• Bo Burnham beats frontrunner at DGA Awards

    Bo Burnham beat out industry darling Bradley Cooper at the Directors Guild of America Awards. Burnham won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director on Saturday night, defying most people’s expectations. Many saw Cooper as a shoo-in for the prize, but Burnham has quietly racked up a series of trophies for his accomplishments with Eighth Grade. Before the DGAs, he won eight awards for

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    Barry is “most evil bad-ass person” in HBO trailer

    Bill Hader is back for Barry Season Two! HBO released a teaser for the second season of the award-winning smash hit. While there is no release date yet, the show returns this spring. In the short trailer, Barry is still caught struggling between his dreams of being an actor and his job as a former marine-turned-hitman. While Barry asserts “What I do is not who I am,” his acting teacher

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    Bill Hader returns to Saturday Night Live tomorrow: Watch Hader with Kenan Thompson, Cecily Strong, Hozier

    When Sarah Silverman and Chris Pratt were announced to host, it seemed Saturday Night Live had pulled out all the stops for their historic 40th season. Then it was announced that former cast member (and one of my personal favorites) Bill Hader would host in October and their was a collective “F yeah!” heard in the tri-state area. The SNL alumnus is fresh off his first dramatic role in The

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    Watch Kristen Wiig And Bill Hader Make Fun Of Reporter Who Didn’t See ‘Skeleton Twins’ In Hilarious Interview (VIDEO)

    Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader have done plenty of interviews promoting their new film, The Skeleton Twins, about a pair of estranged siblings who reunite after they both try to commit suicide. But they definitely didn’t have one like their televised sit-down with Denver  reporter Chris Parente. When Wiig and Hader realized Parente had not even seen the upcoming movie, the comedians mocked the anchor live on-air. The Skeleton Twins

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    Former Saturday Night Live star Bill Hader inks exclusive HBO comedy series deal

    HBO wants Bill Hader, badly. The premium cable channel has signed the former Saturday Night Live star to an exclusive development deal that would have him create and star in his own comedy series. No word if the deal will effect his gig voicing the evil Dr. Giuseppe Malocchio on Hulu’s original animated comedy The Awesomes, which was renewed for a second season last fall. Hader spent eight seasons at

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    IFC now working with Seth Meyers, Joel McHale, Rob Huebel and many more

    IFC, which has evolved into a destination for “alt comedy” television over the years, has excitedly announced its lineup of shows for the 2014-2015 season, including two new shows and a semi-serious awards show. Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and Seth Meyers have teamed up for a docu-parody series under the working title of American Documentary. The half-hour docs will each cover a different subject such as important political figures, influential

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    Bill Hader cried when he met director Mike Nichols (Video)

    Remember that one time you met famous director Mike Nichols (The Graduate, Working Girl, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) and became so overcome with emotion that you began crying? No, of course you don’t remember that. You’re not Bill Hader. But he remembers it all too clearly. Check out the former Saturday Night Live star explain what went down. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes

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    Watch Larry David as you’ve never seen him before in ‘Clear History’ teaser (Video)

    As it was filming last year, we kept your abreast of Clear History, the feature film Larry David was making for HBO. And now, we can tell you it’s going to premiere on the cable monster this August. The ensemble comedy stars David as recently divorced Nathan Flomm — a guy who exiles himself to a small island off the coast of Massachusetts after he loses a bunch of money

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    SNL: Hader’s romantic farewell, Armisen’s musical goodbye and Sudeikis is gone (probably)

    On Saturday, we not only said goodbye to Saturday Night Live castmember Bill Hader, who, earlier last week announced his departure from the show, but we also bid adieu to Fred Armisen (who made his intentions clear during the show’s final bit) as well as Jason Sudeikis who, as of this writing, has made nothing official, despite fellow castmember Jay Pharoah tweeting this: “Hader, Armisen & Sudekis the talent of

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    As Bill Hader exits SNL, watch his promos with Ben Affleck (Video)

    This weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live will not only mark the 38th season finale, but it will also be veteran castmember Bill Hader’s final episode. He confirmed the news yesterday. So, it’s only fitting he stars alongside host Ben Affleck in this week’s promos. Check our the pair below who share some genuinely funny moments! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud

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    Bill Hader is leaving Saturday Night Live

    After eight years and the creation of what seems like an endless list of characters Bill Hader will be leaving Saturday Night Live. This weekend’s season finale will be his last episode. “It was a hard decision, but it has to happen at some point. It got to a point where I said, ‘Maybe it’s just time to go,’” he told The New York Times. Hader’s departure comes one year

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    The first ever Andy Kaufman album will be released on July 16, Bill Hader featured as narrator

    Although Andy Kaufman accomplished a lot in the 35 years he spent on this planet — including now iconic roles on Taxi and Saturday Night Live — the one thing he didn’t leave behind was a proper comedy album. But that will change on July 16, when Chicago indie music label Drag City releases Andy and His Grandmother, a collection of Andy’s bits culled from 82 hours of material recorded

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    Moontower Comedy Festival, day 1: Bill Hader, Anthony Jeselnik, Michael Che

    AUSTIN — The opening night of Austin’s second annual Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival — a four-day event spanning 12 venues and featuring 98 shows! — brought audiences in close quarters with such comedy heavyweights as Marc Maron, Anthony Jeselnik, Maria Bamford and Bill Hader. Though we would have liked to be everywhere, journalists are sadly mortal, and had to settle for just being one place. Not that there was

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    Portlandia guest stars will include Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan, Roseanne and many more!

    As I said on the latest episode of the Laughspin Podcast, writers, producers and directors are, more and more, utilizing the it-takes-a-village approach to creating quality comedy television. In other words, there’s seems to be an increasingly inflated number of guest stars, cameos and story arc players embedded within many of our favorite full-time cast members on our favorite shows. Allow us to submit Portlandia’s updated list of guest stars

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    Everything you need to know about Larry David’s movie (Updates)

    Though we haven’t heard a lot of details in the last few months about Larry David’s film project, there’s now a windfall of info available— like the movie’s title, for instance. It’s called Clear History and it’s being produced for HBO, a natural home for the creator and star of Curb Your Enthusiasm. And an amazing cast has been assembled. Saturday Night Live’s Bill Hader, Eastbound and Down’s Danny McBride,

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