David Letterman's 'Late Show' Set Is Already Getting Thrown in a Dumpster
by Megh Wright The Late Show with David Letterman finale ended less than 24 hours ago, but CBS is already hard at work moving most of the iconic late night set into its new home: a big dumpster outside the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York. According to the New York Post, crews began hauling off parts... [Read More]
The Friars Club celebrated in PBS “Treasures of New York”
Enjoy this Throwback Thursday with a look back across a century of laughs and comedian-on-comedian ribbing as PBS premieres a new half-hour documentary on The Friars Club as part of the "Treasures of New York" series. The special debuts at 10 tonight on WLIW21, and 10 p.m. Friday on WNET-THIRTEEN. I... [Read More]
Fuse orders Gabriel Iglesias and friends tour series: Fluffy Breaks Even!
Fuse is getting into the Fluffy Guy business for years to come, with a tour-based comedy series starting production today in Las Vegas with Gabriel Iglesias and his friends, plus a multi-year partnership for more series and specials. “Gabriel is the perfect example of the type of talent that i... [Read More]
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Will Be the First 'Chris Gethard Show' Guests on Fusion
by Megh Wright The Chris Gethard Show tapes the very first episode of its Fusion era next week, and now we know the official premiere date, guests, and show topic. TCGS will make its big TV debut on Thursday, May 28th at 10:00pm, and Broad City's Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will appear as Gethard... [Read More]
The 'Cut for Time' Sketches of 'SNL' Season 40
by Erik Voss With SNL's 40th season wrapped up, we're taking a look back at the past year to recall the highs, lows, and other memorable moments as the show ended its fourth decade on the air. Here, we discuss a collection of some of the best sketches SNL made this season — the ones ... [Read More]
Robert De Niro telling Jeffrey Ross’s jokes in upcoming film
Is it the return of Rupert Pupkin? Not quite! Robert De Niro may not be putting on the spiffy suit but he will return as a stand-up comic on the big screen. In Art Linson’s The Comedian, De Niro will play an insult comic reminiscent of Don Rickles. Consulting on the script was Roastmaster Gene... [Read More]
Back to Beijing: The NYT Magazine profiles comedian Joe Wong’s return to China
In 2013, comedian Joe Wong returned to China after living in the United States for close to two decades -- first graduating from Rice University in Houston with a doctorate in biochemistry, then moving to Boston and learning his love for the chemistry of making strangers laugh, which earned him perf... [Read More]
Season 2 of 'BoJack Horseman' Premieres on Netflix in July
by Megh Wright Nearly nine months after getting a season 2 renewal, the new season of Raphael Bob-Waksberg's hit animated Netflix series BoJack Horseman finally has a premiere date. According to The Wrap, BoJack's 12-episode second season will debut on the streaming network at midnight on Friday, Ju... [Read More]
Conan O'Brien and James Corden Pay Tribute to David Letterman
by Megh Wright While they both aired new episodes last night, late night hosts Conan O'Brien and James Corden dedicated moments of their shows to David Letterman, who made his Late Show farewell after 33 years as a television host. O'Brien devoted a portion of his monologue to Dave's influence on hi... [Read More]
Watch David Letterman Make His 'Late Show' Farewell
by Megh Wright After 33 years as a late night host, David Letterman ended a chapter of television history last night with his final Late Show episode. Check out Dave say thank you and good night to the audience for the last time above, then watch clips from the rest of the episode below, including t... [Read More]