David Cross Moontower Comedy Festival

David Cross to record new special live at Moontower Comedy Festival

The fifth annual Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival just announced today that recent TLB podcast guest David Cross will be shooting his next comedy special, Making America Great Again, at Moontower during two back-to-back performances at the Fest April 22. This will be Cross’ first special since 2010’s Bigger and Blackerer. In addition to the […]

Angel From Hell News

Angel From Hell heads to purgatory after being pulled from schedule

Despite steady ratings by the Jane Lynch vehicle Angels From Hell, CBS has decided to pull the series from its programming schedule for now. However, their is no official word of cancellation. A rerun of The Big Bang Theory will fill the void this week while 2 Broke Girls takes over the slot the following. […]

Matt LeBlanc Television

Matt LeBlanc set to star in comedy pilot “I’m Not Your Friend” for CBS

As the pilots keep rolling from the major networks with comedy being a focal point, it’s no surprise Matt LeBlanc would score a deal. CBS was able to land the former Friends star for new comedy pilot I’m Not Your Friend. According to Variety, “LeBlanc will star as a contractor who learns that raising his […]

Harold Ramis Second City

The Harold Ramis Film School to open on behalf of Second City

Excellent news in the world of comedy coming from Second City. It has been reported that they will be opening “the world’s first film school dedicated to comedy.”, The Harold Ramis Film School. Ramis of course, one of the most well known and successful talents to walk the Second City halls. His reputation and accomplishments […]

Who Knows Jimmy Kimmel Live

Jimmy Kimmel segment “Who Knows?” gets its own game show

“Who Knows?”, a segment found on Jimmy Kimmel Live, will now have its own series thanks to ABC and Andy Richter will in the drivers seat. Big Fan will be a half-hour weekly series. Is this going to be the new craze going forward? If you were to ask The Tonight Show and Jimmy Fallon, […]

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Scott Aukerman announces Comedy Bang! Bang! Podcast tour

Scott Aukerman, host of Comedy Bang! Bang! both on television as well as in podcast form announced he’s taking things on the road. Aukerman and friends will embark on an American tour for a series of live podcast tapings. As for who’s on the bill, he’ll be joined by Paul F. Tompkins, Lauren Lapkus, and […]

Gaffigan Sanders News

Jim Gaffigan is the new Colonel Sanders

Well, the Super Bowl isn’t for a few hours but it turns out we know who will be replacing Norm Macdonald as the next Colonel Sanders and that is Jim Gaffigan. Gaffigan is introduced as the new Colonel in a TV spot KFC is set to run during the game. The ad campaign is sticking […]

Rock the Kasbah News

Cool thing to buy this week: Rock the Kasbah on blu-ray

A has-been rock manager from Van Nuys, California stumbles upon a once-in-a-lifetime voice in a remote Afghan cave in Rock the Kasbah, a dramatic comedy inspired by stranger-than-fiction, real-life events and directed by Oscar winner Barry Levinson. Richie Lanz (Bill Murray), dumped and stranded in war-torn Kabul by his last remaining client (Zooey Deschanel), discovers […]

Larry Sanders Saturday Night Live

Will Bernie Sanders make an appearance on Saturday Night Live this weekend?

The speculation is running at an all-time high right now leading up to this weekend’s edition of Saturday Night Live. What we know for sure is that Larry David will be the host, and with the presidential race picking up more steam, David will obviously break out his amazing Bernie Sanders character. Now what if […]

Party Over Here Television

Paul Scheer and The Lonely Island to have a “Party Over Here”

Ever since MADtv went off the air, FOX hasn’t had a late night sketch show in its ranks and now its looking to make that change. This week Paul Scheer revealed the news (via his How Did This Get Made? podcast) that he was working with The Lonely Island trio for a half-hour late night […]