TV/Movies

Comedy Central's bi-annual autism benefit returns

By | July 28, 2010 at 12:08 pm | No comments

Comedy Central and Jon Stewart’s Busboy Productions will join together again for their third bi-annual charity event Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education. The concert will be hosted again by Jon Stewart and will have appearances by comedians...

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David Hasselhoff holds puppies in latest Comedy Central roast video

By | July 28, 2010 at 10:36 am | No comments

David Hasselhoff is at it again promoting is upcoming Comedy Central roast with a music video, “Do You Really Want to Hurt the Hoff.” The 30-second bit features the actor singing a cover of “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” against a backdrop of a wild array of incongruous...

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First look at Nick Swardson's Comedy Central sketch show

By | July 27, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments

With all the poor and starving people in the world isn’t it great when rich people like to leave all of their fortune to the family pet? Enter the world of the newest rich cat, Mr. Stitches! But not all is right in this kitty’s world. His dead owner’s son, Edmond, boiled...

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Last Comic Standing Live Blog, Week 8: Getting Heated (Like the Weather)

By | July 26, 2010 at 9:03 pm | One comment

9:00 p.m. Back in the reality trenches with this week's gripping installment of Where in the World is Carmedian San Diego? No, but really each of the top 7 are stating their names and original locations for their intros tonight, and the Feds are probably keeping track on a...

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Andy Kindler goes all Mel Gibson on Last Comic Standing hopeful; listen to the audio

By | July 25, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 4 comments

Listen, folks. We're not usually into gossip mongering. But when one of the judges of Last Comic Standing gets caught on tape in a Mel Gibson-like meltdown -- not against his wife, but against an aspiring comedian -- we feel it's our job to expose it to the comedy loving masses....

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Joan Rivers to Letterman: I was exiled from late night television

By | July 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments

Here’s a little Late Night television history lesson. There once was a man named Johnny Carson; he was the host of The Tonight Show. Joan Rivers was good buddies with him, and was his official fill-in. Rumor has it, that around that time, NBC was drawing up a list of names...

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Friday Frivolity: Tom Shillue's Pearle Vision commercial

By | July 23, 2010 at 11:07 am | No comments

One of the fun things about being a comedy nerd is that every now and again when you're watching TV -- let's say I was watching General Hospital on SoapNet with my wife last night -- you spot one of your favorite comedians in a commercial. The latest example (in my life,...

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Futurama’s “Lethal Inspection” premieres tonight; watch a preview

By | July 22, 2010 at 4:31 pm | No comments

Nobody’s perfect. And Futurama is out to prove it. In tonight’s new episode “Lethal Inspection” -- 10 pm EST on Comedy Central -- Bender boasts about being a flawless towering inferno of physical perfection. But after the gang puts on a war reenactment, Bender discovers...

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Jim Norton discovers 'Douche To Go' on Jay Leno's Tonight Show

By | July 22, 2010 at 3:17 pm | One comment

Hey, remember when The Jay Leno Show first premiered-- before the late night wars began? Leno employed a solid group of comedians for recurring segments-- peeps like Nick Thune and Jim Norton, guys that wouldn't normally be thought of as network friendly, even at 10...

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