Ian Lara on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

We used to meet our mates in person, in real life. Not now, in 2019, as Ian Lara joked during his debut on The Tonight Show on Thursday night. Roll the clip.

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D.J. Demers on Conan

Hey, watch this! It’s comedian D.J. Demers on Conan from Tuesday night, joking about the greatness of random acts of greatness, and how and when it’s appropriate to use big words in conversation with your friends. If you’re wondering …

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Ricky Gervais will return to host the 2020 Golden Globes

Ricky Gervais will take the piss out of Hollywood one more time, as the Golden Globes have asked him to return and host the 2020 awards. The three-hour telecast airs live on NBC on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. “Once again, they’ve made me an offer…

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Andy Haynes on The Late Late Show with James Corden

Facebook has a way with memories, and it’s not kind to Andy Haynes, as he explained in his performance on Monday’s episode of The Late Late Show. Also, it’s seemingly a lot easier for kids these days. Roll the clip!

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Late Night hosts remember Rick Ludwin

Rick Ludwin, a late-night executive at NBC for three decades who famously saved both Seinfeld and Conan O’Brien from early cancellations during his tenure at the Peacock Network, died Sunday at the age of 71. Ludwin’s TV career began in col…

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Kevin Hart accepts People’s Choice Award two months after his car crash

Kevin Hart is on the mend, making his first public appearance two months after a serious car crash in Los Angeles. Hart accepted the People’s Choice Award for Comedy Act on Sunday night. “First and foremost, man, thank God, because I defini…

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Episode #280: Elliott Morgan

Elliott Morgan is one of the members of The Valleyfolk, a crowd-funded Internet comedy troupe that won the inaugural season of NBC’s Bring The Funny in the summer of 2019, winning $250,000 and an invitation to perform at the Just For Laughs comedy fest…

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E! revives The Soup, with new host Jade Catta-Preta

The Soup is coming back to E! The cable channel announced the revival during Sunday night’s telecast of the People’s Choice Awards. Jade Catta-Preta (whom you’ve heard on my podcast) will host the new iteration, debuting early next ye…

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Kent Alterman out as head of Comedy Central in ViacomCBS executive restructuring

As the ViacomCBS merger enters its final throes, the company is throwing Comedy Central chief Kent Alterman overboard. Chris McCarthy (no relation) will add Comedy Central, Paramount Network, TV Land and the Smithsonian Channel to his oversight. McCart…

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Woody Allen settles $68 million lawsuit with Amazon

Amazon, the world’s largest retailer that manages to avoid paying any federal taxes, couldn’t avoid paying disgraced filmmaker Woody Allen to stop making movies. Amazon had a four-picture deal with Allen. But the online giant cancelled plan…

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