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  • May hosts for “Saturday Night Live” anounced including Andy Samberg who will also host a primtetime shorts special

    May SNLAll of the hosts for May’s run of Saturday Night Live hosts have been announced. In addition to the already announced Andrew Garfield / Coldplay episode on May 3rd, Charlize Theron will host and SNL alum and recent Emmy Award winner, Andy Samberg will return to host for the first time.

    Samberg’s host session will mark the end of the 39th season of SNL, a season that saw a huge influx of new cast members and the departure of one of it’s biggest influencers,

    In addition to hosting the show at the end of the month, Samberg will host a primetime SNL special that will consist of our favorite shorts that the show has put out over the years. Shorts that Samberg and his crew from The Lonely Island heavily influenced during their tenure on the show. Read More

    The website from “Silicon Valley” exists in real life, get surfing

    Just to add to the awesome that is the new HBO/Mike Judge series Silicon Valley, the network has launched www.piedpiper.com, a website based on the app from the series. The site features a fully detailed description of the app (which lies greatly in line with the show’s main character) as well as some funny bios of the characters on the show. Do yourself a favor and surf the site.

    Opie and Anthony celebrate twenty years in radio with a live SiriusXM Unmasked from Carolines in NYC

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    On Thursday night at Carolines in New York City, legendary radio hosts Opie & Anthony sat down with Ron Bennington (of the Ron & Fez Show) to talk about their 20 year career in radio. A career that took them from Long Island to Boston and back to NYC. A career that, on more than a few occasions kicked them around and set them up for moments when they were forced to make career-defining decisions.

    Bennington hosted O&A as part of SiriusXM’s interview series Unmasked. Where Bennington takes an in-depth look at the career of an artist. However, this Unmasked was different as O&A were on hand to celebrate 20 years of highs and lows of their career in broadcasting. And in a packed comedy club in front of diehard fans is where the duo broke down their story to Bennington. Here’s what we learned from the hour long conversation with the boys. Read More

    Don Rickels stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to make fun of everyone and it was perfect (video)

    Hot on the heels of the announcement that he’ll be the guest of honor of an All-Star Tribute on Spike TV Don Rickels swung by Jimmy Kimmel Live to catch up on with his pal Jimmy. Rickels took the opportunity to do what he always does, and that’s make fun of everyone and everything around him. HE also wished his pal Jimmy the best on shortly having a child. Watch a legend at work folks. Read More

    GQ’s comedy issue: Louis C.K. takes the cover and Julia Louis-Dreyfus has sex with a clown

    Louis C.K. on GQLouis C.K. is on the cover of the latest issue of GQ magazine’s comedy issue where they dub him the “undisputed king of comedy” and other superlatives.

    C.K. also admits that he did feel weird that he never felt more suicidal when things were lean for him. And he had moments, darker parts of the comedian’s life when he got into a motorcycle accident and with the comedy bust in the early 90′s, he went broke. The other being after the flop of his supposed big break in Pootie Tang stating, “It never stopped getting worse. I remember thinking, This is too much for me to handle. I wanted to give up. I knew it was my right to. But then a few minutes would go by and I’d realize, I’m still here. In other words, there was no escape from it. And I’d be a little disappointed at not being truly suicidal. I hated being ‘all right.’”

    Also in the comedy issue, everyone’s favorite Veep, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who in her spread, gets hit on, has sex with, and ultimately has a baby with a clown. Read More

    Stephen Colbert tells Letterman, “I’m going to do whatever you’ve done on Late Show” (video)

    David Letterman had his successor Stephen Colbert on Late Show last night. It was a nice glimpse of what we’ll see in the years to come as Dave allowed Colbert to run point. Both helping introduce Stephen to the audience and showcasing the camaraderie. Colbert asked for pointers, and in typical Letterman fashion, didn’t get much help. Colbert and Dave discussed Colbert’s trying out for an internship and finally getting the chance to read a top 10 list writing sample he submitted to the show 17 years ago. Read More

    “Maron” set to return on May 8th, boasts huge list of guest stars

    MaronThe second season of Marc Maron’s IFC TV show Maron premieres on May 8th. And, we’re all very patiently waiting. So far we’ve seen a teaser clip, heard about some guests that are going to be on the new season of the show. However, today a huge list of guest stars for the next season has been revealed and it’s a big ass list of people.

    Here’s the list…
    Bill Burr (Breaking Bad, The Heat), Wyatt Cenac (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), David Cross (Arrested Development, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret), Joey “Coco” Diaz (Grudge Match, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Paul Feig (Director of The Heat and Bridesmaids, Creator of Freak and Geeks), Chris Hardwick (Talking Dead, @midnight), Rachael Harris (The Hangover), Michael Ian Black (The State, Burning Love), Moshe Kasher (Moshe Kasher: Live in Oakland), Tom Kenny (Voice of SpongeBob SquarePants, Adventure Time), Johnny Knoxville (Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa), Dave Koechner (Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues), Tig Notaro (Professor Blastoff podcast, comedy album Live), Conan O’Brien (Conan), Jimmy Pardo (Never Not Funny podcast), Eddie Pepitone (The Bitter Buddha, Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell), Caroline Rhea (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Phineas and Ferb), Andy Richter (Conan), Richard Riehle (Mob City, The Mindy Project), Rob Riggle (21 Jump Street, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Ray Romano (Parenthood, Everybody Loves Raymond), Sarah Silverman (Wreck-It Ralph, The Sarah Silverman Program), Nora Zehetner (Mad Men, Grey’s Anatomy) and many more.

    In addition to this list, the show’s regulars Judd Hirsch (as Marc’s dad), Sally Kellerman (as his mother), Andy Kindler (as his friend) and Josh Brener (as his assistant) will make their return for another season of self-loathing hijinks and podcasting.

    Via IFC