Fred Armisen on the Evolution of 'Portlandia,' 'SNL,' and American Accents
by Megh Wright Portlandia's fifth season premiered on IFC earlier this month, and for longtime fans of the show, the newest crop of episodes have been the perfect culmination of four years' worth of exploring the many characters, small businesses, and human idiosyncracies in the magical world of Por... [Read More]
 
'The Chris Gethard Show' to Premiere on Fusion in April
by Megh Wright Back in December, Chris Gethard announced that his public access show The Chris Gethard Show is making the move to cable, and now we know its new home. In an announcement during last night's show, Gethard revealed that Fusion has ordered ten episodes of TCGS, which will debut on ... [Read More]
 
Kristen Schaal Is an Ally of Subway Manspreaders Everywhere
by Megh Wright The New York City subway system recently took on the issue of "manspreading," and during last night's Daily Show, Women's Issues Correspondent Kristen Schaal appeared to share her unlikely take on it: "As a woman who has struggled her entire life to keep her knees together, I am your ... [Read More]
 
The Chris Gethard Show graduating from MNN cable access to Fusion cable channel in April
The final episode of The Chris Gethard Show on MNN -- Manhattan Neighborhood Network's municipal access channel -- opened tonight with the big announcement: When TCGS returns from its next hiatus in April, it'll do so as a weekly series on Fusion. "Yes, we're still going to book cool musical guests,... [Read More]
 
Kristen Wiig, Jon Hamm, Jason Schwartzman, and Chris Pine Join 'Wet Hot American Summer'
by Megh Wright As if the upcoming eight-part Wet Hot American Summer Netflix series couldn't get any better, Deadline reports that four major stars have been added to the already amazing ensemble: Kristen Wiig, Jon Hamm, Jason Schwartzman, and Chris Pine. Hamm will play a "secret spy," Wiig will pla... [Read More]
 
Key and Peele Get Ready for the Super Bowl with "East/West Bowl Pro Edition"
by Megh Wright Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are hosting Comedy Central's first-ever Super Bowl special Friday night, and today they released a clip featuring a brand new installment of their hit Key and Peele "East/West Bowl" sketches, this time for pros only. They brought along some real NFL... [Read More]
 
Brian Scolaro on Conan
Brian Scolaro most recently appeared on your TV screens as a regular on the TBS sitcom, Sullivan and Son, and Tuesday night showed up on TBS late-nighter Conan to remind us how TV shows and advertisements often shame fat people by portraying them as dumb, too. Scolaro also has a bone or a sleep matt... [Read More]
 
Image of Letterman Invites Leno on Late Show; Will He Visit?
Letterman Invites Leno on Late Show; Will He Visit?
Time is running out for Jay Leno to reunite with David Letterman in late night – and right now the ball is in Leno's court. [Read More]
 
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp trailer reveals cast (Video)
Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer limited series has a trailer and thanks to the video, we also know the cast. Amy Poehler, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Oscar-nominated Bradley Cooper, Judah Friedlander, Janeane Garofalo, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Christopher Meloni, Marguerite Moreau... [Read More]
 
David Letterman Sends Jay Leno an Invitation to Appear on 'Late Show'
by Megh Wright Longtime late night nemeses David Letterman and Jay Leno might have a chat before Letterman exits Late Show in May. TV Insider is reporting that reps from Late Show have reached out to Leno with an invitation to appear as a guest on the show before it ends its run on CBS, but Leno has... [Read More]