TV/Movies

Aziz Ansari in talks to star in Zombieland director's new movie

By | April 8, 2010 at 12:00 am | No comments

Aziz Ansari has signed on to star in 30 Minutes or Less, a feature film directed by Ruben Fleischer, the guy behind last year's bizarre comedy Zombieland. According to the Hollywood Reporter, 30 Minutes or Less "revolves around a junior high history teacher (Ansari) and a...

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Jay Leno dissed (Team Coco-style) on Tonight Show

By | April 7, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments

This is just too funny/badass. The folks at TMZ screen grabbed some shots of guitarist Slash – performing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night – proudly sporting a Team Coco button. And it’s not the first time Leno has been given the guerrilla Team Coco...

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Jimmy Carr invades television commercials to hilarious effect

By | April 7, 2010 at 5:01 pm | No comments

British television’s Channel 4 recently had a Comedy Gala that featured stand-up comedians. Like American television, they eventually had to cut to commercial breaks. But unlike American TV, they came up with the brilliant idea to keep the laughs coming during a commercial...

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It's official: Tina Fey returns to Saturday Night Live as Sarah Palin

By | April 7, 2010 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Back in February, it seemed all but certain that Tina Fey would, indeed return to Saturday Night Live to do her infamous impression of Sarah Palin. Though the folks at SNL were careful about commenting or confirming, today we've learned that it's official. Tina Fey will become...

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Tina Fey reveals Conan, Leno-inspired ’30 Rock’ finale plot (VIDEO)

By | April 7, 2010 at 3:01 pm | One comment

On the season finale of NBC and Tina Fey's ultra-mega hit love child, 30 Rock, the Divine Ms. F is playing things a little dirty. Apparently – as our not-so-secret sources at Movieline.com have revealed – there's going to be a little bit of Conan-gate in the episode's...

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George Lopez, Fred Armisen start work on Smurfs movie

By | April 7, 2010 at 10:22 am | No comments

Move over Avatar, there’s a new 3-D movie about blue people on the way. But instead of being freakishly tall, these characters are a bit on the short side. That’s right, The Smurfs movie is officially under production, and it is choc-full of comedy greatness. Sony and...

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Last Comic Standing live semi-finals scheduled

By | April 5, 2010 at 9:36 pm | No comments

Can you smell it, comedy fans? It’s getting closer. The premiere – and return after a year hiatus – of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, set for June 7, is fast approaching. And not just because we know how to read a calendar, but because we found out when and where the...

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Human Giant's Paul Scheer to host Streamy Awards

By | April 1, 2010 at 4:59 pm | No comments

Oscars Shmoscars! Let’s hear it for the peeps or really entertain us—the nerds that create original broadband web television, much of which is of the ha-ha variety. That’s why the folks at the Streamy Awards have chosen Human Giant’s Paul Scheer to host the second...

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Robin Williams in trouble for Australia ‘redneck’ comment

By | April 1, 2010 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Or, "Hairy Comedian in Hairy Situation," as the New York Times so eloquently put it. No, this is no shoddy example of a hair-brained (sorry) April Fools joke - this week, Reginald Rant Robin Williams really did appear on The Late Show with David Letterman, and he really did call...

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