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  • Monroe Martin on The Tonight Show, “I believe that you can only eat as healthy as the stores surrounding your area”

    Monroe Martin on The Tonight Show

    About a year after making a splash as a finalist on Last Comic Standing, Monroe Martin made his late night TV debut on The Tonight Show. How did he do? He came up big with some great jokes about geography, the 24 hour news cycle and which nationality he believes certain superheroes to be. Congrats Monroe! Read More

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler premiered the trailer for “Sisters” on The Tonight Show

    Sisters

    Last night Tina Fey and Amy Poehler stopped by The Tonight Show for a round of True Confessions with Jimmy Fallon. But they weren’t there just to play games, they were also there for the world premiere of their new movie, Sisters. Read More

    Nate Bargatze’s set on Fallon discussing time travel: “I honestly don’t think I could prove I’m from the future I’m so dumb”

    Nate Bargatze crushed on The Tonight Show. During his set he discusses fighting his wife’s ex-boyfriends, taking his kid to Disney World for the first time, and working at a theme park. Be sure to watch Nate’s new stand-up special on Comedy Central May 2 called Full Time Magic.

    About Andres du Bouchet’s tirade about the state of late night comedy

    Andres du BouchetThis weekend comedian, and longtime Conan writer Andres du Bouchet went on a Twitter tirade about the current state of late night television.

    Du Bouchet was seemingly fed up with the scene and its very broad approach to what it puts on the air. Du Bouchet didn’t name names, but declared that current shows are chock full of pranks, nostalgia plays, celebrity sketches, karaoke, mash-ups, and hashtags… summing everything up by calling it “Prom King Comedy,” and stating “shove your lip-syncing up your ass.”

    Du Bouchet has since deleted his tweets which is chock full of NSFW language, but does he have a point? Read More

    Kyle Kinane on The Tonight Show, “I just turned 38 years old, I didn’t think I was going to live this long”

    Kyle Kinane on The Tonight Show

    Last night Kyle Kinane was the guest comedian on The Tonight Show. He recently turned 38 and addresses a lot of things he’s come to realize getting old. Unfortunately Kyle didn’t plan for it as he thought he’d be taken out at the age of 12 in a BMX accident. Read More

    This Week on TV: The Larry Wilmore era begins tonight on Comedy Central with “The Nightly Show”

    Larry“It’s like ‘The Daily Show’, but Nightlier” says Larry Wilmore who’s new show aptly titled, The Nightly Show, begins tonight. Originally called The Minority Report, but ultimately changed, The Nightly Show is a spin-off of The Daily Show where Wilmore spent time as a recurring contributor, also known as the “Senior Black Correspondent” starting in 2006. Wilmore is no stranger to television having been a part of the extremely influential In Living Color as a writer. He also went on to write and produce The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as well as The Jamie Foxx Show. Wilmore subsequently created and produced The Bernie Mac Show, and won an Emmy for writing the pilot episode. Other credits include Whoopi and The Office. Larry Wilmore is no stranger to the other side of the camera either having acted in The Facts of Life and Happy Endings as well as the feature films I Love You, Man and Dinner for Schmucks. The format of The Nightly Show will begin with Wilmore’s scripted take on the news followed by a panel discussion with his guests. It all begins tonight on Comedy Central 11:30pm ET. Here’s to Mr. Wilmore and his new show! And now for the rest of This Week on TV: Read More

    This Week on TV: The Return of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia

    It's Always Sunny In PhiladelphiaLate night TV is back in full swing and most of our favorite TV shows have returned to business. However, there are still a few that have yet to do so. This includes It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, which is having it’s season premiere, 10th season premiere, this Wed. Jan. 14th 10pm on FXX. This show has made stars out of it’s cast, particularly Charlie Day, and also showcases one of the funniest, underrated, and under appreciated comedic actors in Kaitlin Olson. She has left her mark not only on “Sunny”, but throughout her many appearances and recurring characters on such shows as New Girl, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Riches, and The Drew Carey Show. She recently appeared opposite Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock in The Heat. Kaitlin, an alumni of The Groundlings, also harbors a very impressive improv skill set, which helps set her apart from the rest of the pack in the comedy game. Keep your eyes peeled in 2015 as she continues to make waves and features in the upcoming film Vacation, a continuation of the franchise starring Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth, Nick Kroll, and simply too many others to list here. Not only Philadelphia, but TV itself, will always be sunny as long as this show is around. This weeks list of TV appearances… Read More

    Best of 2014: Best late night stand-up sets

    Best Late Night Spot

    We watch a lot of late night television ’round these parts. A large reason is because comedians get the chance to drop in an do a tight 5 for the late night audience. This year we saw so many great comedians make late night debuts or solidify their stance as comedy pros. Here are staff picks for our favorite late night appearances. Read More

    Jerry Seinfeld delivers a classic stand-up set about “things” on The Tonight Show

    In case you missed it due to the holiday, Jerry Seinfeld kicked it old school by delivering a classic stand-up set on The Tonight Show. He’s been busy with his series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and also recently had a cameo in Chris Rock’s Top Five. Hard to believe the 9 season run of Seinfeld on NBC started over 25 years ago. He’s on the road now, so grab some tickets and see one of our generation’s best.

    Nick Offerman talks about wrapping up ‘Parks & Rec’ on Fallon


    Sadly, Parks and Recreation has wrapped in series finale. Nick Offerman, who gave the world the wonderful Ron Swanson, visited The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon the other night. Offerman talks about the somber last day of filming, how everyone was reduced to tears on set. Well except for Offerman, who was crying and vomiting and filling his pants with “the saddest oatmel.” Yikes.