Alec Baldwin Tells Letterman About the Origins of His 'SNL' Tony Bennett Impression
by Megh Wright Alec Baldwin paid a visit to David Letterman on Friday, where he looked back on the creation of the "Tony Bennett Show" sketch at SNL and eating lots of food backstage with the writers. He also gave Dave a special retirement gift just one month ahead of his big Late Show goodbye. 0 C... [Read More]
 
Martin Sheen and 'Last Week Tonight' Make the Perfect Doomsday Video
by Megh Wright Earlier this year, CNN's top secret doomsday video leaked online, but Last Week Tonight decided it was a little too depressing and in need of a more celebratory update. So with a little help from Martin Sheen, the show put together a doomsday video full of some of humanity's greatest ... [Read More]
 
Comedy Dynamics to premiere Coming to the Stage, series hosted by Dan Levy (Video)
For those of you out there who just can’t get enough of stand-up packaged into TV series form, there’s good news sliding down the story shoot for you. On May 6, production company Comedy Dynamics will debut Coming To The Stage, a new six-part series that will spotlight several up-and-com... [Read More]
 
Jessica Williams and Samantha Bee Hand Out the 2015 'Mercun Award on 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright A lot of dumb news stories have happened so far in 2015, so during last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart welcomed correspondents Jessica Williams and Samantha Bee to hand out the 2015 'Mercun Award, which The Daily Show bestows upon one US news story that best encompasses the "true ess... [Read More]
 
Conan O'Brien Gets Trapped with Jordan Schlansky in Escape Room LA
by Megh Wright Here's the latest Conan remote segment featuring Conan O'Brien and his no-nonsense producer Jordan Schlansky, who take a trip to Escape Room LA and get trapped together in the 1940s-set "Detective" room. O'Brien might not be the best at solving all the intricate puzzles and clues insi... [Read More]
 
Amy Schumer, John Oliver win Peabody Awards + Amy Schumer’s hilarious booty video!
Amy Schumer and John Oliver join fellow Comedy Central cohorts Jon Stewart and Key & Peele as Peabody Award Winners. The Peabody Awards are given annually for various media. “The single criteria for receiving a Peabody Award is excellence,” says its website. Unlike the Oscars or Emmy... [Read More]
 
Reggie Watts and Paul F. Tompkins Sing About Justice and Crime-Fighting on 'Reggie Makes Music'
by Megh Wright Here's the latest installment of Reggie Makes Music with special guest Paul F. Tompkins, who is more than game to freestyle with Watts about doing crime, doing time, stealing pennies at 7-Eleven, suicidal thoughts, and a bunch of other stuff. Catch all the rest on Comedy Bang! Bang! o... [Read More]
 
Japanese karaoke game show Sing What Happens features women giving handjobs to contestants
Japan has a proud history of producing some of the most bizarre and disturbing reality programs and game shows on television. There’s a show called Troop of 100 wherein a group of 100 human beings run toward an unsuspecting stranger to scare him half to death. Then there’s the game show ... [Read More]
 
At 2015 Crackle Upfronts, Jerry Seinfeld snaps at YouTube, pops TV’s bubble
Jerry Seinfeld doesn't need Crackle nearly as much as Crackle needs him. But the upstart webseries-turned-streaming provider is backed by Sony Pictures Entertainment, which just so happened to back Seinfeld's hit sitcom and made billions of dollars to go around. So when Seinfeld needed a vehicle to ... [Read More]
 
Jordan Klepper Investigates Christianity's "Super Super Super Dope" Future
by Megh Wright Last night on The Daily Show, Jordan Klepper took a closer look at the future of Christianity by interviewing two pastors — the super cool, Grand Theft Auto-playing Pastor Carl Lentz and the very less cool Reverend Dr. Christopher J. Benek — to find out more. For Lentz, th... [Read More]