Tight 15s: Netflix orders bunch of new, shorter stand-up specials
Netflix made waves two years ago by ramping up production of stand-up specials to almost one per week. Last year, the streaming giant also introduced a handful of half-hour specials called The Standups. In 2018, they’re halving that half! Netflix will make at least 16 new stand-up specials tha... [Read More]
‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ Returns to HBO Next Month
If you’re getting impatient waiting for your John Oliver fix, hang in there, because the wait is almost over. In a new trailer released today, HBO confirmed that Last Week Tonight with John Oliver will return with new episodes on Sunday, February 18th at 11:00pm. Back in September, HBO renewed... [Read More]
Episode #190: Katt Williams
You may think you know Katt Williams, but you don’t know the Katt Williams behind the headlines. You may know him from his role as Money Mike on Friday After Next, or from Wild ‘N Out, or from his four HBO specials: The Pimp Chronicles, Pt. 1; It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’; Katt... [Read More]
Episode #190: Katt Williams
You may think you know Katt Williams, but you don’t know the Katt Williams behind the headlines. You may know him from his role as Money Mike on Friday After Next, or from Wild ‘N Out, or from his four HBO specials: The Pimp Chronicles, Pt. 1; It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’; Katt... [Read More]
Kristen Wiig will star in a sitcom for Apple TV
Apple’s launch into original TV/streaming programming continues, with the announcement late last week that Kristen Wiig will star in a half-hour sitcom for them, executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and her production shingle. Wiig starred for seven seasons on Saturday Night Live and earned... [Read More]
Kristen Wiig will star in a sitcom for Apple TV
Apple’s launch into original TV/streaming programming continues, with the announcement late last week that Kristen Wiig will star in a half-hour sitcom for them, executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and her production shingle. Wiig starred for seven seasons on Saturday Night Live and earned... [Read More]
Mike Ross (@MCRossIsNotAPun) on Raccoons, US History, and Minnesotan Moms
Mike Ross (@MCRossIsNotaPun) is a soon-to-be-published writer of comedy and young adult fiction living in New York City. You can currently find him on Twitter, and you can soon find him on Scholastic Book Fair bookshelves by having a child and sending it to public school. A sitcom that’s nothi... [Read More]
Netflix Orders 13 Episodes of ‘The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale’
Joel McHale is getting back into the talk show game. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has ordered 13 episode of a weekly half-hour topical series hosted by McHale called The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale. The show will “take a sharp, absurdist look at pop culture as well as new... [Read More]
Samantha Bee defends against any #MeToo backlash on Full Frontal
On last night’s episode of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Bee opened her weekly TBS show by examining how there’s already a backlash against the #MeToo movement, or as Bee jokingly calls the backlash, the #YouTooLoud movement. Bee said the “Shitty Media Men” list that was so... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at the Possible Government Shutdown on ‘Late Night’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at the fallout surrounding Trump’s “shithole” comments on immigration last week and how the standoff caused by Trump over DACA might result in a government shutdown tomorrow.... [Read More]