TV/Movies

Chris Gethard appeals to Diddy on Jimmy Fallon show

By | September 14, 2010 at 10:19 am | No comments

In case you missed Friday’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon because you were out laughing your ass off at a comedy club like me, all you need to know is #DiddyGethard. And if you find that hashtag as inappropriately funny as I do and want to know more, watch this clip: And...

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Chappelle's Show Neal Brennan and Dov Davidoff strike Showtime sketch show deal

By | September 13, 2010 at 8:03 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_14708" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Neal Brennan"][/caption] One of the masterminds behind the ultra popular Chappelle's Show, writer Neal Brennan and comedian Dov Davidoff have inked a deal with Showtime to produce a sketch series...

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Conan O’Brien, owl appear in first “Conan” print ad

By | September 13, 2010 at 12:58 pm | No comments

For some time now, we’ve known of Conan’s new late-night show with TBS, and not too long ago he announced the name of the show. Now we get our first official glimpse – thanks to this first print ad, posted on Hollywood Reporter – at what promises to be a “hoot.”...

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Ellen DeGeneres struts down the fashion runway for high-end designer

By | September 10, 2010 at 2:01 pm | No comments

From her early stand-up to syndicated daytime talk show, everyone loves Ellen. (We’ll just brush that whole American Idol fiasco under the rug.) The very funny comedienne is always full of surprises, and surprise us she did, complete with confetti, at last night’s Richie...

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Barack Obama’s chief economist is a comedian, has appeared on the Daily Show

By | September 10, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments

Austan Goolsbee, President Obama’s Chief Economist on the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, is set to take over as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, according to the Washington Post. But if you think all government officials—especially economists—are boring,...

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Lady Gaga's brother exposed by Nick Swardson on Comedy Central

By | September 9, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments

In July, we gave you the first taste of the highly anticipated Nick Swardson's Pretend Time, the comedian's sketch show that will premiere on Comedy Central on Oct. 12. Today, we're stoked to give you a follow-up taste. In the clip below, Swardson plays Lady Gaga's brother...

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Bo Burnham inks deal for MTV show pilot

By | September 8, 2010 at 12:16 pm | One comment

Bo Burnham, just back from Scotland’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, seems to have everything but free time lately. MTV has ordered a pilot for a new sitcom to be written and produced by the young comic. At the age of 20, Burnham has already toured the world, recorded a half-hour...

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How hard is Conan O'Brien laughing at Jay Leno's low ratings?

By | September 3, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments

We'll probably never know the answer to this question, seeing as Conan O'Brien isn't the type to gloat about his good fortunes (well, maybe a little). But he's got to be pleased with this morning's news that The Tonight Show with Jay Leno has registered its lowest summer...

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The Office: Season 6 Blu-Ray edition comes with high-tech goodies

By | September 3, 2010 at 12:05 pm | No comments

The sixth season of The Office comes out on DVD and Blu-Ray this Tuesday, Sept. 7. If you know you want it but are on the fence wondering which version you should buy, maybe this tidbit will help make up your mind: if you buy the Blu-Ray version, you can watch the latest five...

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