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  • Amy Schumer appeared on last night’s episode of The Bachelorette locked and loaded with advice

    Amy Schumer joined the Bachelors on ABC’s The Bachelorette last night as they attempted to dive into her professional realm of stand-up. And she lays it all out there for some of them. That’s why you leave it to the pros. Enjoy this clip.

    The first images from Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp coming soon to Netflix

    Wet Hot 1The anticipation for the return of Wet Hot American Summer is at an all-time high once word was out that it was officially happening. And now we are getting our first look at the series coming to Netflix July 17. Here you’ll find several action shots of your favorite cast members including Gene (Christopher Meloni), Victor (Ken Marino), Neil (Joe Lo Truglio), Susie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Bradley Cooper). And of your favorites are back and then some. Jason Schwartzman is in the mix as is “Weird Al” Yankovic. And I’m sure many more surprises that will be revealed when the new series is binge watched in it’s entirely the second it’s released. And then re-watched. I’m sure there will be Easter eggs firmly planted all over the camp ground. Here are the rest of the photos released and we gear up for the 17th of July. It’s finally time for the misadventures of campers and counselors at Camp Firewood. We can’t wait to go back for the First Day of Camp! Read More

    Comedy Central sets its summer schedule release dates including Why? With Hannibal Buress and Another Period

    comedy central logoComedy Central has announced their summer schedule including two premiere dates for two new shows. Another Period, stars the original out of touch reality family, a turn-of-the-century historical and satirical scripted series that follows the insanely ridiculous and debaucherous life of the Bellacourts, who have more servants than relatives and whose days are filled with money, sex, drugs and more money. Another Period centers on the Bellacourt sisters, Lillian (Natasha Leggero) and Beatrice (Riki Lindhome), who only care about being rich and becoming super famous, which is a lot harder in 1902. The show launches June 23 at 10:30p. Also premiering is Why? With Hannibal Buress. The show celebrates Buress’ hilariously brilliant off-beat voice and point-of-view. If it’s in the zeitgeist, Buress will address it, providing his unique perspective on each week’s topic, answering the burning questions on his mind through stand-up, filmed segments, man-on-the-street interviews and special, in-studio guests. Why? With Hannibal Buress will be a weekly, half-hour series shot in front of a studio audience and each episode will tape the same week it airs. The series is executive produced by Buress, Jeff Stilson (The Chris Rock Show, Da Ali G Show) and Dave Becky. Here’s the complete line-up Read More

    Abbi and Ilana from Broad City will be the guests when The Chris Gethard Show premieres May 28th

    The Chris Gethard Show will begin production on Fusion next week. Today, the show’s host himself announced that the premiere date will be on May 28th at 10pm and the ladies from Broad City, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will be show’s first guests. Gethard will also welcome The Front Bottoms as the show’s first musical guests, a band that have appeared on the show in the past and two ladies that are UCB alums just like Gethard himself. And all is right with the world.

    Watch Jimmy Fallon’s tribute to David Letterman

    Jimmy takes some time to pay tribute to Late Show host David Letterman and wish him well on his retirement. Tonight of course is the night Letterman signs off the air.

    MTV orders new Kristen Schaal animated pilot


    Kristen Schaal has a good thing going with current projects Last Man On Earth, Bob’s Burgers, and upcoming Melissa McCarthy feature film, Michelle Darnell. Now you can add new MTV animated half-hour pilot Fancy Bastards to her list. And if starring isn’t enough, she’s also executive producing the project as well. The idea behind the show focuses on the residents of a small town will be shocked to learn its five most awkward outcasts all have the same father, who happens to be a prince. The cast includes Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect 1 and 2), Sharon Osbourne, Kelly Osbourne, Natasha Leggero (Another Period), Nasim Pedrad (Mulaney), John Roberts (Bob’s Burgers), Jameeliah Garrett (Supernatural) and Jessica Lowe (College Humor). And as a side bar

    Fuse set to premiere Got UR # May 19 hosted by comedian Timothy Dunn

    Got UR #Fuse has unveiled their new hour-long themed music video countdown series, Got Ur #, starting May 19. The weekly series will be hosted by comedian Timothy Dunn. Got Ur # will hit the streets to link up with the artists and conversations viewers are following as the show counts down the videos on the Got Ur # custom playlist. Chart-topping artists and promising newcomers featured in upcoming episodes include Billy Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins), Nate Ruess (fun.), Tinashe, LunchMoney Lewis, DJ Dillon Francis, Lifehouse, Metric, Rich Homie Quan, MKTO and Luke Christopher. “As we gear up for the upcoming roll out of the new Fuse programming slate, we continue to provide our audiences with engaging and relevant music series like Got Ur #,” said Fuse Media President Bill Hilary. “A countdown series with a thematic twist, Got Ur # allows us to celebrate the videos and artists whose work has become synonymous with a particular motif.” As for the host Timothy Dunn, he’s been a member of the The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, since January 2008. He has also been an actor on three house sketch comedy teams, a series producer and performer on three internet sketch comedy teams for UCBComedy. Tim currently serves as an actor and Senior Producer on UCBComedy Digital Team, Pocketwatch, making topical sketch comedy for the internet and beyond. You can check out his site here.

    Andy Samberg and tennis greats star in the fictional sports documentary 7 Days In Hell on HBO July 11

    SandbergThis outrageous sports pseudo-documentary brings together Andy Samberg and Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) for a look back at a pair of fictional players from the not-too-distant past, who played on the longest and greatest tennis match of all time. A seven-day, five-set marathon to be exact that took literally everything out of them. In addition to highlights and lowlights from the match, the special looks back at the lives and careers of the competitors: Aaron Williams (Samberg), a hyper-malcontent, and Charles Poole (Harington), a dim-witted prodigy who carried England’s hopes for a tennis champion on his shoulders. 7 Days In Hell will also star Karen Gillan (Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy), Michael Sheen (Underworld, Masters of Sex), Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth, American Dad), Fred Armisen (Portlandia, Zoolander 2) and Lena Dunham (Girls). Tennis stars John McEnroe and Serena Williams will also appear. Love-Love.

    CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame special with Paul F. Tompkins premieres June 19

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    Comedy Music fans rejoice! The medium is finally getting it’s due. IFC is teaming up with CollegeHumor to celebrate CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame. The hour-long special will honor this form of music and will be hosted by comedy music super-fan Paul F. Tompkins (Bojack Horseman, No, You Shut Up!, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Curb Your Enthusiasm). The show will premiere on Friday, June 19 on IFC on immediately following the first broadcast. Tompkins will guide viewers through the best of comedy music and debut exclusive new videos featuring some of the genre’s latest up-and-coming stars. He will also be joined for sketches and interviews by some of the best names in comedy music including Tenacious D, The Gregory Brothers, Trevor Moore, CDZA, Rachel Bloom and Patrick Noth, as well as comedian Scott Aukerman. The special will also pay tribute to the godfather of comedy music himself, “Weird Al” Yankovic, who will be honored with an absurd induction into the Comedy Music Hall of Fame. Read More

    Louis C.K. is accused of joke thievery in this cut Saturday Night Live sketch

    For some reason Kyle Mooney’s Bruce Chandling sketch always seems to be cut from Saturday Night Live. But that’s okay, because we have the internet where we can see the failed comedian character at work. Case in point, last night’s sketch where Louis C.K. accidentally ends up stealing Chandling’s material. Resulting in another great re-imagining of Louie’s opening sequence. Oh, and Bobby Moynihan drinks ketchup.