Colin Jost and Michael Che Promoted to Co-Head Writers at ‘SNL’
Saturday Night Live has made some changes to its writing staff. According to Variety, Weekend Update co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che have been named co-head writers at the show, joining Kent Sublette and Bryan Tucker. (Jost previously served as a head writer from seasons 38-40 but stepped down... [Read More]
2018 WGA Award Nominations Include ‘American Vandal,’ ‘Nathan for You,’ ‘The President Show,’ and More
The Writers Guild of America announced its list of 2018 WGA Award nominees today, which includes returning series like Nathan for You, Silicon Valley, and Veep as well as new series like GLOW, The President Show, and Netflix’s mockumentary series American Vandal. Nathan for You earned noms in ... [Read More]
2018 WGA Award Nominations Include ‘American Vandal,’ ‘Nathan for You,’ ‘The President Show,’ and More
The Writers Guild of America announced its list of 2018 WGA Award nominees today, which includes returning series like Nathan for You, Silicon Valley, and Veep as well as new series like GLOW, The President Show, and Netflix’s mockumentary series American Vandal. Nathan for You earned noms in ... [Read More]
Amber Ruffin to Host the 2018 WGA Awards in New York
While Seth Meyers has signed on to host the 2018 Golden Globes next month, one of his Late Night writers/performers has landed an awards show hosting gig of her own. The Writers Guild of America announced today that Amber Ruffin will host next year’s WGA Awards ceremony in New York, which will... [Read More]
Amber Ruffin to Host the 2018 WGA Awards in New York
While Seth Meyers has signed on to host the 2018 Golden Globes next month, one of his Late Night writers/performers has landed an awards show hosting gig of her own. The Writers Guild of America announced today that Amber Ruffin will host next year’s WGA Awards ceremony in New York, which will... [Read More]
New Study Finds That Only 4.8% of TV Writers Are Black
A new study by a UCLA professor has resulted in some stunning proof that television still has a long, long way to go when it comes to diverse voices behind the camera. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the racial justice organization Color of Change has commissioned UCLA’s Darnell Hunt... [Read More]
New Study Finds That Only 4.8% of TV Writers Are Black
A new study by a UCLA professor has resulted in some stunning proof that television still has a long, long way to go when it comes to diverse voices behind the camera. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the racial justice organization Color of Change has commissioned UCLA’s Darnell Hunt... [Read More]
The nightly late-night writing staffs for America’s TV talk shows in 2017
Something remarkable happened on Wednesday’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. It wasn’t one of the many game shows within Fallon’s talk shows, or something his musical guest performed, or anything from Fallon’s monologue or from his overly enthusiastic inter... [Read More]