Comedy Central Renews 'Nathan for You' and 'Drunk History'
by Adam Frucci Comedy Central has just announced that they've renewed both Nathan for You and Drunk History for third seasons. These renewals come on the heels of recent renewals for Broad City, Kroll Show, Inside Amy Schumer, Review, and TripTank, giving the network a seriously impressive lineup of... [Read More]
 
Nathan Fielder Describes a Cut 'Nathan for You' Bit Involving Reiki and Yogurt
by Megh Wright "[Reiki]'s like a massage, but you don't touch the person … It's strange. My idea was after the person would remove the energy from people, she could charge people a fee to dispose of it. Maybe she could convince them it was bad for the environment. She did it. She was able to ... [Read More]
 
Conan O'Brien and Brian Stack Want to Make "Anon" a Cool Word Again
by Megh Wright Here's a short and sweet clip from last night's Conan, in which O'Brien and writer Brian Stack state their case for why the word "anon" deserves a glorious comeback. It does sound a lot classier than "turducken." 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Seinfeld Roasts Tommy Chong, and Other Weird Things That Happened on the Playboy Channel
by Ramsey Ess The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny p... [Read More]
 
Jordan Peele Plays Stan Lee in This Sneak Peek of 'Key and Peele' Season 4
by Megh Wright At Comic-Con yesterday, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele revealed one of their sketches from the upcoming fourth season of Key and Peele premiering on September 24th, which — fittingly for Comic-Con — shows Peele as Marvel's Stan Lee. They duo also revealed that they're... [Read More]
 
What It's Like Getting Hired – and Fired – by 'SNL'
by Gary Kroeger It was late summer, 1982, and I was driving down Lake Shore Drive in Chicago with Julia Louis-Dreyfus. I turned to her and said, “This must be what winning the lottery feels like.” We had just been asked to join the cast of Saturday Night Live along with Brad Hall (and Pa... [Read More]
 
The New Season of 'Community' Won't Be on Yahoo Until After Christmas
by Megh Wright At yesterday's Community Comic-Con panel, Dan Harmon and crew gave a few hints as to what we can expect from the show's in-the-works sixth season on Yahoo. Aside from telling the audience that the new episodes won't be available until "probably sometime after Christmas," Harmon also r... [Read More]
 
Fred Armisen Plays the Weirdest Johns Hopkins Surgeon Ever on 'Late Night'
by Megh Wright So far in his remote-from-Portland segment "FredEx," Fred Armisen has portrayed an American building designer who questions the existence of angels and a Peruvian Beatles cover band member who discusses global warming, and last night he returned with the weirdest character yet with th... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)
There might be some beef at this year’s Emmys ceremony between comedy stars Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. The two men are both nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both for their titular characters in Derek and Louie, respectively. Gervais appeared on Late Night with Seth Me... [Read More]
 
Jim Norton’s Just For Laughs keynote address ‘I Insincerely Apologize’ (Raw audio)
MONTREAL — Just a few hours ago, comedian Jim Norton finished delivering I Insincerly Apologize, they keynote address at the ComedyPro conference at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. We’re working on getting the proper audio from the mixing board, but in the meantime, we w... [Read More]