The Good, the Bad, and the Deeply Strange: Comedy Central's One-Season Wonders
by Liam Mathews Comedy Central cancels a lot of shows. Enough that Daniel Tosh was able to shout one out in every episode of the first five seasons of Tosh.0 (“We’ll be right back with more Michael and Michael Have Issues”). Tosh’s show has thrived, but what about the suppose... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: With holographic Homers
It seems like our newsfeeds were overrun with news coming out of Comic-Con this weekend. All the studios talking about their big plans for world domination. Marvel vs. DC, AMC vs. FX. All the news an intrigue was there. One of the highlights, is the drop in from the one and only Homer Simpson. Homer... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: With holographic Homers
It seems like our newsfeeds were overrun with news coming out of Comic-Con this weekend. All the studios talking about their big plans for world domination. Marvel vs. DC, AMC vs. FX. All the news an intrigue was there. One of the highlights, is the drop in from the one and only Homer Simpson. Homer... [Read More]
 
Last Comic Standing 8: The Roast of Gilbert Gottfried
You know what? Last Comic Standing really has gotten a lot of things right in its eighth season. When Last Comic did a roast several years back, it felt like a backroom thing. Low-budget. This time around it not only dressed up the contestants in black-tie, but made the whole thing a fully functioni... [Read More]
 
John Oliver Reveals How Embarrassingly Bad the US Is at Storing Nuclear Weapons
by Megh Wright While most Americans might worry about the possibility of getting annihilated by another country's nuclear warheads, last night's Last Week Tonight proved that what we should worry about most are our own nuclear weapons, which it turns out aren't stored with the level of security and ... [Read More]
 
The Simpsons and Family Guy crossover at 2014 Comic-Con panels and in September on FOX
The return of Animation Domination to FOX's Sunday night lineup this fall includes not only the death of one cartoon character on The Simpsons, but also a massive crossover episode that includes the cast of Family Guy. FOX screened the first five minutes of the epic crossover episode this past Sunda... [Read More]
 
Norm Macdonald Plays an Alcoholic Pigeon in Adult Swim's Upcoming 'Mike Tyson Mysteries'
by Megh Wright At Comic-Con, Adult Swim unveiled its 2014-2015 slate of new and returning shows including the new half-hour animated comedy Mike Tyson Mysteries, and you can check out the show's first trailer above. Starring Tyson, Jim Rash, voice actor Rachel Ramras, and Norm Macdonald as a drunk p... [Read More]
 
Watch a Five-Minute Preview of the 'Simpsons'/'Family Guy' Crossover Episode
by Megh Wright Fox revealed the above five-minute preview of its upcoming Simpsons/Family Guy crossover episode at Comic-Con yesterday, which is set to premiere as Family Guy's season premiere on September 28th. The preview is at first a pretty average meeting of the minds between the Griffins and S... [Read More]
 
Top 5 on Last Comic Standing 8 going on nationwide tour Fall 2014
We have our five finalists on season 8 of NBC's Last Comic Standing, and now we know we'll be able to see them all perform live in a theater near you this fall. The show announced a tour that kicks off Sept. 16, 2014, in Tuscon, crosses America and back through at least Nov. 22 in Southern Californi... [Read More]
 
Kathleen Madigan, Judy Gold prove a perfect double bill at Just For Laughs
MONTREAL – With the venerable Judy Gold acting as opener, Kathleen Madigan’s headlining show could really have been a double bill for outstanding, fiery comics in peak form. As arbiters of bitingly hilarious, personalized comedy, the two women have been flexing powerful comic muscles for... [Read More]