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Gervais returns as Globes host, tells Crystal not to steal his pedophile jokes at the Oscars

Gervais returns as Globes host, tells Crystal not to steal his pedophile jokes at the Oscars

By | November 16, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments

I guess in the end, NBC and the folks who run the Golden Globes weren't all that offended by the things Ricky Gervais said earlier this year when he was hosting the awards show. You see, the comedian will be back to host the Globes when they return to the network on Jan. 15....

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We hope this week’s SNL isn’t as painful as these promos with Jason Segel and Vanessa Bayer

We hope this week’s SNL isn’t as painful as these promos with Jason Segel and Vanessa Bayer

By | November 16, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments

The last few episodes of Saturday Night Live have been fairly solid. And we're looking forward to this week's, which features host Jason Segel, who's pushing his movie The Muppets. We'll assume that these painful-to-watch promos with Segel and Vanessa Bayer are no indication of...

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Comedy Central extends “South Park” through 2016!

Comedy Central extends “South Park” through 2016!

By | November 16, 2011 at 12:57 pm | One comment

No surprise here, folks. Today, Comedy Central announced that it will continue airing new episodes of South Park through 2016. "The collective genius of Matt and Trey knows no bounds," said Michele Ganeless, president of the network. "Week after week and season after season they...

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Video: What happens if Patton Oswalt comes to your house, reads from his book and eats pie?

Video: What happens if Patton Oswalt comes to your house, reads from his book and eats pie?

By | November 16, 2011 at 12:37 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt's tome Zombie Spaceship Wasteland was released in January in hardcover. But check this out: it's been released again-- this time without that pesky hard cover. What the fuck is that made out of anyway-- steel? Goddamn, I can barely lift it. Thankfully, it's now...

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First look: Comedy Central’s new sketch show “Key & Peele” (Video)

First look: Comedy Central’s new sketch show “Key & Peele” (Video)

By | November 16, 2011 at 10:58 am | One comment

Come January, Comedy Central will premiere its newest sketch comedy series, Key & Peele, starring a pair of some of the most talented dudes to come out of Fox's MadTV-- Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. The show will feature filmed sketches (obviously) as well as live...

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Watch Jonah Hill try to get laid, swear at kids in extended red band trailer for “The Sitter”

Watch Jonah Hill try to get laid, swear at kids in extended red band trailer for “The Sitter”

By | November 16, 2011 at 9:49 am | No comments

Weeks ago, the folks behind Jonah Hill's new movie The Sitter released a red band trailer to promote the film. It was hilarious. But you know what's better than a red band trailer? Two red band trailers. But in this latest one, the super-extended clip teases viewers within an...

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Watch Christian Finnegan talk America’s decline, dining alone and more on “Conan”

Watch Christian Finnegan talk America’s decline, dining alone and more on “Conan”

By | November 15, 2011 at 5:16 pm | No comments

Our love affair** with Christian Finnegan dates back to 2005, when we first interviewed the quickly-rising comedian. The following year, we asked him to review his debut album, Two For Flinching. And he did! And it was hilarious. In 2009, he agreed to let us photograph him in...

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Chelsea Handler inks a deal that will keep her on E! through 2014

Chelsea Handler inks a deal that will keep her on E! through 2014

By | November 15, 2011 at 4:37 pm | No comments

After years of stellar ratings within desirable demographics, an incredible cross-platform visibility and mentoring a small army of up and coming stand-up comedians, it should come as no surprise that E! has renewed Chelsea Handler’s contract through 2014. The new deal all...

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Pamela Anderson will be the Virgin Mary on comedian Russell Peters’ holiday special

Pamela Anderson will be the Virgin Mary on comedian Russell Peters’ holiday special

By | November 15, 2011 at 2:22 pm | No comments

Former Playboy Playmate and (the original?) sex-tape star Pamela Anderson is set to perform in a re-imagining of the Nativity story on CTV and The Comedy Network’s (Canada’s Comedy Central equivalent) A Russell Peters Christmas Special. The role she’s set to perform? Yep,...

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