TV/Movies

Obama chooses Jon Stewart over Stephen Colbert

By | February 22, 2010 at 10:24 am | No comments

If there’s one thing Obama has succeeded at across the board from day one, it’s having a sense of humor about himself. He’s appeared on Leno, Letterman, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and even performed in a pre-taped sketch on The Colbert Report. But in a recent...

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Jay Leno bandleader and announcer exit Tonight Show

By | February 18, 2010 at 8:00 pm | One comment

More troubles for Jay Leno continue to abound. It was announced in the Hollywood Reporter that Leno's longtime bandleader, Kevin Eubanks, would be making an exit from the new, revamped version of the Tonight show when Leno's incarnation returns on March 1. Also parting ways...

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Judah Friedlander is 'spectacular' on Sesame Street

By | February 18, 2010 at 9:54 am | No comments

One of the advantages of being up at 7 a.m. every morning, due to having a one year old? You're always one of the first people to find out when your favorite comedians turn up on Sesame Street. This morning the mighty World Champion Judah Friedlander graced my television set as...

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Last Comic Standing alum Alonzo Bodden will host Travel Channel's 'America's Worst Drivers'

By | February 15, 2010 at 4:22 pm | One comment

Veteran comedian Alonzo Bodden, who’s been much more visible to the masses ever since his 2004 foray into NBC’s Last Comic Standing – first as a contestant, then as a judge – is the co-host of a new show on the Travel Channel. The show is called America's Worst Drivers;...

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Oscars are worth watching with Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin on hosting duties

By | February 15, 2010 at 11:54 am | No comments

Am I dreaming? Am I actually entertaining the idea of watching the entire Oscars this year? Answer: Yes. Comic veterans Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin are set to host the 2010 Oscars. Together! Both actor/comics have solidified their hero-status in the comic hall of fame with...

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Jim Gaffigan will star opposite Pierce Brosnan and Ed Harris

By | February 12, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments

Beloved comic Jim Gaffigan is slated to star in the up-coming film Salvation Boulevard alongside veteran actors Pierce Brosnan and Ed Harris. The flick is about a former Deadhead-turned-born-again Christian on the run from zealous members of his mega-church who are trying to...

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Comedy Central Records releasing songs from the Sarah Silverman Program

By | February 11, 2010 at 5:15 pm | No comments

Comedy Central Records is set to release a compilation album of songs featured in The Sarah Silverman Program. The 99 track CD -- yes, 99 -- From Our Rears to Your Ears, will be available March, 2 and will contain such fan favorites as Cookie Party, Poop Song, and Baby Penis in...

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Warner Bros. gets behind Russell Brand

By | February 11, 2010 at 2:02 pm | No comments

It looks like U.S. audiences are about to see a whole lot more of Russell Brand. The nothing-to-hide British comic and Forgetting Sarah Marshall supporting player has several high profile projects in the works with Warner Bros. In addition to starring in a remake of the 1981...

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Campaign for Betty White to host Saturday Night Live in full swing

By | February 11, 2010 at 12:44 pm | No comments

At least 186,256 loyal Facebookers think Betty White should host an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. In an unexpected surge of online support, fans are beginning to demand that Betty White, the venerable actress and former star of The Golden Girls, be given hosting...

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