• Conan O’Brien shares new talk show format in TBS teaser (Video)

    Conan O’Brien will debut his new much-talked-about 30-minute Conan format. The show also put out a teaser showcasing what Team Coco has been up to in between seasons. For O’Brien’s ninth season on TBS, the series will get a new format but will still appear at the top of its regular time slot. Conan will now run four nights a week starting on January 22. While the show will be transitioning

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    Amy Sedaris brings humor to DIY crafts (Interview)

    Seated at a long table of judges Amy Sedaris eats cookie after cookie and writes down her thoughts on a sheet attached to the clipboard. She is the special guest judge of an annual cookie bake-off at the Lower East Side Girls Club, a community center that operates full-service arts, science, and civic engagement programs in lower Manhattan. This is not the first time female comedians have come out to

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    SMILF star Frankie Shaw accused of sexual misconduct; Showtime finds no wrongdoing

    Frankie Shaw, the creator of the Showtime hit SMILF, is being investigated for sexual misconduct claims on set. The show returns to Showtime on January 20, but the production of the second season has been rife with onset controversy. The Hollywood Reporter published an exclusive Monday that included claims of onset racism and claims of inappropriately handled sex scenes. While the claims of racism stemming from a segregated writers room are

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    Full Frontal with Samantha Bee donates massive home to El Refugio for Christmas on I.C.E. special

    Well, this is heartwarming. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, the Emmy-winning TBS series, is donating a six-bedroom house to a group that lodges families of detained immigrants.  The receiving organization, called El Refugio, provides housing for families visiting loved ones at the Stewart Detention Center in rural Lumpkin, Georgia. The house has 20 beds, a 20-person dining room, and is newly renovated. Bee herself called it “beautiful.” There are no hotels

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    David Letterman series may be the talk show Netflix has been looking for

    David Letterman and his Netflix talk show (and his massive retirement beard) will return for a second season in 2019. My Next Guest Needs No Introduction debuted in January releasing one episode per month (and two in May). Letterman, who decided he didn’t want to work on Fridays when hosting Late Show on CBS, continues to work on his own terms. Six interviews a year and recording some field segments

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    Saturday Night Live recap: Matt Damon, celebrity impressions close out SNL’s 2018

    Last night was the final Saturday Night Live of 2018 and the crew went out on a good one. Matt Damon came back for the first time in over a decade to host. Though he had come back earlier in the season to play Brett Kavanaugh, he really got to shine this week. He brought the kind of commitment to hosting that showed how much he really loves SNL. He

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    Black-ish, The Goldbergs get season extensions as ABC displays confidence in comedy slate

    ABC seems pretty happy with their comedies. The alphabet network has ordered additional episodes for black-ish, The Goldbergs, The Conners, The Kids Are Alright, and Single Parents. Black-ish and The Goldbergs are some of the network’s senior sitcoms, with black-ish continuing to garner critical and popular praise. Now in its fifth season, the Anthony Anderson comedy will get an additional two episodes for a total of 24. The Goldbergs get just

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    Natasha Lyonne Netflix series boasts all-female writing and directing team

    Netflix announced a premiere date for the upcoming Natasha Lyonne series Russian Doll. The dark comedy series is set to debut on February 1. Netflix confirmed the news in a video posted Friday morning. Lyonne, who previously played Nicky Nichols on Orange is the New Black, is both the star and the executive producer of Russian Doll. Lyonne plays Nadia, a young woman who is the guest of honor at

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    Billy Eichner, Lin-Manuel Miranda shock New Yorkers in Billy On The Street clip (Video)

    Billy Eichner and Lin-Manuel Miranda took to the streets of Manhattan in this hilarious new clip from Billy on the Street. Miranda is a great sport as always as he promotes his new film, Mary Poppins Returns. In the video, produced by Funny or Die with Lyft Entertainment, Eichner tries to answer the question is anyone truly happy? In his trademark style, he accosts everyday New Yorkers with his larger-than-life

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    Netflix trailer shares comedy coming in January

    It’s almost the new year and new things are coming to Netflix for January. The streaming giant just released a list of everything that is coming to the platform for January. Netflix even released a trailer just to show off all the hot stuff coming to the site. But between the period dramas and Star Wars films, did you catch all those comedies? If not, that’s okay because Laughspin is

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    Parks and Rec reunion? Amy Poehler is ready!

    Amy Poehler is open to doing a Parks and Recreation reunion. Variety reported that the Saturday Night Live alum made comments about wanting the Parks and Rec gang to get back together at the Smart Girls’ 10th-anniversary celebration dinner last night. “I am technically available,” Poehler said, “I have like six of Leslie’s blazers in my closet, so anytime.” She went on to say, “We really can’t jump without [co-creator

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    4 Between Two Ferns interviews to get you excited for the movie

    The Funny or Die series Between Two Ferns is reportedly being turned into a feature-length film on Netflix, and production is already underway. Zach Galifianakis, of course, will return as your socially inept (or rude) host. The Hollywood Reporter reports that series co-creator and frequent director Scott Aukerman will be helming the film, and though the plot hasn’t been disclosed, it will stick to the low-budget talk show segments its

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    This Week at the Comedy Cellar shows off the unpolished part of stand-up comedy

    As the first season of This Week at the Comedy Cellar wraps up, the show has established itself as a true look at the craft of stand-up comedy. Sure, the show can be a little forced at times with the “comic’s table” banter, but it still illustrates a side of comedy that most people don’t get to see. On This Week at the Comedy Cellar, comedians get up and do

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    South Park strikes against Amazon working conditions (Video)

    South Park is taking another shot at Amazon on this week’s show. In the all-new episode titled Bike Parade, an Amazon fulfillment center opens in the small town of South Park and working conditions cause a strike. The episode will be airing on Wednesday, December 12 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Back in 2004, South Park lampooned Wallmart and the damage to local businesses that the megastore causes and now, in 2018,

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    Bill Burr Presents: Jessica Kirson poised to be Comedy Central’s next special from All Things Comedy

    It seems Jessica Kirson is (finally) getting a one-hour Comedy Central special. Bill Burr and his All Things Comedy banner appears to be producing the special, which tapes in New York City next month. Kirson is a comedy powerhouse long overdue for her own hour special. In recent years, her star power has picked up appearances on HBO’s Crashing, CBS’s Kevin Can Wait, and a role in the 2016 Robert De

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