• SNL 40: Steve Martin catches Martin Short ‘doing Coke’ backstage (PHOTO)

    In what could have been the most apt maneuver of Sunday’s Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special, Martin Short decided to do a little Coke backstage, maybe hoping to settle his jangled nerves before performing. Unfortunately for him – but fortunately for us – old pal Steve Martin was there to capture the moment on camera. And of course, no celebrity faux pas would be complete without the insta-humiliation of

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    Watch John Mulaney, Nasim Pedrad, Martin Short in first ‘Mulaney’ trailer from Fox

    Comedian John Mulaney has to he happy about this: Fox executive Kevin Reilly called the upcoming sitcom Mulaney this generation’s Seinfeld at Monday’s upfront presentation to advertisers. The network released a trailer for John Mulaney’s long-awaited series, featuring both stand-up comedy scenes and traditional multi-camera sitcom aesthetics. Mulaney, executive produced by Lorne Michaels, was a pilot passed on by NBC but was saved by Fox in a turnaround last year.

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    Justin Timberlake joined by Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, more on Saturday Night Live (Video)

    To properly induct Justin Timberlake into the Five-Timers Club last night, Saturday Night Live invited back a teeming handful of all-time favorite hosts. Already-christened members of the club Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Alec Baldwin, Candice Bergen and Tom Hanks all appeared during Timberlake’s monologue (which really wasn’t a monologue). Joining them was Paul Simon and Martin Short — both of whom hosted three times — as well as original castmember

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    Exclusive comedian photo gallery: Jim Gaffigan, Marc Maron, Anjelah Johnson and more!

    In March, I had the great pleasure of attending the second Gilda’s LaughFest in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The 10-day event raises money for the city’s chapter of Gilda’s Club, which offers support for cancer patients and their families. Founded in honor of comedian Gilda Radner, Gilda’s Club locations can be found across the country. While I was busy taking in shows and interviewing as many comedians as possible, photographer Brian

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    Steve Carell’s comedian interview show will premiere Jan. 26 on Showtime

    It’s finally happening, folks. We first heard Steve Carell and David Steinberg were working on a documentary about comedians way back in December of last year. Three months ago we found out that Showtime had picked up the project, called Laughing Stock, and that it would become a weekly series. And today we finally got a premiere date: Jan. 26 at 11 pm ET. The show is now called Inside

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    Gilda’s LaughFest will feature Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and more

    Jim Gaffigan, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron and a seemingly endless list of other big name comedians are scheduled to perform at the second annual Gilda’s LaughFest, to be held in Grand Rapids, MI next year from March 8 -18. The festival has a unique position within the country’s other comedy festivals, as it was created by Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids to help raise money for its center — one of

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    Colbert, Carell and more to appear on Sirius XM Second City channel

    In commemoration of Second City’s 50th anniversary, the limited-run Second City Comedy Radio channel will be launching on Sirius XM radio this Saturday, Dec. 12th. The channel will coincide with the weekend-long celebration of the anniversary, and will feature backstage interviews and segments with famous alumni, not to mention past sketches from the legendary Chicago theatre stages shows and SCTV series. Alumni attending the celebration include: Stephen Colbert, Martin Short,

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