• When Craig Ferguson leaves Late Late Show, great comedians will guest host. And then also John Mayer.

    When Craig Ferguson ends his nearly 10-year reign as Late Late Show host at the end of December, a roster of guest hosts – including the insufferable John Mayer – will sit behind the Scottish comedian’s vacated desk until James Corden officially takes over. Drew Carey will host first between Jan. 5 and Jan. 9 and again between March 2 and March 6. Judd Apatow, Jim Gaffigan, Wayne Brady, Will

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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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    Laughspin Podcast episode 86: Live at SF Sketchfest with Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman, Sara Schaefer, Lauren Ashley Bishop

    Recorded live at the Dark Room theater in San Francisco during SF Sketchfest on Jan. 25, I was thrilled to welcomes guest co-host Lauren Ashley Bishop and guests Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman and Sara Schaefer to The Laughspin Podcast! I have to say, this was tons of fun, you guys. Lauren did an outstanding job helping me host, Sara opened up, Natasha was her usual evil/charming self and Brett —

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    Was an E! News bit with Giuliana Rancic stolen from comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer? (Videos)

    It seems as though E! News might not have a healthy respect for the creative comedic process. For two seasons on MTV, Nikki Glaser and fellow comedian Sara Schaefer co-hosted Nikki & Sara Live, which put a comedic and often satirical spin on entertainment news shows like E! News. Earlier today, Glaser tweeted out the following: So, @ENews blatantly stole a bit from my old MTV show. It feels really

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    Laughspin Podcast goes live in San Francisco on Jan. 25 with Natasha Leggero

    This Saturday, Jan. 25, The Laughspin Podcast will go live in San Francisco during SF Sketchfest. Laughspin editor and podcast host Dylan Gadino will be joined by guest co-host Lauren Ashley Bishop as the pair welcome guests Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman and Sara Schaefer! It’s all going down at the Dark Room Theater at 2263 Mission Street (between 18th and 19th streets). Tickets are only $15, and you can guarantee

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    MTV not renewing Nikki and Sara Live for a third season (Audio)

    After two seasons on MTV, the network has decided not to renew Nikki and Sara Live for a third. The show’s co-hosts, comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer made the announcement on today’s episode of their long-running podcast You Had To Be There. “We’re sad to report that MTV did not pick us up for a third season,” Schaefer said, jokingly adding, “Collective shock around the world.” The pair taped

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    The Laughspin interview with Nikki Glaser of ‘Nikki & Sara Live’

    Comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer are about to unleash a second season of their late-night show Nikki & Sara Live—in fact, it’s going down tonight at 11 pm ET on MTV. Glaser and Schaefer created their podcast You Had to be There in 2011 and ever since the comedians’ popularity have grown exponentially. MTV brass obviously saw the potential to create a show around the pair and audiences agreed.

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    The Laughspin Interview with Sara Schaefer of Nikki & Sara Live

    Over the past five years, Sara Schaefer has become a rising force in the world of comedy. After snagging two Emmys for her work on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, the time she spent behind-the-scenes — which also included writing for Who Wants to be a Millionaire — gave way to co-hosting duties on You Had to be There, the hugely popular podcast she created in 2011 with comedian Nikki

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    New season of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show will feature W. Kamau Bell, Paul F. Tompkins, Reggie Watts, more!

    Dear, readers in the New York tri-state area: Cancel your evening plans from June 3rd to June 5th (Instant Netflix will still be there when you get home) because John Oliver will be taping the fourth season of Comedy Central’s John Oliver’s New York Standup Show at Webster Hall and you can be there as a witness. Tickets are available through The Black List NYC. There will be three shows

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    MTV renews ‘Nikki & Sara Live’ with Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer for second season

    Laughspin can confirm that Nikki & Sara Live — MTV’s live late-night chat show hosted by comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer — has been renewed for a second season. Born from their incredibly popular podcast You Had to be There, the series features Glaser and Schaefer performing a monologue, interviewing celebrity guests, conducting field pieces and more. The new 12-episode order of Nikki & Sara Live, airing live every

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    Nikki & Sara Live premieres tonight on MTV with guest Ke$ha (Video)

    The long-awaited premiere of Nikki & Sara Live goes down tonight on MTV at 11 pm ET, you guys. And they’ll be kicking the series off with none other than hugely famous pop star Ke$ha, who says she’s going to make a “big announcement.” It’s true: Nikki Glaser and Sara Shaefer will welcome the songstress to the Times Square studio for what we can only imagine will be a poignant,

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    Justin Timberlake finally takes advice of comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer (Video)

    Normally, if an A-list celebrity makes some sort of an announcement about his or her career, especially if it has nothing to do with comedy, we don’t give a shit. But this is different. Justin Timberlake just uploaded a video which heavily implies he’s back in the studio and ready to create new songs after a six year absence from the world of music. So, why does this interest us?

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    Watch Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer in MTV’s upcoming ‘Nikki & Sara Live’ (Video)

    One of the things I’m most looking forward to in 2013 is comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer’s new MTV show Nikki & Sara Live, which was hatched from their super-fun podcast You Had To Be There. Starting Jan. 29, every Tuesday at 11 pm ET from Times Square, the duo will deliver their take on late night chat shows, dissecting the world of pop culture and current events. Luckily,

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    Comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer land television series with MTV (Interview)

    Comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer have just landed a deal that will bring some of the best facets of their increasingly popular podcast You Had To Be There to a full-fledged series for MTV. After months of waiting and weeks after MTV’s upfront presentations (where usually all of a network’s new shows are announced), today we were able to confirm that The Nikki and Sara Show will become a

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    Rachel Feinstein, Brendon Walsh, more featured as comedy innovators

    Daily BR!NK, a site dedicated to profiling up and coming innovators — think Internet developers, quirky foodsmiths, activists, scientists and the like — dedicated a week to the types of folks we’re obsessed with 24/7– comedians. And they obviously did their research, choosing these five funny makers to feature: Brendon Walsh, Chelsea Peretti, Sara Schaefer, Rachel Feinstein and Ron Funches. I have to say, I enjoyed each of the interviews

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