• Chris Rock jokes on Jussie Smollett: What the hell was he thinking?

    Chris Rock is making headlines for his jokes at the 50th NAACP Image Awards Saturday Night. While black-ish’s Anthony Anderson hosted the awards show, Rock stole focus with his jokes about Jussie Smollett. Smollett received a nomination this year for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role on Empire. However, after recent news broke that Smollett allegedly reported a hate crime that never took place (charges have

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    SNL recap: Sandra Oh makes writing a cheque an Emmy-worthy performance

    Sandra Oh stopped by SNL to host for her first time Saturday night. Oh became just the third Asian woman to host the show in its 44 seasons. While most of the time, Oh was confined to playing the straight woman, she got to step out and showcase herself in a couple of sketches. The Killing Eve star generally seemed a little nervous throughout the show but seemed to try

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    Late night round-up: The Tonight Show showcases James Veitch, Rachel Feinstein

    Seth Meyers has a good excuse for not showcasing any stand-up comedians this week: Late Night with Seth Meyers has been on hiatus. Maybe Meyers used that vacation time to check out some indie comedy shows to find the next comic he wants to feature. Probably not, but maybe. It’s been two-and-a-half months since the SNL alum let a stand-up tell some jokes. What’s up with that? It was a

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    John Oliver stars in Dave Hill music video…whether he wants to or not

    John Oliver popped up in a surprising place this week: the new music video from Dave Hill’s band, Valley Lodge. The band released a new video for their song Come Back to Bed on Thursday. Valley Lodge is a rock band that features Hill, Rob Pfeiffer, Phil Costello, and Eddie Eyeball. The band might best be known for their song Go, which is the intro song for Last Week Tonight.

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    SNL stars Michael Che, Colin Jost tag team for WrestleMania 35

    Saturday Night Live stars Michael Che and Colin Jost are moving from behind the Weekend Update desk into the WrestleMania ring. At the WWE Monday Night Raw event in Boston, the two comics appeared via satellite video for a five-minute chat with Braun Strowman. The wrestler challenged the pair to a match at the upcoming event in April and the comics—possibly fearing for their lives?!— promised they would join him

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    7 All That sketches millennials still love

    All That is coming back; ’90s kids rejoice! Last month, Nickelodeon announced the iconic sketch show for kids will return. Former All That cast member, and current SNL star, Kenan Thompson will executive produce and have a hand in the reboot’s direction. The original All That ran from 1994 to 2005 and gave kids their own sketch comedy show a la Saturday Night Live. While it’s been over a decade since

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    Late night round-up: Mark Normand, Aparna Nancherla

    Late night was light with their stand-up offerings this week. But if you’re only going to have two comedians do sets, Aparna Nancherla and Mark Normand are fantastic choices. The two are favorites amongst true comedy nerds and both popped by the late night shows with strong punchlines and overall funny sets. It’s worth noticing that Late Night with Seth Meyers and Jimmy Kimmel Live! continue their blackout on stand-up

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    8 Canadian comedians you didn’t know you need to watch

    As we explained this week, the Canadian Dream means making it in America. Some of today’s leading comedy voices are from the Great White North—something that couldn’t have happened if they stuck around home. Jim Carrey, Seth Rogen, Samantha Bee, and others have found huge success in the American entertainment industry. While many Canadian comedians come to the states seeking success, some are making Canada laugh. Americans are generally not very

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    Kevin Hart, Anthony Jeselnik, and more coming to Netflix in April

    Netflix just released a trailer for half of the new content coming to the streaming service in April. Unlike in past months, the trailer is not only subdivided by category but it also only covers what is coming to the platform from April 1 to 15. Don’t worry! If you can’t wait to learn about what awesome comedies are coming in the second half of April we have you covered.

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    Late night round-up: Jay Leno, Jimmy Carr, Ryan Conner, Moses Storm

    No, you’re not in a time warp. Jay Leno did stand-up on The Tonight Show this week. And don’t worry: It’s still Jimmy Fallon’s show. This week gave us some strong stand-up sets. Leno wasn’t the only stand-up star to pop by 30 Rock. Jimmy Carr also did a set this week. A couple of Last Comic Standing alumni also swung through late night to tell us what they think

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    Who is Lilly Singh? 7 of her funniest YouTube moments

    With the news that Lilly Singh will replace Carson Daly on NBC’s late night line-up, many may be wondering, “Who is Lilly Singh?” We compiled your essential guide to the Indian-Canadian comedian who has been called the “Beyoncé of YouTube.” As well as being one of the platform’s highest-paid stars, IISuperwomanII, as she’s known online, is known for her signature mix of comedy that blends pop culture, stereotypes, and positivity

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    Tiffany Haddish lets Ali Wong read her DMs in Netflix behind-the-scenes video

    Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong are getting the cartoon treatment for their new Netflix show, Tuca & Bertie. The two stand-ups continue to soar to stardom as animators turn them into hilarious…birds. Tuca & Bertie centers around the friendship of two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building. Haddish stars as Tuca, a cocky, care-free toucan. Wong will voice Bertie, an anxious, daydreaming songbird. Tuca & Bertie

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    Dave Chappelle gives Will Smith stand-up lessons on Bucket List episode

    Will Smith received a lesson in stand-up comedy from Dave Chappelle for his new Facebook Watch show, Will Smith’s Bucket List. But Smith’s stand-up experience is a life lesson for us all. When Smith celebrated his 50th birthday, he decided to tackle his bucket list in a series of episodes on Facebook Watch. His first episodes follow the Aladdin star as he skydives and swims with sharks—it has the potential

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    Santa Clarita Diet family faces new challenges in Season Three trailer

    Santa Clarita Diet returns to Netflix for Season Three and the new official trailer hints at some juicy plot twists to sink your teeth into. In the trailer, realtor-turned zombie Sheila (Drew Barrymore) and her still-human husband Joel (Timothy Olyphant) face a whole new set of questions surrounding their new lives together. Will daughter Abby (Liv Hewson) get fed up living with her blood-hungry mom? Is the ‘Bewarew The Knights

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    SNL recap: Watch Idris Elba crush it on Saturday Night Live

    Thes new Idris Elba Netflix comedy, Turn Up Charlie, debuts March 15. This week, the Wire star hosted Saturday Night Live to show off his comedic chops. It was Elba’s first time hosting the Saturday Night sketch show and he threw himself into it, doing a variety of characters and accents. The show had a lot of sketches that featured social commentary and current events this week—with a few twists.

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