Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015

Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015

By | April 10, 2014 at 12:12 pm | No comments

Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015. It's official, so everyone can stop with their absurd lists of possible replacements for Letterman. As you are likely aware, Letterman announced his retirement plans last week on Late Show. Of course we're...

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Oxygen’s ‘Funny Girls’ follows rising Los Angeles comedians in male dominated world of comedy

Oxygen’s ‘Funny Girls’ follows rising Los Angeles comedians in male dominated world of comedy

By | April 10, 2014 at 11:31 am | No comments

Oxygen wants to show the nation how tough it is to be a female stand-up comedian with its new docuseries Funny Girls (working title). The series showcases up-and-coming female comics in Los Angeles as "they strive to break the glass ceiling in the male-dominated comedy...

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Billy Eichner: Would you have sex with Paul Rudd for a dollar? (Video)

Billy Eichner: Would you have sex with Paul Rudd for a dollar? (Video)

By | April 8, 2014 at 11:38 am | No comments

Paul Rudd and Billy Eichner recently took to the streets of Manhattan to play, "Would you have sex with Paul Rudd for a dollar?" As he does so often, the Billy on the Street star lovingly harasses passersby to get his answer. As you could imagine, most respondents were...

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Microsoft’s Xbox One: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Seth Green on board for comedy shows

Microsoft’s Xbox One: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Seth Green on board for comedy shows

By | April 8, 2014 at 9:50 am | No comments

Microsoft is getting serious about creating original programming for its Xbox One. Xbox Entertainment Studios has turned to Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera and Seth Green for comedy shows to stream on the video game-turned-entertainment console, which currently retails for about...

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Watch: HBO’s Silicon Valley, first full episode for free

Watch: HBO’s Silicon Valley, first full episode for free

By | April 7, 2014 at 1:06 pm | One comment

Silicon Valley, HBO’s newest original comedy series, premiered last night on the cable behemoth. But if you missed it or if you don’t have HBO, the network is offering the first episode for free viewing. And we’ve lovingly embedded it below. The series Silicon Valley...

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John Pinette, celebrated comedian, dies at 50

John Pinette, celebrated comedian, dies at 50

By | April 6, 2014 at 10:18 pm | One comment

Celebrated stand-up comedian John Pinette was found dead today in his room at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel in Pittsburgh. He was 50. Pinette, who was famously overweight and who had suffered from liver and heart disease in recent years, died of natural causes, according to...

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Will Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele reboot ‘Police Academy’ franchise?

Will Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele reboot ‘Police Academy’ franchise?

By | April 4, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments

Police Academy will reportedly get a reboot produced by recent Peabody Award winners Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Talks of a relaunch of the 1980s comedy franchise began four years ago and the smash success of the pair's Comedy Central sketch show Key & Peele surely...

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Listen: 1981 David Letterman interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Listen: 1981 David Letterman interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

By | April 4, 2014 at 4:43 pm | One comment

In light of David Letterman’s announcement last night that he will retire from Late Show in 2015 -- watch the video here -- the fine folks at NPR and Fresh Air with Terry Gross, unearthed this excellent interview with Letterman from 1981. The interview on Fresh Air went down...

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FXX signs Tracy Morgan with comedy from Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

FXX signs Tracy Morgan with comedy from Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

By | April 4, 2014 at 3:28 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live alum Tracy Morgan won't fuddle around with a pilot for FXX. The comedy-centric sister channel of FX has given a straight-to-series order for a Morgan-starred show. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia creators Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton...

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