• Billy Crystal’s Robin Williams Emmys tribute: Read and watch the full speech

    If you missed Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams last night during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, we’ve dropped the full video below. We’ve also transcribed the entire speech. Enjoy. He made us laugh. Hard. Every time you saw him. On television, movies, nightclubs, arenas, hospitals, homeless shelters, for our troops overseas and even in a dying girl’s living room for her last wish. He made us laugh, big

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    Was Sofia Vergara’s Emmys bit sexist? (Video)

    Last night’s airing of the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards hosted by Seth Meyers not only brought out nearly every television star in the country but also created some drama—mainly in the form of Modern Family star (and highest paid television actor) Sofia Vergara. In an attempt at humor, Vergara accompanied Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Bruce Rosenblum during his boring and, we assume, mandatory speech. Vergara literally

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    Watch Seth Meyers’ Emmys opening monologue (Video)

    Seth Meyers opened the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards with a solid, nearly eight minute monologue. Check out the full clip below! Seth Meyers – Monologue – Emmy's 2014 by IdolxMuzic Sign up to get funny daily videos and headlines delivered to your inbox every day! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest comedy news, audio clips and more!

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    Emmys red carpet: Sarah Silverman shows Giuliana Rancic her pot on live television (Video)

    E! News correspondent Giuliana Rancic thought she’d be hilariously cheeky and see what was in Sarah Silverman’s clutch as the comedian walked the red carpet at tonight’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Turns out Silverman was traveling with drugs, you guys! Marijuana! Pot! Check out the Vine below from the New York Time’s David Itzkoff, where we see Silverman explaining, “This is, uh, my pot. My liquid pot.” We love you, Sarah

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    Pornhub releases Big Bang Theory, Orange is the New Black parody posters for Emmys (SFW)

    Adult website Pornhub is celebrating tonight’s Emmy Awards ceremony in their own porny way, having created parodies of some of the comedy and drama nominations. We’ve all see Orange is the New Black’s now iconic promotional shot of the ensemble cast featuring Taylor Schilling, Natasha Lyonne, Laura Prepon and more. And we’re surely familiar with Mad Men’s super stylized series logo. And there’s the beloved Big Bang Theory cast photo

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    Mike Birbiglia cast in Orange is the New Black: What type of character should he play?

    News broke late yesterday that comedian Mike Birbiglia landed a recurring role on Orange is the New Black, the original Netflix dramedy – “comedy” if you’re submitting it for Emmy consideration – that has been universally heralded by critics as one of the best shows in the history of ever. In this case, I happen to agree with that assessment. It’s one of very few shows of which I watch

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    Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)

    There might be some beef at this year’s Emmys ceremony between comedy stars Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. The two men are both nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both for their titular characters in Derek and Louie, respectively. Gervais appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers Wednesday night and made quite the statement. When Meyers asked the former Office star if C.K. ever thanked him for roles

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    Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family lead Emmy nominations in comedy

    Netflix’s Orange is the New Black snagged 12 primetime Emmy comedy nominations this morning, beating out perennial Emmy favorites Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory in total nods. And yes, Orange is the New Black is a comedy— this year, anyway. Last year, Netflix submitted the ensemble prison series as a drama. But if you’ve watched both seasons, you’ll know it’s not like the show has gotten funnier. It’s

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    Kathy Griffin to host Daytime Emmy Awards Show livestream, ratings decline keeps ceremony off TV

    Grammy Award-winning comedian and loud mouth Kathy Griffin has been tapped by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to host the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on June 22. However, the self-proclaimed D-Lister will not be seen on TV making pop culture references about daytime soaps and The View. That’s because the Daytime Emmy Awards will not be broadcast on television for the first time in its 40+

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    Emmy Awards producers tap Late Night host Seth Meyers as emcee

    Seth Meyers has another new hosting gig after his successful take-over of Late Night. Meyers will host the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards this August. The Saturday Night Live alum was tapped by producers for this year’s NBC broadcast of the ceremony (broadcasting rights rotate amongst the four major networks). It’s a sensible choice. Last year, CBS chose How I Met Your Mother darling Neil Patrick Harris to host. The

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    Stephen Colbert on his Emmy win: I ended Jon Stewart’s 10 year reign of terror (Video)

    Last night on The Colbert Report, a jubilant Stephen Colbert celebrated his award-winning Sunday night. That’s when his hit Comedy Central show snagged trophies for Outstanding Variety Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series. It was the first time in 11 years, The Daily show with Jon Stewart didn’t win. “As Mother Teresa once said, ‘It’s not enough to win, others must lose,’” Colbert announced at the top of

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    Colbert Report breaks Daily Show streak, Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes history at Emmys

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus made Emmy history last night when she won her fourth comedy award for Outstanding Lead Actress on Veep (it was her 14th nomination, which broke Lucille Ball’s record of 13 as lead actress). “I’m very grateful to have the opportunity to make people laugh. It’s a joyful way to make a living,” she said during her acceptance speech. She had her personal aide from the show, Tony Hale

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus poised to tie Lucille Ball’s record at the Emmys

    With her nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for HBO’s Veep, Dreyfus was nominated as a comedic actress in the lead and supporting categories 14 times. If she wins her fourth Emmy on Sunday, she will tie Lucille Ball for most comedic Emmys won. “It’s taken me decades, but I have finally avenged Lucille Ball. I am euphoric,” the actress said. The Veep star made Emmy history last

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    Louis C.K., South Park and others win big at Primetime Creative Arts Emmys

    The award for most niche-specific award designations goes to…the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards! Last night, the technical behind-the-scenes Emmys (as well as Outstanding Guest Actors and Outstanding Animated Program) were given out as part of their own ceremony a week prior to the Primetime Emmys award ceremony. The ceremony, which took place last night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, honors the lesser-known but highly valuable men and

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    Louis C.K., Modern Family, 30 Rock, SNL lead Emmy nominations in comedy (Full list)

    Nominations for the primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning with ABC’s hit Modern Family leading the pack of traditional comedy series with eight nods, including one for best comedy show. The ensemble show is up against 30 Rock, Girls, Louie, The Big Bang Theory and Veep in that category. Other well-recognized comedy shows include 30 Rock (seven nominations), Saturday Night Live (10 nominations) and Louie, which snagged five nominations,

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