Get Ready for a Week of ‘Tonight Show’ Episodes with Justin Bieber
Prepare for Justin Bieber’s Tonight Show invasion. According to Rolling Stone, Bieber is slated to appear on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon next Wednesday, September 2nd, followed by a week-long residency on the show from September 7th through the 11th to promote his upcoming album. Bi... [Read More]
Go Inside the 1989 ‘Gremlins 2′ Writers’ Room with ‘Key and Peele’
Here’s a clip from this week’s episode of Key and Peele, where we get an exclusive sneak peek at the Gremlins 2 writers’ room brainstorming session that takes a sharp turn once “Hollywood sequel doctor” Star Magic Jackson Jr. shows up to really get the ideas flowing. Th... [Read More]
Here’s a ‘Documentary Now!’ Sneak Peek Featuring Fred Armisen, John Slattery, and a Very Old Bill Hader
Documentary Now! returns to IFC tonight with an allnew episode, and the network just released a sneak peek. Written by Seth Meyers, “Kunuk Uncovered” marks “the first first’s documentary about the Inuit,” and John Slattery guest stars as the manipulative and probably al... [Read More]
TBS Orders Two More Seasons of ‘American Dad’
TBS wants more American Dad. In a press release, the network announced today that it’s renewed Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman’s animated series for two more seasons (44 episodes total), which will keep the show on the air on TBS and Adult Swim through 2018. TBS last rene... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing 9: The Semifinals (Part Two)
We're in the homestretch of episodes that don't have nearly enough time to showcase 21 stand-up comedians in 44 minutes, as this is the second and final semifinal of season nine of NBC's Last Comic Standing. A quick pan across the green room and there's Andi Smith revealing to us she didn't even pac... [Read More]
Hulu Renews ‘Difficult People’ for a Second Season
Great news: More Difficult People is in the works at Hulu. According to Entertainment Weekly, the streaming network has officially renewed the Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner-starring series for a second, 10-episode season. “I’m the luckiest girl in the world to be able to make more epi... [Read More]
Baratunde Thurston Will Lead the ‘Daily Show with Trevor Noah’ Digital Team
Ahead of the Daily Show with Trevor Noah’s debut next month, today The New York Times reports that they’ve hired standup, author, podcast host, and former Onion digital director Baratunde Thurston to lead the Daily Show’s digital production team. Thurston will work as a supervising... [Read More]
Julian McCullough and Annie Lederman to co-host “We Have Issues” weekly series on E!
Friday nights this fall will see comedians Julian McCullough and Annie Lederman facing off on the issues of the week, as E! announced a Sept. 18, 2015, premiere date for their new weekly series, We Have Issues. Their show has an unspecified episode order, but is being launched in the same timeslot t... [Read More]
Jeffrey Tambor, Andy Richter, and Conan O’Brien Talk Late Night TV Sidekicks
Here’s a clip from Jeffrey Tambor’s visit to last night’s Conan, where he looks back on his work on The Larry Sanders Show and explains how watching Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon helped prep him for his role as Hank. This inevitably leads to Conan evaluating Andy Richter’s per... [Read More]
Paul F. Tompkins Says Season 4 of ‘No, You Shut Up!’ Premieres This Fall
Another season of Paul F. Tompkins’s Fusion show No, You Shut Up! is in the works. Tompkins revealed the news near the end of this week’s episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend (starts around the 01:46:04 mark): And I’m very pleased to say, even though it has not been anno... [Read More]