Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, October 9, and Saturday, October 10. All times are Eastern. Top pick Paul F. Tompkins: Crying And Driving (Comedy Central, 11 p.m., Saturday): When one of the best standup comics in the country has a new comedy special coming out, it’s a top pick. Show More Summary
Director Of "Doctors Without Borders - Canada" - US Bombing Of Hospital In Afghanistan Was An Illegal Attack And Not A Mistake
Trevor Noah averaged 1.02 million viewers in his first week as host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show – a 33% decline compared to the franchise’s same week year ago crowd. The drop is not surprising, given that Jon Stewart was a much...Show More Summary
Broad City is coming back to Comedy Central this February, but already the network is releasing teasers for season three. In this sketch, Abbi and Ilana are having an at-home spa day. While we've never video chatted a friend half naked,...Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Oh! More Things I Know: > There is a 2015 election day and it's 26 days away. > Trevor Noah is doing okay, but the real heir to Jon Stewart on Comedy Central is turning out to be Larry Wilmore. > The water...Show More Summary
Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's The Nightly Show on Comedy Central, CNN political analyst and Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief Jon Avlon asserted that, if Hillary Clinton runs as a "bad-ass policy wonk," she will "contrast well" with the "hot air" on the GOP side where people are "trying to bigot their way to the nomination."
Comedian Amy Schumer is on fire lately, after winning an Emmy for her show on Comedy Central, putting out a movie, signing a book deal for millions of dollars and achieving every fan girl's dream of being besties with Jennifer Lawrence. Show More Summary
By all accounts, Amy Schumer's had one hell of a year Since January, she's released the third season of her hit Comedy Central sketch series, Inside Amy Schumer; hosted the MTV Movie Awards; her movie, Trainwreck earned more than $100...Show More Summary
Step aside, Comedy Central. Beat it, MTV. Eat your heart out, Food Channel. A new media darling is tapping into the wants and needs of an emerging social culture: people who smoke pot, both medicinally and, in a growing number of states, simply to get high. It's called Cannabis Club TV, or CCTV,...
No sooner than President Obama jumped the gun (no pun intended) and literally said he was politicizing the mass shooting in Oregon, John Oliver took to his Comedy Central show on Sunday and accused GOP presidential candidates as using mental illness as a “means of steering the conversation away from gun control.”
Appearing as a guest on Monday's The Nightly Show on Comedy Central, during a discussion of recent mass shootings, CNN host Ashley Banfield declared that it is "amazing" that, although "those who support gun ownership and gun rights"...Show More Summary
Hannibal Buress does not beat around the bush. So when he decided to share Unemployable, a Comedy Central project that never panned out, he kept the announcement short and sweet. …Read More
Comedy Central's nightly #HashtagWars game on Twitter reveals important information about the goings-on in our universe and beyond. Note: Matt Damon is from Mars, Ben Affleck is from Venus.
Hulu announced Tuesday it is expanding its deal with Viacom — becoming the exclusive streaming home to several more Comedy Central and MTV shows, including Emmy-winning “Inside Amy Schumer” and “Broad City.” Under the pact, Hulu becomes the exclusive SVOD home to past and future seasons of Comedy...
From the October 5 edition of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show: Get More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows WILMORE: We're still trying to wrap our heads around the horrible event that happened on Thursday in Oregon. It's tough to talk about. But one of the things that's toughest for Americans to talk about is the issue of guns. [...]Show More Summary
Noah hasn't quite found his footing, but at 11:30 p.m., Larry Wilmore is bringing the brilliance night after night
Continuing to show viewers that the routine mocking of conservatives wouldn’t end with Jon Stewart’s departure, new Daily Show host Trevor Noah savaged the pro-life movement on Monday night and lamented that they aren’t devout advocates for gun control which Noah argued is “an issue where the facts” would be “actually on their side.” In […]
“I’m Hannibal Buress, and this is my job: Stand-up comedy. This is the only job I’ve ever had. Most people in America do real jobs for a living, though. And those jobs usually involve real skills. I don’t have any of those skills! But for the sake of television, I’m going to try out a […]
Jon Caramanica profiled the "SNL" breakout star in The Times this weekend