Conan O’Brien, Weird Al Yankovic, Jon Lovitz joined the cast of The Simpsons, live at Hollywood Bowl
For three days and nights over the weekend, the Hollywood Bowl hosted a nostalgic throwback of epic proportions as the cast, past writers and friends of The Simpsons performed in tribute to the 25th anniversary of the animated TV series on FOX. Hank Azaria hosted, and his fellow voice castmates Nanc... [Read More]
 
Watch Conan O'Brien Sing "The Monorail Song" with the Los Angeles Gay Mens' Choir
by Megh Wright The live Simpsons event took place at the Hollywood Bowl in LA over the weekend, and thankfully there are plenty of clips online for those of us not lucky enough to attend. Above, check out Conan O'Brien's performance of "The Monorail Song" with the Los Angeles Gay Mens' Choir —... [Read More]
 
The lineup for season 3 of Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution on Comedy Central
Comedy Central has announced the featured comedians for the third season of Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution, which returns with a premiere episode at midnight Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Some of "Fluffy's" favorites are back for more showcases in the new six-episode season, as well as his fr... [Read More]
 
On the Road with Gary Gulman
by Phil Davidson Gary Gulman is on tour right now in support of his upcoming third standup special, It’s About Time. Like his jokes, the title has several layers and meanings. But you could add one more: it’s about time Gulman is recognized as one of the best standup comedians working to... [Read More]
 
Cecily Strong Says She's "Genuinely Happy" About Leaving Weekend Update
by Megh Wright When news broke last week that new SNL cast member Michael Che would be replacing Cecily Strong at the Weekend Update desk, it was reported that Strong had requested the change herself to appear in more sketches. Strong decided to address the news on Instagram and delivered the below ... [Read More]
 
“Saturday Night Live” hires comedian Pete Davidson as its newest featured player
Here’s some awesome news to get your Monday morning going. We’ve heard from a few different sources that comedian Pete Davidson is the newest featured member of Saturday Night Live when season 40 begins in a few weeks. The 20-year-old comedian will not be the youngest cast member to ever... [Read More]
 
John Oliver Begs Scotland to Stay in the UK on 'Last Week Tonight'
by Megh Wright This Thursday Scotland will be voting on a referendum to secede from the UK, and on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver broke down both sides of the debate in a segment that's full of references to haggis, Nessie, bagpipe music, and a special visit at the end from Scotland's national anima... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Hires Standup Pete Davidson as a Featured Player
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live just added a new cast member. An SNL spokesperson has confirmed that Pete Davidson, a rising 20-year-old standup who was named one of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch this year, has officially joined the cast as a featured player. According to Deadline, Davidson is the... [Read More]
 
Kurt Braunohler Talks Biscotti, PT Cruisers, and More on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Here's Kurt Braunohler's standup set from Friday's Tonight Show, which covers everything from his opinion on biscotti to a lady at the dog park who he could've benefited from earlier on in life to one time his clothes got stuck in a UK "washing machine." 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
Live from New York, it’s Pete Davidson, your next new Saturday Night Live star
Pete Davidson is scheduled to perform stand-up comedy next weekend in Arlington, Va. But Lorne Michaels has other ideas. The Comic's Comic has learned from multiple sources that Saturday Night Live wants the 20-year-old Staten Island native Davidson to join the featured players in the cast when... [Read More]