Image of Nashville StandUp's GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt #BrokenRecordShow ends 184+ hour run at 4:20am April 20, 2015
Nashville StandUp's GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt #BrokenRecordShow ends 184+ hour run at 4:20am April 20, 2015
‪#‎BrokenRecordShow‬ at The East Room featured the best of Nashville’s comedians & celebrity drop-in sets from Hannibal Buress, Rory Scovel, Al Jackson, Eric Andre, Nate Bargatze, Ahmed Ahmed, Keith Alberstadt, Killer Beaz & Jon Reep. Starting 4/12/2015 12:04pm with D.J. Buckley and ending 4/20 4:20am with Chad Riden, NASHVILLE STANDUP surpassed the previous GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ title of 80 hours for “Longest Stand-up Comedy Show – Multiple Comedians” on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 8:... [Read More]
HBO Orders Six New Episodes of 'High Maintenance'
by Megh Wright First it was a web series, then it was Vimeo's first original show, and now, Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair's hit comedy High Maintenance is headed to HBO. According to Dave Itzkoff at The New York Times, the pay network has picked up six new episodes of High Maintenance. A premiere... [Read More]
Long running comedy variety show Sábado Gigante gets cancelled after 53 year run
No puede ser! Univision has cancelled Sábado Gigante a.k.a. Gigantic Saturday, a Spanish-language weekly variety show after 53 years on the air. Sábado Gigante mixes talent shows, sketch comedy, beauty pageants, and dance contests in a three-hour block every weekend... [Read More]
Is Late Night in Need of a "Severe Motherfucking Shakeup"?
by Megh Wright Late last week, Conan writer Andrés du Bouchet took to Twitter to blow off some steam regarding what he views as the less than impressive state of late night comedy today. Most of his tweets have since been deleted, but Uproxx posted the relevant ones before they disappeared. H... [Read More]
This Week on TV: Inside Amy Schumer returns, Jim Norton’s new special premieres, and Monty Python joins Fallon
This week sees the return of Comedy Central’s smash hit Inside Amy Schumer which is heading into its third season. Fresh off her hosting duties at the MTV Movie Awards just a little over a week ago, Schumer has teased us about her new season and we can expect a lot of butts. Also on […]... [Read More]
Diving Into the Completely Insane World of 'Womp It Up!' with Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham
by Alexander Swerdloff Break out your DiGiornos and prolapse your anuses, folks! Much like the rising of good ol’ Christ himself, Marissa Wompler is back and more disproportionately shaped than ever before. As we previously reported, a new bi-weekly podcast called WOMP It Up! launched on Earwo... [Read More]
Jon Stewart Explains Why He's Leaving 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright A little over two months after Jon Stewart announced he's leaving The Daily Show this year, The Guardian has a new interview out with Stewart that reveals why he decided to leave his 16-year late night post and his thoughts on the show's future. Here's what Stewart said when asked why... [Read More]
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]
About Andres du Bouchet’s tirade about the state of late night comedy
This weekend comedian, and longtime Conan writer Andres du Bouchet went on a Twitter tirade about the current state of late night television. Du Bouchet was seemingly fed up with the current state of late night television and its very broad approc. Shows chock full of pranks, nostalgia plays, celebr... [Read More]