This Week in Comedy: 'SNL' Adds a New Announcer and Featured Player
by Stephanie Simon -SNL hired Darrell Hammond as its new announcer and new featured player Pete Davidson. -SNL’s October 11thhost is Bill Hader, and Jim Carrey will reportedly host an episode this year to promote Dumb and Dumber To. -On the Daily Show Jon Stewart... [Read More]
Here's a Teaser for Channel 4's New Comedy 'Scrotal Recall'
by Megh Wright If you're wondering what kind of sitcoms are premiering over in the UK this fall, here's a particularly intriguing teaser for a new Channel 4 series that deserves a standing ovation for the title alone: Scrotal Recall. The show will follow a man named Dylan Witter (played by musician ... [Read More]
Pauly Shore's Road Documentary Premieres on Showtime December 4th
by Megh Wright Pauly Shore is headed to Showtime. Deadline reports that the pay cable network has picked up Shore's documentary Pauly Shore Stands Alone to premiere on December 4th. Directed by and starring Shore, the documentary follows the actor and comedian during a standup tour across the Midwes... [Read More]
Jim Carrey Is Reportedly Returning to Host 'SNL' This Year
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live's landmark 40th season is shaping up to be filled with some great hosts. The Wrap is reporting that Jim Carrey is set to return to host his third episode sometime this season. While the exact date is not yet known and NBC has yet to confirm the news, insiders told ... [Read More]
Watch Seth Rogen, Jerrod Carmichael, Ike Barinholtz, and More in the 'Neighbors' Gag Reel
by Megh Wright Nicholas Stoller's Neighbors was released on DVD and Blu-ray this week, and here's the full gag reel from the film featuring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Rose Byrne, Jerrod Carmichael, Lisa Kudrow, and Ike Barinholtz, not to mention a small cameo from a terrifying flying insect... [Read More]
Watch Conan O'Brien Hand Out Some Audiencey Awards
by Megh Wright Proving that no late night host cares more about his studio audience, Conan O'Brien doled out some Audiencey Awards during last night's Conan to display his appreciation for all the excellent sitters, clappers, and viewers out there. Watch the second part below featuring Conan's no-no... [Read More]
'Simpsons' Executive Producer Al Jean Teases Season 26 and the Show's Future
by Megh Wright With the hit FXX Simpsons marathon and live Hollywood Bowl event now complete, the next source of Simpsons anticipation will be which character is killed off during the season 26 premiere as well as how long we can expect the show to keep churning out new episodes on Fox. In a recent ... [Read More]
Talking to @AveryMonsen about Twitter, Vine, and Photoshopping Stupid Ideas
by Jenny Nelson Avery Monsen is a writer, illustrator, and actor living in Los Angeles. He illustrated and co-wrote the book All My Friends Are Dead, wrote for the third season of Billy on the Street, and has performed at UCB in New York. And, as mentioned in a recent article on this site about the ... [Read More]
Carmen Lynch on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Carmen Lynch isn't in the mood for love. At least not until she's gotten to know herself better. Just taking her friend's advice, Lynch reveals in her stand-up performance Thursday on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Pay no attention to the fact that she's 6-feet-tall. Everything is right whe... [Read More]
'You're the Worst' Creator Stephen Falk Explains His Romantic Comedy Approach
by Megh Wright "But it's a genre that's near and dear to my heart, and I just thought that there's a freedom in British sitcoms for characters to not always be 'broadcast likable,' and thus I thought it would be a nice way to take a show like Mad About You and update it in terms of how young society... [Read More]