SNL, 30 Rock honcho Lorne Michaels to be honored at Emmys

By | June 15, 2010 at 8:47 pm | No comments

For his 35 years at the helm of Saturday Night Live as well as launching a great many movie careers (and wholly changing the face of television comedy), Lorne Michaels will be honored with the International Emmy Directorate Award. "With Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels...

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Last Comic Standing 7 Live Blog, Episode 2: NYC Auditions

By | June 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm | No comments

9:00 p.m. Alright, we're in NYC for two days of auditions. Craig Robinson is now rocking a keytar and has a sax woman to lend the sporadically clapping flash mob some rhythm. 9:02 p.m. Oh, I know Alycia Cooper! Hi! She's from my city. She's doing some D.C.-related material, and...

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Will Zach Galifianakis play a Nazi-hunting fish in CGI flick?

By | June 14, 2010 at 8:41 pm | No comments

Zach Galifianakis will portray a fish who takes on Nazis in a new CGI-animated film, a report suggests. The Los Angeles Times cites unnamed sources who claim the comedian is in negotiations to play the lead role in a remake of the well-forgotten 1964 film The Incredible Mr....

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Stephen Colbert lends talents to Bob Hope political comedy exhibit

By | June 14, 2010 at 4:22 pm | One comment

Politics and comedy have been intertwined forever, and now it’s being celebrated on a national scale. The Library of Congress in Washington DC just opened a new exhibition celebrating the comedy of Bob Hope, and political satire in general. And one of today's best known...

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D.L. Hughley to host game show pilot for NBC

By | June 14, 2010 at 1:30 pm | No comments

Comedian D.L. Hughley is set to host an NBC game show pilot. We immediately snapped to attention because there's nothing we love more than overqualified hosts and desperate contestants vying for cash. The show is called Who's Bluffing Who? and features seven contestants trying...

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Chris Rock talks food racism, Conan and being poor on Leno

By | June 10, 2010 at 10:19 am | No comments

On a recent Tonight Show with Jay Leno interview punctuated by awkward questions about where the red-haired guy went, Chris Rock talks about his two daughters and what life was like growing up in a shoe. Rock quips that his young daughters recently got out of rehab and...

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David Hasselhoff to be roasted on Comedy Central

By | June 10, 2010 at 8:53 am | 3 comments

You remember David Hasselhoff, right? Knight Rider lead, Baywatch lifeguard, late 80's German popstar, occasionally drunken mess David Hasselhoff? Comedy Central announced that Hasselhoff will be their next roastee. Don't worry, they already made the "Don't hassle the Hoff"...

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TBS pokes fun at Emmys in Conan O’Brien ads

By | June 8, 2010 at 6:09 pm | No comments

The newly TBS-supported Conan O’Brien isn’t holding anything back. The deposed comedy lord and his new cable comrades are going right for the jugular, telling the world they want Emmys before they’ve even gone on the air. The image to the right is one of several new ads...

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Nick Kroll as Fabrice Fabrice crashes MTV Movie Awards

By | June 8, 2010 at 1:13 pm | No comments

Who doesn’t love hearing the words “It’s me Fabrice Fabrice, I’m the Craft services coordinator!” That’s right, Nick Kroll is back in character as Fabrice Fabrice, and this time he’s interviewing stars on the red carpet at the MTV Movie Awards. He manages to ask...

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