TV/Movies

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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Ricky Gervais to present at Emmy awards

By | July 22, 2010 at 11:52 am | No comments

Ricky Gervais announced on his blog that he will be handing out an Emmy. No word yet on which category, but here’s what he had to say on the issue: “Got asked to hand out an EMMY. Nice. I'm there anyway as I'm nominated for the animation [the Ricky Gervais Show] and The...

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David Hasselhoff's Comedy Central roast promos explore cheeseburgers, Germans

By | July 20, 2010 at 5:57 pm | No comments

Get ready to break out your “Don’t Hassel The Hoff” T-shirt, because Comedy Central's Roast of David Hasselhoff will soon be upon us-- Aug. 15 at 10 pm EST to be exact. In between your viewing of old Knight Rider episodes on DVD we have these promos for you to look at to...

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Last Comic Standing Live Blog, Week 7: And Then There Were 7

By | July 19, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 4 comments

9:01 p.m. Craig Robinson is so happy to be back another week that he is moved to tears. He does know that as host, he is safe, right? Or maybe the tears are because he knows that three other eliminations are in store for us. But first, here come the top ten comics you saw last...

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David Cross joins Arrested Development creator's new show

By | July 19, 2010 at 4:07 pm | No comments

While we all wait for the Arrested Development movie, we’ll have to settle for another semi-reunion. David Cross has officially joined Will Arnett in the cast of Michael Hurwitz’s - the creator of Arrested Development - new Fox sitcom Running Wilde. The show is based...

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