it could be -- a series of live tributes presented by past cast members and delivered to the current cast members onstage who have taken their torches and run with them. A way to flip th... [Read More]
Wes Anderson, Louis CK top WGA Awards for 2015
Wes Anderson and Louis CK won top prizes in comedy for movies and TV, respectively, at this past weekend's Writers Guild Awards. Anderson took home best original screenplay for The Grand Budapest Hotel, where he's also up for that award and others at this coming weekend's Oscars. Louis CK, meanwhile... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special: Laughspin’s favorite moments
Sunday night’s Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special was a huge success, delivering NBC a ratings smash with 23.1 million primetime viewers. Countless celebrities and Saturday Night Live alumni were invited to perform on the three-and-a-half hour telecast. Other celebrities attended the... [Read More]
Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin’s shout out to Tracy Morgan on #SNL40
Tracy Morgan’s impact while on Saturday Night Live wasn’t nearly as large as what he did after appearing on the show. But that doesn’t mean he wasn’t missed at SNL40. Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin took a moment out of the fun to toss a nod to Morgan who is still very much recover... [Read More]
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jane Curtan bring out the all-stars for #SNL40’s Weekend Update
Another standout moment of Saturday Night Live’s 40th Anniversary show SNL40 was when it came time for Weekend Update. Favorites Tina Fey and Amy Poehler welcomed one of the originals Jane Curtain for some Weekend Updating. They also took a moment to bring on some of our favorite guests who&rs... [Read More]
Tina Fey’s Fortune Feimster sitcom pilot, Uncle Buck reboot advance at ABC
Tina Fey is getting closer to finally putting comedian Fortune Feimster on network television. ABC ordered a pilot for Family Fortune starring Feimster. ABC was previously developing the comedy project from Tina Fey who attempted to get the Feimster-led Cabbot College on Fox last year. Family Fortun... [Read More]
Two more comedy pilots in the books for ABC including “Family Fortune” from Tina Fey
ABC has ordered two more comedy pilots. First up, Family Fortune. Fortune Feimster (Chelsea Lately, 2 Broke Girls) stars and co-wrote the pilot with Matt Hubbard (Parks and Recreation, 30 Rock) about a gym teacher in Georgia who comes out to her family and friends, just as her divorced parents begin... [Read More]
See who’s coming back to Saturday Night Live for the live SNL40 anniversary reunion special
NBC aired two ads during the Super Bowl for Saturday Night Live's upcoming SNL40 40th anniversary special, and in doing so, revealed a lengthy list of former hosts, musical guests and cast members confirmed for the reunion party. Of course, Lorne Michaels always loves to keep some celebrity cameos a... [Read More]