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Harris Wittels, Parks And Recreation producer, writer and comedian dead at 30

Harris Wittels, Parks And Recreation producer, writer and comedian dead at 30

By | February 19, 2015 at 10:30 pm | No comments

Harris Wittels, co-executive producer of Parks and Recreation, was found dead in his LA home this afternoon. While no official cause is clear as of yet, The Hollywood Reporter stated that police had responded to a 911 call at 12 PM for a possible drug overdose. Wittels himself...

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Mo’Nique: Lee Daniels blackballed me after Precious Oscar win

Mo’Nique: Lee Daniels blackballed me after Precious Oscar win

By | February 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm | No comments

We all remember Mo’Nique, right? The standup badass turned sitcom star turned serious movie actress turned dark horse Oscar winner? Yeah, about that Oscar win… turns out it may not have been the career jolt for Mo’ that it normally is for others. Which explains why we...

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SNL 40: Steve Martin catches Martin Short ‘doing Coke’ backstage (PHOTO)

SNL 40: Steve Martin catches Martin Short ‘doing Coke’ backstage (PHOTO)

By | February 19, 2015 at 12:10 am | One comment

In what could have been the most apt maneuver of Sunday’s Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special, Martin Short decided to do a little Coke backstage, maybe hoping to settle his jangled nerves before performing. Unfortunately for him – but fortunately for us – old pal...

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John Oliver NOT Jon Stewart’s replacement. HBO renews Last Week Tonight through 2017!

John Oliver NOT Jon Stewart’s replacement. HBO renews Last Week Tonight through 2017!

By | February 18, 2015 at 5:13 pm | No comments

HBO has renewed Last Week Tonight With John Oliver for two more years. Sorry to anyone still holding out hope that the former Daily Show correspondent would jump ship after his contract with HBO ended later this year. The deal will call for two additional seasons, each...

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Whoopi Goldberg joins Jermaine Fowler’s ABC sitcom

Whoopi Goldberg joins Jermaine Fowler’s ABC sitcom

By | February 18, 2015 at 2:20 pm | No comments

Whoopi Goldberg will join comedian Jermaine Fowler in a new ABC sitcom Delores & Jermaine. The outspoken co-host of The View has signed on to film the pilot in New York City. Jermaine Fowler created the pilot for Delores & Jermaine based on his life. Fowler stars as a...

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Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary In Memoriam honors crew, not just cast (Video)

Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary In Memoriam honors crew, not just cast (Video)

By | February 17, 2015 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live cast members, past and current, will always give tremendous props to the crew members who work behind the scenes. Most any performer will say the same thing about those who aren't in the spotlight; it's why at the end of every Broadway show's curtain call the...

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Conan O’Brien’s Cuba trip is historic for comedy and for America. USA! USA! USA!

Conan O’Brien’s Cuba trip is historic for comedy and for America. USA! USA! USA!

By | February 16, 2015 at 3:54 pm | One comment

Conan O’Brien has been talking about taking a trip to Cuba to film his wildly popular late-night talk show Conan for a while now. This past weekend, however, he had a chance to make good on his promise. According to Deadline, the leader of Team Coco flew to Havana and shot...

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Saturday Night Live app features 5,500 sketches

Saturday Night Live app features 5,500 sketches

By | February 16, 2015 at 10:50 am | No comments

NBC aired its Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special last night and to get people excited the network launched a special SNL app! The new app, now available for Apple iOS with an Android version coming soon, is a free app with more than 300 hours of comedy from about 5,500...

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Comedian Jeff Wysaski Hilariously Changes Bookstore Section Labels, Posts Photos On His Tumblr Page

Comedian Jeff Wysaski Hilariously Changes Bookstore Section Labels, Posts Photos On His Tumblr Page

By | February 15, 2015 at 4:27 pm | No comments

Comedian Jeff Wysaski, who runs the website Pleated Jeans, has taken his hilarious re-labeling talents to the bookstore. Wysaski replaced the usual section signs with new genres like “Dudes Who Lost Their Shirts” and “Animals I Want To Wrestle.” He posted the photos on...

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