What It’s Like to Get Hired as a Late Night TV Writer
If you’re reading this website, there’s a high likelihood that you think it’d be pretty tight to land a job as a writer on a late night talk show. Where else can one collect a steady paycheck for churning out jokes that actually wind up on TV, all while enjoying fringe benefits lik... [Read More]
The Laugh Button is looking for contributors!
Do you love The Laugh Button and have thoughts on how we can make the site even greater? We want to… MORE The Laugh Button is looking for contributors! appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Here’s the Writing Staff for Anthony Atamanuik’s Comedy Central Series ‘The President Show’
Comedy Central announced earlier today that it’s ordered a weekly late night series created by and starring Anthony Atamanuik called The President Show, and the network just confirmed the show’s full writing staff with us. Considering Atamanuik is the world’s best Donald Trump impe... [Read More]
‘Tonight Show’ Head Writer A.D. Miles Is Leaving the Show
One of Jimmy Fallon’s longtime collaborators at Late Night and The Tonight Show is moving on. Last night, Vulture broke the news that Tonight Show head writer A.D. Miles, who has been working on Fallon’s late night shows since 2009, will “leave the show within the next few weeks.&r... [Read More]
‘Tonight Show’ Head Writer A.D. Miles Is Leaving the Show
One of Jimmy Fallon’s longtime collaborators at Late Night and The Tonight Show is moving on. Last night, Vulture broke the news that Tonight Show head writer A.D. Miles, who has been working on Fallon’s late night shows since 2009, will “leave the show within the next few weeks.&r... [Read More]
2017’s WGA Awards Winners Include ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and ‘Triumph’s Election Special’
The 2017 Writers Guild Awards were handed out over the weekend, and in addition to Donald Glover’s new FX show Atlanta winning two awards for Comedy Series and New Series, writers from BoJack Horseman, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Saturday Night Live, and ... [Read More]
“Atlanta” scores Writers’ Guild Award for Best Comedy Series
Fresh off his Golden Globe wins, Donald Glover has earned yet another accolade for his latest project, Atlanta: the Writers… MORE “Atlanta” scores Writers’ Guild Award for Best Comedy Series appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Steve O’Donnell accepts the Herb Sargent Award at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, and other winners
Steve O’Donnell remained humble as he accepted the Herb Sargent Award at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, wondering if perhaps the WGA had confused him for another former head writer of Late Night with David Letterman, or perhaps Saturday Night Live, or even his identical twin, Mark, who co... [Read More]
‘SNL’ Suspended a Writer Over a Barron Trump Joke, So Dan Harmon Offered Her a Job
Yesterday, SNL made headlines after it was announced that writer Katie Rich has been suspended “indefinitely” from the show over a joke she tweeted out Friday that referenced Donald Trump’s 10-year-old son Barron. While not everyone is defending the joke in question — and Ric... [Read More]
‘SNL’ Suspends Writer Katie Rich for Tweeting a Joke About Donald Trump’s Son
A writer at SNL has been suspended over a tweet about Donald Trump’s son Barron. According to The New York Times, writer Katie Rich has been suspended from the show due to a joke she tweeted on Friday mocking Trump’s 10-year-old son, which received immediate backlash on the internet... [Read More]