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  • Artie Lange gives some really unqualified advice to fans of “The Tonight Show”

    Artie Lange was the guest comedian on The Tonight Show last night, before he took to the stage he offered up some advice about relationships to people writing into the show in the latest segment of The Tonight Show’s feature Unqualified Advice. Lange then went on the show and participated in a game of catchphrase with Fallon and guest chef Giada De Laurentiis. While we initially thought Lange might not be down for playing the game, he ended up being great at it as De Laurentiis pronounced Italian food items like our grandma from the old country. Read More

    This Week On TV: Monologues and awards

    While its still August, the weather the last few days has felt more like the fall. But we know better because it’s definitely not fall TV time yet, as we’re in the dog days of summer where there’s not much new stuff to report on. However, the upside is that we get the chance to fire up all those Robin Williams classics that we haven’t yet re-watched since the great one’s passing. Then, at the end of our weekend, we can tune into the Emmy Awards and watch Seth Meyers host an evening of awards. Read More

    “Last Comic Standing” winner Rod Man performs stand-up on “The Tonight Show”

    Last night Rod Man was declared the winner of Last Comic Standing. In addition to winning some money and a development deal with NBC the comedian was also given a guest appearance on The Tonight Show. So right after LCS ended we got the chance to see Rod Man in action in late night and he didn’t disappoint, delivering is his casual, new to the world delivery talking about everything from immigration, public restrooms, to self checkout lines.

    This Week on TV: with the last of “Last Comic Standing”

    This Thursday, Last Comic Standing ends season 8 with a 2 hour finale. Last week, Joe Machi was eliminated. Although he was loved by many, the judges decided his run was over and he was sent home. This leaves Rod Man, Nikki Carr and Lachlan Patterson to battle it out for the top spot, $250,000 and an NBC development deal, in the season finale. Take a look at the top 10 jokes in the video above to get ready for a hilarious end to Last Comic Standing on Thursday. Read More

    Will Arnett confirms ‘Arrested Development’ will return for season 5

    Will Arnett stopped by The Tonight Show to talk about the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. But hey now, what we really want to talk about is Arrested Development (Sorry, Michael Bay). Jimmy Fallon asked Arnett what was going on with the cult show, and Gob confirmed that the show will return to Netflix for a fifth season. “We don’t know when, but it is going to happen.”

    This Week on TV: With holographic Homers

    It seems like our newsfeeds were overrun with news coming out of Comic-Con this weekend. All the studios talking about their big plans for world domination. Marvel vs. DC, AMC vs. FX. All the news an intrigue was there. One of the highlights, is the drop in from the one and only Homer Simpson. Homer swung by the festival to talk to his creator Matt Groening and offer up some Con tips. I’m already excited about the Family Guy/Simpsons crossover. Read More

    This week on TV: with comic book store comedy

    This week, The Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail will make its premiere on Comedy Central. The stand-up show, hosted by Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani takes place in the back of LA’s Meltdown Comics. It’s been a staple of the LA comedy scene for some time now, so the folks at Comedy Central decided to bring it to the air and let the rest of the nation see what’s going on. Some of the best comedians have performed at The Meltdown over the years, and the show looks like it’s keeping with that theme. The Meltdown premieres on Wednesday at 12:30am, set the TiVo. Read More