• Impractical Jokers comedy team land TBS game show

    The dudes who brought you Impractical Jokers have a new game show on TBS. Based off the popular card game Sh*t Happens, Misery Index will feature two teams competing against each other to “rank hilarious and miserable real-life events—from getting fired to accidentally sexting your grandfather on a scale of 1-100.” The cable network is ordering 10 half-hour episodes of the series from the truTV comedy troupe, The Tenderloins, made

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    Conan O’Brien says goodbye to The Basic Cable Band (Video)

    So long, Basic Cable Band! Conan O’Brien bid farewell Thursday night to Jimmy Vivino and the band that’s played him on for 25 years since his days at NBC. Conan will move to a 30-minute format in 2019, a departure from the typical hourlong late night variety show that’s worked well for decades. Similar half-hour late night shows have existed on cable with The Daily Show, Colbert Report, and Full

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    Samantha Bee is “female as f-ck” in TBS promo (Video)

    Samantha Bee has only been gone from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show for two weeks and she’s already back on the airwaves. TBS released a promo video for her upcoming untitled talk show where she will apply “her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.” And we’re pretty freaking excited. While Comedy Central was deciding on who would replace Jon Stewart as The Daily Show host,

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    Samantha Bee exits Daily Show tonight

    Tonight will be Samantha Bee’s final night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bee, the most-tenured Daily Show correspondent, will depart for TBS to host her own comedy series where she will apply “her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.” Comedy Central loses yet another star talent and gains another fierce late night competitor. Samantha Bee is just one of many beloved pieces of The

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    Samantha Bee leaving Daily Show to host TBS show

    Samantha Bee is officially leaving Comedy Central for TBS with her husband, fellow Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones. TBS is giving the veteran comedian her own comedy series to host where she will apply “her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues,” according to TBS. Hmm…sounds familiar. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart loses yet another valued team member in Bee. Last month, we learned that

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    Jason Jones leaves Daily Show for TBS

    The Daily Show departures continue to roll in. Jason Jones will leave the Comedy Central fake news show to star in a TBS sitcom. TBS has ordered 10 episodes of a family comedy series from Daily Show correspondents and awesomely-married couple Jason Jones and Samantha Bee. The untitled show stars Jason Jones as the father who goes on darkly comedic family road trips. What begin as trips of a lifetime

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    Conan O’Brien’s Cuba trip is historic for comedy and for America. USA! USA! USA!

    Conan O’Brien has been talking about taking a trip to Cuba to film his wildly popular late-night talk show Conan for a while now. This past weekend, however, he had a chance to make good on his promise. According to Deadline, the leader of Team Coco flew to Havana and shot footage that will air March 4 on TBS. In January, President Barack Obama began easing travel restrictions to Cuba,

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    Broken Lizard score TBS comedy pilot ‘Quality Time’

    Broken Lizard may spend some quality time on TBS if all goes according to plan. TNT/TBS head Kevin Reilly ordered a pilot from the makers of Super Troopers and Beerfest. Broken Lizard members Paul Soter, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme and Erik Stolhanske will write and star in Quality Time. The show is about four college buddies who never truly grew up during their 20s and all of a sudden are

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    Team Coco supercut: Watch Conan’s best 2014 moments in one video

    Conan O’Brien and the rest of Team Coco released their annual Supercut mashup video on Monday, featuring their favorite clips from this year’s Conan on TBS. The mashup of Conan moments reminds us of a hilarious Bill Hader visit, driving a Lyft with Kevin Hart and more Anchorman promo games. Conan O’Brien’s late-night talk show has always maintained a strong online presence. The Team Coco YouTube channel has surpassed 1

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    Seth MacFarlane’s American Dad will return to TBS for 12th season

    American Dad isn’t going anywhere. Seth MacFarlane’s animated comedy series about a government agent father has been renewed by TBS for a 12th season. Season 11 premiered to 2.5 million viewers on its first night at its new home. American Dad has jumped to different networks and followed a similar journey as its predecessor Family Guy. It originally aired on Fox in 2005. Fox cancelled the series in July 2013

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    Sullivan & Son won’t return to TBS, had impressive three season run

    TBS will not renew Steve Byrne’s sitcom Sullivan & Son for a fourth season. Sullivan & Son averaged about 1.6 million viewers in its third season, losing more than 20% of its audience. The show from comedian Steve Byrne was one of TBS’ first successful original comedies. Byrne created the series about his character working in his family’s bar in Pittsburgh. The Irish/Korean comedian represented a new type of mixed-race

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    Daily Show’s Samantha Bee, Jason Jones land pilot deal with TBS

    Longtime Daily Show with Jon Stewart favorites Samantha Bee and Jason Jones have landed a deal with TBS to write and star in an upcoming pilot based on their real-life married couple and parents-to-three-children status. “The comedy series will follow a family as they take a road trip to Key West. Jason Jones is set to play hopeful dad Nate, who hops in the car with his wife and two

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    Theo Von talks ‘Deal With It’ on TBS, selling guinea pigs, finding a wife (Laughspin Interview)

    Theo Von is the human embodiment of a small town success story. Born Theodor Capitani Vonkurnatowski in Convington, Louisiana (about 45 minutes north of New Orleans), the 34-year-old comedian began slinging jokes at a local coffee shop in 2003, driving 40 minutes just to perform seven minutes worth of material. “It was just a bunch of young guys trying to tell jokes, Von tells Laughspin. “I was all fired up.”

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    TBS slapped with $25,000 fine for Conan O’Brien promo

    Seems like Conan O’Brien’s crew is in some hot water with the FCC. Turner Broadcasting is being slapped with a hefty $25,000 fine by the Federal Communications Commission after a promotional gag for Conan last year. The promotion “used the emergency weather tones to gain attention for a commercial regarding Jack Black being on the show for April 26, 2012,” according to a report by the FCC. A viewer complaint

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    Pete Holmes teaches you how to do a Hannibal Buress impression (Exclusive video)

    I sat down with Pete Holmes to discuss his upcoming talk show, The Pete Holmes Show, which premieres on Oct. 28 on TBS. We talked about “comedy cancer,” living a life worth commenting on and living your dreams. Perhaps most importantly, Holmes helped me fulfill my dream of doing a solid Hannibal Buress impression with this how-to instructional video. Stay tuned for the full interview! Be sure to subscribe to

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